What are cookies?

Cookies are text files placed on your computer’s browser or hard drive by websites you visit. There are different types of cookie; some are essential for websites to operate properly, while others are used by websites to track visitors or are aimed at enhancing your user experience.

How we use cookies?

We use cookies for internal purposes only, to enable visitors to navigate the site and use features such as making donations and buying merchandise. We use cookies to track how visitors use our website to enable us to provide more enhanced personal features and improve the site. We also use cookies with online registration forms, when individuals sign up to our Family Forum or register an interest in areas of our work.

What types of cookies do we use?

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are essential to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as making donations or buying merchandise.  Without these cookies, we cannot provide some of the basic functionalities of our website.

Performance Cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use our websites, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and the pages that they don’t. This helps us to understand and improve the site so it is easy to use and includes helpful content. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies visitors, so we can’t identify you individually.

Functionality Cookies

These cookies allow our website to remember the choices you make as you browse the site. For instance, your login details and to enable you to provide comments in our Family Forum. They provide more enhanced and personal features. The information collected is anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other sites once you leave our site.

How to turn off cookies

You can turn cookies off at any time, by going into your browser settings, however this may have a detrimental effect on your user experience. If you are happy to continue letting us use cookies in the ways set out in this Policy, to help us guide our work, then you need not do anything. If you have any concerns about the cookies we use, please contact: enquiries@childbereavementuk.org

Links to other sites

The Child Bereavement UK website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content of these websites and if you follow links to other sites any personal information you may subsequently provide, will be subject to the privacy policies of those sites.