Cookies Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.

When a website is visited, devices such as cookies, tags or web beacons may be employed to enable the site owner to identify and monitor visitors. If the website is inappropriate, such a marker could be a source of embarrassment to the visitor and us, especially if inappropriate material has been accessed, downloaded, stored or forwarded from the website. Such actions may also, in certain circumstances, amount to a criminal offence if, for example, the material is pornographic in nature.

Information about our use of Cookies

We use the following cookies:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

 

Cookie

Name

Purpose

More information

Expires

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Google Analytics

 

This cookie enables us to:

  • Estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
  • Speed up your searches.
  • Recognise you when you return to our site.

https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

09/04/17

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AddThis

Sharing buttons on our site.

 

They allow users to share content on our site with their contacts through email or social media

http://www.addthis.com/privacy

10/04/17

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GetClicky

Web statistics tool

 

They allow us to interact through a chat widget with users of the website.

 

09/04/16

optimizelyEndUserId

Optimizely

Split testing software

 

 

07/04/25

session

Session

Session cookies allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to page.

 

We use this feature for renewals or website sign ups.

 

Does not expire

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which the Charity has no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of websites.