Cookie Policy

Who we are

We are BirthWise(NI). Our website address is: https://www.birthwise.org.uk

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our Cookie Policies for cookies used on this website. This policy applies to all visitors, users and others who access or use the BirthWise website.

By accessing or using this website you agree to be bound by this policy. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not want to use our website.

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites; this website uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the websites functionality.

For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

From time to time we test new features and make subtle changes to the way that the site is delivered. When we are still testing new features, these cookies may be used to ensure that you receive a consistent experience whilst on the site whilst ensuring we understand which optimisations our users appreciate the most.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Google, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies.

Cookies In Use

Below is a table of cookies that are know to be in use on our website, this will be checked and updated from time-to-time to ensure any of our third party cookies have not changed.

This information is provided in best effort and should not be taken as a definitive list. The best method to know what cookies are being stored on your computer is to check your browser settings, see instructions.

Cookie Name Reason for use Source
fr Targeting/Advertising Cookies Third Party (Facebook.com)
_fbp Tracking Cookie Third Party (Facebook.com)
BirthWiseCookieConsent Functionality BirthWise
_stripemid Functionality BirthWise
ajsanonymousid Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
ajsgroupid Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
ajsuserid Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
csrftoken Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
datr Functionality Third Party (Facebook.com)
disqus_unique Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
disqusauth Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
disqusauths Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
intercom-id- Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
intercom-session-x2byp8hg Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
sessionid Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
sudo Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
hubspotutk Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)
wd Functionality Third Party (Disqus.com)

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Cookie Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.