Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

A “cookie” is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from the V Foundation’s web server and is stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are used to collect non-identifying information about the user, such as Web surfing behavior or user preferences for a specific website. V Foundation uses two different types of cookies — session-based and persistent cookies. Session-based cookies expire at the end of a browser session and terminate once you close your browser. Persistent cookies remain on your computer until you remove them. Persistent cookies are used to provide website analytics. You can manually delete all cookies, including persistent ones, within your browser privacy settings menu.

Website statistics analytics

This website is enabled with one or more add-on Google service, such as Google Analytics or another Google service. As such, this website will collect information consistent with the terms of Google's Privacy Policy which could include but is not limited to the collection of device-specific information, log information, location information and cookie-related information as described in the Google Privacy Policy. Because this website is enabled with one or more add-on Google services, Google will have access to and may use Google Services Collected Information that is collected by this website and may use such information to improve Google's services. The V Foundation will use such information, to the extent available such as by way of Google Analytics, to better understand use of the website and topics of interest to V Foundation supporters and may adjust their marketing practices to better target information based on such information and usage.

Third party cookies

You may notice some cookies that are not related to the V Foundation’s website. Some of our pages contain embedded content such as Youtube video or AddThis sharing widgets. The V Foundation does not govern the publication of 3rd party cookies. To understand more about their cookies and privacy statements, please visit the relevant sites.

Some of our cookies will remind you about our work and how you can help after you have left the website. These are the targeting/advertising cookies we use. It is a useful tool for us to keep public awareness of our campaigns and how they can be supported.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your PC it is possible to disable this function without affecting your navigation around the site.

How do you disable cookies?

If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer and you wish to block the V Foundation’s website cookies, you can perform the following:

  1. On your browser tools menu, select 'Internet Options'
  2. Click on the 'Privacy' tab and then on the 'Sites' button
  3. Type into the 'Address of website' field:
  4. www.jimmyv.org
  5. Click on the 'Block' button
  6. Click on the OK button

Other browsers:

Other browsers have similar cookie management abilities in their preferences settings, please refer to your browser's 'Help' facility.

Find more detailed information on disabling cookies from aboutcookies.org.