Our committment to privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of the personal information of our trusted members, guests, and public users. We recognize that maintaining this trust requires that we be transparent and accountable in how we treat the information that you choose to share with us, and aim to set a high standard for the processing of any personal data that we control

The Global Citizen Forum website:, uses cookies and similar tools to improve the performance of the site and enhance your user experience. This policy explains how we do that.

What are cookies? 

Cookies are small text files that a website may store on the device you are using (for example, your desktop computer, mobile or tablet) to view website content. The cookie helps the website, or another website, to recognize your device the next time you visit.

How do we use cookies? 

The law allows us to store cookies on your computer if they are essential to the operation of our website. We require your consent to use non-essential cookies on your computer. By consenting to our cookie settings, you are consenting to the use of the data collected as set out in this Privacy Policy.

How to turn off cookies? 

You can stop cookies from being placed on your device. However, this will have an impact on the performance of our website. If you do still wish to know how to disable your cookies, please follow the guidance provided by your internet browser software.

Here are links to instructions for the most popular browser types:

Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

Types of cookies we use

The table below shows the cookies we use and their purpose.

_ga, _gid1st partyGoogle Analytics
Used to distinguish users
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
1st partyHubSpotThe HubSpot tracking cookie are used to collect information about how visitors use our site.


Sharing information with Third Parties 

We will not sell or trade our members information with any organization, nor will we send mailings on behalf of other organizations.

Updates to our Privacy Policy 

Any changes that we make to our Privacy Policy will be posted on this page. Please check this page at regular intervals to ensure that you are aware of updates or changes. We reserve the right to notify any users of our services of any major change to our policies by email, except for users that have elected to opt out or revoke communications from us.

Certain Disclosures 

We may disclosure your personal information if required to do so by law or subpoena or if we believe that such action is necessary to conform to the law or comply with legal process served on us; protect and defend our rights and property, the Site and/or the users of the Site; act under circumstances to protect our safety or the safety of users of the Site.

This document was last reviewed on April 17, 2019