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Cookies are small data files that are sent from a website to your computer or mobile phone. They are stored on the hard drive of your device. Some are stored just for the duration of your visit to the website, others are stored for much longer periods.

This page tells you about how VoiceAbility uses cookies and how you can make choices about deleting and rejecting cookies.

By using VoiceAbility’s websites, you consent to our use of cookies.

If you’d like to learn more about cookies in general, we recommend the About Cookies website.

How we use cookies

  • We use cookies to make our website work better for you.
  • Cookies don’t give us access to any personal information about you.

For instance, if you choose to change the text size on our website, we drop a cookie on your device that remembers your choice. This means that your chosen text size follows you around our website. This cookie is known as a session’ cookie, meaning it expires when you close your browser.

Third party cookies

Third-party cookies are ones that are not set directly by VoiceAbility, but they may be dropped onto your computer by a third party when you use one of our websites, or do certain things on one of our websites.

For instance:

  • We use Google Analytics to help us improve the website (see below). These analytics tools use cookies that are not controlled by VoiceAbility but which are active when you use many of our websites.
  • Some VoiceAbility pages have share’ buttons that let you share pages with your friends through websites like Twitter and Facebook. These sites may set a cookie when you log in to share things.

As third party cookies aren’t set by us, we can’t control how they work - but we can control which websites we choose to work with. We take your privacy seriously and we would never work with a website we don’t trust.


We want our website to be as user friendly as possible. To help us understand how well the website is working and how we can improve it we use third-party analytics tools such as Google Analytics.

Analytics tools help us collect information about how people in general use our websites. For instance, it helps us monitor how many people visit each page, how long people stay on each page, which search engines people use to find our website and which links are clicked on.

These cookies do not collect or store personal information about you. Analytics data cannot be used to identify you, or to tell us what you did on our website. It is completely anonymous.

Cookies: your choice

Our website works better with cookies enabled. Our cookies don’t give us or anyone else access to your personal data.

We strongly advise you to keep cookies enabled when you use VoiceAbility’s websites. However, you can choose to reject cookies.

You can use your browser to delete and reject cookies.

Browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These links may be helpful in helping you update your browser cookie settings if you wish to update them: