Cookies Policy

At Origins Foster Care, we utilize various types of cookies to improve your online experience. Our website uses cookies to ensure the essential functionality of our site, assist with marketing efforts, provide personalisation services, and aid in our understanding of how our website is used (analytics). This policy (updated 2 June 2023) provides an overview of the cookies we use and their purposes.

1. Essential Cookies

These cookies are crucial for the functioning of our website and cannot be switched off. They are typically set in response to actions made by you, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in, or filling in forms. Specifically, we use the cookies for the following essential services:

  • FinSweet Cookie Consent
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Our Website CMS

2. Marketing Cookies

These items are used to deliver advertising that is more relevant to you and your interests. They may also be used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. Advertising networks usually place them with the website operator’s permission. Our marketing cookies are used for:

  • Microsoft Bing Ads
  • Google Ads
  • Facebook Ads

3. Personalisation Cookies

These items allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For example, a website may provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing data about your current location. For personalisation, the services we use are:

  • Our Website CMS
  • YouTube

4. Analytics Cookies

These items help the website operator understand how its website performs, how visitors interact with the site, and whether there may be technical issues. This storage type usually doesn’t collect information that identifies a visitor. The analytics services that use cookies are:

  • Google Analytics
  • Microsoft Clarity

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

For further information about managing and disabling cookies on your computer, see If you set your browser to refuse cookies, please be aware that there may be functionality on various websites that do not work.

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