Youth & Policy respects the privacy of visitors to our website. As required by the UK Data Protection Acts of 1984 and 1998, we follow strict security procedures in our storage and disclosure of any information that you have given us. In order to maintain the security of your information we may request proof of identity before we are able to disclose sensitive information to you.
All information collected on this site will be kept strictly confidential and will not be sold, leased or rented to parties outside of Youth & Policy. We will not disclose your information to third parties, nor use it for other purposes, such as unsolicited mailings.
You can contact us for more information.
What information do we collect?
We collect personal information from visitors to our website through the use of online forms and every time you email us your details. We may subsequently ask you for your name, organisation and e-mail address in order to:
- send you news and information on Youth & Policy activities in the form of an e-newsletter
- deal with your enquiries, applications or requests
We also collect additional information automatically about your visit to our website. This information includes the IP address, pages accessed, date, time and further information volunteered by you. Youth & Policy uses data collected from log files for internal analysis of visitor behaviour and trends, to evaluate traffic flow (e.g. busiest times of day/week) and to assess the relative popularity of different parts of the website. We use the information we collect to monitor the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, and to help us make our site more useful to visitors. We do not share individual data or track user behaviour after you have left our site.
The information provided to Youth & Policy is saved indefinitely and may be stored on one or more databases directly maintained by us.
This website, www.youthandpolicy.org (the “Website”), is operated by Youth & Policy.
What are cookies?
Cookies are a small text files that are stored in your web browser that allows Youth & Policy or a third party to recognize you. Cookies can be used to collect, store and share bits of information about your activities across websites, including on Youth & Policy website.
Cookies might be used for the following purposes:
- To enable certain functions
- To provide analytics
- To store your preferences
- To enable ad delivery and behavioral advertising
Youth & Policy uses both session cookies and persistent cookies.
A session cookie is used to identify a particular visit to our Website. These cookies expire after a short time, or when you close your web browser after using our Website. We use these cookies to identify you during a single browsing session, such as when you log into our Website.
A persistent cookie will remain on your devices for a set period of time specified in the cookie. We use these cookies where we need to identify you over a longer period of time. For example, we would use a persistent cookie to remember if you accepted our terms when first visiting our website.
What are your cookies options?
If you don’t like the idea of cookies or certain types of cookies, you can change your browser’s settings to delete cookies that have already been set, or to not accept new cookies at all. To learn more about how to do this, visit the help pages of your web browser.
Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or do not accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.
Where can I find more information about cookies?
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