About Cookies

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies may not contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal data that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Cookies that we use

We may use cookies for the following purposes:

(a) Status – we use cookies to identify you when you visit our website.

(b)Donation cart – we use cookies to maintain the state of your donation cart as you navigate our website.

(c) Personalisation – we use cookies to store information about your preferences and to personalise our website for you.

(d) Security – we use cookies as an element of the security measures used to protect users and to protect our website and services generally.

(e) Advertising – we use cookies to help us to display advertisements that will be relevant to you.

(f) Analysis – we use cookies to help us to analyse the use and performance of our website and services.

(g) Cookie consent – we use cookies to store your preferences in relation to the use of cookies more generally.

Cookies used by our service providers

Our service providers may use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website.

We use Google Analytics. Google Analytics gathers information about the use of our website by means of cookies. The information gathered is used to create reports about the use of our website. You can find out more about Google’s use of information by visiting How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services – Privacy & Terms – Google and you can review Google’s privacy policy at Privacy Policy – Privacy & Terms – Google . [The relevant cookies are:[identify cookies].]

We may publish Google AdSense advertisements on our website, together with advertisements from the following advertisers and advertising networks that are distributed by Google: The advertisements may be personalised to reflect your interests. To help determine your interests Google and its partners use cookies. The cookies are used to track your previous visits to our website and your visits to other websites. You can opt out of Google’s personalised advertising by visiting https://www.google.com/settings/ads and you can opt out of third party cookies use for personalised advertising by visiting http://www.aboutads.info. You can review Google’s privacy policy at Privacy Policy – Privacy & Terms – Google .

We may use a Facebook pixel on our website. Using the pixel, Facebook collects information about the users and use of our website. The information is used to personalise Facebook advertisements and to analyse the use of our website. To find out more about the Facebook pixel and about Facebook’s use of personal data generally, see the Facebook cookie policy at https://www.facebook.com/policies/cookies/ and the Facebook privacy policy at Facebook . The Facebook cookie policy includes information about controlling Facebook’s use of cookies to show you advertisements. If you are a registered Facebook user, you can adjust how advertisements are targeted by following the instructions at https://www.facebook.com/help/568137493302217.

Managing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

(a) Clear, enable, and manage cookies in Chrome – Computer – Google Chrome Help (Chrome);

(b) Enhanced Tracking Protection in Firefox for desktop | Firefox Help (Firefox);

(c) Security and privacy – Opera Help (Opera);

(d) Delete and manage cookies (Internet Explorer);

(e) Manage cookies and website data in Safari on Mac (Safari); and

(f) Microsoft Edge, browsing data, and privacy (Edge).

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

Cookie preferences

You can manage your preferences relating to the use of cookies on our website.


We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

We may notify you of significant changes to this policy by email.