What are cookies?

Cookies are bits of code that are placed on your computer to collect standard internet information and visitor behaviour information. It enables us to know more about you and your activity across the site so we can improve your online experience.

We don’t use cookies to identify you personally – we use them to monitor how people use our website so we can improve it, collect anonymous data, and measure the effectiveness of our campaigns.

We use cookies for the following purposes:

Necessary

We use cookies for the following purposes:Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookie Subgroup Cookies Lifespan
__cfduid  addtoany.com 30 days
__stripe_mid kinship.org.uk 1 year
_stripe_sid kinship.org.uk 1 day
consent google.com 6098 days
consent Youtube.com 6098 days
https://q.stripe.com/ q.stripe.com session
m m.stripe 2 years
wc_cart_hash_# kinship.org.uk persistent
wc_fragments_# kinship.org.uk session

 

Performance

These cookies collect information about how you use our website.

Cookie Subgroup Cookies Lifespan
_ga kinship.org.uk 2 years
_gat kinship.org.uk 1 day
_gid kinship.org.uk 1 day
collect google-analytics.com session

 

Advertising

Advertising cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookie Subgroup Cookies Lifespan
_fbp kinship.org.uk 3 months
fr Facebook.com 3 months
Google DoubleClick doubleclick.net 1 year
NID Google.com 6 months
test_cookie Doubleclick.net 1 day
tr Facebook Pixel session
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE YouTube 179 days
YSC YouTube session
yt.innertube::nextId YouTube persistent
yt.innertube::requests YouTube persistent
yt-remote-cast-installed YouTube session
yt-remote-connected-devices YouTube persistent
yt-remote-device-id YouTube persistent
yt-remote-fast-check-period YouTube session
yt-remote-session-app YouTube session
yt-remote-session-name YouTube session

 

Cookie preferences

If you prefer not to receive cookies while browsing our website, you can set your browser to refuse all cookies that are stored on your computer. You can usually find these controls under the ‘Preferences’ or ‘Tools’ menu. You do not need to have cookies turned on to use or navigate through our website.​Changes to our cookie policy and further informationThis policy was last updated in June 2021. We update our use of cookies (as well as this policy) when necessary, so please check regularly to keep up to date. You can also find out more information about cookies at www.aboutcookies.org.uk.