Who we are
This website is operated by The Parks Foundation, a charity dedicated to enhancing Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole’s parks and green spaces.
For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.
Web Beacons (“Tracking Pixels”)
Web beacons are small graphic images, also known as “Internet tags” or “clear gifs,” embedded in web pages. Web beacons may be used, for example, to count the number of visitors to our website, to monitor how users navigate our website, and to count content views.
An embedded script is programming code designed to collect information about your interactions with the Website. It is temporarily downloaded onto your computer from our web server, or from a third party with which we work, and is active only while you are connected to the Website, and deleted or deactivated thereafter.
Some information about your use of the Website and certain third party services may be collected using Tracking Technologies across time and services, and used by us and third parties for purposes such as to associate different devices you use, and deliver relevant ads and/or other content to you on the Website and certain other sites or online services.
We will ask for your permission (Consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested (e.g. to complete online forms to contact us to enable you to request services).
What are our cookies used for?
Our cookies are used for the following functions:
Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when applying for a role, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the internet.
Statistical/analytical cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality/Performance cookies. These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of a website but are not essential to its use. However, without these cookies, certain functions (like videos) may become unavailable.
Cookies we use
Third party access to the cookies
How to turn off all cookies and consequences of doing so
If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your device settings or your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. To check your browser settings and make changes you will need to navigate to the preference section of your browser or you can visit the following links to the more common browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Iphone or Ipad (Chrome)
Iphone or Ipad (Safari)
If you do make changes to your settings, please be aware that this may affect the availability of our website or you may lose some of the functionality of our website.
For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org
How to contact us
Do you need extra help?
If you would like this notice in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us (see ‘How to contact us’ above).
Changes to this policy
This policy was published on and last updated on 15th September 2021.