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The 10,000 Interns Foundation




This Cookie Notice (“Notice”) sets out how The 10,000 Interns Foundation (“we”, or “us”) uses and categorises cookies and other tracking technologies through our website ( We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected, and this website respects the extent of your consent given via the cookie banner which is displayed at the bottom of the page when you visit our website. This Cookie Notice should be read alongside our Privacy Notice, which explains how we use personal information.

If you have any questions about this Cookie Notice, please feel free to contact us at [email protected].

  1. What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by a website when you visit it. They contain details of your browsing history on that website and distinguish you from other users. Cookies send data back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or allow another website to recognise the cookie. Cookies serve the purpose of making our website function in more user friendly and effective ways, and in order to tailor the website operations to your needs and preferences, analyse website usage and generally improve your online user experience.

Although this notice refers to the general term ‘cookie’, it also applies to similar tracking technologies that we use (such as ‘web beacons’, ‘clear GIFs’ and ‘pixel tags’).

You can find out more about cookies at

  1. Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to:

  • let you navigate and do things on our website. In other words, some cookies are necessary for our website to function.
  • collect statistics – the information collected by cookies enables us to improve the website through usage figures and patterns. For example, to see which pages of the website are the most popular and how users are interacting with them.
  • analyse how individuals interact with us so we can improve our services.
  • ensure that our website is secure – for example, to make sure that personal information that you give to us does not fall into the wrong hands.
  • suggest content for you based on the pages of our website you have previously visited.

  1. Types Of Cookies Used

Our website uses the following types of cookies and storage objects:

  • Our website uses transient cookies, which will be deleted once you close your browser. Session cookies, which fall into the category of transient cookies, enable our website to identify different requests from your browser during the same session. Your device can be recognised once you return to our website. Session cookies will be deleted once you close your browser.
  • Our website uses persistent cookies. Persistent cookies expire or get automatically deleted after a set period; the duration differs depending on the specific cookie (see further details about the duration of specific cookies on our website in Section 4 below).
  • Our website uses so-called HTML5 Storage Objects that are saved on your device. These objects store data independently from your browser and have no preset expiry/deletion date.

Categories Of Cookies Used

We differentiate between cookies that are necessary for the website’s technical features (also known as ‘necessary cookies’) and optional cookies. To enable you to select your cookie preferences when you visit our website, we provide you with the option to reject the use of cookies which do not fall under the “Necessary”, or “Essential” category via our cookie banner. You cannot opt-out of our use of Necessary cookies, since these are necessary for the functioning of our website.

  1. Which Cookies Do We Use?

The tables below provide more information about the cookies we use and why.

Necessary Cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are required to provide you with the best experience when navigating through our website. Without the strictly necessary cookies we cannot provide some functionality necessary for our services and navigational redirects.





1 year

CookieYes sets this cookie to remember users’ consent preferences so that these preferences are respected on subsequent visits to the site.


Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies (also known as ‘performance cookies’) help us to know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the website. These are non-essential cookies that are used to better our platform. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site, and will not be able to monitor its performance.





1 year 1 month 4 days

This cookie is used by Google Analytics to distinguish unique users by assigning each user a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the site’s analytics report.


1 year 1 month 4 days

This cookie is used by Google Analytics to store and count page views


1 year

Hotjar sets this cookie to ensure data from subsequent visits to the same site is attributed to the same user ID


1 hour

Hotjar sets this cookie to ensure data from subsequent visits to the same site is attributed to the same user ID

  1. Accepting Cookies

By clicking ‘Accept All’ on our cookie banner when you visit the website you consent to our use of cookies as updated from time to time. In particular, you consent to cookies being stored on your computer or mobile device (unless rejected or disabled by your browser). You also have the option to ‘Reject All’ cookies so that you can reject all non-essential cookies. We also offer you the ability to ‘Customise’ your cookie settings, so you can provide consent (or not) to specific types of cookies.

  1. How To Identify, Delete, And/ Or Reject Cookies By Using Your Browser Settings

You may wish to restrict or block the cookies set by our website, or indeed any other website, using your browser.

The ‘Help’ function within your browser will tell you how, but you can also visit, which contains information on how to do this as well as how to delete cookies. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of this website.

Click on the links below to find out how to change your cookie settings in specific browsers and/or on particular operating systems:

Internet explorer




Microsoft Edge


iPhone and iPad


You can also opt out of receiving cookies on the website for Google Analytics by visiting

There is also software available which enables you to choose which cookies are set on your digital device, such as the Ghostery app.

You can view or adjust your cookie preferences for this site at any time through our cookie banner.

  1. Updates to this Notice

We may update this Cookies Notice from time to time – for example, to take into account changes at 10,000 Interns Foundation or to reflect changes in regulation or legislation. It was last updated on 27 March 2023.

We therefore recommend that you check this notice regularly. We aim to notify you of any significant changes by way of a notice on our website or by contacting you directly when reasonably possible.