Who are ‘we’?
RNLI is The Royal National Lifeboat Institution, a charity registered in England and Wales (209603), and Scotland (SC037736). Registered Charity number 20003326 in the Republic of Ireland
RNLI Shop is a trading name of RNLI (Sales) Limited, a company registered in England and Wales at West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HZ; Reg. Co. number 2202240
RNLI College Limitedis a company registered in England and Wales at West Quay Road, Poole, Dorset, BH15 1HZ; Reg. Co. number 7705470
What are ‘cookies’?
When you visit our site and accept our cookies, they are downloaded onto your device. This ensures that future use of the site is quicker, easier and more personable.
What are these cookies used for?
- avoid lengthy registration/personalisation of the site each time you visit;
- recognise you when you login/visit and make it easier for you to access your account information;
- estimate our audience size and patterns;
- ensure that you are not asked to register twice;
- control how often you see similar adverts;
- track preferences so we can improve and update our websites;
- track the progress and number of entries in some of our promotions and contests.
You don’t need cookies to navigate the site, although you may not be able to have a full customer experience.
The cookies we use typically fall into the following categories:
Strictly Necessary: These are the cookies that are essential for the website to perform basic functions.
Functionality: These cookies are used to store preferences set by users.
Tracking: These are set by trusted third party networks (e.g. Google Analytics) to track details such as the number of unique visitors, and page views to help improve the user experience.
What cookies do we use?
We use the following cookies to ensure functionality of our website:
|Cookie Name||Cookie Type||What data does it hold?||When does it expire?|
|wordpress_test_cookie||Strictly Necessary||Tests that the browser accepts cookies.||Session|
|cookie_notice_accepted||Strictly Necessary||Tracks if the visitor has accepted the website cookie notice.||1 Month|
Do cookies make my devices less secure?
Cookies are specific to the server that creates them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. The Cookies are only deployed on the site to make the experience better for you, along with collecting statistical data for the programs benefit. For example: How many visitors the site receives a week.
There is always a risk that a cookie can be hacked or forged, and we can assure you that we have taken all possible steps in our power to reduce the likelihood of someone being successful in doing so.
Do I have to provide consent?
Changing your browser settings is your opportunity to opt out. If you don’t alter your settings and continue to use our website then this will infer that you have consented to us using cookies.
You can change your browser settings through entering the menu tab and going through to your settings. This is different for ever browser. Therefore, please use the links below to determine which one works for you:
- Internet Explorer cookies information
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Share buttons and Third parties
We do not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for information about these.
Where can I find out more information?
You can find out more information about managing cookies on your devices at the following websites: