About cookies and how we use them
What are cookies?
Cookies are small files placed on your computer's hard drive or in your browser memory when you visit a website.
What do cookies do?
Cookies help to make the interaction between users and websites faster and easier. For example, they can remember your preferences or information you supply as you move through an application process. What cookies don't do is store any unencrypted personal or confidential information about you.
Are cookies safe?
Yes, cookies are small text files. They can't look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can't carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.
Why should I keep cookies switched on?
We would like you to keep cookies active on your computer during your visits to our website because parts of the site rely on them to work properly. For example, you may not be able to apply for a hamper, or register as a donor if your cookies are disabled.
Cookies also help us remember which parts of our site you have visited which means we can make our online advertising more relevant to your needs and interests.
Remember, our cookies are completely safe and do not store any unencrypted personal or confidential information about you.