Cookie Use Policy

Cookie Use Policy

This Cookie Use Policy sets out information about the use of cookies by the Abdul Latif Jameel website at the domain <> (the “ALJ Website”).

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small text file of letters and numbers which is placed and stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer by websites you visit, if you agree.  Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.  Cookies are not used to identify you personally.

The ALJ Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the ALJ Website.  The information collected by cookies includes general information about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the ALJ Website and your location.  This helps the ALJ Website work more efficiently, providing you with a good experience when you browse the ALJ Website (including remembering settings) and also allows improvement of the ALJ Website.

Consenting to the Use of Cookies

By clicking the “I agree” button on the pop-up when you first use the ALJ Website you are agreeing to the use of cookies by the ALJ Website.

Which Type of Cookies are Used?

The following cookies are used by the ALJ Website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of the ALJ Website
  • Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow the recognition and counting of the number of visitors to the ALJ Website and to see how visitors move around the ALJ Website.  This helps us to improve the way the ALJ Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These cookies recognise you when you return to the ALJ Website.  This enables us to personalise content for you and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

You can find more information about the individual cookies use on the ALJ Website and the purposes for which they are used in the table below:

Can I Opt Out of Cookies?

Accessing will place non-permanent cookies on your computer to enhance your experience whilst using the website. If you do not wish to have such non-permanent cookies placed on your computer you should not agree to proceed when you see the cookie ribbon on the homepage.

How Do I Change My Cookie Settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.  If you change your mind about permitting the use of cookies on your computer, you can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.  If you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access and/or use all or parts of the ALJ Website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics please see

More Information About Cookies

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

Date of policy: February 24, 2015