IFC UNHCR Joint Initiative - Privacy Policy

Website of the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Joint Initiative 

Privacy Policy

Last Modified: May 24, 2024 

UNHCR operates and manages the Site of the IFC UNHCR Joint Initiative and is committed to fair information practice and respects the privacy and security of Users. UNHCR will collect information during your visits in order to understand your usage and ensure future content decision reflect your needs and may share any such information with IFC, its partner in the IFC UNHCR Joint Initiative. For information on the privacy practices of IFC, please visit ifc.org/privacy. No information collected during your visits will be shared to any third party other than IFC. 

UNHCR in its capacity as manager of the IFC UNHCR Joint Initiative website collects information in several ways: from our web server logs (including specific searches you may conduct), cookies and also information you directly provide to us. 

Web server logs 

When you visit the Joint Initiative website, we may track information to administer the site and analyze its usage. Examples of information we may track include: 

  • Internet protocol address
  • browser or computer type
  • the number of links clicked within the Site
  • the state or country from which you accessed the Site
  • the date and time of your visit
  • the name of your Internet service provider
  • the Web page you linked to our website from
  • the pages you viewed on the Site 


The website uses cookies. 

This is used to save your preferences and login information and provide personalized functionality. You can reject cookies by changing your browser settings but be aware that this will disable much of the functionality of the website. 

Information you voluntarily provide 

Information you voluntarily provide (such as providing your email in order to join an IFC UNHCR Joint Initiative newsletter distribution list) will be used for the purpose disclosed when the information is provided by you.