Joe’s Buddy Line (the “Charity”)
1. What are cookies?
1.1 A cookie is a small text file placed on the browser of the computer, tablet or mobile phone (“Device”) of a user when they enter a website, in order to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information (“Cookie”). Cookies are generated by the web server that operates the particular website, and can be used by that server as a method of identification whenever you visit the website.
1.2 The Charity’s Cookies cannot harm your Device.
1.3 The Charity does not store any personally identifiable information about you, the user, on any of the Charity’s Cookies.
1.4 You have the option to adjust settings on your Device to prevent the acceptance of Cookies by your browser. The below websites guide users on how to adjust their Device settings accordingly.
1.5 For further information, visit aboutcookies.org and allaboutcookies.org. For guidance on how to adjust Device settings in order to reject Cookies from a Device browser, select the link that corresponds with the relevant browser: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, iPhone/iPad Safari, Opera.
2. Cookies on the Charity Website
2.1 This website (joesbuddyline.org) (the “Charity Website”) uses two types of Cookie, which may include (as applicable) session cookies, persistent cookies, cookies used to remember goods that a user wishes to purchase (eCommerce cookies), WooCommerce cookies, Mailchimp cookies, Hu Consent cookies and cache cookies:
(a) Cookies set by the Charity (the “Charity Cookies”); and
(b) Cookies set by third parties (other parties and services, including Google Analytics) (the “Third Party Cookies”).
2.2 The Charity Cookies enable the Charity to keep the user signed into their account throughout their visit (where applicable to educational and volunteer profiles) and tailor the information displayed on the website to their preferences.
2.3 The Third Party Cookies help the Charity to analyse how users are using the Charity Website in order to improve it for future users.
2.4 Cookies are also used by the Charity to integrate content with social networks and third party services, such as Facebook, Instagram and Vevo.
2.5 Google Analytics:
(i) The Charity Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google plc (“Google”).
(iii) The anonymous tracking information generated by the Cookies about the user’s use of the website (including their IP address) (the “Information”) is transmitted and stored by Google on servers in the USA.
(iv) Google uses the Information for the purpose of evaluating the user’s use of the Charity Website, compiling reports on Charity Website activity for the Charity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage.
(v) Google may transfer the Information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf.
(vi) Google will not associate the user’s IP address with any other data held by Google.
(viii) By using the Charity Website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
(ix) To opt out of Google Analytics, visit tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
3. Cookies on third party websites
3.1 When a user selects a product or a service on the Charity Website, the user may be redirected to an external website to view the service (including but not limited to embedded Vevo videos and merchandise bought on eBay).