With regard to each of your visits to our website, we may automatically collect the following information:

  • Technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform.
  • Information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time; content you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call us.

We may use this information to administer this website and help us improve our services, and to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.


A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser.  The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.  This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We use ‘session’ cookies on the website to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website.  Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.  We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website, which generates statistical and other information about the Charity's website use by means of cookies.  Google will store this information.  For more information, read Google’s Privacy Policy.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies.  For example, in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking ‘Tools’, ‘Internet Options’ and ‘Privacy’, and selecting ‘Block all cookies’ using the sliding selector.  Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

Links to other web sites

This website may contain links to third-party websites which are outside our control and which are not covered by this Privacy Policy.  Whilst we have taken great care to check the quality and reliability of the sites that we link to, we cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other websites.  We encourage you to check the privacy statement of each website you visit where your personal information is collected.