Please read our Privacy Notice for further information about how we process your personal data generally.
If you have any questions about this Cookies Notice or the practices of this website, you can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. What are cookies?
Although this notice refers to the general term ‘cookie’, it also applies to similar tracking technologies that we use (such as ‘web beacons’, ‘clear GIFs’ and ‘pixel tags’).
You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
- To let you do things on the website – for example, to fill in application forms or view content.
- To collect statistics – this enables us to improve the website through analysis of usage figures and patterns. For example, it is really useful to see which pages are the most popular and how users are interacting with them.
- To improve your experience of the website – for example, to prevent you having to re-enter details when you have already done so, or by ensuring that users can find what they are looking for easily.
- To ensure that our website is secure – for example, to make sure that personal information that you give to us does not fall into the wrong hands.
- suggest content for you based on the pages of our website you have previously visited.
- allow our advertising partners to show you content on other sites based on how you use our website.
The below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:
- Name of cookie: Rc:a (Necessary Cookie)
- Provider: reCAPTCHA
- Purpose: Used to track and analyze user behaviour to distinguish humans from bots or automated software
- Duration: Persistent Cookie (stored in web browser)
- Name of cookie: _ga _ gid _gat (Analytics Cookie)
- Provider: Google (Analytics)
- Purpose: To collect information about how visitors use the website. We use the information to compile reports and help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they have visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
- Duration: 2 years
- Name of cookie: Facebook Pixel (Marketing Cookie)
- Provider: Facebook
- Purpose: The Facebook Pixel allows us to track your engagement between our website and Facebook and Instagram, for example if you click on an ad that we run on Facebook. The information provided to us is anonymised, but Facebook does collect your personal information for this purpose. For more information about the Facebook and your privacy, see here.
- Duration: Up to 28 days
We also use some cookies which are strictly necessary in order for you to use the services available on our website.
3. How do I change my cookie settings?
The above sets out a full list of cookies that we use, with details over what they are used for.
As some of our cookies are necessary for the functioning of our website, you cannot opt out of our use of those cookies.
You consent to our use of all other (non-strictly necessary) cookies as updated from time to time by clicking ‘accept all’ when you visit our website. In particular, you consent to cookies being stored on your computer or mobile device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser).
You may opt-out of Google’s analytics cookies by visiting Google’s opt-out page - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Click on the links below to find out how to change your cookie settings in:
There is software available which enables you to use settings that allow to you choose which cookies are set on your computer or mobile device, such as the Ghostery app.
4. Updating this Cookies Notice
We may update this notice and so we recommend that you check this notice regularly. We aim to notify you of any significant changes by way of a notice on our website or by contacting you directly when reasonably possible.
Version: 2 | Dated: 11 September 2023.