Cookie Policy

Cookies Policy

This website (“the Website“) is operated by The Mission to Seafarers (“MTSF“), a Registered Charity in England, Wales and Scotland (Registered Charity No: 1123613, Registered Charity (Scotland) No: SCO41938). MTSF is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales (Number: 6220240) with the registered address of St Michael Paternoster Royal, College Hill, London, EC4R 2RL.

Any user of the Website (“User“) should note the below policy on Cookies.

Generally

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers which contains information. As a User, you will provide consent (by agreeing to the initial cookie “pop up” banner which appears on accessing the website (“the Banner”)) to this information being transferred onto and stored on a user’s computer’s hard drive by its browser.

Cookies enable the Website to distinguish between Users. This helps MTSF provide Users with an enhanced experience when browsing the Website and also allows MTSF to improve the Website.

Cookies used by MTSF

The Website uses the following cookies:

a) Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies which are required for the operation of the Website. They include, for example, cookies that enable Users to log into secure areas of the Website.

b) Analytical/performance cookies

These allow MTSF to recognise and count the number of Users and to see how each User navigates the Website. This enables MTSF to improve the operation of the Website, for example, by ensuring that Users are easily able to find the content they are looking for.

c) Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise Users on return to the Website. This enables MTSF to personalise Website content for Users, for example by recording User preferences.

d) Targeting cookies

These cookies record the visits of Users to the Website, including the pages visited and links followed. MTSF uses this information to tailor both the Website and the advertising displayed on it to the particular interests of Users. MTSF may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

Third Party Cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services such as web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which MTSF has no control. These cookies are likely to be either analytical/performance or targeting cookies.

Disabling Cookies

Users may choose to either reject the use of cookies on the Website by using the Banner, or block cookies by activating the browser setting which allows Users to refuse the settings of all or some cookies.

Users should note that if the browser settings are used to block all cookies (including essential cookies), access to all or parts of the Website may be restricted or not function as expected.

Expiration of Cookies

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 2 years.

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