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1. We collect information when you contact us through our website

We collect your information when you contact us through our website.

We only use your information to communicate with you about your message.

2. We use cookies to collect information about how you use our website

We use cookies to collect information to enable our website to function optimally, and to help us improve the website. 

We use first-party and third-party cookies.

  • First-party cookies are cookies that we put on your device directly.
  • Third-party cookies are cookies that our service providers place on your device when you visit our website. We use these service providers to analyse how you use our website and to detect malicious visitors. 

We have some cookies that are essential for the availability of our website. 

These cookies are essential for the normal functioning of our website and for you to use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. 

We use cookies to collect statistics and to analyse the use of our website. You may opt out of these cookies without affecting the functionality of our website.

These cookies collect information about how you use our website, such as the pages you visited and the links you clicked on. We cannot use this information to identify you as the information is all aggregated and, therefore, anonymised. The sole purpose of the cookies is to improve the functionality of our website. This includes cookies from third-party analytics services.

We use cookies to store your preferences. You may opt out of these cookies, but this will affect some functionality of our website.

These cookies allow our website to remember choices you made in the past, such as your selected font size.

We use cookies for marketing and advertising purposes. You may opt out of these cookies without affecting the functionality of our website.

These cookies track your online activity to help us deliver more relevant advertising or to limit how many times you see an ad. These cookies can share information with other organisations or advertisers.

You can manage cookies through your web browser. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies.

You can find out how to do this by clicking ‘help’ on your browser’s menu or by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org. If you disable cookies it may affect the functionality of our website.

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We collect information through cookies to enable our website to function optimally. We also set statistic and preference cookies to help us improve our website.

When you use this preference tool it will set a cookie on your device to remember your preferences.

If you want more information about the cookies we use, read our privacy notice.

Open Access Policy

The African Disability Rights Yearbook is an Open Access Journal and provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. In accordance with the definition of the Budapest Open Access Initiative all content published by the African Disability Rights Yearbook is made free to users without any registration, subscription or other charges. Users are permitted to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full text of these articles, or use them for any other lawful, non-commercial purpose, without asking prior permission from the publisher or the author.