A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer or mobile phone if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
- Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
- 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.
- 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 also find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them below.
Strictly necessary cookies
Drupal cookie banner - (cookie_agreed)
This cookie allows us to store and remember the user's preferences regarding Cookies and tracking
Drupal has JS enabled - (has_js)
Google Tag Manager - (_gat_gtag)
This is a cookie to allow Google Tag Manager to fire.
Google Universal Analytics - (_ga and _gid)
These cookies are used to distinguishes unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. They are included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.
Google Universal Analytics Throttle - (_gat)
This cookie is used to help the performance of _ga cookie and to throttle the data request rate.
Google Analytics - (__utm*)
These cookies are used to help us understand how people use the website, how they find out about the website, and what pages people visit. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit here.
For more information about Google Adwords and why you might see an advert, please visit: https://adssettings.google.com/
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. Read more at YouTube’s embedding videos information page.
Third Party cookies
Managing and disabling cookies
For our website, you block cookies by: clicking “No, thanks” on the website cookie banner that popped up when you accessed the website; or by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the settings 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 our site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 5 years.
Web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. You can find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them at www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org. For information on how to do this on a mobile phone, please refer to the handset instructions.
A web beacon is a small image file used to track whether someone has accessed a bit of content.
If you are signed up to receive emails from The Salvation Army, we use web beacons (also known as clear GIFs or tracking pixels) to track email open rates and click through rates. You can stop being tracked by web beacons in emails by turning off images in your email. Find out how to do this by checking the help section in your email provider.
Find out more at: www.allaboutcookies.org/faqs/beacons.html