Introduction to cookies
Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) then sends these cookies back to the website on each subsequent visit so that they can recognise you and remember things like personalised details or user preferences.
How do you stop cookies being used?
It is possible to stop some or all cookies working on your browser (opt-out), although this may stop scope.org.uk from working properly or impair your experience. If, once you've reviewed the cookies we use, you may want to opt out. Find out how to Manage your cookies.
These cookies are essential for the site to work. They allow certain functionality, such as remembering that you are logged in, allowing you to use only one username between sites, or processing your details when you make a donation or register for an event.
|Maintains site state, allowing transaction information through the donation process to be remembered.||Three weeks|
Remembers user id of logged in user so that user is kept logged in.
|These two cookies allow a user to log on to the main site and the icon gallery (http://share.scope.org.uk) with the same username and manage their details from either site.||One hour|
|session_api_session||Prevents content on http://share.scope.org.uk being flagged as 'inappropriate' more than once by the same anonymous user.||One month|
These cookies improve your experience whilst using the site. For example, remembering your accessibility preferences.
|Remember your accessibility preferences.||Three weeks|
|Remembers user preferences such as if the accessibility bar is open or hidden.||session|
|Remembers your page translation preference.||session|
These cookies help us to analyse the performance of the site. They let us see how many people are visiting the site and how users behave once they are here. We use this information to plan improvements to make your experience better. All information we collect is anonymous.
|Google Analytics cookies, used to analyse traffic and user behaviour on the site. We use this information to improve our online service. All information collected is anonymous.||Two years (__utma), Six months (__utmz), Session (__utmb and __utmc)||Visit the Google site to Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies.|
|PREF||Allow Google maps and Google + to work with the Scope site.||Two years|
|Pid||Allows you to share Scope content on Twitter.||Two years|
|Name||Third Party||Purpose||Persistence||More info|
|Id||Google DoubleClick||We use this cookie to analyse the performance of our advertising, bringing users to the site. However, this cookie can also be used to understand the user's preferences and present Scope advertising relevant to them on other sites.||Two years||
Visit the Google site to Opt-out of Google DoubleClick cookies.
In addition, you may wish to visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org where you will find all the information you need to manage your web privacy. Please note that disabling certain cookies may restrict your ability to use Scope's Website.
All about cookies
A site explaining what cookies are and how to manage them: http://wwwallaboutcookies.org
Your online choices
A guide to online behavioural advertising and online privacy: http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk
Google Good to know
Google's advice on how to manage your online data and stay safe online: http://www.google.co.uk/goodtoknow/