Cookies Policy

We use small files (known as ‘cookies’) which are put into your computer to measure how you browse our site.

These cookies are used to:

  • Update and improve our website based on how we meet your needs
  • Memorise notifications you’ve been sent so we don’t repeatedly send them to you

Note: The cookies we use do not identify you personally.

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

We use Google Analytics software to measure how you use our site. This allows us to make sure we are meeting the needs of our website users and helps us make improvements.

Google Analytics will tell us what pages you visit, the time you spent on each page
, what browser you came from and where you visit when you are on our website.

We don’t collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) the information is anonymous.

Google Analytics sets the following cookies:

Cookie Name, Used by and Description:

__utma – used by Google Analytics – Stores the amount of visits of a user, the time of their first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

__utmz – used by Google Analytics – This performance cookie stores where a user came from (eg. search engine, search keyword, link).

__unam – used by ShareThis  – Set as part of the ‘ShareThis’ service and monitors “click-stream” activity, e.g. web pages viewed, navigation from page to page, time spent on each page etc. The ShareThis service only identifies a user if they have sepearately signed up with ShareThis for a ShareThis account and given them consent. Checks how long you stay on a site: when a visit starts, and ends. It does not contain any personal information and is used only for analytical purposes.

cc_cookie_accept – used by this Website – Stores whether the user has accepted the cookie message or not.

ToggleStatus – used by this Website – Stores whether the user has hidden or shown the contacts filter search.

ASP.NET_SessionId – used by this Website – Used for authenticating a user’s session after logging in. Closes when you exit the browser.

ARRAffinity – used by this Website – Tells our website infrastructure which server to handle the request. ‘End of session’

MemberLoggedIn – used by this Website – A binary flag which stores whether a user is logged in or not. End of session

ai_session and ai_user – used by this Website – Tracks users as they navigate the website predominately for infrastructure performance insights. 1 day

DisplayName – Website. Keeps track of a donor’s preference to show their name during a Direct Debit. ‘End of session’

IDE, DSID,_ct_rmm – These cookies are managed by DoubleClick, an advertising platform we use to display adverts. They help us identify which visitors to our website have seen or clicked one of our adverts. 2 years from set/update

CloudFlare Identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis 365 days

RITCookie – used by this Website – Stores the user’s email address if they have opted for the system to remember them, the system uses the cookie to prepopulate the login form.

Please email with any concerns you may have about our Cookie Policy – thank you.