Privacy and Cookie Policies


The Foundation will not disclose users’ information to third parties unless required to do so by law. The Foundation will not use users’ information for other purposes, such as unsolicited mailings.

Information about visitors to the Foundation’s website is automatically logged for the purposes of statistical analysis and to improve the usability of this website. Such information includes the user’s IP address, referral address, pages accessed, date, time, length of browsing and other technical data such as browser type and operating system. Email addresses are not automatically logged without the user’s knowledge.

The Foundation currently maintains email lists to keep subscribers informed about news and events or to receive press releases. Users join these mailing lists voluntarily via email and by signing up through a form on our website. The Foundation will not sell, trade, rent or loan such email addresses to any third party.

The Foundation also stores and uses appropriately the information voluntarily submitted by organisations applying for funding via our online Enquiry Form.

The Foundation follows the relevant legal requirements and takes all reasonable precautions to safeguard personal information.


Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are sent to your device by a website you visit and stored in your web browser. Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

We set these cookies to monitor the website’s performance and also gather statistics on which parts of the site are most visited. We use the information we collect to improve and update the site’s content as well as to enhance the experience for future visitors.

Three types of cookies are used on the Gulbenkian website, some of these cookies are essential and some are non-essential.

  • Session cookies that are deleted after each visit
  • Persistent cookies that remain in place across multiple visits to our sites
  • Third party cookies

Acceptance of cookies

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.

More information about cookies can be found on the website for the Information Commissioner’s Office

If you require any further information about the use of cookies on this website or have any concerns about privacy, please contact us at

Updated on 18 December 2015