Global Afrikan’s Congress UK's (GACUK) website, like most websites, uses small text

files called cookies.


This note provides information on what cookies are, which cookies we use, 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:

1. 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.

2. 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:

If you disable cookies you will not be able to use all the interactive features of our website.

3. How does GACUK use cookies?

GACUK uses cookies for the following purposes:

to compile statistical data on the use of our website and its functioning, so that we can

monitor and improve it; to facilitate users’ ability to navigate through our website,

including to allow registered users to access secure parts of our website; and to allow us

to share our web pages via social media platforms.

4. Which cookies does GACUK use?


First Party cookies

Refers to the web domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a

website that is being visited by the user at the time – the website displayed in the URL



Session cookies

These cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser

session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes

when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily.

Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.