Cookie Policy

This website https://mhauk.org.uk/ uses Cookies and similar technologies in order to distinguish you from other users. By using Cookies, We are able to provide you with a better experience and to improve Our Site by better understanding how you use it. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Cookie Policy is deemed to occur when you press the “OK” button on Our Cookie banner. If you do not agree to Our Cookie Policy, please stop using Our Site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

In this Cookie Policy, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:

Cookie:   means a small file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site;

Cookie Law:   means the relevant parts of the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and of EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”);

Personal data:   means any and all data that relates to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified from that data, as defined by EU Regulation 2016/679 General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”); and

We/Us/Our:   means “Our Website/School/Company”, the brand owned and operated by Company name or Person.

2. Information About Us

Our Site is owned and operated by Company name or person(s).

  • Registered address: Mental Health Aware UK, 4th Floor, Park Gate, 161-163 Preston Road, Brighton, East Sussex, United Kingdom, BN1 6AF

3. How Does Our Site Use Cookies?

  • 3.1 Our Site may place and access certain first-party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Site and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and respected at all times.
  • 3.2 By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third-party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us. Third-party Cookies are used on Our Site for analytics and for marketing purposes. For more details, please refer to section 4 below.
  • 3.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law. We may use some or all of the following types of Cookie:
    • 3.3.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
      A Cookie falls into this category (usually first-party cookies) if it is essential to the operation of Our Site as without them we cannot provide the functionality that you need to use this website. For example, essential cookies help remember your preferences as you navigate through the online school, also support functions such as logging in, and payment transactions.
    • 3.3.2 Functionality Cookies
      Functional Cookies allow our web site to remember choices you make, e.g. your user name, log in details and language preferences and any customizations you make to pages during your visit. They are necessary to provide features and services specific to individual users.
    • 3.3.3 Analytics Cookies
      It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.
    • 3.3.4 Marketing/Targeting Cookies
      It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties.
    • 3.3.5 Third Party Cookies
      Third-party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third-party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above).
    • 3.3.6 Persistent Cookies
      Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
    • 3.3.7 Session Cookies
      Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
  • 3.4 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
  • 3.5 For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Policy
  • 3.6 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.

4. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?

  • 4.1 These are cookies that are set by our website directly.

 

Cookie Name: __stripe_mid
Purpose: Functional , this cookie is set by Stripe, our payment gateway, to measure web traffic
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (Lifetime: 1 year)

Cookie Name: _lscache_vary
Purpose:  This cookie is set by LiteSpeed Cache and used to determine the status and role of the current user and if the admin bar should be shown
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (2 days)

Cookie Name: tk_tc
Purpose: This cookie collects metrics about the users use of the website related to the WordPress.com features so that WordPress.com can improve their services.
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (Expires on browser close)

Cookie Name: tk_ai
Purpose: This cookie is set by WordPress and Stores a randomly-generated anonymous ID. Expires at end of session when you leave the website.
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (Expires on browser close)

Cookie Name: woocommerce_cart_hash, woocommerce_items_in_cart
Purpose: This cookie is set by WooCommerce it helps determine when cart contents/data changes.
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (Expires at end of session)

Cookie Name: wp_woocommerce_session_
Purpose: Contains a unique code for each customer so that it knows where to find the cart data in the database for each customer.
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (After 48 hours)

Cookie Name: wordpress_logged_in_[hash]
Purpose: This cookie is set by wordpress and is used to indicate when you are logged in, and who you are. This cookie is maintained on the front-end of the website as well when logged in
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (Expires on browser close)

Cookie Name: wordpress_sec_[hash]
Purpose: This cookie stores a visitor’s unique, randomly generated, session id and is used to pass information between content management system called WordPress to enable it to function correctly.
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (Expires on browser close)

Cookie Name: wordpress_test_cookie
Purpose: This cookie is set by WordPress to check if cookies can be placed
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (Expires on browser close)

Cookie Name: wp-settings-[hash] , wp-settings-time-[hash]
Purpose: This cookie is set by WordPress to store user preference
Is strictly necessaryYes
Expires: (Expires on browser close)

Third Party Cookies

  • 4.2 These are cookies set on your computer or device by external websites whose services are used on this site.

You should check the respective policies of each of these sites to see how exactly they use your information and to find out how to opt out, or delete, such information.

Google Analytics

Cookie Name: _ga – Expires after 2 years – This cookie is used to distinguish users.

Cookie Name: _gid – Expires after 24 hours – This cookie is used to distinguish users.

Cookie Name: _gat – Expires after 1 minute – This cookie is used to throttle request rate.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards to its analytics service Click Here

 

Facebook Pixel Analytics

Cookie Name: Facebook – fr
Purpose:  This cookie is set by Facebook and will help deliver Our advertising to people who have already visited Our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.
Expires: 3 months

Cookie Name: Facebook – _fbp
Purpose: This cookie is set by Facebook and will help deliver Our advertising to people who have already visited Our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.
Expires: Session

Cookie Name: Facebook – tr
Purpose: This pixel will help deliver Our advertising to people who have already visited Our website when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook Advertising.
Expires: Session

You can find out more about Facebook’s position on privacy as regards to its analytics service Click Here

5. Consent and Control

  • 5.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a banner requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies unless those Cookies are strictly necessary; however certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended. You will be given the opportunity to allow and/or deny different categories of Cookie that We use.
  • 5.2 In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third-party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
  • 5.3 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:

6. Changes to this Cookie Policy

  • 6.1 We may alter this Cookie Policy at any time. Any such changes will become binding on you on your first use of Our Site after the changes have been made. You are therefore advised to check this page from time to time.
  • 6.2 In the event of any conflict between the current version of this Cookie Policy and any previous version(s), the provisions current and in effect shall prevail unless it is expressly stated otherwise.

7. Further Information

  • 7.1 If you would like to know more about how We use Cookies, please Contact Us at enquiries@mhauk.org.uk
  • 7.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following: