Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

The Rufford Foundation uses Cookies on its website for the purpose of collecting analytic data about site visits and to enable the accounts facility for visitors using the online application system.

The following cookies may be placed on your computer when visiting the Rufford Foundation’s site:

Cookie name Purpose Duration 3rd party privacy notice / further informationi
_ga, _gid, __utma These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website and are set by the Google Analytics service. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited. 2 years from set/update
sessionid, csrftoken Session Cookies. These cookies allow us to provide you with login account services when using the Rufford Foundation websites. 2 weeks from set/update

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Please be aware that disabling cookies may cause some features on the website to stop working.