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Privacy Policy

What is a cookie?

Cookies consist of small portions of code that can be installed on your browser to allow a website to recognise and remember you.

When you visit the Youth Disability Advocacy and Research website we may collect information from you automatically with the use of cookies.


How do Youth Disability Advocacy and Research use cookies?

The Youth Disability Advocacy and Research website uses third party cookies for statistical purposes, to track how many visits our website receives, how often visitors return, and how they choose to navigate our content:

Google Analytics with anonymised IP (Google Inc.)

Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (‘Google’). Google utilises the data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities, and share them with other Google services.

Google may use the data collected to contextualise and personalise its own advertising network.

This integration of Google Analytics anonymises your IP address. It works by shortening IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the complete IP address be sent to a Google server and shortened within the US.

Personal Data collected: Cookies and Usage Data.

Place of processing: United States – Privacy PolicyOpt Out. Privacy Shield participant.


What is Cookie consent?

The use of cookies requires your consent. The Information Commissioner’s Office states ‘to be valid, consent must be freely given, specific, and informed. It must involve some form of unambiguous positive action, for example ticking a box or clicking a link … users should be able to disable cookies.’

Youth Disability Advocacy and Research present a clear, unobtrusive notification that lets visitors know that our website is using cookies. Visitors may acknowledge and dismiss the notification, or click to find out more. Consent can be freely withdrawn at any time. Follow the instructions provided on this webpage to disable cookies.


How to disable cookies:

You can stop your browser from accepting cookies altogether by changing cookie settings. Often these settings are located in the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu in your browser.

The links below offer detailed instruction on how to change cookie settings in:


Additional information:

If you would like to find out more about privacy, cookies and their use on the internet, you may find the following websites useful:

Please be aware that these are third party websites and as such Youth Disability Advocacy and Research accept no liability for the instructions they provide.


Navigating away from our website to third party websites:

When you click on some links on the Youth Disability Advocacy and Research website you may navigate away from the Youth Disability Advocacy and Research website and go to a third party website, which is outside of Youth Disability Advocacy and Research’s control.

Youth Disability Advocacy and Research do not accept responsibility for third party content that we have no control over. If third party websites collect personal data, we cannot control how this data is processed, stored or used. We advise that you read all third party data collection statements and privacy policies before you submit your personal information.


Membership details:

By joining our network, you agree for your name and affiliation (NOT your your email) to be publicly visible on our Members page.