Cookies

Our Cookie Policy:

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

  • enabling a service to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task

  • analysing anonymised data to help us understand how people interact with our website so we can make it better

  • measuring how many people are using services, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast

You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them through Internet browser cookies - what they are and how to manage them

Learn how to remove cookies set on your device.

First party cookies - These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

Third party cookies - These are cookies found in other companies' internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

lottery.bluecross.org.uk uses third party cookies in a few places - we've listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

We will endeavour to let you know before we store a cookie on your computer.

Cookies set by bluecross.org.uk

Name Purpose Typical content Expires
laravel_session This is a 'Session cookie' which is used to temporarily store the information which you enter when purchasing a lottery ticket from this site.  This temporary cookie stores your personal information such as your name, email, age and address. 1 hour
cookieconsent_status This cookie is used to alert users about the use of cookies on our website. IP Address, user agent, and the referring URL. This information is provided to us and every other web site that you visit on the Internet by your web browser. 1 year

 

Third party cookies

We use a number of suppliers who may also set cookies on their websites' on its behalf. lottery.bluecross.org.uk does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

Provider Name Purpose More info
Google Analytics _fbp
_ga
_gat
_gat_UA-63565154-1
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this site. The information is used to compile reports and to help improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
These cookies are used to provide insight into how visitors find and use our webpages so that we can evaluate and develop our site.
Google Privacy policy
Google AdWords _gid
1P_JAR
CONSENT
DV
ANID
NID
_gcl_au
To enable us to serve adverts on the Google Display Network based on past visits to our website, using non-personally identifiable information. Google Adwords Policy
Google Tag Manager _dc_gtm_UA-63565154-1 These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use this site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form and are used to provide insight into how visitors find and use our webpages so that we can evaluate and develop our site. Google Tag Manager Policy
Google (doubleclick.net) IDE To measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns including (but not limited to) remarketing, interest categories, similar audiences, other types of interest- based advertising, demographic and location targeting.  
LinkedIn Ad analytics BizoID
UserMatchHistory
bcookie
lang
lidc
These cookies are used to run LinkedIn ad-related products and are used also used to collect information about how visitors use this site for marketing purposes. LinkedIn Cookie Policy
Bing MUID This cookie is widely used my Microsoft as a unique user identifier. It can be set by embedded microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.

This helps us understand how our Bing campaigns perform by tracking actions on our website once ads have been clicked.
Bing Privacy Policy
Bat Bing MUIDB This cookie carries out information about how the end user uses the website and any advertising that the end user may have seen before visiting the said website.

This helps us understand how our Bing campaigns perform by tracking actions on our website once ads have been clicked.
Bing Privacy Policy
Cloudflare __cfduid This cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. Cloudflare Policy
Twitter _twitter_sess
eu_cn
guest_id
personalization_id
tfw_exp
These cookies are used for twitter conversion tracking. This helps us learn how our users have interacted with advertising served to them on Twitter.  Twitter Cookie Policy
Facebook

fr

_fbp

These cookies are used for Facebook Advertising. To enable us to serve adverts on Facebook based on past visits to our website, using non-personally identifiable information. Facebook Cookie Policy
TV Squared

_tq_id.TV-458118-1.d090

pk_uid

TV Squared collects information anonymously including the number of visitors to the site, which site or search engine they have come from and the pages they have visited. TV Squared do not collect any personally identifiable information.  
VWO _vis_opt_s
_vwo_uuid_v2
_vwo_uuid
_vwo_sn
_vwo_ds
_vis_opt_test_cookie
This cookie detects if the user is new or returning to a particular campaign This cookie is used to measure the performance of different versions of web pages. This cookie ensures a visitor always sees the same version of a page and is used to track behaviour to measure the performance of different page versions. This cookie generates a unique ID for every visitor and is used for the report segmentation. This is a session (temporary) cookie generated to detect if other required cookies are enabled on the browser of the user or not. VWO Cookie Policy

 

Other

Name Purpose
_conv_v System cookie
_conv_s System cookie

How to control and delete cookies

We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help' function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You'll see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.