Website/Cookie Privacy Policy

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Our websites use cookies, some of which are necessary for the webpages you visit to function, while others provide us information for statistical purposes, are used to provide social media functionalities and a few are used by advertisers to personalize online ads. We also use web beacons, which is code that triggers browser to set cookies or return cookies to server.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files placed on your device when you visit a website. They enable the website to remember your actions, preferences and other information related to your visit (IP address, time of visit, number of visits, login data, preferred language, time spent on the website etc.), for a certain period of time.

How do you control cookies on our websites?

You can control what cookies you allow via the settings of your web browser (Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Brave). You can also manage your choices by clicking on the “Cookie Preferences” tag at the bottom of the page you are visiting. 

If you access our website from Europe: By default, when you access any of our webpages we only place on your device cookies that are essential for that webpage to function. You can accept additional cookies (for analytics, social media plugins or advertising purposes) through the control panel that appears when you access our websites. We will not place any cookies that are not necessary for the webpage functionality on your device unless you accept them from the banner.

What cookies do we use?

Our website uses different categories of cookies:

Necessary cookies help make the website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. If you access our website from Europe, we use a cookie to remember if you have agreed or not to the use of analytics, social media or advertising cookies. Your options are remembered for 12 months.

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

If you access our website from Europe, you will see an updated list of individual cookies in the pop-up banner through which you make your choice.


We use Google Analytics to help us understand how people use our website and Portal. We have entered into a data processing agreement with Google, and configured our use of Google Analytics to protect users’ privacy by masking the last octet of visitor IP addresses and disabling data sharing with Google. We use the OneTrust Cookie Management tool to obtain user consent for cookie placement and monitor users’ cookie preferences. Additional information about how Google uses data received from its partners is available here:

What is the list of FPF websites?

AllAboutDNT (, Application Privacy (, Student Privacy Pledge (, Privacy Calendar (, Smart Places (, FERPA Sherpa (, Research Coordination Network (

Additional questions?

See our General Privacy Policy or contact us at [email protected].