Cookies policy

How we use cookies on this website

Introduction to Cookies uses cookies. This page explains what cookies are, what uses cookies for and what each cookie on the site does. It also explains how to manage your cookie preferences.

What are 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.

What does Scope's website use cookies for?

We use cookies for a few different reasons.

  1. Strictly necessary cookies are essential to make the site work. Examples of this are the cookies we need to make the donation and events registration forms work.
  2. Functional cookies improve your experience of the site, remembering your preferences, such as your accessibility settings, helping to make the site accessible to users with different needs.
  3. Performance cookies are used to help improve the performance of our site and help us learn what works best so that we provide you with the best experience.
  4. We use functionality from social websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google +1 to allow you to share content from our site on these social networks and use their functionality. These sites use third party functionality cookies to allow this to work.
  5. We may also use third party behavioural advertising cookies to help make our advertising to you as relevant and useful as possible.

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 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.

Cookies that uses

Strictly necessary and functional 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.

Name Purpose Persistence
Maintains site state, allowing transaction information through the donation process to be remembered. Three Weeks
User Remembers user id of logged in user so that user is kept logged in. One Month
has_js Remembers if your browser has JavaScript enabled Session

Functional cookies

These cookies improve your experience whilst using the site. For example, remembering your accessibility preferences.

Name Purpose Persistence
Maintains site state, allowing transaction information through the donation process to be remembered. Three weeks
scope_access_bar_visibility Remembers user preferences such as if the accessibility bar is open or hidden. Session
drupal_I10n_client Remembers your page translation preference Session

Performance cookies

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.

Name Purpose Persistence More info
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 _utma (two years)
_utmb (Session)
_utmc (Session)
_utmz (six months)
Visit the Google site to Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies.


This site uses ClickTale web analytics service. ClickTale may record mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as text you type in this website. This site does not use ClickTale to collect any personally identifiable information entered in this website. ClickTale does not track your browsing habits across web sites which do not use ClickTale services.

For more information, see Privacy Policy for Information Collected by the ClickTale Web Analytics Service. We are using the information collected by ClickTale service to help us improve the way this website works.

You can choose to disable ClickTale.

Name Type Purpose Life time
WRUID Persistent first party cookie This cookie is used to anonymously identify a visitor of the Website for the purpose of enabling the ClickTale software to track such visitor’s actions across the client’s website. One Year
WRIgnore Persistent first party cookie This cookie is created if the domain is not selected or if the account has run out of recording credits. It provides information that the specific visitor should not be recorded or tracked by the software One Year
WRBlock Persistent first party cookie
Clicking the opt-out link places a cookie on the visitor’s machine for the purpose of blocking any recording by the ClickTale software of this visitor’s session.
One Year
_CT_Data Persistent first party cookie This cookie is used to count the number of page views or visits of the anonymous visitor for the purpose of enabling the ClickTale software to track the number of page views or visits a visitor made on the client’s website. One Year

Third party functionality cookies

We use cookies to share our content through social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. This functionality is provided by the social networks and may use cookies. Cookies that are used by other sites on are called third party cookies. Third party cookies can also be used to provide other functionality from other sites. If you choose to share content using these networks or use this third party functionality then these social networks may use third party cookies to enhance your experience and gain information about you.

Name Third party Purpose Persistence
PREF Google Allow Google maps and Google + to work with the Scope site. Two Years
PID Twitter Allows you to share Scope content on Twitter. Two Years

Third party behavioural advertising cookies

We may also use cookies to advertise to you on other sites. For example, if you have read some information about a particular event we may use this information to advertise to you later on other sites about things we think you might be interested in. These sorts of cookies are called behavioural or re-marketing cookies.

Name Third party Purpose Persistence More info
Id Google Double Click 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.

Manage your cookies

If you would prefer that we did not use cookies to provide the features and benefits described above, but still wish to use our site, most browsers allow you to prevent cookies being stored on your computer. If you want to know how to do this please look at the Help menu on your browser or use the link for your particular browser:

Internet Explorer cookie management

Firefox cookie management

Google Chrome cookie management

Opera cookie management

Safari cookie management

Safari iOS cookie management

Android cookie management

Blackberry cookie management

Windows Phone cookie management

You may visit the All About Cookies website 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.