Cookie policy

The Brain Charity website needs cookies to work properly.

What are cookies?

These cookies are not biscuits, or even computer programmes, but are small text files that a website you visit asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. Cookies hardly take up any space, they are safe and secure and are used by most websites.

Why does The Brain Charity’s website use cookies?

The Brain Charity uses cookies to provide services on our website. For example, when you visit our online shop and place items in our shopping cart we use cookies to remember what’s in there, or when you login to post messages on our community forum cookies help the forum to operate correctly. We also use Google Analytics cookies to anonymously collect information on how our website is used, which help us to try to make it easier for people to use in future.

Sometimes we might advertise on Google or Facebook. When you visit our website from those ads we use cookies from these companies to help measure the effectiveness of this advertising. We do not use cookies to deliver advertisements that will be shown to you on other websites that you visit.

Our website also uses various services from other companies. Through the use of our website, these services may send their own cookies to your browser’s cookie folder. Some of these services include, but are not limited to: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, AddThis and Librarycat.

When you visit our website we provide a control at the bottom of the page which explains what cookies we use and allows you to restrict the setting or reading of cookies that are not strictly necessary, including advertising-related cookies.

You can also turn off cookies completely by blocking them in your browser privacy settings. If you turn off cookies, you will be unable to place orders in our shop or benefit from the other features on our site that use them. It is also possible to remove cookies which have already been set on your device.

To find out how to manage cookies on these popular browsers, please visit the following pages:

For information on other browsers, please visit the support website for your browser.