BBC Children in Need Shop Cookies Policy
are bits of data which are stored in your computer or mobile device when you
visit a website. They’re widely used to
make websites work, or work more effectively, as well as to provide information
to the owners of the website and anybody else who the owner allows to use
cookies on the website.
used and how to turn off cookies. It
also tells you about any other tracking technologies which are used on our shop
website (for ease we’ll call them all ‘cookies’).
website wouldn't work properly without some cookies. These
are called "strictly necessary cookies". They're always on when you
visit our shop website and the law allows us to set these cookies without your
consent – you can still block them, but our shop website won't work properly if
you do. We don’t use any other type of
cookies on our shop website.
can find more information about the cookies we use on our shop website below. Our shop website contains links to other
websites, such as PayPal and Stripe to process payments for things you buy or
partners set – please read our partners' cookie policies to see how they use
cookies and use information about you when you visit their sites – to make this
easier for you, we have included links to their cookie and privacy policies in
can find more information about any cookies or other tracking technologies
which are used on the PayPal site here and how PayPal
uses your information here.
Information about Cookies: What are cookies and tracking technologies?
are bits of data which are stored in your computer or mobile device when you visit
a website. They’re widely used to make
websites work, or work more effectively, as well as to provide information to
the owners of the website. There are
lots of different types of cookies which you can read about here.
When you are
on our website these cookies are set by us and only our website can read
them. Where we use first party cookies
on our websites, you'll see in our cookies policy after the question 'who
sets this cookie', we say 'We do'.
are set by someone other than us. Some of our web pages may also contain
content from other sites, which may set their own cookies. If you share a link to our page, the
service you share it on (for example, Facebook) may set a cookie on your
browser. We have no control over third-party cookies - you can turn them off,
but not through us. To help you with this, we have included links to the
tools which each third party provides to manage their cookies and the
information which they collect about you using cookies when you visit our
website and other websites.
websites use third party cookies, we've confirmed the organisation which sets
it, provided a description of what it does/why it is used and provided a link
tracking technology and ways in which you can manage their cookies.
only last as long as your online session, and disappear from your computer or
device when you close your browser.
Strictly necessary cookies
use advertising networks to show you specially targeted adverts when you visit
different websites. These networks may also be able to track your browsing
across different sites and different devices that you use. We don’t allow
advertising networks to display advertisements which appear when you browse our
shop website nor do we permit them to set cookies on our shop website which
recognise you/your computer when you visit our shop website and which can
track you/your device across other websites.
Other tracking technologies
use things like web beacons, clear GIFs, page tags and web bugs to understand
how people are using them and to target advertising to them. They usually take the form of a small,
transparent image that is embedded in a web page or email. They work with
cookies and capture data like your IP address, when you viewed the page or
email, what device you were using and where you were. We do not currently use any other tracking
technologies on our shop website. PayPal use software scripts to power their
payment processing platform.
Information about how to control
what cookies are set: How do I control my cookies and tracking?
How can I
stop my web browser tracking my info?
change your web browser’s settings so it will tell you when cookies get sent to
for more information. Your operating system may also provide you
with options to provide you with cookies alerts and to block and delete cookies
and to stop organisations from tracking the websites you view on different
devices that you use.
How do web
browsers track my info?
various technical tools to identify your computer(s), the websites you visit
and the e-mails you open using your computer(s), including:
Not Track” (DNT) setting
internet browsers and operating systems have a 'DNT' setting. This sends a
signal to websites asking them not to track your browsing but not all websites
will accept your requests. Currently, our
shop website does not accept DNT signals.
avoid web beacons and other tracking technologies
normally stop cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies working by
switching off cookies in your browser. There are also browser add-ons and
extensions that specifically block web beacons.
To avoid web beacons in emails, you can turn off images in your email
service. Check your email’s Help section to find out how.
turn off cookies and tracking
only use strictly necessary cookies on our shop website they're always on when
you visit and the law allows us to set these cookies without your consent – you
can still block them, but our shop website won't work properly if you do. We don’t use any other type of cookies on our
partners that we actively work with, you will find more information and opt-out
tools for third party cookies in our policy below. If third-party cookies are disabled on your
browser, some features on our shop website may not work quite as you'd expect
and you may experience problems with our shop website.
out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your
computer and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
Third Party Cookies You may be able to opt out of third party
cookies which are used on our shop website either by changing your browser and
operating system settings, using their online cookie management tools. However as we only use strictly necessary cookies
our shop website won't work properly if you do.
You can find more information
and the information which is shared with them when cookies are installed and
how you can manage their cookies by clicking on the links which you will see
below and elsewhere in this policy:
Preferences & More Information
owns and operates the Microsoft Azure platform which helps to power our shop website.
Our BBCchildreinneedshop.co.uk shop website uses
these cookies and tracking technologies:
name and purpose
Who sets this cookie?
How long does this cookie last for?
ASP.NET: This cookie helps you use functions such as the online shop by
enabling us to identify your visit between page loads.
Each time you close your
browser - session
__AntiXsrfToken - ASP.NET:
This cookie is used to protect the application from Cross-Site Request
Each time you close your
ARRAfinity - Microsoft
Azure: This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud
platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page
requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session
Each time you close your
browser – session
cart - Application: This
cookie tracks the items the user has added to their basket.
24 hours - Persistent
Transaction - Application:
This cookie is created on completion of PayPal check out and holds a unique
24 hours - Persistent
Application: This cookie holds transaction information to display on the
thank you page, it is created after the user completed the order confirmation
3 minutes - Persistent
donation - Application:
This cookie is created if a user adds a donation to their order and holds the
24 hours - Persistent
Our BBC Children in Need Shop payment & donation
When you make a payment using PayPal though our
shop website, you will be taken to a PayPal operated site (and relevant
information from our shop website will be transferred to the PayPal site e.g.
the price of the goods which you are paying for or the donation you wish to
make). You can find more information
about any cookies or other tracking technologies which are used on the PayPal site
here and how PayPal uses your information here. When you
make a payment using a credit or debit card through the BBC Children in Need
shop website our payment provider is Stripe. You can find more information
about any cookies which are used by Stripe here and how Stripe uses your information here.
Our BBC Children in Need website
Our main BBC
Children in Need website uses different cookies to our shop website and you
will find more information about the cookies we use on our main website here.
Links to social media
Our shop website
includes links to social media websites (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and
Instagram) which are operated by third parties. If you access social media
websites using the links, each website will set cookies and will have its own
cookies which they use on their sites, but you can find more information about
the cookies used by these websites on the links below:
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