About web cookies
- To let you do things on our website – for example, if you make a donation or surf on our pages, cookies remember where you are in the process from page to page.
- To improve your experience of our website – for example, so you only get asked to take a survey once, or to hide a form if you’ve already seen it.
- Collect anonymous statistics – it’s really useful for us to be able to see which pages are the most popular and how people are using them.
- Social media – if you use Twitter or Facebook, cookies can help smooth the sharing process between our site and your online feeds.
- Measuring how cost-effective our advertising is – as a charity, we need to watch our advertising spend carefully. Cookies are used to help us see how many people who click our adverts go on to do something further. These cookies expire after 30 days of inactivity and do not contain information that can personally identify you.
The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why.
Website cookie acceptance
Turning cookies off
You can change your cookie settings in your browsers.
You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
MORE COOKIE INFORMATION
|Name of cookie||Owner||Purpose for the cookie|
|Cookie warning||dFactory||When a user clicks the ‘agree’ button on our cookie banner we use a cookie to record this fact so that the banner doesn’t show next time they visit.|
|Google Adwords||AdWords cookies allow us to track the website activity of visitors from our Google AdWords activity to ensure that we are spending our marketing budget effectively.|
|Facebook cookies allow us to track the website activity of visitors from our Facebook pages and ensure that our social media activity is effective.|