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Cookies policy

Our cookie policy

  1. What is a cookie?

Like most web sites, The Passage uses cookies. A ‘cookie’ is a small file of letters and numbers, that is automatically stored on your device; computer, mobile phone or tablet when you visit our website. A cookie is a standard way of distinguishing you from other website users, to improve the performance of our website and provide us with information in relation to your website usage, that allows us to provide you with a better experience when you return to our website.

  1. Types of cookies we use?
  • Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are essential for you to be able to use and move around our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, providing website security or using a shopping cart.

  • Analytical/performance cookies

These cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how they move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that you can find what you are looking for more easily.

  • Functionality cookies

These cookies 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).

  • Targeting cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

CookieCookie NamePurpose
CloudFlare__cfduidWe use Cloudflare to offer enhanced security for our website and users. CloudFlare helps us detect malicious visitors to our website and minimises blocking legitimate users.
CloudFlare Cookie Policy
Cookie policy pop-upWe use this cookie to determine whether a visitor has accepted our cookie policy and whether to show the cookie bar.
DonorBoxWe use Donorbox (our website donation platform) to process payments for single donations. Donorbox
FacebookWe use Donorbox (our website donation platform) to process payments for single donations. Donorbox
Facebook Pixel CodeFor details on these cookies, please view the Facebook Cookie Policy provided at Facebook Cookie PolicyWe use tracking pixels that matches users anonymously with their Facebook ID, enabling remarketing, analysis and reporting of The Passage’s  advertising campaigns
Google AdServices

You can view how Google uses cookies in advertising and you can manage the Google ads you see and opt out of Ads Personalisation through Google’s Ads Settings. You can find out more about their privacy policy and get tips and tools on privacy and safety.
We use GA cookies to collect general, anonymous statistical data about how you use The Passage website including;
what pages you visited, how long you stay on the page, as well as details on your location, device and other data, where available. GA Privacy Policy
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We use GA cookies to collect general, anonymous statistical data about how you use The Passage website including;
what pages you visited, how long you stay on the page, as well as details on your location, device and other data, where available. GA Privacy Policy
Google DoubleClickYou can view how Google uses cookies in advertising and you can manage the Google ads you see and opt out of Ads Personalisation through Google’s Ads Settings. You can find out more about their privacy policy and get tips and tools on privacy and safetyWe use Google DoubleClick for conversion tracking purposes, to track the performance of our own AdWords and display advertising campaigns. If you visit certain pages on our website, Google and The Passage will be able to tell that your visit was a result of a click on one of these ads.
InstagramWe use this social media platform to communicate with our supporters through posts. These cookies enable us to serve advertisements if you have visited our website. It does not allow us access to or any confidential information relating to your account.
Instagram Privacy Policy
LinkedInbcookie, lang, lidcWe this social media platform to communicate with our supporters through posts. These cookies enable us to serve advertisements if you have visited our website. It does not allow us access to or any confidential information relating to your account. Linkedin Privacy Policy  
MailChimpMailChimp cookie informationIf you choose to subscribe to our mailing list (which is sent via email), the email address that you submit to us will be stored in MailChimp, which we use for our email marketing. MailChimp is a third-party data processor. The email address that you submit will be stored within their website’s own database but not in any of our internal computer systems. MailChimp cookie information helps us to measure and improve the effectiveness of our emails. MailChimp Privacy Policy
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We use Stripe, a donation and payment platform which enables us to accept credit card donations directly via our website. We this cookie to enable online transactions to be made without storing any of your credit card information. Stripe Privacy Policy
Twitterpersonalization_id, original_referer, _twitter_sess, guest_idWe use these cookies to display The Passage’s Twitter feed on our website.
Twitter’s Privacy Policy  
WordPresswordpress_[hash]
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Our website uses a content management system called WordPress. These cookies help us deliver personalised content to you by providing anonymous reports on how you use our site WordPress Privacy Policy
YouTubeLOGIN_INFO, CONSENT, PREF, GPS, HSID, SSID, SAPISID, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, SID, APISID, LOGIN_INFO, YSCWe embed videos from our official YouTube channel to enable us to display YouTube video content within our web pages.
You Tube’s Privacy Policy
  1. Third-party cookies

You may notice some other cookies that are not related to The Passage’s website whilst visiting The Passage.org.uk. Some of our pages contain embedded content such as You Tube video, Twitter feeds or Facebook likes   and you may receive cookies delivered from these websites. The Passage does not govern the publication of these third-party cookies. To understand more about these third-party cookies and their privacy policies please visit their websites directly. 

  1. Further information

Further information about cookies and how to control their use is available from All About Cookies, About Cookies and Your Online Choices.