Cookie Notice

Giving What We Can USA Inc., and our separate but affiliated organizations in Canada and the United Kingdom, together with our parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates (collectively, “GWWC”, "we," "us,” or “our”) use cookies and similar technologies in connection with our website,, and any other sites we own and operate that link to this Cookie Notice (collectively, the “Sites”) to provide, improve, promote, and protect the Sites and as otherwise described below.

Who are we and how can you get in touch?

Giving What We Can USA Inc. is a registered Section 501(c)(3) public charity in the United States (EIN 93-3629215) with a registered office at 651 N. Broad Street, Suite 201, Middletown, Delaware 19709, USA.

Giving What We Can UK is a UK company limited by guarantee (Company Number 15442716) with a registered office at 71-75 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9JQ, United Kingdom.

Giving What We Can Canada is a Canadian nonprofit (Business Number 758609556RC0001) ​​with a registered office at 7700 Hurontario St, Brampton, Ontario, L6Y 4M3, Canada.

If you have questions in relation to this Cookie Notice or other technologies, please contact us at:

What are cookies?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes a unique identifier. Cookies are created when your browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser which then creates a text file. Every time you go back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website's server. Find out more about the use of cookies on

We also use other forms of technology (such as pixels and web beacons) which serve a similar purpose to cookies and which allow us to monitor and improve our Sites and email communications. For descriptions of these technologies, please visit our Privacy Policy. When we talk about cookies in this notice, this term includes these similar technologies.

Your use of our Sites may result in some cookies being stored that are not controlled by us. This may occur when the part of the Platform you are visiting makes use of a third party analytics or marketing automation/management tool or includes content displayed from a third party website, for example, YouTube or Facebook. You should review the privacy and cookie policies of these services to find out how these third parties use cookies and whether your cookie data will be transferred to a third country. We’ve set out below which third party cookies we use.

What cookies do we use and what information do they collect?

Required cookies: these cookies are required to enable core functionality. This includes technologies that allow you access to our Sites, services, applications, and tools; that are required to identify irregular site behavior, prevent fraudulent activity and improve security; or that allow you to make use of our functions such as making donations, saved search or similar functions. Because these cookies are strictly necessary to deliver the Sites, you cannot refuse them without impacting how our Sites function. You may be able to block or delete essential cookies by changing your browser settings.

These cookies expire after 24 months.

Examples of third party cookies that we use in this category are:

  • Stripe
  • Auth0
  • Intercom

Analytics and performance cookies: these cookies help us improve or optimize the experience we provide. They allow us to measure how visitors interact with our Sites and we use this information to improve the user experience and performance of our Sites.

These cookies are used to collect technical information such as the last visited Site, the number of pages visited, which parts of our Site are clicked on and the length of time between clicks.

We also track email communications that are not based on cookie technology and for which you cannot be opted out.

They may also collect information to provide helpful features and to remember your preferences (such as your language or location preference), your interests and the presentation of the Sites (such as the font size).

These cookies expire after 24 months.

Examples of third party cookies that we use in this category are:

  • Google Tag Manager
  • Google Analytics
  • Hotjar
  • Segment
  • Sentry

You can learn more about Google Analytics cookies by clicking here and about how Google protects your data by clicking here. To opt-out of Google Analytics, you can download and install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on, available here.

Marketing and social media cookies: we and our advertising partners use these cookies to collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an ad as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. We may share this information with other parties who help manage online advertising.

Some of these cookies may be used when you share information using a social media sharing button or "like" button on our Sites, or when you engage with our content on or through a social site such as Facebook or Twitter. These cookies collect information about your social media interaction with our Sites, such as whether or not you have an account with the social media site and whether you are logged into it when you interact with content on our Sites. This information may be linked to interest-based advertising activities, as further described in our Privacy Policy.

These cookies expire after 24 months.

Examples of third party cookies that we use in this category are:

  • X
  • Facebook
  • Google Ads
  • LinkedIn

How do you manage cookies?

Most browsers let you remove and/or stop accepting cookies from the websites you visit. To do this, follow the instructions in your browser’s settings. Many browsers accept cookies by default until you change your settings. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all functionality of the Sites and they may not work properly. For more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set on your browser and how to manage and delete them, visit Please visit our Privacy Policy for more information about your choices in connection with your personal information, including additional instructions for opting-out of interest-based advertising.

You may access and change your cookie preferences at any time by clicking here.

Updates to this Cookie Notice

We reserve the right to change this Cookie Notice from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. Please revisit this Cookie Notice regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.