'Cookie' is a name for a small file, usually of letters and numbers, which is downloaded onto your device, like your computer, mobile phone or tablet when you visit a website.
Cookies let websites recognise your device, so that your use of the site is more satisfying and also to gather information about how you use the site. This allows us to improve the user experience. A cookie, by itself, can't be used to identify you.
The cookies we use
We use the following categories of cookies:
- Some cookies are called 'strictly necessary' and are essential for you to successfully move around our website and to use its features.
- Performance cookies collect anonymous information about how you use our site, like which pages are visited most.
- Functionality cookies collect anonymous information that remember choices you make to improve your experience, like your text size or location.
- Targeting or advertising cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests. As such if you visit the Mind website you may then be more likely to see adverts about Mind’s work on other websites as your browsing suggests that this is an area of interest.
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You can opt out of all our cookies (except the strictly necessary ones). Find out how to control and delete cookies in your browser.
If you choose to refuse all cookies, our website may not function for you as you would like it to.