Cookies Policy


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.

Our website uses cookies primarily to enhance the convenience and use of our website. We also use cookies to collect certain information about user interaction with our website. We use this data to determine the number of people using our site, to better understand how they find and use our web pages and to see their journey through the website.

Types of cookies we use

We use different types of cookies on our website, and we have set those out below. We use the following types of cookies: necessary cookies; functionality cookies; and performance cookies.


Necessary cookies

These cookies are necessary so that you can navigate our website and make the most of its features. Without these cookies, we will not be able to provide you the services or products you require. They do not track your activity elsewhere on the internet or otherwise gather information about you. We use the following necessary cookies:




Further information

Cookies set by Drupal


The has_js cookie records whether your browser has JavaScript enabled.

The SESS... cookie is a Drupal session cookie used when an authorised user logs in. You won't get this if you are an anonymous user.


Functionality cookies

These cookies enable us to remember the choices you make, and to provide you with enhanced features. For example, enabling YouTube videos to be played. The information collected by these cookies is generally anonymous. They do not collect any information about you that could be used for advertising or track where else you have been on the internet. We use the following functionality cookies:





Further information

YouTube cookies


This cookie is set by the YouTube video service on pages with embedded YouTube video.

We embed videos from our official YouTube channels using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.

Cookies set by Twitter


These cookies are created by Twitter. In this case they are present because a Twitter widget or button is being used on the One Young World website.

Cookies set by Instagram


These cookies are created by Instagram.  Instagram uses cookies, pixels, local storage, and similar technologies to show you relevant content, improve your experience, and help protect Instagram and our users. You can edit them at the link to the right.


Cookies set by Facebook


These cookies, provided by Facebook, are set when a visitor is logged in to or otherwise using their service. This allows a user to easily comment or share an article with their peers through the social network.



Performance cookies

Performance cookies gather information about how you use a certain website (such as pages most frequently visited, for example). These cookies are anonymous enable us to keep count of how many people are visiting our website, and how those people use our website, which helps us to improve the way our website functions.

We use the following performance cookies:





Further information

Google Analytics


This website uses Google Analytics, a tool which uses cookies to provide us with information on how people use the One Young World site. This information helps us to analyse the performance of the site so we can make improvements.

These cookies don't collect information that identifies individual visitors to the website. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and is therefore anonymous.

Hotjar _hjSessionUser{site_id}

This website uses Hotjar, a tool which uses cookies to provide us with information on how people use the One Young World site. This information helps us to analyse the performance of the site so we can make improvements.

These cookies don't collect information that personally identifies individual visitors to the website.


Opting out

By default, the browsing experience of website visitors is tracked by Google Analytics and Hotjar in order to produce anonymised statistics.

Furthermore you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under Please note that on this website, Google Analytics code is supplemented by “gat._anonymizeIp();” to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so called IP-masking).

Hotjar does not track or record users who have cookies disabled. In fact, the Hotjar script doesn't properly load its different components if it detects that cookies are disabled.

Do not track preferences

Do not track is a function that allows visitors to opt out from being tracked by websites for any purpose including the use of analytics services, advertising networks and social platforms. Do not track options are available in a number of browsers including:

If you enable do not track in your web browser, Google Analytics and Hotjar will respect your choice. You will not be tracked. This is in addition to you opting-out of the aggregation and analysis of data for our website statistics;

If you have disabled all cookies from your browser, we will still collect some general data about your browsing (e.g. a record of a visitor to our website) but they will be less accurate and your visit will not be tracked.