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Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy is intended for anyone using the mariestopes.ie website. This policy tells you about the cookies we use, why we use them and how they improve your experience on our website.    

 

What are cookies?   

Cookies are small digital files that websites save locally to your computer or mobile device and enable us to remember your visits and track information about your visits to the website.   

   

Why do we use cookies?  

We use cookies to improve our website and your browsing experience. If some of them are turned off, some website features may not work properly.   

We will never use cookies for advertising purposes.  

   

What types of cookies do we use?  

This website only uses four types of cookies:   

  

  1. Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential. They let you use all the different parts of our website. Without these cookies, some features of our website would not work properly.   

  

  1. Performance cookies

These cookies help us understand how you use our website and assess its performance. For example, they allow us to see which pages on our site are visited the most.  

  

  1. Functional cookies

These cookies improve your browsing experience by remembering choices you made about the website during your last visit. For example, your settings and user preferences.   

   

  1. Third party cookies

Wherever you see content from other sources on our website, including video streams, such as Vimeo or Youtube, social media shares, such as Facebook or Twitter, you should note that these other sources may use their own cookies.   

  

To find out more about the cookies set by these external sources, please click the links below:  

  

Google Analytics 

Google Translate 

Google Maps 

Google AdWords 

Google +  

Facebook 

Twitter 

LinkedIn 

YouTube 

Vimeo 

  

How long do cookies last?  

Some cookies are sessional, which means they are kept only for the duration of your visit on the website. For example, a cookie that checks whether you can read our website properly is sessional. Other cookies last for longer, from 6 months to 2 years. Those cookies will tell us how many times you visited our website, for example.   

  

How do I control my cookies?  

When you first visit our website, a pop-up banner will appear to let you know our website uses cookies and to invite you to read this Cookie Policy. You can choose to continue to browse the website and accept the cookies we use, or, if you do not want to accept cookies, you can change your cookies settings at any time from your browser.  

If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website.  

You can use your web browser to:  

  • delete all cookies;  

  • block all cookies;  

  • allow all cookies;  

  • block third-party cookies;  

  • clear all cookies when you close the browser;  

  • open a 'private browsing' / 'incognito' session, which allows you to browse the internet without storing local data;  

  • and install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.  

   

You can find information about controlling cookies here:  

  • Internet Explorer cookies information  

  • Chrome cookies information  

  • Firefox cookies information  

  • Safari cookies information  

  • Opera cookies information  

   

Privacy Policy  

Please see our Privacy Policy to find out more about how we keep your information safe and private.   

   

How to contact us   

If you have any questions about our Cookies Policy, you can contact us by email: information.governance@mariestopes.org.uk, telephone: 0345 300 8090, or by post:  

Marie Stopes UK  

1 Conway Street   

Fitzroy Square   

W1T 6LP  

   

Changes to this policy   

We will keep this policy under regular review and will publish any updates on this page. This Cookies Policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.