Cookie policy

Cookie policy

We use cookies on our website (www.jrct.org.uk) so that we can tailor our web content more effectively and gather information on how the site is used.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers that are sent to your device by a website you visit and are stored in your web browser. They allow a website to anonymously track a user on the website (by using a random tracking ID).

Cookies used on the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust’s website and how they are used

JRCT uses Google Analytics to monitor our website's performance. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got there and what you click on.  This data does not include personally identifiable information.  You can view the Google Privacy Policy here

We may then use the information we collect to make changes or improvements to our website.

When you visit our website the following third-party cookies will be placed on your computer:

_utma - used to identify new or recurring visitors

_utmb  and _utmc - used to calculate time spent on the website

_utmz - used to keep track of what search engine or link you used, the keywords used in your search and what country you accessed the site from

exp_last_visit, exp_tracker, exp_last_activity - used to record details of when your last visit to the site took place and track your route through the site.

We will use a small cookie, if you allow us, so that we can track your acceptance of cookies so that we do not persistently present you with our cookie policy notice.

Acceptance of cookies

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. However, you can block them in your browser if you wish (see below).

Controlling cookies

You can control the use and placing of any cookies on your device through the settings you select on your internet browser.  You can block or erase cookies from your device if you want to. The Help function within your browser will tell you how and you can also learn more about managing cookies from AllAboutCookies.org or Aboutcookies.org.uk

It is important to be aware that many websites are reliant on the use of cookies and may not work correctly if you set your browser not to accept cookies. However, blocking cookies will not affect your browsing experience here.

Questions about our use of cookies

If you have any questions about our use of cookies please call us on 01904 627810 or email enquiries@jrct.org.uk