What are cookies?
You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
1. To let you do things on our website – for example, while you are applying to a training or making a donation, cookies remember your details and where you are in the process from page to page.
2. To improve your experience of our website – for example, to hide a form if you’ve already seen it, or to prevent you having to re-enter your details when you have already done so.
3. To collect anonymous statistics – the information collected by cookies enables us to improve the website through usage figures and patterns. For example, it’s really useful for us to be able to see which programmes are the most popular and how people are interacting with them.
4. Social media – if you use Twitter or Facebook, cookies can help smooth the sharing process between our site and your online feeds.
5. To measure how cost-effective our advertising is – as a non-profit organisation, we need to watch our advertising spend carefully. Cookies are used to help us see how many people who click our adverts go on to do something further (for example, applying to attend a training or making a donation).
The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why.
|Name of cookie||Owner||Purpose for the cookie||Duration|
|User identification||Campaign Bootcamp||These are used to identify and authenticate the user during website use and between sessions on the website, for example to automatically fill forms. User activity is linked to one record in the database. They also contain technical data of the user’s session, such as connection timeouts.||Session i.e. the cookie expires at the end of the session when you close your browser|
|Wordpress||Campaign Bootcamp||Recognises users and provides secure log-in to our website and associated systems. This is mainly used by our staff and contributors.||Session|
|Facebook cookies allow us to track the website activity of visitors from our Facebook pages and ensure that our social media activity is effective. For more information about Facebook’s cookies, click here.||Persistent|
|Google remarketing||This tool allows us to track the activity of website visitors, including the content they are interested in. This allows us to reach out to them, with relevant content, enabling us to spend our marketing budget more efficiently.||Persistent|
|Lightspeed cache||Lightspeed Technologies||This tool makes our site faster for you to use, by reducing the time it takes to load the website.||Persistent|
|Wordfence||Wordfence||Wordfence is a firewall which helps us keep our website safe by detecting and blocking attempts to hack, or interfere with our website.||Persistent|
Turning cookies off
If you do not wish to receive cookies through our Site, you may refuse them or alternatively delete cookies that have already been placed. Internet browsers normally accept cookies by default. However, most browsers let you turn off either all or third party cookies. What you are able to do depends on which operating system and browser you are using.
Cookie preferences are usually found in the options, settings or preferences menus of your browser or mobile device.
Click on the links below to find out how to change your cookie settings in:
You may opt-out of Google’s analytics cookies by visiting Google’s opt-out page – https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Campaign Bootcamp is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. We believe you have the right to privacy on the web. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1. What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal data:
(a) information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
(b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any contribution you make to us;
(c) information that you provide to us for the purpose of registering with us e.g. your email address and other personal information when you sign up;
(d) information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, email notifications and/or newsletters; and
(e) any other information that you choose to send to us.
The Campaign Bootcamp website uses “cookies” to help personalise your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.
3. How will we use your personal data?
We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website;
(d) send statements and receipts to you, and collect payments from you;
(e) send you general (non-marketing) communications;
(f) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
(g) send you marketing and fundraising communications relating to Campaign Bootcamp and our campaigns, which we think may be of interest to you;
(h) provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user; and
(i) deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website
(j) assess and award you a scholarship to attend one of our programmes. This may include sharing your application with our funders for their approval.
Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you grant to us.
We will not sell, rent or share your personal data with third party organisations.
We have a refund policy in case you make a donation in error. If you contact us within 7 days of making the donation we will return it to you within 40 days without charge.
5. Other disclosures
6. Security of your personal data
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. You are responsible for keeping your user details confidential.
7. Policy amendments
8. Your rights
On receipt of proof of identity and a written request you may have a copy of any information that we hold about you. Please e-mail [email protected]
9. Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
You may unsubscribe from Campaign Bootcamp at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email we send.