Cookies

By using the RAF Benevolent Fund website you are confirming that you are happy to accept our use of cookies. If you would rather not allow our site to use cookies you can disable them at any time, and most of our site will still work absolutely fine.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files placed on your computer’s hard drive or in the memory of your web browser when you visit a website.

They do not store or collect any personal or private information, but they do allow us to monitor how effectively different parts of our website are working. Ultimately this contributes to the RAF Benevolent Fund working successfully online.

What do cookies do?

Cookies help improve the way our website works for you, the visitor. For example, if you buy something from our online shop, a cookie will record what you have placed inyour shopping basket. Cookies do not store any personal or confidential information about you.

How the RAF Benevolent Fund uses cookies

There are a few different ways the RAF Benevolent Fund website uses cookies.

  1. We use cookies to monitor site usage, so we can tell which pages are most popular. It also means we can tell if any page of our website is not working as it should.
  2. We use cookies on our homepage to adjust the display of information, depending on whether you are a first time or return visitor.
  3. We use cookies in our online shop to record which items you wish to purchase.
  4. We occasionally use cookies for online advertising campaigns.

Are cookies safe?

Yes, cookies are harmless files. They can’t look into your computer or read any personal information or other material on your hard drive. Cookies can’t carry viruses or install anything harmful on your computer.

What if I disable cookies?

That’s fine. Most of the RAF Benevolent Fund website will still work if you turn cookies off. However you will not be able to purchase items from our online shop. You can still make a donation, apply for help online and visit all the pages on our website for information.

If you decide to disable cookies you can still buy items from our online shop by telephone.

How to turn cookies off

There is a comprehensive guide on how to control cookies on your personal computer on the About Cookies website.

Further information

If you have any questions or comments about how we use cookies, then please do not hesitate to get in touch: