Cookies Policy

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer when you visit this platform and are used to make this platform work more efficiently. We use two different types of cookies. Session cookies help us to remember some of your individual session interactions but are deleted when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies remain in your browser even when you have closed your web browser, so that the next time you visit the platform works as set up previously.

Cookies we use

For your reference, we use the following cookies on this platform:

Google Analytics

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form; including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited.

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Made Open

This cookie logs user sessions.



This cookie provides authentication back to Stripe (software that processes funds raised through crowdfunding).

__stripe_orig_props, logged_in, machine_identifier, rack.session, stripe.csrf


This cookie is used by the Vimeo player. This is a session cookie.



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. YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.


Please note that third parties (including for example advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical cookies (which count visitors to our website and monitor their web browsing) or targeting cookies (which log users’ browsing histories to display relevant adverts when a particular user next visits the website).

How to disable cookies

If you would like to disable cookies from your web browser then you need to activate the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies. However, blocking all cookies is likely to have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

How to delete cookies

You are able to delete cookies that are stored on your computer. Please see the instructions on how to do so for the three most commonly used web browsers below: