Cookie policy

How we use cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree (please read the information on how to control and manage cookies on your device below). Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device or computer's hard drive.

We use the following types of cookies on the Net Aware website:

Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.

Functionality cookies. These 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).

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

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:

Strictly necessary cookies

 Cookie title Cookie name   Purpose More information 
Microsoft ASP.Net Applications
__requestverificationtoken
This cookie is used on NSPCC Learning forms to verify a visitor’s identity in order to prevent fraud.
 
 Untitled ASP.NET_SessionId
This cookie is necessary for functionality of the forms on our website. The cookie contains a user's session ID and is held temporarily in memory. It will be deleted when the web browser is closed. User data is all anonymous.
 
 Untitled .EPiForm_BID
   
 Untitled .EPiForm_VisitorIdentifier
 

 

Functionality cookies

Cookie title Cookie name Purpose More information
YouTube GPS, PREF, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC We use YouTube to display some of our videos, embedding the content into our websites.
Access to these videos is subject to YouTube’s terms and conditions. YouTube is owned by Google so you can find out more about their privacy policy and get tips and tools on privacy and safety. You can also opt out of all YouTube watch activity on the YouTube website.
 

Analytical or performance cookies

Cookie title Cookie name Purpose More information
Crazy Egg  _ceg.s, _ceg.u, _ceir These cookies are placed by heat mapping software provided by Crazyegg. The reports produced help us to understand how visitors are engaging with our website.

All data is anonymous.
 
Google Analytics  __ga __utma __utmb __utmc __utmv __utmz, _gid We use this to understand how the site is being used in order to improve the user experience. User data is all anonymous.  
Google Optimize __gaexp We use this to record a person’s involvement in a website experiment e.g. an A/B test where half of our website users see one webpage, and the other half see an alternative version. This helps us test that the changes we make to our site are actually making it better.  

Targeting cookies

Cooke title Cookie name Purpose More information
Facebook Pixel Code _fbp Tracking pixel which matches users anonymously with their Facebook ID, enabling remarketing, analysis and reporting of NSPCC advertising campaign.  
Google Google AdServices We use Google Ads to display search results for our website when you search online for the topics or types of services we offer. We do this to create greater awareness of the NSPCC and our services. 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.
This is a third party cookie (see below)
Teads tt_viewer This tracking pixel is used to carry out and improve online campaigns - using the Teads network to enable remarketing, analysis and reporting of NSPCC advertising campaigns. Read more about the Teads privacy policy.  

Third Party Cookies

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies and these named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services. These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

We use the following third-party cookies:

You can manage the use of Advertising, Targeting and Third Party cookies through our This tool enables you to provide consent for each of these categories of cookies to be set on your device or hard drive and withdraw your consent at any time. The tool cannot be used for Adestra as these cookies are not set by the website. You should also visit the privacy notices of any third parties (including Adestra) in relation to the third parties cookies described above. Details for these privacy policies as shown in our Cookie Policy for further information.

Controlling cookies generally

You can manage the use of non-Strictly Necessary cookies through our Cookie Management tool in the footer of the website, including third party cookies. This tool enables you to provide consent for each of these categories of cookies to be set on your device or hard drive and withdraw your consent at any time. The tool cannot be used for Adestra as these cookies are not set by the website. You should also visit the privacy notices of any third parties (including Adestra) in relation to the third parties cookies described above. Details for these privacy policies as shown in our Cookie Policy for further information.

Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies unless you change your browser settings. If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by any websites, you can generally do this through your browser settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser.

Please note however that if you set your internet browser preferences to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/.