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. 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, _gat||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. This information allows us to more accurately understand individual behaviours and needs. This means that we can more easily tailor offers and information which may be of interest to individuals.||2 years (_ga), 10 minutes (_gat)|
|_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. This information allows us to more accurately understand individual behaviours and needs. This means that we can more easily tailor offers and information which may be of interest to individuals. More information please visit https://business.safety.google/adscookies/||Persistent – 2 to 10 years|
|APISID, CONSENT, GEUP, HSID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSID, UOu17.resume, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC||We use YouTube to embed a selection of videos on the website. The embedded videos do not set cookies themselves and can be played with no cookies set. However, if the ‘Share’ button is clicked YouTube will set these three cookies. The VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE cookie attempts to estimate your bandwidth, the use_hitbox cookie increments the ‘views’ counter on the YouTube video and PREF cookie is used to define user settings and preferences. These cookies are set to only handle your clip views and settings and they don’t gather information that identifies a user. For more information click here||Persistent – 1 – 22 years|