What are cookies?

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:

Find out more about cookies at the link below.

Internet browser cookies - what they are and how to manage them

How we use cookies

The website for the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service uses two cookies - one so that you don't need to sign in at every new webpage, and one to improve your security on this site. We don't track your activity in any way.

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When user exits browser, or in 14 days if you clicked "remember me" when logging in
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When user exits browser

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 this 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 which contains comprehensive information on how to do this in 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 will make it impossible for you to nominate groups.

For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone, please refer to your handset manual.