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Privacy & Cookies

At Traidcraft we take your privacy seriously and understand our responsibility to keep your personal details confidential. This privacy statement will tell you what information we collect from you, how we obtain it and what we use it for.

Website visits

This website uses cookies to help you in your interactions with the site. Most cookies are session cookies, lasting only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. No personally-identifiable data is collected. Examples of the sort of information that is collected via session cookies are provided below.This list is not exhaustive:

  • The last search term that you used within the site
  • Your preference in terms of accessible viewing options
  • A unique ID to track your session from page to page, which is vitally important should you sign into the site
  • Which page you are looking at within a multi-paged index of content, or search results.

Certain cookies are persistent, meaning that they last beyond your session, enabling an enhanced user-experience when you return to the site.Again, a non-exhaustive list of examples of the use of persistent cookies includes:

  • The option to “remember my username” when signing-in to the site
  • The fact that you have voted in a poll, so that you are prevented from voting multiple times

This site uses Google Analytics to allow us to track how popular our site is and to record visitor trends over time. Google Analytics uses a cookie to help track which pages are accessed. The cookie contains no personally-identifiable information, but it does use your computer’s IP address to determine where in the world you are accessing the site from, and to track your page visits within the site.

  • Additional information if you embed third-party content within your site

From time to time, we may embed external content from third-party websites (e.g. Facebook, YouTube) within our website. These websites may utilise cookies and the Privacy Policy that will apply to such third-party content will be that published on the website of that third-party content provider.

If you do not want us to use cookies, you can turn them off. Visit Microsoft's cookies information page to find out how to do this.

Online forms

The forms on this site only ask for the information we need to handle your request. Sometimes we include other information to help us to improve our service to you or to tell other people about Traidcraft's work. We never make these fields mandatory.

We ask you if we think we may want to pass your details on to other people and always allow you to opt out. We never pass this information on to outside agencies without your permission.

If you have a problem or question about this Privacy Statement, please contact us.

This Privacy Statement refers to this website. We are not responsible for the content of any websites that we link to.