Cookies & Privacy

Use of cookies by Poppyscotland

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

This site does not use cookies which track your clicks or keyboard activity, or which store or send us personal information about you. If you look in your browser's cookie list you will see the following cookies:

This is a cookie which allows you to sign in securely and plant and edit your poppies. If you haven't signed in it stores no data other than its own identity. When you sign in it stores your user number and whether you are signed in, but no personal data.

_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz
These cookies are created by Google Analytics, an online application which allows us to see how many people look at each of our pages but which record no personal data.

This cookie is created by the AddThis bar on each page which allows you to share it on Facebook and other online systems, but it only keeps track of which systems you've used it for.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

YouTube cookies
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

If you have any questions about how we use cookies, or find cookies you don't recognise, please contact us and we'll be very happy to help.