Privacy and cookies


About cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to RIWC and Shaw Trust’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.

The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.

There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

The following cookies are used on this website, for the following purposes:

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting.

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. These may be used as part of digital marketing activities to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.

Google cookies

Shaw Trust uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store and use this information. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html (opens in new tab or window).

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.

In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.

In Chrome, you can manage cookies by clicking "Settings", "Advanced", "Privacy and Security", "Content Settings" "Cookies" or by installing the Disable Cookies Extension.

In Safari select "Preferences", and then click "Privacy". In the “Block cookies” section, specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites.

Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

A number of websites provide detailed information on cookies, including the following:

AboutCookies.org (opens in new tab or window)
AllAboutCookies.org (opens in new tab or window)