Cookie Policy

How we use cookies on this website

Introduction to Cookies

The website uses cookies. This page explains what cookies are, what uses cookies for and what each cookie on the site does. It also explains how to manage your cookie preferences.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome) then sends these cookies back to the website on each subsequent visit so that they can recognise you and remember things like personalised details or user preferences.

What does RPT's website use cookies for?

We use cookies for a few different reasons.

  1. Strictly necessary cookies are essential to make the site work. Examples of this are the cookies we need to make the donation and events registration forms work.
  2. Functional cookies improve your experience of the site, remembering your preferences, such as your accessibility settings, helping to make the site accessible to users with different needs.
  3. Performance cookies are used to help improve the performance of our site and help us learn what works best so that we provide you with the best experience.
  4. We use functionality from social websites such as Facebook, Twitter and Google +1 to allow you to share content from our site on these social networks and use their functionality. These sites use third party functionality cookies to allow this to work.
  5. We may also use third party behavioural advertising cookies to help make our advertising to you as relevant and useful as possible.

How do you stop cookies being used

It is possible to stop some or all cookies working on your browser (opt-out), although this may stop from working properly or impair your experience. If, once you've reviewed the cookies we use, you may want to opt-out. Find out how to Manage your cookies.


Cookies that uses

Strictly necessary and functional cookies

These cookies are essential for the site to work. They allow certain functionality, such as remembering that you are logged in, allowing you to use only one username between sites, or processing your details when you make a donation or register for an event.





Maintains site state, allowing transaction information through the donation process to be remembered.

Three Weeks


Remembers user id of logged in user so that user is kept logged in.

One Month


Remembers if your browser has JavaScript enabled


Functional cookies

These cookies improve your experience whilst using the site. For example, remembering your accessibility preferences.





Maintains site state, allowing transaction information through the donation process to be remembered.

Three weeks


Remembers user preferences such as if the accessibility bar is open or hidden.



Remembers your page translation preference


Performance cookies

These cookies help us to analyse the performance of the site. They let us see how many people are visiting the site and how users behave once they are here. We use this information to plan improvements to make your experience better. All information we collect is anonymous.




More info


Google Analytics cookies, used to analyse traffic and user behaviour on the site. We use this information to improve our online service. All information collected is anonymous

_utma (two years)
_utmb (Session)
_utmc (Session)
_utmz (six months)

Visit the Google site to Opt-out of Google Analytics cookies.

Third party functionality cookies

We use cookies to share our content through social networks like Facebook, Twitter and Google+. This functionality is provided by the social networks and may use cookies. Cookies that are used by other sites on are called third party cookies. Third party cookies can also be used to provide other functionality from other sites. If you choose to share content using these networks or use this third party functionality then these social networks may use third party cookies to enhance your experience and gain information about you.


Third party





Allow Google maps and Google + to work with the Scope site.

Two Years



Allows you to share Scope content on Twitter.

Two Years

Manage your cookies

If you would prefer that we did not use cookies to provide the features and benefits described above, but still wish to use our site, most browsers allow you to prevent cookies being stored on your computer. If you want to know how to do this please look at the Help menu on your browser or use the link for your particular browser:

Internet Explorer cookie management

Firefox cookie management

Google Chrome cookie management

Opera cookie management

Safari cookie management

Safari iOS cookie management

Android cookie management

Blackberry cookie management

Windows Phone cookie management


You may visit the All About Cookies website where you will find all the information you need to manage your web privacy. Please note that disabling certain cookies may restrict your ability to use RPT's website.