Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Cookies on our website
Shaw Trust uses the following cookies on this website, for the following purposes:
help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting.
are used to track visitors across websites. These may be used as part of digital marketing activities to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.
In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector.
In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”.
In Chrome, you can manage cookies by clicking "Settings", "Advanced", "Privacy and Security", "Content Settings" "Cookies" or by installing the Disable Cookies Extension.
In Safari select "Preferences", and then click "Privacy". In the “Block cookies” section, specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites.
Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.
AboutCookies.org (opens in new tab or window)
AllAboutCookies.org (opens in new tab or window)
A number of websites provide detailed information on cookies, including the following: