Cookies

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 better, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. A cookie often contains a unique number, which can be used to recognise your computer when a user of your computer returns to a website that it visited previously.

You can read our privacy policy for more information about how we process personal data.

Essential cookies

Essential cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like:

  • access to secure areas of the website and logins
  • anonymised basic analytics (eg. Google analytics)
  • Your choice whether you consented to save non-essential cookies or not

The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Cookie name Provider Expiry Purpose
__stripe_mid Stripe 1 year This cookie is necessary for making credit card transactions on the website. The service is provided by Stripe.com which allows online transactions without storing any credit card information.
__stripe_sid Stripe 1 year This cookie is necessary for making credit card transactions on the website. The service is provided by Stripe.com which allows online transactions without storing any credit card information.
m Stripe 2 years Determines the device used to access the website. This allows the website to be formatted accordingly
_grecaptcha google.com (Recaptcha) Persistent This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website
_GRECAPTCHA google.com (Recaptcha) 179 days This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website
rc::a google.com (Recaptcha) Persistent This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website.
rc::b google.com (Recaptcha) Session This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.
rc::c google.com (Recaptcha) Session This cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots
_ga_ google.com (Anonymous analytics) 2 years Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
_gat google.com (Anonymous analytics) 1 day Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate
_gid google.com (Anonymous analytics) 1 day Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
collect google.com (Anonymous analytics) Session Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
CookieConsent Oxfam.org 1 year Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain
Drupal.country-code Oxfam.org Session  

Non-essential cookies

Non-essential cookies are those which add features to the site, but aren't considered necessary for the site to work, such as:

  • Bot detection (eg. captchas, commerce)
  • Non-anonymised analytics
  • Complex tracking (eg. Hotjar, doubleclick)
Cookie name Provider Expiry Purpose
CONSENT google.com (youtube.com) 195 months Used to detect if the visitor has accepted the marketing category in the cookie banner. This cookie is necessary for GDPR-compliance of the website.
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE google.com (youtube.com) 179 days Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.
YSC google.com (youtube.com) Session Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen
NID google.com (Ads via maps) 6 months Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.
usbl.#.c.# Usabilla Persistent  

 

Analytics Cookies

We'd like to set Google Analytics cookies to help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on how you use it. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone.

We use google analytics to track the performance of the website. It helps us monitor the website's traffic by to collecting information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.The specific metrics we get information on are:

 

Users. A user is a unique or new visitor to the website.

Bounce rate. The percentage of visitors who viewed only a single page. These visitors only triggered a single request to the Google Analytics server.

Sessions. The group of visitor interactions that happen in a 30-minute window of activity.

Average session duration. How long on average each visitor stays on the site.

Percentage of new sessions. The percentage of website visits that are first-time visits.

Pages per session. The average number of page views per each session.

Goal completions. The number of times visitors complete a specified, desirable action. This is also known as a conversion.

Page views. Total number of pages viewed.