What are cookies?
Cookies are a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser. Its purpose is to remember information about you. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Youthworks Websites or a third party to recognise you and make your next visit easier and the Youthworks Websites more useful to you.
Cookies can be “session” cookies (which last only for the duration of your web or application session and expire when you close your browser or exit the application) or “persistent” (used to remember you when you return to use the Youthworks Websites and, as such, will remain valid until its set expiry date unless deleted by the user before the expiry date).
Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
We use both session and persistent cookies on the Youthworks Websites. Youthworks uses a number of types of cookies to run the Youthworks Websites:
Strictly necessary cookies: These enable you to navigate and use all the features in the Youthworks Websites. We may also use these cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts. Without these cookies you cannot use the Youthworks Websites.
Functionality cookies: These enable us to remember you have visited the Youthworks Websites before, preferences you may have indicated and information you have provided to us in order to provide enhanced functionality and personal features.
Performance and analytical cookies: This information is used to make sure the Youthworks Websites can cope with the volume of users, to help us correct errors, and to measure use across the Youthworks Websites. These cookies help us see if you have visited the Youthworks Websites before so we can identify the number of unique users we receive. They also help us understand how long you spend on the Youthworks Websites and from where you are accessing them.
Retargeting or advertising cookies: In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third parties cookies, for example Google Analytics, to analyse statistical information from users of the Youthworks Websites. These cookies collect information about the pages you visit and also other information about other websites you visit. This information is only collected by reference to the cookie identifier that you are using.
We also collect information using web beacons, also known as “tracking pixels”. Web beacons are tiny, transparent, pixel-sized images that can be embedded in the Youthworks Websites or emails. We use web beacons to track the number of visits to Youthworks Websites and to know whether an email has been opened and acted upon.
Third party cookies
We can use third party service providers to provide site metrics and other analytics services.
This Cookies Policy does not apply to, and we are not responsible for, third party cookies, web beacons, or other tracking technologies, which are covered by such third parties’ cookies and privacy policies.
Examples of our third party service providers used by the Youthworks Websites include:
- Google Analytics
- Google Maps cookie.
Your choices regarding cookies
The Youthworks Websites are owned by the Anglican Youth and Education Diocese of Sydney, trading as Anglican Youthworks.
If you have any feedback or questions about this Cookies Policy or the practices of this website please contact our Privacy Officer.
Youthworks Privacy Officer
PO Box A287
Sydney South NSW 1235