Protecting your online privacy
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files containing a string of characters stored on your computer or mobile device. These files uniquely identify your browser or device.
Cookies allow a site or service to know if your computer or device has visited that site or service before. Cookies can help understand how people use the site or service. They can help navigate between pages, remember preferences, and improve your browsing experience. Cookies can also help ensure marketing you see online is more relevant to you and your interests.
What types of cookies do we use?
The four most common categories of cookies are: “Strictly Necessary”, “Performance”, “Functionality”, and “Targeting”. We only use strictly necessary cookies on the site.
You can find out more about each cookie category below.
Strictly Necessary Cookies. These cookies are essential. They enable you to move around the site or service and use its features, such as accessing logged in or secure areas.
Functionality Cookies. These cookies allow us to remember how you’re logged in, when you logged in or out, the state or history of Service tools you’ve used. These cookies also allow us to tailor the site to provide enhanced features and content for you. They can also remember how you’ve customised the site in other ways. The information these cookies collect may be anonymous. They are not used to track your browsing activity on other sites or services.
Targeting Cookies. These cookies can remember that your device has visited a site or service. They may also be able to track your device’s browsing activity on other sites or services. This information may be shared with other organisations, such as advertisers or advertising networks.
How long will cookies stay on my device?
The length of time a cookie stays on your computer or mobile device depends on whether it is a “persistent” or “session” cookie. Session cookies will only stay on your device until you stop browsing. Persistent cookies stay on your computer or mobile device until they expire or are deleted.
Cookies we use
These are the cookies we use on our website, and why we use them.
First and third party cookies
First-party cookies are cookies that belong to Beyond First Aid. Third-party cookies may be placed on your device by someone providing a service for Beyond First Aid. For example, this could be to help us understand how our site is being used.
Strictly necessary cookies
We use the following essential cookies.
How to control and delete cookies
The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. If you set your browser to disable cookies you may not be able to access certain parts of our site. Also, other parts of our site may not work properly.
For more information, we suggest consulting the Help section of your browser. You can also look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.