Cookies Policy

When you first connect to the Luxembourg Microfinance and Development Fund (LMDF) website, you will be informed by a banner at the bottom of your screen that information relating to your browsing activities may be stored in files called “cookies”. Our cookie policy sets out our terms and conditions regarding the navigation of our website. It informs you about the cookies we use and their purpose and explains how to manage your cookie settings.

1- What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that we and our service providers store on the device that you use to navigate our website, such as your computer, smartphone, or tablet. Some cookies are stored only during the period during which your internet browser remains active (session cookies) and others for a longer period (persistent cookies).

The information collected via cookies does not identify you by name. It is used exclusively for our own purposes to improve the interactivity and performance of our website and to send you content tailored to your interests. LMDF will not disclose any of this information to third parties without your prior consent, or unless such disclosure is required by law or by order of a court or other authorised administrative or judicial authority.

2- Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to keep information about your navigation on our website which helps us to improve your browsing experience and our communication with you. Some cookies are important for the proper functioning of our website and services.

Cookies allow us to collect information for different purposes. For example, we collect information on the type of device you use, its operating system and the internet browser you use so that we can adapt our content to display correctly. We collect information to remember your preferences and about your communication with us.

3- Which cookies do we use and for what purposes?

We mainly use the technical cookies to guarantee a good quality navigation, those do not need a prior consent of the user. These cookies are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, which can’t work correctly without them.

axeptio_cookies Global control cookie of the RGPD plugin. 1 year
axeptio_authorized_vendors Lists all the categories of cookies managed on this site for which you have accepted the use of cookies 1 year
pll_language This cookie remembers the language selected by the user when he comes back to visit the website. 1 year

4- What are third-party cookies and how are they used?

We use the following third-party cookies to collect analytics and statistics with a view to improving our website and services. We have opted for the anonymisation of the IP address of the users of this website. Therefore, these cookies do not collect identification information relating to you but allow us to use your anonymous connection data for statistical purposes related to the pages visited. This cookie family includes audience measurement cookies (such as Google Analytics), advertising cookies (which LMDF does not use) and social network sharing cookies, this website uses social plugins provided by the social network Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Each service involves the transmission of cookies to and from all sites operated by third parties.

More information about Google Analytics and opt-out options:

LMDF has no control over these cookies, how they are used and how they use the information that is collected and is not responsible for their use on your terminal device. You should refer to the terms and conditions and privacy policy of the third parties concerned as follows: (please accept our apologies if any link is broken).

_ga Used by Analytics to save a unique identifier used to generate statistical data on how visitors move around the website. 2 years
_gat Used by Google Analytics to radically reduce the requests ratio. Session time
_gid Used by Analytics to save a unique identifier used to generate statistical data on how visitors move around the website. Session time

5- What are your rights in relation to cookies?

General information on your rights in respect of personal data processing is available here.

When you access this website, you are informed via a pop-up banner of the storage and use of cookies on your terminal device. By continuing your navigation on this website without having configured the cookies settings of your internet browser to reject cookies, we assume that you consent to the storage and use of cookies on your terminal device. The banner will remain visible as long as you have not clicked “OK” or “+ Information”. Once you have clicked “OK” or “+ Information” you will not see the pop-up banner again when accessing this website with the same internet browser of your terminal device, unless those cookies have expired or have been deleted from your device.

At any time, you can delete, block or disable first or third-party cookies through your browser settings but note that all or some features of our website and the services we propose may then not work correctly (or simply require that you input information previously provided when visiting our website again). LMDF shall not be responsible for the malfunction or disruption of this website due to the rejection or deletion of cookies necessary for its proper functioning.

Depending on the internet browser you are using, you can delete selected cookies or all at once. Through your internet browser setting, you can block all or certain types of cookies, from certain or all websites.

To manage your internet browser settings, please go to the “Tools”/ “Preference” and “Internet Option” menu/page or equivalent of your internet browser. Then look for the “Delete Internet History” “Privacy” or “Cookies” settings.

Due to the growing number of internet browsers available and the various versions supported, it is not easy to provide you with detailed information on how the above works for each of them. We invite you to visit the assistance or help available for the internet browser you are using for more information on how to manage your internet browser settings.

For more information about cookie management tools, please see the CNPD website:

6- How can you obtain more information?

If you would like to receive more information on how we use cookies, please contact us by email at

7- How can we update this cookie policy?

Changes may occur in the way we use cookies. In case these changes oblige us to update this cookies policy, we will bring this to your attention and may do so in particular through our cookie banner or otherwise.

8- Manage cookies via the cookies manager

Any configuration you may undertake could modify your internet navigation and access conditions to specific services needing the use of cookies. You can edit your setting choices at any time via this page.