What are cookies?
A cookie is a small piece of information stored in a text file on your device when you visit a website. A cookie records your preferences when using a particular site, ensuring that you are not shown the same information and/or are only shown information you have stated that you are interested in. For more information about cookies visit the All About Cookies.org website.
How to Manage Cookies
Most popular web browsers allow you to control cookies. You can set your browser to accept or reject particular cookies, please visit the ICO Cookies website for details of how to control or remove cookies using different browsers. If you remove cookies from your device there may be some deterioration in the service you receive.
We use Google Analytics to measure the use of our websites.
- which pages are visited
- what source/medium the user visited us from
- how long users spend on each page to measure whether our content is being read
- approximate geographical location of users to determine the reach of our work
- what devices and networks are accessing our content so we can improve our design and performance of our website
- counting downloads and interactions on web pages.
We do not use any Remarketing or Advertising Reporting features like Demographics and Interest Reports. There is no personally identifying data stored within Google Analytics.
Google Analytics Cookies
Third party cookies
On PON websites
We embed content and code from other third party services. These websites may set their own cookies, use their own analytics and track your usage or customise content provided to you. Please check the relevant third party websites for more detail. These include:
- SoundCloud – Cookies policy
These are where you may be using PON services but are not on a PON website.
If you subscribe to our email mailing list you will be accessing MailChimp. MailChimp will use web beacons, pixels (or “clear gifs””) and other tracking technologies. This is used by PON to determine whether emails have been opened and links clicked on to determine the effectiveness of campaigns. You can unsubscribe from the mailing list by following the link in the email.
If you book an event organised by the PON you will usually be accessing the Eventbrite website
If you take a survey you will be accessing the SurveyMonkey website