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Cookie Policy

We use cookies to make your experience of our website as enjoyable as possible.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, often encrypted, text files, which are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. They are used to remember useful information which allows specific functionality within the website to work, for example, recognising where you have reached within an order process, or if you’ve logged in to a site. Cookies can’t harm your computer.
For more information about cookies, please see the websites listed in the related links.

How long do cookies last?

Cookies last for different lengths of time depending on their application.
  • Session cookies are temporary cookies and are only stored until you leave the website or when you close your web browser.
  • Persistent cookies last for a fixed period, defined within the cookie, and allow the website to recognise the device again when the user returns to that website on that device.

Who sets the cookie?

  • First party cookies – these are set by the website that you are visiting and can only be read by that website.
  • Third party cookies – these are set by an organisation other than the owner of the website. This might be for website measurement, being able to watch a video on the site or for advertising.
Both first and third-party cookies are set on www.quickbox.co 

How cookies are used

On www.quickbox.co  we use cookies that perform a different variety of functions. The categorisation and definitions are based on the guide published by the International Chamber of Commerce:

Strictly necessary cookies

These types of cookies are used to make sure parts of a website work and that you can use the site efficiently, such as remembering specific information on a form when you go to another page before the form has been completed.
On www.quickbox.co  we use ‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies to:
1) Remember information you’ve entered on our join and donate forms when you navigate to different pages in a single web browser session
2) Remember correct membership or donation values when you have made a payment to us.
The cookies that we have defined as ‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies will NOT be used to:
1) Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you
2) Remember any preferences you have set beyond the current visit
If you prevent these cookies, you may not be able to use specific features on www.quickbox.co 

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to measure the performance of websites and see how websites are used.  We use ‘Performance’ cookies to improve how the website works and measure our marketing activity. Information that is collected using these cookies are aggregated and anonymous, and we are not able to identify individual users with these cookies.
On www.quickbox.co  we may use ‘Performance’ cookies to:
1) Provide aggregated statistics on how our website is used.
2) See how productive our marketing activity is (we don’t use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites).
3) Provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website. This lets our partners improve their website. We don’t allow our partners to reuse this information for further advertising.
4) Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur and also to improve the performance of the site.
5) Test different designs of the page on our website.
Cookies we have defined as ‘Performance’ cookies will NOT be used to:
1) Gather information that could be used to target you with advertising on other websites.
2) Remember any preferences you have set beyond the current visit.

Functionality cookies

These types of cookie allow websites to remember choices you make (for example, your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services on the site such as watching a video. These cookies do not track your browsing activity on other websites.
We use ‘Functionality’ cookies on www.quickbox.co  to:
1) Remember settings you’ve applied such as layout and text size.
2) Remember if you have already completed our online survey.
Cookies defined as ‘Functionality’ will NOT be used to
1) Gather information that could be used to target you with advertising on other websites.

Advertising or Targeting cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.
We use ‘Advertising’ cookies on www.quickbox.co  to:
1) Link to social networks like Facebook, who may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites.
2) Used to identify that you have visited the www.quickbox.co so that we can show you relevant adverts from the Quickbox.co.
3) Provide advertising networks with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in.

How to manage cookies

You can control how you use cookies using the settings in your web browser.