Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how IFLA Library Map of the World collects and uses information.

This site stores cookies on your computer. These cookies are used to improve the website and your experience using it.

Important: Our cookies do not store any personal information about you but provide aggregated statistics on the site visits and help personalize the site for your settings.

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What is a Cookie?

Cookies are pieces of data, normally stored in text files, that websites place on visitors' computers to store a range of information, usually specific to that visitor - or rather the device they are using to view the site - like the browser or mobile phone.

What Cookies Do We Use?

Essential Cookies - Certain cookies are necessary for the site to operate correctly.  

Preference Cookies - Preference cookies collect information about your choices and preferences and allow us to remember language or other settings and customize the site accordingly. This functionality improves your experience.

Analytics Cookies - We use Google Analytics to analyze the site traffic. Google Analytics cookies collect information about the site usage and help us to improve the way it works. For example, analytics cookies show us which are the most frequently visited pages on the site and help us record any difficulties you might have.  Google Analytics cookies do not collect any personal information about you but provide aggregated statistics. We use the information to analyse the traffic and improve the site. Google Analytics collects the following cookies:


Expiration Time



2 years

Used to distinguish users.


24 hours

Used to distinguish users.


1 minute

Used to regulate the request rate.