A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
- (a) Strictly necessary cookies – these are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website to make a donation.
- (b) Performance cookies – these 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.
- (c) Functionality cookies – these are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
The following types of cookies are used:
You can find more information about the individual cookies used and their purposes in the tables below which are split between cookies we use and cookies used by third parties:
Cookies we use
|PHPSESSID||rsm2.rsmsecure.com||Strictly Necessary||Used to maintain user session data. For example, maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages.|
Third party cookies
|AKDC||PayPal||Strictly Necessary||Allows you to make donations through PayPal on our site|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||.youtube.com||Performance||Used for YouTube bandwidth measurement.|
|_ga||google.com(Analytics)||Performance||Used to distinguish unique users and included in each page request in our site to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for analytics reports.|
|_gid||.cafdonate.cafonline.org||Performance||Used for Google Universal Analytics to store and update a unique value for each page visited.|
|_ga||.cafdonate.cafonline.org||Performance||Allows you to make donations through CAF Donate on our site. Used to distinguish unique users and included in each page request in our site to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for analytics reports.|
|_ga_PayPal||PayPal||Performance||Allows you to make donations through PayPal on our site. It dstinguishes unique users, calculates visitor sessions and campaign data for analytics reports.|
|CONSENT||google.com||Functional||Set by YouTube for the use of iframe vides within our site.|
|NID||google.com||Functional||Set by Google on site pages that include a Google Map. Measures the number and behaviour of Google Map users.|
|PREF||.youtube.com||Functional||Set by Google on site pages that include a Google Map. Stores user options such as preferred zoom level.|
|YSC||.youtube.com||Functional||Allows use of YouTube on our site.|
|akavpau_ppsd||PayPal||Functional||Allows you to make donations through PayPal on our site|
|nsid||PayPa||Functional||Allows you to make donations through PayPal on our site.|
|IDE||doubleclick.net||Functional||Advertising cookie placed on non-Google sites an stored in browsers under the domain doubleclick.net. It is used to show you more relevant ads.|
|LANG||PayPal||Functional||Used to store language preferences.|
Please note that we have no control over third party cookies. You can block these cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.