Cookie policy

This website (https://tech-trust.org) is run by Tech Trust, which is a UK-registered charity that also runs tt-exchange, tt-mail, tt-marketplace and Charity Digital News.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. It is generated by a web server (which is basically the computer that operates a website) and can be used by that server whenever the user visits the site. A cookie can be thought of as an internet user’s identification card, which tells a website when the user has returned.

Our cookies can’t harm your computer and we don’t store any personally identifiable information about you on any of our cookies.

For further information visit aboutcookies.org or allaboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and these websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser.

Why do we use cookies on this site?

This website uses two types of cookies: cookies set by Tech Trust and cookies set by third parties (i.e. other websites or services).

Tech Trust’s cookies enable us to keep you signed into your account throughout your visit and to tailor the information displayed on the site to your preferences, such as showing coupon codes to validated organisations.

We also use third party cookies to help us analyse how people are using our site’s features to improve it for future users. Beyond that, we also use cookies to integrate content with our social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.

If you would like more information about the cookies we use, as well as details on how to opt-out, please see below.

What cookies do we use on this site?

Below is a list of the main cookies set by this website and what each is used for:

Google Analytics This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer to help the website analyse how visitors use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the USA. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

To opt out of Google Analytics please go to the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout

 

Hotjar Hotjar cookies are used to remember whether you have taken part in a survey or poll and track your use of the website.

To opt out of Hotjar, please go to the following link: https://www.hotjar.com/opt-out

 

Twitter If you use a ‘Tweet’ link on marketplace.tech-trust.org to share content on twitter, twitter sets a cookie to remember that you’ve already shared this information.

To reject or delete these cookies: http://twitter.com/privacy

 

Google+ If you use a ‘+1’ link on marketplace.tech-trust.org to share content on Google +, Google sets a cookie to remember that you’ve already shared this information.

To reject or delete these cookies: http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en/policies/privacy

 

Facebook If you use a ‘like’ or ‘send’ link on marketplace.tech-trust.org to share content on Facebook, Facebook sets a cookie to remember that you’ve already shared this information.

To reject or delete these cookies: http://www.facebook.com/about/privacy

 

Facebook Custom Audience This is a feature that enables Tech Trust to capture anonymised data from individuals who are registered users of both Tech Trust and Facebook. This data is transmitted and stored by Facebook’s servers in the USA. This data captures information about your browsing history and patterns through the Tech Trust website. When you browse the Tech Trust website and then visit your Facebook account, your browsing history on the Tech Trust website shall be used to provide you with suitable targeted advertising on your Facebook page. This data is stored for 180 days; if you do not visit the Tech Trust website for 180 days such data shall be removed unless you revisit the Tech Trust website during this time.

 

Doubleclick Doubleclick ‘Spotlight Tags’ report on the success of marketing campaigns for Tech Trust.

To reject or delete these cookies: http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx

 

Cookies on third-party sites

When you click on a product or a service on marketplace.tech-trust.org, you’ll often be redirected to an external site to complete your purchase. These external sites may use cookies, which will not be included in the lists above.

 

This privacy policy was last updated 24th April 2018.