What are cookies?
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Cookies placed by a website’s owner (in this case, Amnesty International UK) are called ‘first party cookies’. Cookies placed by parties other than the website owners are called ‘third party cookies’.
Cookies, along with similar technologies such as pixels, web beacons and gifs, are widely used to make websites work more efficiently for visitors, and to provide information to the owners of the websites. For the purposes of this cookie notice, we refer to these technologies collectively as cookies.
Your cookie preferences
Some cookies we use are essential in order for parts of our website to operate, but for all non-essential cookies, you can choose whether you want us to use them or not.
When you first visit our website, a message will appear informing you of ‘your choice regarding cookies on this site’. You are then either able to confirm that you accept cookies or select the option to manage your cookie preferences.
What cookies does DR Congo Education Foundation use?
The cookies we use can be grouped into the following four categories:
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These cookies enable core functionality. The website cannot work properly without these cookies, and they can only be disabled by changing your browser preferences.
List of cookies – look at Amnesty International’s cookie statement to see how they do it:
Performance cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around the website. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure visitors are finding what they need easily. You can choose whether to allow these cookies.
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