Cookie Policy for TALK Checklist

This is the Cookie Policy for the TALK Checklist website, accessible from

What Are Cookies

As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or ‘break’ certain elements of the site’s functionality.

For more general information on cookies, please read “What Are Cookies”.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, in many cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features that are necessary for the site to function.

Except for these necessary cookies, no cookies are set on your device by our website unless you have previously expressed some form of explicit consent to their use. Even so, it is recommended that you consent to the use of all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Changing Your Cookie Consent Settings

If you arrive on our website and we don’t already have a record of which types of cookies you consent for us to use on your device, then we only set necessary cookies.

We then additionally use a Consent Management Platform to ask for your consent to use cookies which aren’t necessary, and we have designed this website to automatically respect the choices you make.

If you wish to change the extent to which you consent to cookies being used by this website on your device, you can do this in two ways.

  1. By adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser help for how to do this).

  2. By following the links immediately below. “Change your consent” will open a dialog box where you can change or revoke your consent, while “Revoke your consent” does so instantly, without a dialog box.

Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

First Party Cookies (the cookies we set)

To provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. To remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

We always collect statistics about your website activity, which are then sent to Google Analytics for storage, processing, and interpretation. We collect some of this data without the need for cookies, without collecting any personally identifiable information, and therefore without being required to seek your consent.

However, we do ask for your consent to use cookies with Google Analytics, for the purpose of capturing, processing, and interpreting more detailed data, such as the age and gender splits of our audience as a whole, that can only be captured through the use of cookies.







12 months

A cookie that we set to help us keep track of your preferences with respect how cookies that don’t fall within the legal definition of ‘necessary’ are used on your device.




Used in context with the website’s WordPress theme. The cookie allows the website owner to implement or change the website’s content in real-time.








24 months

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

  • Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.
  • Our objective is to help people become more resilient against acts of online sexual abuse against children.
  • To understand if our work is making a difference in this respect, it’s important for us to understand statistics about how many of the visitors to our site read and interacted with our website’s content, and as such this is the kind of data that these cookies will track.
  • This is important to you as it means that we can understand whether our approach has been effective, whether it was worth the investments we’ve made to achieve our objectives and ultimately help to reduce the amount of online child sexual abuse happening online.
  • Below you will find information on Xandr cookies, all of which are set on the domain. Except as noted in the table below, all these cookies are set by the Xandr programmatic advertising platform, which you can read more about here:







3 months

The anj cookie contains data denoting whether a cookie ID is synced with Xandr marketing partners.

ID syncing enables Xandr’s partners to use their data from outside the Xandr platform on the Xandr platform. (See for more info.)




Registers anonymised user data, such as IP address, geographical location, visited websites, and what ads the user has clicked, with the purpose of optimising ad display based on the user’s movement on websites that use the same ad network.



3 months

This cookie contains a unique randomly-generated value that enables the Xandr platform to distinguish browsers and devices.

It is matched against information – such as advertising interest segments and histories of ads shown in the browser or device – provided by clients or other third parties and stored on the Xandr platform.

This information is used by clients to select advertisements for delivery by the Xandr platform, and to measure the performance of, and attribute payment for, those advertisements.

In addition, Xandr uses this cookie to enable clients to use data which does not reveal or use an Internet user’s real-world identity or data they collect outside of the Xandr platform or acquire from other third parties.

This cookie is also sometimes matched to clients’ or other third parties’ cookies so that they can use data they collect outside of the Xandr platform to serve more relevant advertisements to Internet users.

When a user opts out of having the Xandr platform used to select ads based on online behaviour, the unique value in uuid2 is deleted and replaced with the non-unique value “-1”. For more information about the Xandr platform opt out, click here.

For more information about information collected and used on the Xandr platform, see Xandr’s Platform Privacy page.



3 months

The icu cookie is used to select ads and limit the number of times a user sees a particular ad on the Xandr platform.

It contains information such as the number of times an ad has been shown, how recently an ad has been shown, or how many total ads have been shown.



3 months

This cookie contains a base 64 encoded JSON object which contains external unique randomly-generated values that enable other Prebid Server demand partners to distinguish browsers and mobile devices.

This information is used by our Prebid Server demand partners to select advertisements for delivery by the Platform and to measure the performance of, and attribute payment for, those advertisements.


Note the cookie is a cookie used by, the open source heading bidding project and is not our proprietary cookie.  We run an instance of software on our infrastructure.



13 months

This cookie is run by DoubleClick Digital Marketing, a service which has now been renamed to Google Marketing Platform.

DoubleClick IDE cookies are used for serving targeted advertisements that are relevant to users across the web. Targeted advertisements may be displayed to users based on previous visits to a website. These cookies measure the conversion rate of ads presented to the user.

More Information

Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren’t sure whether you need or not it’s usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods: