This policy relates to The Road Victims Trust, a Registered Charity with the Charities Commission that provides free emotional and practical support to all persons affected by a road death across Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire.
This policy applies to any person or group or people who visit our website and social media.
What are cookies?
We use the term cookie to describe cookies and similar technologies such as tags and pixels. Cookies are small data files that websites place on your computer, laptop or mobile device.
- To improve the performance of our websites by understanding which parts work well, and which don’t.
- To measure how effective our marketing communications are.
- To enable us to collect information about how you and other people use our websites.
What cookies do we use?
We use the following Cookies:
Strictly necessary Cookies
These are Cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They are necessary for the safety, security and integrity of the site. For example they help support the structure of the pages that are displayed to you, help to improve navigation and allow you to return to pages you have previously visited. This type of Cookie only lasts for the duration of the time you are visiting the website. When you leave the website they are deleted automatically.
Performance Cookies or analytical Cookies
They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
We use Google Analytics to track visitors to our website. For example, it allows us to view data on how many people are browsing the website on a mobile device so we can seek to improve their online browsing experience. Whilst Google Analytics allows us to track your progress through our site we are not able to track you directly – only that an unidentified user has accessed content.
We use the sharing tools and widgets for the following social media platforms: Facebook and Twitter. These widgets give you the functionality to post, share, and email content on the website to a friend. If you have a cookie stored already with one of the social media platforms (for example, if you’re logged into Facebook) our website will recognise this, saving you the trouble of having to login again.
Blocking or restricting Cookies
You can stop Cookies being used on your device by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to block the deployment of all or some Cookies. Please note, if you use your browser settings to block Cookies you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.