Cookies and privacy

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This page describes our cookies and privacy policies for the Being a Charity trustee Campaign page.

About cookies

We put small files (known as ‘cookies’) onto your computer to collect information about how you browse the site.

Cookies are used to:

  • remember your progress
  • measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs

Cookies aren’t used to identify you personally.

You’ll see a message on the site before we store a cookie on your computer.

If you share a link to a page on our site, the service you share it on (for example, Facebook) may set a cookie. We have no control over cookies set on other websites- you can turn them off, but not through us.

You can manage Cookies on this page by clicking the cookies link at the bottom of the page.

How we use cookies

Essential cookies

You may see a cookies message when you first visit this site. We’ll store a cookie to save your settings.

Name Purpose Expires
cookies-marketing-option Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our message 1 month
cookies-analytics-option Saves a message to let us know that you’ve seen our message 1 month

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use the website. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.

Google Analytics stores information about:

  • the pages you visit
  • how long you spend on each page
  • how you got to the site
  • what you click on while you’re visiting the site

We don’t collect or store personal information so this information can’t be used to identify who you are.

We don’t allow Google to use or share our analytics data.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Name Purpose Expires
_ga This helps us count how many people visit the site by tracking if you’ve visited before 2 years
_gid This helps us count how many people visit the site by tracking if you’ve visited before 24 hours
_gat Used to manage the rate at which page view requests are made 10 minutes

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

Privacy policy

When you use this website we will collect certain information about you – your IP address, details of your web browser version, and the information taken by cookies as described above, to help us improve the website.

We can’t and won’t use this information on its own to personally identify you.However, in certain circumstances and when combined with other sources of information, this could be possible, and it is therefore classed as personal data.

Data collected by Google Analytics is retained for 26 months before being destroyed.

Keeping your data secure

Transmitting information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data. Any data you transmit is at your own risk.

We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

Disclosing your information

We may pass on your information if we have a legal obligation to do so, or if we have to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements. This includes exchanging information with other government departments for legal reasons.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website. If you go to another website from this one, read the privacy policy on that website to find out what it does with your information.

Following a link to this website from another website

If you come to this website from another website, we may receive personal information about you from the other website. You should read the privacy policy of the website you came from to find out more about this.