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Introduction

This Cookie Policy is to provide information on how The Elders collects, processes, stores and manages personal data and the mechanisms used on our website to collect key data items to support system performance and analytics.

For the purposes of this privacy policy, Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is defined within the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as any data relating to a living individual which allows the individual to be identified, whether from the data alone, or in combination with other information.

The protection and privacy of the data we process is of the upmost importance and in both a capacity as a Data Controller and as a Data Processor we are constantly striving to maintain and improve our commitment to data security and privacy. 

 

Visitors to our website

 

When anyone visits The Elders’ website, we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns.  We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site.

 

We do not make any attempt to find out the personal identities of those visiting our website.  We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. 

 

If this changes and we do wish to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be open and transparent about this.  We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

 

Cookies

 

We use cookies to help us improve the performance of our website and understand webpage traffic in order to improve our website and overall customer experience, the cookies used are split into two categories, which are described below;

 

First Party Cookies

 

First party cookies are cookies that are set by the site itself and can only be read by the site provider.  They are commonly used for the functionality of the site and The Elders use the following;

 

 

Local Cookies - https://theelders.org/

 

 

Third Party Request Cookies

 

These are requests that are made from a user to an external service.  Despite the fact that these requests don't set any cookies, they can still transfer privacy information to third parties.  Google Analytics for example works through third party requests.  The Elders use the following on our website;

 

 

Third Party Cookies

 

VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE (-wTO92RZvqA) https://www.youtube.com/ad_data_204

 

Youtube cookies are present as a result of the embedding of youtube videos around the site. These cookies are collected to inform Youtube of the view counts and capture user engagement. Further information on Youtube cookies as well as instructions on how to opt out can be found here: https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/

 

The main purpose of this cookie is: Performance analytics

 

Pixel Tags

We use both Facebook and Twitter pixel tags on our website. Pixel tags are used to track conversion from social media to our website. This helps us analyse the effectiveness of our advertising by understanding the actions people take on our website. Find out more about Facebook Pixels and Twitter Pixels

 

 

Disable Cookies

 

You can decide if you want to accept cookies by changing the settings on your computer.  Please see here.

 

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Complaints or queries

 

We take the collection and processing of personal data very seriously and encourage individuals and/or organisations to bring to our attention any aspect of our operations that they feel collects or processes personal data in an unfair, misleading or inappropriate way.

 

This privacy notice is written to provide clarity and ensure our key internet facing processing activities are clear and understood.  It does not provide all aspects of processing and use of personal data.

 

For any complaints, queries of requests for information please contact the Data Lead at The Elders at Mark.Hilton@theelders.org

 

Data Locations

 

The Elders may sometimes process your data outside the European Economic Area (EEA), when this is process takes place we will ensure that this is done in accordance with the appropriate legislative requirements.

 

Document Revisions

 

It is our aim to review this policy on an annual basis, this may be reviewed sooner if changes are made and it constitutes a revision.

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