1. What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed onto the hardware device you use to browse the internet (e.g. your Computer, Smartphone or Tablet, your “device”) by websites and apps that you visit. Cookies contain information about your visits to that website or app and the purpose of cookies is to enable our websites and apps to remember you, and your browsing habits, when you visit again in the future.
Cookies perform many different functions, from remembering that you are logged in during visits to what user preferences you may have selected. They also help us to identify which of our web pages are the most popular and what type of journey a visitor has through our site and apps.
Cookies help us plan the content and layout of our site and apps and recognise returning visitors that have been to our site and apps before. They therefore play an important role in helping us to enhance the usability and performance of our site and apps to improve your visits. For more information about cookies, please visit allaboutcookies.org.
Types of cookie that may be used during your visit to our website are:
- Session cookies
- Session and permanent cookies
- Anonymous permanent cookies
- Cookie to individually identify users who have logged in
- Third party cookies
- First party cookies
3. What Cookies are used by this Site?
4. Web beacons
Web beacons are usually 1 pixel size transparent images that help website owners track the activity of users on certain website pages. They can also send the tracking server (ie. us, or our technology partners) information in cookies – such as whether an HTML email with a web beacon in it has been opened. We use web beacons together with cookies to help us understand how you interact with our website, apps, and the emails we send you, to help us improve your experience, to ensure that content is relevant to you, and to better manage our website, apps, and email content.
Further details on web beacons, and how to manage them, can be found here:
5. How can I manage cookies?
Please note: by deleting cookies in your browser you will be unable to login, purchase tickets or use some parts of the site and apps.