The SOL Foundation

Cookies Policy

About cookies

This website uses cookies. By using this website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to The SOL Foundation’s use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers. There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.

Cookies on our website

The SOL Foundation uses cookies and other such devices to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow The SOL Foundation to understand how users use websites and to help The SOL Foundation to improve the structure of its Platforms and You cannot be identified personally in this way. The SOL Foundation uses cookies and other such devices to understand who has seen which pages or, where applicable, advertisements on the Platforms, to determine how frequently such pages or advertisements are visited, to determine the most popular areas of the Platforms, and generally in order to monitor usage of the Platforms.

The SOL Foundation may also use cookies and other such devices to: allow you to carry information across pages of the relevant Platforms and avoid having to re-enter information; to help The SOL Foundation recognise you as an unique visitor when you return to the Platforms and to tailor content to match your preferred content; and/or within research surveys to ensure you are not invited to complete a questionnaire too often or after you have already done so.

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. In Internet Explorer, you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block all cookies” using the sliding selector. In Firefox, you can adjust your cookies settings by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”. Blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

Certain services are only activated by the presence of a cookie and, if you choose to refuse cookies, particular features of the Platforms may not be available to You.


The cookies policy was created with templates available at Freenetlaw.

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