Privacy Policy

“Implied” Consent

The North West Cancer Research website operates an “Implied” consent policy with regards to cookies. By continuing to use this website you acknowledge that you fully understand the information presented below and agree to its terms. If you disagree with the use of cookies as outlined, you can turn them off using the control at the bottom of the web page.

How we use your information

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when North West Cancer Research collects personal information. This applies to information we collect about:

  • visitors to our websites
  • complainants and other individuals in relation to a data protection or freedom of information complaint or enquiry

Visitors to our websites

When someone visits North West Cancer Research we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will highlight this in advance. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by North West Cancer Research

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as provide information to the owners of the website.

The table below explains what cookies we use and why:

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Google Analytics _ga
_gat
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from and the pages they have visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Session Cookie   The session ID is a read-only value that uniquely identifies the current clients to the web server. This is used purely to maintain a connected state between you and the website.  
site cookie acceptance ccShowCookieIcon
north-west-cancer-research_cookiecontrol
These cookies record whether cookies have been accepted for the site and if the cookie control icon should be shown.  
Google NID These cookies are set by Google on pages which include embedded Google services (such as Google Maps) Click here for an overview of privacy at Google

 

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Links to other websites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this website linking to other websites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review. This privacy notice was last updated July 2016.

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