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Cookie Information for Nottingham Hospitals Charity

Cookies are widely used by charities and organisations that have an online website presence. At Nottingham Hospitals Charity we want to ensure our website visitors are informed about our cookie policy and we hope this briefing helps explain. 

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. 

When you first use our website, we will ask you to consent to our use of cookies. If you continue to browse our website, and don’t take steps to change your preferences, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

How does Nottingham Hospitals Charity use cookies?

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.

Your rights

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:


Chrome Browser 

Internet Explorer

Please note that if you choose to refuse cookies you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

List of the main cookies we use on our website

Type and LocationCategoryPurpose
Facebook and GoogleThird Party
Targeting or Advertising Cookie
These partners use cookies to provide you with personalised adverts when you visit other selected websites. Banner advertising may appear on websites which we are affiliated with and we use the information we have learned from cookies to tailor this advertising. This is based on your browsing history on our website.
Google Ad WordsThird Party
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
Sometimes we’ll advertise on third party websites. Google uses cookies so we can track how well our advertising performs.

We may also use website browsing information to better target our Google Search Adverts
Google AnalyticsThird Party
Performance Cookie
Google Analytics uses cookies to discover information like when you first visited the site, how often you come back and how long you spend on the site. This tracking never shows any confidential information. We use this data to track the performance of our website over time.
Social Media Websites
Third PartyOur 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

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. This service enables us to measure how people use our website and it uses cookies to do this. Google Analytics allows us to measure the effectiveness of the site as well as advertising we do online.

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 

Google Analytics Privacy Policy: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en


Facebook is a social media platform that we use to communicate with our supporters through both organic (unpaid) posts and paid advertising. We use cookies alongside the Facebook Pixel to measure the effectiveness of our adverts. The Facebook Pixel and the cookies associated with this also help us to create targeted adverts. 

Facebook Privacy Policy https://www.facebook.com/policy.php

Additional References

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

Email: Charity@nuh.nhs.uk