Cookie Policy

1.1 We use cookies on our website ('Website'), which are primarily 'session based' cookies. A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on the hard drive of computer or device you use to access the Website. If your browser settings are not set to block cookies, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or performs other functions which improve the smooth running of the Website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

1.2 We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our Website in order to tailor it to a visitor's needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes.

1.3 Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better Website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie does not give us any access to your computer or device nor does it provide us with any personal information about you or who you are, other than the data you choose to share with us if you then decide to enter it on a form or by submitting a message to us.

1.4 When you make a donation, we may use cookies to track how donors come to our Website. For example, we use approach codes in our internet addresses (URLs) to show us whether a donation came from a particular online campaign, a social media link or an authorized partner. If you click a link on one of these sites that we’re tracking, a session cookie will be dropped on your machine. This lets us know whether you make a donation subsequently.

1.5 When we send you an email, we may use technology to measure the success of the emails we send so we know what stories and titles people like the most. While we can identify who opened an email and the stories viewed, however we do not sell or share this information with anyone else.

1.6 Third party cookies are also used as follows:

(a) Photo/video - We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube, Facebook, Instagram. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from such services, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Our own Website does not control the distribution of these particular cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

(b) Google – These cookies are used by Google to provide different Google services for the user and to collect anonymous data about the user.

(c) Social sharing tools – Any website with a social sharing button may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control the sending or distribution of these specific cookies and so you should check the relevant third party website where you see the button for more information about these.

1.7 You can choose to accept or decline our Website cookies. Most web browsers (e.g. Google Chrome, Apple Safari or MS Internet Explorer) automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your own browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer. Please note, declining cookies may prevent you from taking full advantage of all the contents on this Website.

1.8 You can find more information about cookies and how to adjust your settings at www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu.