This is the Cookies Policy for Voluntary Norfolk and CBR Business Solutions, the trading arm of Voluntary Norfolk (UK registered charity number 1112017, company registration number 5616120).
Our registered address is: St Clements House, 2-16 Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1BQ
PURPOSE OF THIS NOTICE
We are committed to protecting your privacy and being clear about how we use the personal information that we hold. You can access our privacy policies here:
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser when you visit any website. They allow information gathered on one web page to be stored until it is needed for use on another, allowing a website to provide you with a personalised experience and the website owner with statistics about how you use the website so that it can be improved.
Some cookies may last for a defined period of time, such as one day or until you close your browser. Others last indefinitely. Your web browser should allow you to delete any you choose. It also should allow you to prevent or limit their use.
- to track how you use our website
- to record whether you have seen specific messages we display on our website
- to keep you signed in our site
Personal identifiers from your browsing activity
Requests by your web browser to our servers for web pages and other content on our website are recorded.
We record information such as your geographical location, your Internet service provider and your IP address. We also record information about the software you are using to browse our website, such as the type of computer or device and the screen resolution.
We use this information in aggregate to assess the popularity of the webpages on our website and how we perform in providing content to you.
If combined with other information we know about you from previous visits, the data possibly could be used to identify you personally, even if you are not signed in to our website.
We use Google Analytics (GA) to track site user interaction. We have GA code installed on our site which creates one or more text files on your computer (called a “cookie”). The cookies contain an ID number which is used to uniquely identify your browser and track each site you visit that has GA enabled.
We use this data to determine the number of people using our site and to better understand how they find and use our web pages. With this information we can continually improve the information that we provide on our site. We can also use it to increase the number of new people finding our site.
Google analytics stores the following data:
- Time of visit, pages visited, and time spent on each page of the webpages
- Interactions with site-specific widgets
- Referring site details (such as the URL a user came through to arrive at this site)
- Type of web browser
- Type of operating system (OS)
- Network location and IP address
- Document downloads
- Clicks on links leading to external websites
- Errors when users fill out forms
- Clicks on videos
- Scroll depth
Google also collects information about you from its Doubleclick tracking and profiling service, from ad-supported apps on your Android or iOS device, from your YouTube and Gmail activity and from your Google account. This data is put together and used to make inferences about your age, gender, interests, hobbies, shopping habits and living circumstances.
If you already have GA cookies, they will be updated with the latest information about your visit to the site. As we cannot access any personal data about you ourselves, we are not the Data Controller for your Google Analytics or Doubleclick profile data. You would need to contact Google directly for this information.
You have the right to object to this tracking and to stop it happening.
How do I prevent being tracked by Google Analytics?
If you are uncomfortable with this tracking, you can take the following actions:
- Use a tracking-blocker, such as Privacy Badger
- Clear cookies after every browsing session
- Install the Google Analytics opt-out extension
HOW TO CONTACT US
Our Data Protection Lead is Voluntary Norfolk’s Quality & Governance Manager, David Crinson, who is responsible for monitoring compliance with relevant legislation in relation to personal data.
You can contact him if you have any questions about this Policy, our privacy statements or our treatment of your personal information by:
Telephone: 01603 614474
Post: Quality & Governance Manager, St Clements House, 2-16 Colegate, Norwich, NR3 1BQ