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cookie policy

On this page you will find details of our Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that a website places on your computer or mobile device. They make websites work better and give website owners information on how visitors use their website.

How we use cookies

Cookies give us information on how people use our website.  By knowing which pages are most popular we can make the website as useful and easy to use as possible.

We don’t use cookies to gather personal information about you.

We use Google Analytics to find out how people use our website. This information is stored in cookies. The cookies send that information including your IP address to Google.  Google then stores information on servers in the United States.

Google uses that information to analyse and report on your use of our website. Google may also send this information to third parties where they are required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.  Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

By accepting cookies from our website you allow Google to process data about your activity on our website.

How to reject cookies

You can block cookies from our site by changing the settings in your browser.  Visit www.aboutcookies.org for more information.

However, please remember that if you do this you might not be able to take advantage of the full functionality of this website.

Third party cookies on our website

While you’re on our site you might notice some cookies that aren’t from Volunteer Edinburgh.

When you visit a page with embedded content, such as Google Maps, you might be presented with cookies from a third party website. Volunteer Edinburgh doesn’t control these cookies. if you want to know more about them you should check with the third party website for more information.

You can read more about our full privacy policy here.