What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small file that is sent from a website to your computer (or mobile device) when you visit a website. This file then helps us to see how we could change our site to meet your interests, as well as remembering your preferences and settings. Cookies can also help us to enhance your experience of our website as a user through additional features such as linking in with social networks and showing personalised content.
Why are cookies used?
By allowing cookies, we can use Google Analytics to see useful features such as which pages are the most popular, how people are navigating through the site and how users come across our site in the first place. This is something that is really helpful for us, as we can use this information to continuously develop and improve the way our site works. You can read more about this on the Google Analytics Help page.
How can I control my cookies?
For more information about cookies, and how you can disable them, please visit the Information Commissioner’s Office Cookies Page.
How long do we keep your information?
The Trust will retain the personal information provided by you for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes listed in this statement.
Do we share your information?
The information you provide to us will be held on our computers, or the computers of one or more of our suppliers (Hosting UK). The data we collect from you may be processed, in accordance with this privacy statement, by staff who work for us or one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing.
We will also pass information on the usage of our website onto third parties, but this information and any information derived from it will only be used by that third party to analyse usage of the site.
We may disclose personal information in response to legal process, for example, in response to a court order. We may also disclose such information in response to a law enforcement agency’s request or where we believe it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, non-compliance with our terms and conditions of use, or as otherwise permitted or required by law and consistent with legal requirements.