Introduction to Cookies

Our site uses cookies. This page explains what cookies are, what we uses cookies for and what each cookie on the site does. It also explains how to manage your cookie preferences.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) then sends these cookies back to the website on each visit you make to the site so that they can recognise you and remember things about you.

How do you stop cookies being used

It is possible to stop some or all cookies working on your browser (opt-out), although this may stop our site from working properly or impair your experience. If, once you’ve reviewed the cookies we use, you may want to opt out. Find out how to Manage your cookies.

Strictly necessary and functional cookies

These cookies are essential for the site to work. They allow certain functionality, such as remembering that you are logged in, allowing you to use only one username between sites, or processing your details when you make a donation or register for an event.

Functional cookies

These cookies improve your experience whilst using the site. For example, remembering your accessibility preferences.

Performance cookies

These cookies help us to analyse the performance of the site. They let us see how many people are visiting the site and how users behave once they are here. We use this information to plan improvements to make your experience better. All information we collect is anonymous.

We use Google analytics and you can find out more about cookies that Google use

Third party functionality cookies

We use cookies to share our content through social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. This functionality is provided by the social networks and may use cookies. Cookies that are used by other sites on our site are called third party cookies. Third party cookies can also be used to provide other functionality from other sites. If you choose to share content using these networks or use this third party functionality then these social networks may use third party cookies to enhance your experience and gain information about you.

Manage your cookies

If you would prefer that we did not use cookies to provide the features and benefits described above, but still wish to use our site, most browsers allow you to prevent cookies being stored on your computer. If you want to know how to do this please look at the Help menu on your browser or use the link for your particular browser:

You may visit the All About Cookies website where you will find all the information you need to manage your web privacy. Please note that disabling certain cookies may restrict your ability to use Scope’s website.

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