Cookies Policy

Last updated: 23/10/2020

In compliance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation), World Federation for Incontinence and Pelvic Problems (WFIPP) 

WFIPP informs you about the policy of collecting and treating cookies. For more information regarding the processing of personal data on our website, you can visit our privacy policy.

WFIPP (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on (the “Service”).

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

Please note that WFIPP may modify this cookie policy from time to time. Each time you wish to use this website, please review this cookie policy to ensure that you understand the rules of application at that time. The modified cookie policy will be effective from the date indicated on it.

What are cookies

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you or customize the way the content is displayed.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

What types of cookies exist?

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of the Service, to store your preferences and to provide analytics.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies allow us to offer you the best possible experience when accessing and navigating through our website and using its features. For example, these cookies let us recognize that you have created an account and have logged into that account to access the content.

Functionality cookies

Functionality cookies let us operate the site in accordance with the choices you make. For example, we will recognize your username and remember how you customized the site during future visits.

Analytical cookies

These cookies enable us and third-party services to collect aggregated data for statistical purposes on how our visitors use the website. These cookies do not contain personal information such as names and email addresses and are used to help us improve your user experience of the website.

Behavioural advertising cookies

These are those that, whether processed by us or by third parties, allow us to manage the offer of advertising spaces on the website in the most efficient way possible, adapting the content of the ad to the content of the service requested or the use made of our website. To do this, we can analyse your Internet browsing habits and we can show you advertising related to your browsing profile.

Third-party cookies

In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties’ cookies to report usage statistics of the Service.

You can find out about any transfers to third countries made by the third parties identified in this cookie policy in their respective policies (see links provided in the following section).

Moreover, some of our pages display content from external providers, e.g. Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

To view this third-party content, you first have to accept their specific terms and conditions. This includes their cookie policies, which we have no control over. But if you do not view this content, no third-party cookies are installed on your device.

These third-party services are outside of the control of WIFPP. Providers may, at any time, change their terms of service, purpose and use of cookies.

What types of cookies does WFIPP use?

 Necessary and functionality cookies:





PURPOSE (Automattic Inc.) is a platform provided by Automattic Inc. that allows the Owner to build, run and host this Application.

Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Single Sign On (Automattic Inc.)

Session Single Sign On is a registration and authentication service provided by Automattic Inc. and is connected to the network.

Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Google Fonts (Google Ireland Limited)



Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Ireland Limited that allows this Application to incorporate content of this kind on its pages.

Personal Data processed: Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service.

Analytical cookies:




Google Analytics (Google Ireland Limited)

2 years

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this Application, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the Data collected to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.

Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.

WordPress Stats (Automattic Inc.)

2 years

WordPress Stats is an analytics service provided by Automattic Inc.

Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data.


 What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. In each browser the operation is different, the ‘Help’ function will show you how to do it; we show information from the most common browsers:

Internet Explorer:




Please note that if you accept third party cookies, you must delete them from your browser options or from the system offered by the third party.

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

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.