Essential cookies are defined as those that are necessary in order to provide the service requested by the user. These cookies do not register any visitor data.
Non-essential cookies include third-party cookies used for the purposes of online advertising or website analytics. These will not be collected unless you provide explicit agreement when you first access the Big Society Capital website. If you agree to the use of non-essential cookies, your preference will be remembered for subsequent visits to the site.
The below explains the cookies used by Big Society Capital and why:
Cookie Consent (essential cookies)
This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on www.bigsocietycapital.com. Where a user has previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from, and the pages they visited.
r/collect - This cookie is used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. It tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
- NID - Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
- rc::c -This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.
Used by the social networking service for tracking the use of embedded services
Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third-party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers.
local_storage_support_test - This cookie is used in context with the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures.
We use Tableau to embed interactive charts and graphics into the website. Cookies are used to allow the charts to function correctly and to monitor how the charts are being used.
We use Hotjar to track and analyse user behaviour across our site to create heatmaps and click maps. This is used to optimise the website.
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We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.