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How you can manage cookies on your device

If you wish to restrict or block cookies set by Practical Action’s websites, you can do this through your browser settings. For more information see this guide to disabling cookies for different browsers, or see your browser’s help function or handset user manual.

You can find out more at and, which also provide details on how to delete cookies from your computer and general information about cookies. (Please note that we can’t be responsible for the content of external websites.)

Please be aware that restricting or blocking cookies may impact on the functionality of the Practical Action website. In particular, our Practical Answers information service requires cookies to enable registration and login for the download of information materials, but you can still browse and view these materials online if cookies are disabled.


Windows PC

Internet Explorer
Choose Tools and then Internet Options
Click the Privacy tab
Move the slider to choose your preferred settings – ‘Medium’ or below will enable cookies, above ‘Medium’ will disable cookies

Google Chrome
Click on the menu button (three horizontal lines in the top-right corner) then select Settings
Click Show advanced settings.
In the Privacy section, click Content settings
Use the Cookies section to change to your preferred settings.

Mozilla Firefox
Click on the menu button (three horizontal lines in the top-right corner) then select Options
Click the Privacy panel
Tick or untick ‘Accept cookies from sites’ as appropriate.


Apple Mac

Choose Preferences and click Security
In the Accept cookies section, specify if and when Safari should accept cookies from websites
Note: Safari blocks third-party cookies by default.

Google Chrome
Click on the Tools menu (spanner icon) and select Options
Click the Under the Bonnet tab and locate the Privacy section, and choose the Content settings button.
Click the Cookie settings tab and choose your preferred settings.

iPad / iPhone

From the Home screen choose Settings then Safari
Tap Accept Cookies and choose “Never”, “From visited”, or “Always”

  • Further information

    You can find out more about our approach to data protection and privacy here

    If you would like to make an enquiry about data protection, update the information we hold about you, request or opt out of receiving marketing communications from us or change the way we process your information, you can let us know in the following ways:

    Email: [email protected]
    Post: Supporter Services, Practical Action, The Robbins Building, 25 Albert Street, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV21 2SD, United Kingdom
    Phone: 0800 389 1624

  • Contact us

    If you have any questions about this policy,  or would like to let us know you do not wish to receive any future information or updates from us, please write to the Data Controller at this address:

    Data Controller,
    Practical Action,
    The Robbins Building
    25 Albert Street
    Rugby, Warwickshire
    CV21 2SD, United Kingdom

    Tel:        +44 (0) 1926 634400
    e-mail:  [email protected]