What are cookies?

Most websites use cookies so they can remember you. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server. Only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie.

‘Session cookies’ remember you for the length of a single visit. ‘Persistent cookies’ will remember when you return to a site.

Each cookie is unique to your web browser. It will contain some anonymous information such as a unique identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It allows a website to remember things like your preferences or the last treasure you viewed.

How does Autistica use cookies?

We use cookies to optimise the online experience of our visitors and to better understand how our site is used. Cookies may tell us, for example, whether you have visited our site before and what pages you viewed during your visit. 

We use the following cookies:

  • Secure Cookies by Blackbaud – used by Blackbaud Hosting for the Payment & Donations Systems, these expire at the end of the Session.
  • Cookies by Google – Used by Google Analytics, these expire after 24 hours

How do I control and delete cookies?

If you are concerned about using cookies, you can set your browser’s privacy settings to ‘high’. This setting will block cookies that collect personal information without your explicit consent while allowing you to fully enjoy the features of the websites.

Depending on your web browser, you may also be able to block or delete specific cookies using browser tools or settings.