Pancreatic Cancer UK Cookies Policy
What Is a Cookie?
A cookie, is a simple text file sent from a website and
stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing
the site. It typically contains two pieces of information: a site
name and unique user ID. The information the cookie contains
is set by the server and it can be used by that server whenever the
user visits the site. Essentially it is like your internet
identification card, telling us a web site when you, the user, has
returned and how you navigate through our site.
They cannot be used to identify you personally and cannot gather
any personal information about you from your machine. Additionally,
cookies are not software, cannot carry viruses, and cannot install malware on your computer.
How are Cookies used on the Pancreatic Cancer UK website?
We only use certain essential cookies which are needed to enable
the provision of our website's core services, which are:
- To provide expert, personalised support and information to
those affected by a pancreatic cancer diagnosis
- To raise funds for pancreatic cancer research
- To inform supporters and our communities of fundraising
- To campaign to double five year pancreatic cancer survival
- Counting the number of visitors to our website and seeing the
journeys visitors make as they move around it. This information
helps us improve the layout of our website and make information
quicker and easier for you to find.
- Measuring how many people are using services, so they can be
made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are
If the settings on your software that you are using to view this
website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this,
and your continued use of our website, to mean that we have your
consent. You can still view some of our website without cookies
(please see below) but the functionality of the site is often
reduced without them.
How to Turn Off Cookies
How to turn off cookies in Internet
- In Internet Explorer, click Internet Options on
the Tools menu, and then click
the Security tab.
- Click the Web content zone you want, and then click Custom
- Under Cookies, click the options you want, click OK,
and then click OK.
How to turn off cookies in
- At the top of the Firefox window, click on
the Firefox button and then select Options
- Select the Privacy panel.
- Set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for
- Check mark Accept cookies from
sites to enable Cookies, and uncheck it to disable
- If you are troubleshooting problems with cookies, make
sure Accept third party cookies is also
check marked. For more information, see
Disable third-party cookies in Firefox to stop some types of
tracking by advertisers.
- Choose how long cookies are allowed to be stored:
- Keep until: they expire: Each cookie will
be removed when it reaches its expiration date, which is set by the
site that sent the cookie.
- Keep until: I close Firefox: The cookies
that are stored on your computer will be removed when Firefox is
- Keep until: ask me every time: Displays
an alert every time a website tries to send a cookie, and asks you
whether or not you want to store it.
- Click OK to close the Options window
How to turn off cookies in
1. Click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
2. Select Settings.
3. Click Show advanced settings.
4. In the "Privacy" section, click the Content
5. In the "Cookies" section, you can change the following cookies
Block cookies by default
Allow cookies by default
Keep cookies and site data by default until you quit your
Make exceptions for cookies from specific websites or domains
For more information about cookies and EU regulations, please
visit the following websites: