Cookies are small text files that are stored in your web browser to allow Wings for Life or a third party to recognise whether you have visited our Website before or whether you are a new visitor. Once you agree (or your browser agrees automatically if you have set it up in that way), your browser adds that text in a small file. Almost every website uses cookie technology. Cookies may be used for the following purposes: (1) to enable certain functions; (2) to provide analytics; (3) to store your preferences; (4) to enable you navigate between webpages efficiently; (5) to generally improve the user experience; and, (6) to enable more relevant ad delivery and behavioural advertising.
There are a few different types of cookies. Persistent cookies are used to retain user preferences and survive after your browser is closed until a defined expiration date. They can be used by websites to recognise your computer when you open your browser and browse the Internet again. They are essential for the operation of
Wings for Life Websites as they enable features without which you would not be able to use our Websites as intended. Your consent is not required for the use of persistent cookies, which is why they cannot be disabled using the features of or the links on Wings for Life websites. However, you have the option to completely disable cookies in your browser at any time. Session cookies are used to retain information during a particular time you have visited a website. They exist only while your browser is open and are deleted automatically once you close your browser. Third party cookies, in strictly legal terms, are not essential to use Wings for Life Websites. Nevertheless, these cookies do still fulfil important functions. You may disable any of these cookies via your browser settings or by using the links provided in the list below. However, if you do so, various functions of the Websites may be unavailable to you or may not work the way you want them to.
What cookies do we use on our Website?
We have included a full list of the cookies used below, along with an explanation of what each cookie is used for. To disable cookies used on Wings for Life Websites, please follow the instructions below
Type of cookie: These cookies are necessary to provide you with services available through Wings for Life Sites and to use some of its features, such as access to secure areas. Without these cookies, services you have asked for, like shopping baskets and secure customer account pages, would not be possible.
Who serves them: Wings for Life
Click on the following links to block the cookies: Not applicable.
Type of cookie: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same advertisements from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.
Who serves them: Facebook Custom Audience
Click on the following links to block the cookies: If you do not want Facebook to use information based on your activity on websites or apps off Facebook for the purpose of showing you ads, you can opt out in your settings.
Type of cookie: These cookies collect information that is used, either in aggregate form to help us understand how Wings for Life Websites are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customize Wings for Life Websites for you. This information will also be used for the purpose of evaluating your use of Wings for Life Websites, compiling reports on Wings for Life Website activity for Wings for Life Website operators and providing them other services relating to Wings for Life Website activity and internet usage. Adform http://site.adform.com/privacy-policy/en/
Who serves them: Google Analytics
Click on the following links to block the cookies: You may disable any of these cookies via your browser settings or by downloading a browser add-in: tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
If you do so, various functions of the Wings for Life Websites may be unavailable to you or may not work the way you want them to.
Social Media Cookies
Type of cookie: On some pages of Wings for Life Websites, third parties that provide applications through Wings for Life Websites may set their own cookies in order to track the success of their applications or customize applications for you. For example, when you share an article using a social media sharing button on a Wings for Life Website (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, or Google Plus), the social network that has created the button will record that you have done this. Because of how cookies work, we cannot access these cookies, nor can the third parties access the data in cookies used by us. Some pages of Wings for Life Websites may also contain embedded content, such as video content from YouTube, and these sites may set their own cookies.
Who serves them: Facebook Connect + Social Plug-ins
Click on the following links to block the cookies: If you want to prevent this, you must first log out of your Facebook account before activating the Facebook plug-in and then delete all Facebook cookies after visiting Websites with Facebook plug-ins.
Changing your cookie settings:
You can control cookies served through Wings for Life Websites using any of the following means:Cookie opt-out links: You may reject cookies served through Wings for Life websites by following the opt-out links provided in the table above.
Browser settings: While most web browsers accept cookies by default, you can change your browser's settings to reject and/or to remove cookies. As the precise means by which you may do this will vary from browser to browser, please visit your browser's help menu for more information.
Please also note that if you choose to reject or remove cookies, doing so may prevent certain features or services of Wings for Life websites from working properly and therefore affect your experience while on Wings for Life websites. Areas of Wings for Life Websites that can potentially incorporate content from third parties, and which therefore place third party cookies, will not be available to you. If that is the case you will be informed accordingly. Since your cookie opt-out preferences are also stored in a cookie in your website browser, please also note that if you delete all cookies, use a different browser, or buy a new computer, you will need to renew your opt-out choices.
Changes to the Policy
This Policy was last updated on 26 November 2015. A notice will be posted on our Website home page for 30 days whenever this Policy is changed in a material way. By continuing to use Wings for Life Websites you confirm your continuing acceptance of this Policy.