Cookies Policy


Abercrombie & Kent Philanthropy (“AKP”) understand and respect the important of your privacy and we are committed to safeguarding your personal information. Please read this Cookies Policy in conjunction with our Privacy Policy.

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. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

What are Cookies?

Cookies ensure a consistent and efficient experience for users of the site. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are, either for a single visit or for multiple visits.

Two types of cookies are used on this website – session cookies, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and persistent cookies, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).

Cookies will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number.

Cookies allow us to obtain information regarding users of our site which essentially helps us to provide you with a better user experience and tailor our services to your individual needs. We may collect information such as your IP address, online activity, web browser details and online activity. We will not however collect or store any of your passwords or other highly sensitive data.

We use the following cookies:

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 or any other e-commerce facility.

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.

Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

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

Cookie Provider Cookie Name Purpose Duration
DoubleClick Test_cookie Targeting. To determine in browser supports cookies. 15 minutes
AKP Vchideactivationmsg_vc11 Functional. To send message from contact form. 3 years
AKP Vchideactivationmsg Functional. Editing of backend visual editor. 3 years
AKP ARRAffinity Functional. Need to affinitize site to webserver. Session
AKP ARRAffinitySameSite
YouTube Consent Targeting. 16 years
Youtube YSC Targeting. Track the use viewing of embedded videos. Session
i/jot Twitter Sets unique ID Session
IDE DoubleClick To report visitor’s action after clicking an ad. 1 year
Vistitor_Info1_live YouTube Estimate user bandwidth. 179 days
YSC YouTube Unique ID for watching statistics. Session
Yt.innertube::nextld YouTube Unique ID for watching statistics. Persistent
Yt.innertube::Requests YouTube Unique ID for watching statistics. Persistent
Yt-remote-cast-available YouTube Unknown Session
Yt-remote-cast-installed YouTube Stores video player preferences. Session
Yt-remote-connected-devices YouTube Stores video player preferences. Persistent
Yt-remote-device-id YouTube Stores video player preferences. Persistent
Yt-remote-fast-check-period YouTube Stores video player preferences. Session
Yt-remote-session-app YouTube Stores video player preferences. Session
Yt-remote-session-name YouTube Stores video player preferences. Session


Please note this site may use cookies from third parties, over which we have no control. These 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:

To deactivate the use of third-party advertising cookies, please use the cookie controls options in your browser.

Objecting to 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 website.

To learn more about cookies and how to manage them, including clearing existing cookies and configuring the settings on your browser, please visit All About Cookies.

Lifetime of Cookies

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire in accordance with the timescales set out in the table above.