Cookies and how we use them
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files, typically of letters and numbers, downloaded on to a device when you access certain websites or emails, including The Printing Charity website. Cookies allow a website to recognise your device.
Types of cookies we use
We use strictly necessary, performance, functionality and targeting cookies on our website. We have assessed our cookies based on the ICC Cookie Guide (http://www.international-chamber.co.uk/blog/2012/04/02/launch-of-icc-uk-cookie-guide/).
On the website generally
When you make a donation
1/ a particular online marketing campaign; or
2/ a link shared on social media such as Twitter.
If you click a link we’re tracking, a session cookie will be dropped on your machine. This lets us know whether you make a donation subsequently.
Although not through cookies, we do measure the success of the emails we send – so we know what subject lines and stories people liked the most. We receive this information anonymously, we don’t share this information.
Website statistics analytics
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. The Google Analytics overview.
Third party cookies
You may notice some cookies that are not related to The Printing Charity website whilst visiting printingcharit.wpengine.com Some of our pages contain embedded content such as Youtube video, Twitter feed, Facebook likes or Google plus share, and you may receive cookies delivered from these websites. The Printing Charity does not govern the publication of 3rd party cookies. To understand more about their cookies and privacy statements, please visit the relevant sites.
Some of our cookies will remind you about our work and how you can help after you have left the website. These are the targeting/advertising cookies we use. It is a useful tool for us to keep public awareness of our campaigns and how they can be supported.
If you do not want cookies to be stored on your PC it is possible to disable this function without affecting your navigation around the site.
How do you disable cookies?
If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer and you wish to block The Printing Charity’s website cookies, you can perform the following:
1. On your browser tools menu, select ‘Internet Options’
2. Click on the ‘Privacy’ tab and then on the ‘Sites’ button
3. Type into the ‘Address of website’ field:
5. Click on the ‘Block’ button
6. Click on the OK button
Other browsers have similar cookie management abilities in their preferences settings, please refer to your browser’s ‘Help’ facility.
Further information about cookies can be found at the Interactive Advertising Bureau’s website www.allaboutcookies.org.