Cookie Statement

This statement explains how we use cookies on The Global Health Network’s web pages (i.e. those in Please note that sites we may iframe and any third party tools and widgets may use and have their own cookie statement or provide additional information relating to their activities, which will supersede or supplement this Cookie Statement.

For further information about what types of personal information will be gathered when you visit the website, and how this information will be used, please see our Privacy Policy.

How we use cookies

Most of our web pages use “cookies”. A cookie is small file of letters and numbers that we place on your computer or mobile device. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website, which helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse and allows us to further improve our pages over time.

Types of cookies we use

We use the following types of cookies:

strictly necessary cookies – these are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies the services you have asked for, like online application forms, cannot be provided;

performance cookies – these cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how the website works; and

functionality cookies – these cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, these cookies can be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of the web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Specific cookies we use
Cookies may be set either by TGHN’s website (“first party cookies”), or by a third party website (”third party cookies”). The tables below identify the cookies we use and explain the purpose for which they are used. We may update this information from time to time. 


First Party Cookies




Further information



Used to maintain session state (remember who you are and whether you are logged in or not)


Google analytics






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 website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Overview of Google’s privacy policy


Third Party Cookies




Further information

Google Calendars


These cookies are used by Google to track usage of the Google calendar widget.

Overview of Google’s privacy policy



These cookies are used by Twitter services, to monitor referral links, and login status.

Overview of Twitter’s Privacy policy


Further information

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit:

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit:

Changes to our Cookie Statement

Any changes we may make to our Cookie Statement in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you.