Cookie Policy

This cookie policy sets out information about the use of cookies by the Community Jameel website at the domain <> (the “CJ 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 CJ Website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the CJ 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 CJ Website and your location.  This helps the CJ Website work more efficiently, providing you with a good experience when you browse the CJ Website (including remembering settings) and also allows improvement of the CJ Website.

Consenting to use of cookies

By clicking the “I agree” button on the pop-up when you first use the CJ Website, or by continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to the use of cookies by the CJ Website.

Which type of cookies is used?

The following cookies are used by the CJ Website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are required for the operation of the CJ Website.

  • Analytical/performance cookies. These cookies allow the recognition and counting of the number of visitors to the CJ Website and to see how visitors move around the CJ Website. This helps us to improve the way the CJ 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 CJ 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 CJ Website and the purposes for which they are used in the table below:




More information

Strictly necessary


Saves a message to let Community Jameel know you have seen the CJ Website’s cookie message.

Expires after 1 month.


Google Analytics

To help analyse how users got to and use the CJ Website. This cookie enables estimation of audience size and usage pattern and provides information to enable search engine optimisation.

For more information please see

This cookie will expire after 365 days.



To help analyse the user’s traffic patterns, which, amongst other things, enables us over time to provide the user with a better experience when using the CJ Websites, both by improving the content and making it easier to use. As examples, we use cookies to remember your:

  • Language and country;

  • Log-in information;

  • Browser settings and plug-ins; and

  • Usage of a CJ Website.

  • The cookies enable CJ to remember your settings, thereby avoiding having to ask for the specific information each time you visit.

The cookies enable CJ to remember your settings, thereby avoiding having to ask for the specific information each time you visit.



How can I refuse the use of cookies?

You can reject the use of cookies by the CJ Website by clicking the “No thanks” button on the pop-up when you first use the CJ Website.  However, if you refuse to accept cookies you may not be able to access and/or use all or parts of the CJ Website nor all of the functionality offered by the CJ Website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics please see

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 CJ Website.

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

Web beacons and Browser web storage

We also use browser web storage and web beacons.  Browser storage enables websites to store data in a browser on a device. When used in "local storage" mode, it enables data to be stored across sessions (for example, so that the data are retrievable even after the browser has been closed and reopened).  A web beacon is an electronic file that signals when a webpage, advertisement, video, other content, an email, or a newsletter has been viewed. CJ uses web beacons in conjunction with cookies to collect data that helps us better understand how visitors move from page to page within websites.

Third parties - do you use them?

Some of the web beacons and cookies we use on the CJ Website are from third parties that help us advertise, serve content, communicate with you and measure the impact of our website. Such third parties can be divided into the following categories:

Advertising: We use third party vendors, including Google and their DoubleClick subsidiary as well as Twitter, to display ads on sites across the internet. These vendors may use third party cookies to serve ads based on a user's prior visits to the CJ Website.

Analytics: We sometimes use cookies from third parties, including Google Analytics, Brightcove, Twitter and Coveo, to enable us a) to perform analyses of information on location, interests and the like to learn about our visitors and b) to measure the performance of our website and website content.

Social: Some third party cookies enable the visitors of the CJ Website to use social media features, like sharing, sending or recommending pages to others. Such third parties include Addthis (provided by AddThis, Inc.), Youtube (provided by YouTube LLC), Facebook (provided by Facebook, Inc.), and LinkedIn (provided by LinkedIn Corp.).

Date of policy: 02/09/2016