Cookie Policy | The Hospice of St. Francis

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website.

What is a cookie?

A 'cookie' is a name for a small text file, which, if accepted, is downloaded onto your device when you visit our website. Cookies are used to distinguish you from other website users.

When you first visited our website, you will have been presented with the option to accept or decline certain cookies. You can change your cookie preferences any time by visiting our cookie control widget and toggling 'On' or 'Off'.

Some cookies are essential and cannot be turned off. These cookies are listed as ‘Necessary' and are listed below. If you choose not to accept some or all our cookies, then we will only store these Necessary' Cookies.

Types of cookies we use.

We use the following categories of cookies:

  • Necessary Cookies
    These are essential for you to be able to use our websites or use certain features: for example, storing items added to your basket, or providing website security. You cannot switch off ‘Necessary’ cookies.

  • Analytics
    Analytical cookies help us to improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. These cookies collect information about what pages you visited on our website and allow us to measure and improve the performance of our website by calculating the number of visitors we receive and from what traffic sources they came from. You can switch these cookies off by changing your preferences in cookie control widget; however, some features of our website may not be as effective or work in the intended manner if you do.

  • Marketing
    We use marketing cookies to help enhance the relevancy of advertising campaigns you receive. These cookies are used to display appropriate advertising to you across the internet and many social media platforms. They also enable us to assess the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns by letting us know when certain actions have been taken by visitors. We may also use these cookies to identify other people with similar interests to yours so that our adverts can be shown to them too. You may switch these cookies off by changing your preferences in our cookie control widget.

How do I manage my cookie settings?

You can change your cookie preferences by visiting the cookie control widget and adjusting the toggles to 'On' or 'Off'. You can also change your cookie settings in your web browser. The “Help” menu in the toolbar of most web browsers will tell you how to change your browser’s cookie settings, including how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable cookies altogether.

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