Cookies statement

APADOR-CH’s website, like most websites, uses small text files called cookies. This note provides information on what cookies are, which cookies Amnesty International uses, and how they can be controlled.

If you wish to restrict or block cookies you can set your internet browser to do so- click on the following link for further information:

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are widely used because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and therefore allow enhanced functionality.

You can find out more information about cookies at: some definitions used in this note are provided at part 5 below.

How does APADOR-CH use cookies?

APADOR-CH uses cookies for the following purposes:

  • to compile statistical data (via Google analitics) on the use of our website and its functioning, so that we can monitor and improve it;
  • to allow us to share our web pages via social media platforms (Facebook, twitter, youtube).

How to control cookies

If you do not wish to receive cookies you can set your web browser to restrict or block them. All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings, typically be found in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following link may be helpful:

APADOR-CH also uses Mail Chimp, a part of the Privacy Shield to send communications to subscribers. We encourage you to read the privacy policy of this service.