Use of cookies

Like many other sites, this site uses small files called cookies to help improve your experience.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text-only pieces of information that your browser (eg Internet Explorer or Chrome) transfers to your computer or mobile device hard disk to be used to remember custom options you choose when browsing between pages.

Each cookie is unique to your web browser. Cookies do not collect any personal data about you.

How does Victim Support use cookies?

We use cookies on the website to improve your experience in a number of different ways. These include remembering preferences when browsing such as text-only version and recording how many people have been viewing our content to help us improve the information we produce.

Different types of cookies used on this site

  • Tracking cookies – we use Google Analytics to help us identify how many people are visiting the site and what areas of the site are most popular
  • Functionality cookies – these store your preferences, such as accessibility options so the site ‘remembers’ these preferences when you navigate through the pages.
  • Third party cookies – when you share a page on a social networking site such as Twitter or Facebook the sharing tool we use, Addthis, will place a cookie on your computer or mobile device.

How do I turn cookies off?

You can control how your browser uses cookies or stop it from storing cookies.

Find out how to do this on All About Cookies

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