What are cookies?
Cookies are small digital files that websites save locally to your computer or mobile device and enable us to remember your visits and track information about your visits to the website.
What types of cookies do we use?
This website only uses four types of cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies are essential. They let you use all the different parts of our website. Without these cookies, some features of our website would not work properly.
These cookies help us understand how you use our website and assess its performance. For example, they allow us to see which pages on our site are visited the most.
These cookies improve your browsing experience by remembering choices you made about the website during your last visit. For example, your settings and user preferences.
Third party cookies
Wherever you see content from other sources on our website, including video streams, such as Vimeo or Youtube, social media shares, such as Facebook or Twitter, you should note that these other sources may use their own cookies.
To find out more about the cookies set by these external sources, please click the links below:
How long do cookies last?
Some cookies are sessional, which means they are kept only for the duration of your visit on the website. For example, a cookie that checks whether you can read our website properly is sessional. Other cookies last for longer, from 6 months to 2 years. Those cookies will tell us how many times you visited our website, for example.
How do I control my cookies?
If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of this website.
You can use your web browser to:
delete all cookies;
block all cookies;
allow all cookies;
block third-party cookies;
clear all cookies when you close the browser;
open a 'private browsing' / 'incognito' session, which allows you to browse the internet without storing local data;
and install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.
You can find information about controlling cookies here:
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Opera cookies information
Please see our Privacy notice to find out more about how we keep your information safe and private.
How to contact us
If you have any questions about our Cookies Policy, you can contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone: 0345 300 8090, or by post:
Marie Stopes UK
1 Conway Street
Changes to this policy
We will keep this policy under regular review and will publish any updates on this page. This Cookies Policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.