What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your internet browsing device (e.g computer, tablet or phone) by websites you visit. Cookies don’t store personal details such as your credit card details, your name or your date of birth. They play an important role in helping us enhance the usability and performance of our website and your experience using it.
Our website uses session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies operate from the moment you enter the website until the moment you leave. Once you log off session cookies are deleted. Persistent cookies will not be deleted after each session, and expire when an expiry date which is specified by the cookie itself is reached.
The types of cookies we use
First Party: Are cookies that are served by the website operator and are often used to recognise your device browser when you revisit that site and to remember your preferences.
Third Party: Are cookies that are served by a service provider on behalf of the website, and can be used by the service provider to recognise your device when it visits other websites. Third party cookies are used for a variety of reasons but are most commonly used for advertising purposes.
Strictly Necessary Cookies a necessary cookie ensures the correct functionality of our site. For example, our website offers an ecommerce function, and these cookies will guarantee an order is remembered between pages, so we can process it correctly. These cookies are required for the site to function normally.
Performance Cookies collects anonymous data about visitors. We use this data to improve your future experience and identify issues that our users may be experiencing with our website.
Functionality Cookies can customise the look and appearance of our website by recording choices you have made, and allow us to tailor our website for you.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies deliver advertisements which are tailored to your web activity. A targeting cookie tracks what you click on whilst on our website, and may share details of what you click on with other organisations such as advertisers. These cookies can also help us to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign.
A list of all the cookies that we, our advertising network and technology partners use can be found in our Cookie List details of which are below.
Our cookies do not store information which is capable of identifying you (such as your name or address). You also have the right to choose whether you want to accept these cookies. You can exercise this right by amending the setting and controls on your browser to reflect your cookie preferences. The help or settings section of your browser will allow you to customise your cookie settings or disable them all together.
You can find out more about blocking cookies in Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer using the links provided below:
List of the main cookies we use on our website
|Type and Location||Category||Purpose|
|Facebook and Google||Third Party|
Targeting or Advertising Cookie
|Google Ad Words||Third Party |
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
We may also use website browsing information to better target our Google Search Adverts
|Google Analytics||Third Party|
|Social Media Websites||Third Party||Our Website has functionality to be able to share our content to social media websites.|
These sites may set cookies when you’re already logged into their service.
We do not control the settings for these cookies so we suggest you check their website for more information on how to manage them.
Cookies set by Nottingham Hospitals Charity
We can also use these cookies to serve relevant adverts to people who have interacted with specific sections of our website.
You can also stop the transmission of information generated by the cookies about your use of our website by installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser add on available here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Further information about cookies and how to control them is available below:
If you require more information you can contact us by phone or email.
Phone: 0115 962 7905