When you use our websites, we place a small text file called a ‘cookie’ (made up of letters and numbers) on your computer, tablet or mobile phone’s storage device. Using cookies is a really common practice and helps us to give you the best experience possible on our websites. Cookies are completely harmless and can’t be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.
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Performance – Performance cookies are used to understand and analyse the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.
Analytics – Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
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We use third party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites to provide advertisement about goods and services that may be of interest to you. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant adverts on other sites. They store your IP address or other digital identifiers. If you don’t allow these cookies, you will experience less targeted advertising.
Please note that we have no control over these third party cookies and pixels, and you should check the relevant third party websites for more information about these.
We also use pixels on our website, which are snippets of code that allow cookies to be downloaded to your device. These pixel tags identify a device as it browses different websites, partly so that targeted adverts can be shown to the user. Scouts don’t receive any identifiable data from pixels. If you disable cookies, your visit to scouts.org.uk website will register as an anonymous visit.
What type of data do we collect on the audleyscouts.org.uk website, and how?
We use website analytics tools such as Google Analytics to understand how you interact with the audleyscouts.org.uk website, which allows us to understand how we can improve the experience you have using the site. The data collected on you via Google Analytics and are anonymous and does not contain personally identifiable information. The data we collect on you from our website includes:
Information about your visit to the website:
Information about you:
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You can control which types of cookies you allow in your web browser. You can turn cookies on or off using your browser’s settings. You can also remove cookies and clear your browser’s history.
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