Cookie Policy

1. About cookies

1.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

1.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

1.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

2. Cookies that we use

2.1 We use the following cookies for the following purposes:

Category: Necessary (1)

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.

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
CookieConsent care4calais.org HTTP 1 Year

Cookie purpose description: Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain

Initiator: Webserver

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: Ireland (adequate)


Category: Statistics (6)

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

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
_ga care4calais.org HTTP 2 Years

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

First found: http://care4calais.org/

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to:United Kingdom (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
_ga theguardian.com HTTP 2 Years

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

First found: http://care4calais.org/crisis/

Initiator: Script tag

Source: http://care4calais.org/crisis/

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
_gat care4calais.org HTTP Session

Cookie purpose description: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

First found: http://care4calais.org/

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to:United Kingdom (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
_gat theguardian.com HTTP Session

Cookie purpose description: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.

First found: http://care4calais.org/crisis/

Initiator: Script tag

Source: http://care4calais.org/crisis/

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
_gid care4calais.org HTTP Session

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

First found: http://care4calais.org/

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to:United Kingdom (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
_gid theguardian.com HTTP Session

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

First found: http://care4calais.org/crisis/

Initiator: Script tag

Source: http://care4calais.org/crisis/

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)


Category: Marketing (9)

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
__stid sharethis.com HTTP 1 Year

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that identifies the user's device for return visits.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
__unam care4calais.org HTTP 9 Months

Cookie purpose description: Saves the user's navigation on the website including what pages have been viewed and how long the browser has been used to view each page.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United Kingdom (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
fr facebook.com HTTP 3 months

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
GPS youtube.com HTTP Session

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID on mobile devices to enable tracking based on geographical GPS location.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
PREF youtube.com HTTP 8 months

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
UID scorecardresearch.com HTTP 2 Years

Cookie purpose description: Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
UIDR scorecardresearch.com HTTP 2 Years

Cookie purpose description: Collects information of the user and his/her movement, such as timestamp for visits, most recently loaded pages and IP address. The data is used by the marketing research network, Scorecard Research, to analyse traffic patterns and carry out surveys to help their clients better understand the customer's preferences.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE youtube.com HTTP 179 Days

Cookie purpose description: Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
YSC youtube.com HTTP Session

Cookie purpose description: Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.

Initiator: Script tag

Source: care4calais.org

Data is sent to: United States (adequate)



Category: Uncategorised (2)

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

Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
bwid theguardian.com HTTP 1 year
Cookie Name Provider Type Expiry
vsid theguardian.com HTTP Session

3. Managing cookies

3.1 By default our cookies are set as disabled, upon visiting the site you will have to explicitly give consent for them to be used. You can opt-out of these being after they have been accepted by clicking on the links below.

3.2 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

3.3 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

3.4 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

4. Our details

4.1 This website is owned and operated by Care4Calais

4.2 We are a registered charity under registration number 1169048.

4.3 You can contact us by using our website contact form;

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