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Privacy & Cookies

4th October 2012

Use of cookies by Global Witness

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie

Name

Purpose

More Information

JavaScript Check

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This cookie is set by the website when a user visits the site and is an essential cookie for the operation of the website.

This cookie does not display any identifiable or tracking information and is deleted when the user closes their browser

Google Analytics

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

Addthis.com

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors utilise the sharethis feature on the website.  No personal identifiable information is captured on sharethis unless you are prompted and manually provide this (such as email)

Click here for an overview of privacy at addthis.com

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.