Cookies Policy


At UCLG Africa, we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring that your online experience with us is safe and secure. As part of our commitment to protecting your personal information, we have created this Cookie Policy to explain how we use cookies and similar technologies on our website. By accessing or using our website, you consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies as described in this policy.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your device (computer, smartphone, or tablet) when you visit a website. Cookies are used to collect information about your browsing activity and preferences, and they are used to remember your preferences when you return to the website. Cookies can be either “session cookies” or “persistent cookies.” Session cookies are temporary and are deleted when you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your device until they expire or until you delete them.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies and similar technologies to enhance your experience on our website. Cookies help us to personalize your experience by remembering your preferences, analyzing your browsing behavior, and delivering targeted advertising. We also use cookies to collect data about how our website is used, to improve our website, and to analyze our marketing efforts.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use several types of cookies on our website:

  1. Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are necessary for the website to function properly and cannot be turned off in our systems. They are usually set in response to actions made by you, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block these cookies, but some parts of the website may not work as a result.
  2. Functional cookies: These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization, such as remembering your preferences, your login details, and your language settings. They may be set by us or by third-party providers whose services we have added to our website.
  3. Performance cookies: These cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so that we can measure and improve the performance of our website. They help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and to see how visitors move around the website.
  4. Targeting cookies: These cookies may be set by us or by our advertising partners. They are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.

How can you control cookies?

You can control cookies and similar technologies by adjusting your browser settings. Most web browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings. You can usually find these settings in the “options” or “preferences” menu of your browser. However, blocking all cookies may affect the functionality of our website.

Changes to this Cookie Policy

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices and services. If we make any material changes, we will notify you by posting a notice on our website. We encourage you to review this Cookie Policy periodically for any updates or changes.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about this Cookie Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at