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Cookies Policy

Last updated: 14/11/2022

Like most organisations, Amal uses cookies to capture information about our website’s users. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we save to your computer or device.

Cookies allow us to recognise and count your visits, and to see how you move around our website while you are using it. This helps us to provide you with a good experience while you browse and to improve the way our website works (for example, by making sure you can find what you need).

Cookies are also set when you:

  • click on social networking buttons in our pages
  • watch videos
  • register for services
  • take part in surveys and other activities.
  1. Third-party cookies

As well as the cookies we set, we may use third-party cookies and other similar technologies set by other websites when you visit them to help us to understand some simple information about the age, location and interests of the people who visit our sites. Third parties may use these technologies to collect or receive information from our website and elsewhere on the internet and use that information to provide measurement services and to target adverts.

We only ever use this information in aggregate, and we never use it in combination with any personal information that might identify you.

  1. How to opt out of cookies

You can opt out of being tracked by cookies set by third parties by using the Google ad preferences page (opens in a new tab) or the opt-out tool (opens in a new tab).

You can also get more information from Google (opens in a new tab) or the Your Online Choices website (opens in a new tab).

You can opt out of being tracked and the collection and use of personal information for Facebook ad targeting in your ad settings page on Facebook (opens in a new tab). You can also get more information from Facebook on their use of cookies (opens in a new tab) and advertising policies (opens in a new tab).

You can opt out of tracking from all participating companies through the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance 'Your Online Choices' (opens in a new tab) site. In the UK, click on the 'Your ad choices' menu option (opens in a new tab).

For general information about cookies, and how to control and disable them, please visit (opens in a new tab).

  1. Cookies we use on our site by type

We use Google Analytics, Google Analytics demographics and interest reporting, and integrated services that require Google Analytics to collect data via advertising cookies and identifiers. Google Analytics is a tool that helps website and app owners to understand how their visitors behave. It uses a set of cookies to collect information and report website usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. It also uses some cookies set by other websites to help us understand more about our website’s visitors. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.  Google's privacy policy is available at:

We use web beacons (opens in a new tab) like Facebook Pixel to understand what users of our website do after clicking a link in an email that we’ve sent to a list of subscribers, or clicking on an advert we’ve placed on Facebook. This information helps us to improve the content we make, reach people who are interested in our work with our advertising and social activity, and measure how effective our advertising and newsletters are, without seeking to identify individual site visitors, newsletter subscribers or Facebook users.

The following table is a list of the cookies we use, why we use them, and on which of our sites.

Cookies used on
Cookie Name Purpose
Session cookie PHPSESSID When required, cookies beginning with 'SESS' are used to track an individual's persistent status, such as whether they are logged in.
Google analytics _utma




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.
JavaScript has_js We use this cookie to track which browsers are capable of processing JavaScript. JavaScript is a scripting language which provides enhanced interactivity and visual effects.
Cookie acceptance cookied-agreed-en This cookie is used to record if a user has accepted the use of cookies on this website.
WordPress wordpress_[hash]






This cookie stores your authentication details.

This cookie indicates when you're logged in and who you are, for optimal interface use.

This cookie tests whether or not the browser has cookies enabled.


Admin Interface wp-settings-1


This cookie is used to customise the view of the admin interface.