Raffle Cookie Policy

How we use cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree (please read the information on how to control and manage cookies on your device below). Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device or computer's hard drive.

We use the following types of cookies on the NSPCC Raffle website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These 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.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Strictly necessary cookies

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This cookie is a temporary cookie that stores the user session id


Card payment

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This cookie is required for payment management by 'SagePay'

Card payment

Analytics and Performance cookies

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Cookie Name


More information

Google Analytics

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Used by Google Analytics to provide the site owner with analysis of who uses the site, what they are looking for and other information. This allows the site owner to know what people are searching for. This information can be used in the future to improve the site content.

Google Analytics privacy policy




These are third party cookies (see below)


Third Party Cookies

Please note that the following third parties may also use cookies and these named third parties may include, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services.  These third party cookies are likely to be analytical cookies or performance cookies or targeting cookies:

We use the following third-party cookies:

  • Google Analytics

Controlling cookies generally

You can manage the use of non-Strictly Necessary cookies through our Cookie Management tool, including third party cookies. This tool enables you to provide consent for each of these categories of cookies to be set on your device or hard drive and withdraw your consent at any time.  You should also visit the privacy notices of any third parties in relation to the third parties cookies described above.  Details for these privacy policies as shown in our Cookie Policy for further information.

Most internet browsers automatically accept cookies unless you change your browser settings. If you wish to restrict, block or delete the cookies which are set by any websites, you can generally do this through your browser settings. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser.

Please note however that if you set your internet browser preferences to block all cookies, you may not be able to access all or parts of our website.

To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org.uk/.