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Cookies and How We Use Them

Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser to enable our systems to recognise your browser and to provide services. For information on the controllers of your personal information, see our Privacy Policy.

We use cookies for several purposes, including:

Cookies that track your session on our website to provide user login and other vital functionality. 

First party analytic cookies that track performance of the site and general traffic levels.

This service is provided by Google Analytics. You can opt out from this using the following browser add-on: This service is also provided by Adobe’s SiteCatalyst tool. You can opt out from this service using the link or by setting your browser to refuse setting cookies from Adobe.

Fabric Worldwide also provide analytics services. You can opt out from these services using the link or by setting your browser to refuse setting cookies from Fabric.

Social media functionality is enhanced by the use of AddThis and this may involve the setting of cookies visible to AddThis.

Third party cookies are set on some pages via social media services including (but not limited to)

Google +1:


Third Party Cookies

Social media sites that are linked to from our site or those that link to our sites may use cookies and the information practices of these third parties are not covered by our Privacy Policy or this Cookies page. Please contact them directly for more information about their privacy practices.



The World Gold Council is not responsible for the content or the privacy polices of websites to which it may provide links or the websites of its advertisers.

The WGC uses all reasonable precautions to keep the personal information disclosed to us secure and to disclose such information only to responsible third parties after permission from the visitor.


Governing law

This website is governed by and shall be construed in accordance with English law and any dispute as to its terms shall be submitted to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.


Contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy statement or the practices of this website you can contact us at [email protected] or by writing to us at the World Gold Council, 10 Old Bailey, London EC4M 7NG, United Kingdom. Please note that calls to the World Gold Council may be recorded.

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