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In Kind Direct Cookie Policy 

Last updated April 2022 

We use cookies and similar technologies across our websites (inkinddirect.org and cat.inkinddirect.org) to improve their performance and enhance your user experience. This policy explains how we use cookies. 

What are cookies and how do we use them? 

A cookie is a small text file which is placed on your computer or mobile device and using them is common practice on modern websites. When you visit one of our websites, the cookie helps your device to recognise you next time you visit. They can also be used to tailor and improve your experience. 

Our cookies record things like whether you are logged in as a network partner, to make sure you have the right access on each page. They make sure your display preferences are remembered and analyse how well our website is performing. 

Some cookies are essential, and do not require your consent to be used. This includes being able to access secure areas of our websites, like your account or basket to access products as a network partner. 

Our use of third-party cookies 

We use third-party cookies including Google Analytics to track how our websites are used, as well as to carry out our marketing activities. This helps us to: 

  • Measure our websites’ effectiveness 
  • Improve our content and user experiences 
  • Make our websites more relevant to you 

Google Analytics collects anonymous visitor behaviour information that helps us improve your experience on our websites. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout 

In Kind Direct does not use third party cookies to target advertising.  

Can you block cookies? 

Yes, you can update your browser settings to disable cookies. If you choose to block cookies, our websites may not work as well for you and certain areas may not function properly. Cookies help you to get the most out of our websites. For guidance on managing your cookie settings, visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk. 

Email marketing 

Our emails and websites contain cookies to tell us whether emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links. We use this information to understand which of our emails are more interesting to users, how our campaigns perform, and the actions users took. The cookie will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish for it to be downloaded, select to receive emails from us in plain text rather than HTML. 

More information 

For more information about how we use your personal data in general, see our Privacy Policy and Website Terms of Use 

For a full list of the cookies we use, please contact us at privacy@inkinddirect.org 

We may update this notice from time to time. We advise you to review this notice periodically. The latest version will always be available on our website with a clear “last updated” date displayed.