What type of cookies do we use?

Cookie Types

The cookies we use on our website fall into one of the following categories:

Essential Cookies

These are mandatory cookies which are necessary for the website to function. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information.

Performance Cookies

These cookies help us understand how well the website is working (and how we can improve it!) we use third-party analytics tools such as Google Analytics and Hotjar. Analytics tools help us collect information about how people in general use our websites. For instance, it helps us monitor how many people visit each page or how long people stay on each page. These cookies do not collect or store personal information about you. Analytics data is completely anonymous.

Functional Cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalisation. If you do not allow these cookies, some functions may not work properly.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies may be set by our advertising partners. They are used to display relevant advertisements to users based on their interests. Examples include social media cookies that are placed on sites to track users around the web to provide ads to them on social media platforms. They do not store directly personal information but are based on uniquely identifying your browser and internet device.

Cookies Table

The following table provides details on the cookies used on our websites. The table has 14 rows and 3 columns.

WebsiteCookieType of cookie
RNIB Website, Benefits calculator, Donation forms, Lottery Reading ServicesEssential Syrenis: SyrenisCookieConsentDate, SyrenisCookieConsentID, SyrenisCookieFormConsent, SyrenisCookieIDs, SyrenisCookiePrivacyLink, SyrenisRunFirstCookieIDs, SyrenisGuid_, and Consent CookiesEssential cookies for Syrenis
RNIB WebsiteEssential: _cduid, has_js, PHPSESSID, cookie-agreed, Drupal.tableDrag.showWeight, Drupal.Toolbar.collapse, JSEssionID, Paypal cookiesEssential cookies
RNIB Website, Donation forms, Lottery, Reading ServicesPerformance Google Analytics and Advertising cookies (Adsense and google.com) _gat_UA-47574077-2, _gid, _ga, __Secure3PSIDCC, SID, SIDCC, APISID, __Secure-3PAPISID, SAPISID, __Secure-3PSID, 3PAPISID, 3PSIDCC, SSID, HSID, NID, 1P_JAR, OGPC, OTZ, DV, CONSENT, glc_au,  _GRECAPTCHA, _gali, _ga_D55MR7S431Performance cookies for Google Analytics and Advertising for Google
RNIB Website, Donation forms, Lottery, Reading ServicesPerformance Hotjar:_hjFirstSeen, _hjAbsoluteSession, _hjIncludedInPageviewSample, _hjIncludedInSessionSample, _hjSessionUser, _hjAbsouteSessionInProgress, _hjSessionPerfromance
RNIB Website, LotteryFunctionality YouTube: SID, LOGIN_INFO, use_hotbox, PREF, SSID, HSID, watched_video_id_list, __utma, __utmz, demographics, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVEFunctionality
RNIB Website, Donation forms, Lottery, Reading ServicesTargeting Facebook: _fbp, fbTargeting cookies for  Facebook
RNIB Website, Donation forms, Lottery, Reading ServicesTargeting Microsoft/BING: MUID, _uetvid, _uetsid, SRCHHPGUSR, SRCHUSR, SRCHUID, TOptOut, _SS, SRCHD, SUID, WLJ, _SS, _U, EDGE-S, OID, OIDI, NAP, BCP. BFB, BFBUSR, ANON, ABDEF. ipv6, WILD, WLS, _RwBFTargeting cookies for Microsoft 
RNIB Website, Donation forms, Lottery, Reading ServicesTargeting TVSquared: _tv_uid, _tq_id.TV-81903645-1.fb23, _mkto_trk, _tq_id, _tq_id.TV-81903645-1.4ded, TV-81903645-1, _tp-id-TV81903645-1.6213, _tq-id.TV-81903645-1.0489Targeting cookies for TV Squared
RNIB Website, Donation forms, Lottery, Reading ServicesTargeting Tik Tok: RNIB PixelTargeting cookies
Benefits calculatorEssential: ASP.NET_SessionId, Notification, IsEditModeEnabled, editorName, fullNav, navigation-pane, navigation-opened, navigation-closed by, NavigationCookiesCacheKey, f_/Intro,  f-/Calculator, f-/Results, adviser-view, adviser-pane, skipstart, BOC_<number suffix>, startDate, URL, NIDEssential cookies
Donation formsEssential: has_js, ASP.NET_SessionIdEssential cookies
LotteryEssential:JESSIONID,_SessionIdsetp1, setp2, lotto_lines, PHPSESSID, _atuvc, _atuvs, ASP.NET_SessionIdEssential cookies
LotteryTargeting Xandr: anj, uui2dTargeting cookies
Reading ServicesEssential: ARRAffinity, ARRAffinitySameSiteEssential cookies