The Shaftesbury Theatre is committed to protecting the privacy of our users. Our Cookies Policy is intended to inform you of how our Website uses a technology called ‘cookies’ and web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used.
WHAT ARE COOKIES
Cookies are a small pieces of data sent that are placed on your computer or mobile device from a website and stored on your computer while you are browsing. 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.
Below we detail the cookies that may be set when you visit our website. For further details on cookies please visit www.allaboutcookies.org where you can find comprehensive information on Cookie restriction and blocking for a wide variety of browsers.
We use both first party and third party cookies. Â That is, both the Theatre and third party companies set cookies through our Website.
We use ‘analytical’ cookies which, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our Website and which parts of the website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our Website and better serve our customers. We do not generally store any personal Information that you provided to us in your cookies.
We use ‘persistent’ cookies which are cookies that remain in the cookies file of your browser for longer and help us to recognise you as a unique visitor to the Website, tailoring the content of certain areas of the Website to offer you content that matches your preferred interests.
By using our Website, you are deemed to consent to our use of the cookies.
You can refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies.
You may also delete cookies at any time by going to the browsing settings on your web browser.
Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website.
4 COOKIES WE USE
Here is a list of the cookies we use, their purpose and how long they will remain on your computer (unless you actively delete them earlier):
|Name of Cookie||Purpose - why we or third parties set the cookie and what we do with the information collected||How long the cookie(s) are stored on your computers|
|_ga, _dc_gtm_UA-xxxxxxxx, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz||
We use Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through the Website. This is known as ‘web analytics’. We may also record certain information that customers provide during a Website purchase or other process.
|Persistent - 2 to 10 years|
The __cfduid cookie is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. For example, if the visitor is in a coffee shop where there are a bunch of infected machines, but the visitor’s machine is known trusted, then the cookie can override the security setting. It does not correspond to any userid in the web application, nor does the cookie store any personally identifiable information.
Note: This cookie is strictly necessary for site security operations and can’t be turned off.
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, PREF, use_hitbox||
||Persistent - 1 - 10 years|
|khcookie, APISID, S_awfe, SSID, SS, SID, SAPISID, PREF||
||Persistent - 2 - 10 years|
The X-Mapping cookie is sent by the server to keep the user’s browser sessions intact as we load balance and use a clustered array of servers. If a user reloads a page they could be served the content from another server entirely but this cookie tracks the user to the same server.
When the user successfully logs in with Remember Me checked, a login cookie is issued to ensure that the individual does not have to log-in repeated times. This means that we can more easily provide access to sections of the website to which the user has registered.
|__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz||
We use Google Analytics to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through the Website. This is known as ‘web analytics’. We may also record certain information that customers provide during a Website purchase or other process.
|Persistent – 2 – 10 years|