Cookies on the JDRF website

Our website uses cookies to make your experience as great as possible. By continuing to use the website, we will assume that you agree to the use of cookies on the website. However, if you would like to change your cookie settings, please visit the website of The Information Commissioner's Office to find out how to control or delete cookies on your browser.


Our website, like most websites, uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to improve your experience when you browse our website, including using the shop and also allows us to improve our site. By using cookies, the website is essentially able to ‘remember’ you during a single visit to the site, known as session cookie or for repeat visits, known as persistent cookies.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is stored on your browser, the hard drive of your computer or your mobile device if you agree. Each cookie is unique to your web browser.

Cookies in use on

  • Google Analytics (__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz) - Used to help us monitor traffic
  • Website Session -  ASP.NET_SessionId, expires at the end of the session and is essential for using the shop
Third Party Cookies
  • Twitter Cookies – Powering the twitter feed on the homepage
  • Facebook Cookies – Social plugin in the footer of every page

What to do if you don’t want cookies to be set

If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that you might lose some features and functionality of our website. If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies which are set on your device then you can do this through your browser settings; the Help function within your browser should tell you how. Alternatively,, contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of desktop browsers.

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