Cookie notice - Barnardo’s The Charity

April 2023

What our cookies notice covers

Barnardo’s (“we”, “us” or “our”) collects certain information by automated means when you visit our website or use any of our apps, such as how many users visited our website and the pages accessed. By collecting this information, we learn how to tailor the website to our visitors. We collect this information through various means such as “cookies” and similar technologies (for example, “web beacons”) and IP addresses, as explained below. 


Cookies are bits of text that are placed on your computer’s hard drive when you visit certain websites. We may use cookies to tell us, for example, whether you have visited us before or if you are a new visitor and to help us identify site features in which you may have the greatest interest. Cookies may enhance your online experience by saving your preferences while you are visiting a particular site. Those cookies are set by us and called first party cookies. We also use third party cookies – which are cookies from a domain different than the domain of the website you are visiting. 

Web beacons 

Certain pages on our website or apps may contain “web beacons” (also known as Internet tags, pixel tags and clear GIFs). These web beacons allow third parties to obtain information such as the IP address of the device that downloaded the page on which the beacon appears, the URL of the page on which the beacon appears, the time the page containing the beacon was viewed, the type of browser used to view the page, and the information in cookies set by the third party. 

IP addresses

An IP address is a unique identifier that certain electronic devices use to identify and communicate with each other on the Internet. When you visit our website or apps, we may view the IP address of the device you use to connect to the Internet. We use this information to determine the general physical location of the device and understand from what geographic regions our website visitors come. We also may use this information to enhance our website. 

Categories of cookies and other automated technologies 

We use the following cookies and similar technologies on our website and apps:

Your choices

If you are a visitor from the United Kingdom (“UK”), you can manage your cookie preferences at any time through your web browser. Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all our website or app features. 

The following external links will explain how to manage cookies for the most common browsers: 

In addition to the browser-based controls, you can manage third party cookies by visiting and

To find out more about cookies and similar technologies, including how to see what cookies and similar technologies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit: If you access our website on your mobile device, you may not be able to control tracking technologies through the settings. 

We partner with third parties to display advertising on our website or to manage our advertising on other websites. Our third-party partners may use cookies or similar tracking technologies to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. To learn more about how to opt out of interest-based advertising, click here or Please note that you will continue to receive generic ads. 

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If you have any questions about our information practices, please contact us by email: