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Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small data file implanted by our website on your device (e.g. your phone or your computer) which collects information (including your personal information) about you. For example, a cookie could allow the website to recognise your browser, while another could store your preferences and other information to enable you to navigate the Website effectively. Cookies can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.


What cookies do we use?

The following are the various types of cookies used on the website:

  1. Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential in order to enable you to navigate the website and use its features.
  2. Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make and to provide more personal features. These cookies can also be used to monitor and analyse the performance, operation and effectiveness of the website, so that we can improve and optimise it. Upon obtaining your consent, we may place a cookie on the website to remember your preferences so that you do not need to re-enter your details on our gateway page every time you want to access the website. If you share your computer with another person, opting into the use of this cookie will not be suitable. We may also use session cookies, which are temporary cookies that aid your navigation through the pages on the website, and which will remember preferences you have selected during the session. These cookies expire once you close your browser.
  3. Third Party Cookies: There are also some third party cookies in use on the website. These are used on social media sharing buttons, embedded video and image sharing players and payment facilities. Each of these providers has its own policy relating to the use of its cookies, each of which can be accessed by clicking on the following links:
    1. https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/
    2. https://twitter.com/privacy
    3. http://www.youtube.com/user/googleprivacy
    4. https://stripe.com/cookies-policy/legal
    5. https://www.globalpaymentsinc.com/en-ie/accept-payments/ecommerce/cookie-policy

This list is not exclusive and is subject to change.


How to Control and/or Disable Cookies

You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see aboutcookies.org. You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed.  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 and also prevent you from making a donation.


Changes to Cookies

We may change this Cookie Statement at any time. If we make material changes to the way in which we use cookies, we will let you know either by posting the changes on the website, in this Notice or by sending you an email. It is important that you review any of these changes. If you do not wish to agree to these changes, then we cannot continue to provide the website to you, and your only option is to stop accessing the website.


If you want to see the other ways in which the Foundation processes personal data please have a look at our Privacy Notice.