Cookies do not provide us with access to your computer or any information about you, other than that which you choose to share with us.
Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your browser when you visit a website. Cookies contain information about the use of your device but do not hold any personal information about you (such as your name). Most web pages contain elements from multiple web domains so when you visit https://durrell.org, your browser may receive cookies from several sources. This includes third parties that we have contracted to provide services on our behalf, such as site analytics or ad targeting.
Session cookies are deleted automatically when you close your browser and persistent cookies remain on your device after the browser is closed (for example to remember your user preferences when you return to the site).
The option to disable cookies is usually found in your browser’s Options, Settings, or Preferences menu, but you may find below links to the most popular browser methodologies:
For cookies that track activity in connection with targeting advertising, you can opt-out of third party targeting cookies on the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance consumer choice page http://youronlinechoices.eu or the Digital Advertising Alliance’s consumer choice page http://optout.aboutads.info or the Network Advertising Initiative’s consumer choice page http://optout.networkadvertising.org.
After your initial visit to the Website we may change the cookies we use. Our cookies policy will always allow you to know who is placing cookies, for what purpose and give you the means to disable them so you should check it from time to time.
What types of cookies do we use?
We describe the categories of cookies that we use below:
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential to enabling your use of our website and its features. Without these cookies, services we would provide (such as permitting log-in into the service) cannot be provided.
These cookies improve your experience by enabling as well as enabling certain features like tracking progress on our videos and purchasing paths. In some cases, they may be associated with personal data.
Analytics / Performance Cookies
These cookies help us learn how well our website and services are performing. We use these cookies to understand, improve, and research our services available via our website.
For example, we may use these types of cookies in HTML-based emails to let us know which emails have been opened by recipients. This allows us to gauge the effectiveness of certain communications and the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.
Targeting or Advertising Cookies
These cookies collect information about the browsing habits associated with your device and are used to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. Third parties provide these services in return for recognising that you (or more accurately your device has) have visited a certain website. These third parties put down advertising cookies both when you visit our Website and when you use their services and navigate away from our Website. Their privacy practices are set out here
Our emails may contain a single, campaign-unique web beacon pixel to tell us whether our emails are opened and verify any clicks through to links within the email. We may use this information for purposes including determining which of our emails are more interesting to you, to query whether users who do not open our emails wish to continue receiving them. The pixel will be deleted when you delete the email. If you do not wish the pixel to be downloaded to your device, you should select to receive emails from us in plain text rather than HTML.
Use of IP addresses and web logs
We may also use your IP address and browser type to help diagnose problems with our server, to administer our Website and to improve the service we offer to you. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on the internet. Your IP address might also be used to gather broad demographic information.
Do Not Track
We are monitoring the development of a Do Not Track standard by the World Wide Web Consortium, however at present, Durrell does not assign any meaning to potential Do Not Track signals.
You can opt-out to the creation of a user profile, Hotjar’s storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
If you enter your details onto one of our online forms, and you don’t ‘send’ or ‘submit’ the form, we may automatically contact you via email to see if we can help with any problems you may be experiencing with the form or our websites.