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Privacy Policy


Please be aware that we are currently in the process of reviewing and updating our

data privacy policy in line with applicable laws and regulations.


We will inform our members and other affected persons in due time

of any changes that might apply.


Thank you for understanding.

The Institute for Global Negotiation (IGN) is an association as defined by Article 60 et seq. of the Swiss Civil Code. This privacy policy will explain how our organisation uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website.

Collection of Data

The IGN collects the following data: 

  • Personal identification information (name, email address, phone number etc.)  

You directly provide the IGN with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

  • Voluntarily contact us through our contact form or via email.

The IGN collects data so that we can monitor how visitors use our website, to decide where to target our advertisements.


Data Storage

The IGN securely stores your data via the platform Google Analytics. The data is retained for 26 months on the Google Analytics platform. Once this time period has expired, the data will be automatically deleted by Google Analytics.


Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

For further information, visit

How do we use cookies?


The IGN uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website.


What types of cookies do we use?


There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – The IGN uses these cookies so that we recognize you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

  • Advertising – The IGN uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. The IGN sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.


How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Privacy policies of other websites

The IGN website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

The IGN keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 15 October 2019.

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