Cookie Policy

Purpose of policy

This policy describes how The Childwick Trust uses cookies and/or similar technologies on its website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal data generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal data and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.

It is important that you read this policy.

We may change the terms of this policy from time to time. This version is dated 17th August 2018.

Who we are

This website is operated by The Childwick Trust, a private company limited by guarantee incorporated and registered in England and Wales with number 08224553 and a charity registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales with number 1150413. Our registered office is at 9 The Green, Childwickbury, St Albans, AL3 6JJ.

Our website

This cookie policy only relates to your use of our website, https://www.childwicktrust.org/.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies and other similar tracking technologies on our website.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

Our use of cookies

Amongst other things, we use cookies and other similar tracking technologies on this website to:

  • obtain information about your use of our website;
  • carry out research and statistical analysis to help improve our content, and to help us better understand our users’ requirements; and
  • make your online experience more efficient and enjoyable.

For further information on cookies generally, visit https://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

Types of cookies

The main types of cookies we place on your device include strictly necessary cookies (which are required for the operation of our website) and analytical/performance cookies (which allow us to recognise and count visitor numbers and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it).

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

The cookies we use

  • The __cfduid cookieThis cookie is set by the CloudFlare service to identify trusted web traffic. It does not correspond to any user i.d. in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information
  • The __utma, __utmt, __utmb, __utmc and __utmz cookiesThese cookies are set by Google Analytics. We use Google Analytics to collect general statistics about website users – such as the number of visitors, most popular pages accessed, typical time spent on the site, broad geographic location of users, details of any errors experienced etc. In turn, this data is used by us to improve the website – e.g. to improve the site navigation or to create new content that is likely to be popular with visitors

Consent to use cookies

We will ask for your permission (consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where these are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested. There is a notice on our home page which requests your consent to place cookies on your device.

How to turn off cookies

If you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.

Contacting us

Please contact our Privacy Officer if you have any questions about this policy. Our Privacy Officer can be contacted by e-mailing [email protected], by writing to The Childwick Trust, 9 The Green, Childwickbury, St Albans AL3 6JJ or by calling 01727 844666.