At Royal Mencap Society, we are committed to keeping the trust and confidence of everyone who comes into contact with us.

So it is important that you know we record your personal data when you do things like visit our website or use our services. We want you to trust us with that information. 

Our use of cookies

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small pieces of information sent to your computer and stored on your hard drive. These pieces of information are then used to improve your experience of our website. Cookies cannot be used to identify you personally. We use cookies to:

  • remember certain information about users so they do not have to give the same information more than once
  • recognise if users are already logged in to certain areas of the website
  • measure how people use our website so we can improve the way information is provided
  • display advertisements based on what parts of the Royal Mencap Society website users have viewed – this is done by placing a cookie on your web browser, for example Google Chrome.

Cookie on our website


Add This

Our cookies also use/rely on Add This. Add This processes data in the United States of America.

We have previously used Add This on our website to direct people to our social media channels, and also in a banner at the top of our website to direct people to our COVID-19 emergency appeal.

We are currently in the process of removing Add This from our website.

Do you have any questions?

If you have any questions or want to find out more, please email: or call our supporter care team on 0845 077 0777.

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