‘Essential’ cookies are automatically placed on your computer or device when you access our website or take certain actions on our website.
‘Non-essential’ cookies and other technologies are only placed on your computer or device if you have consented to us doing so.
For information on the difference between essential and non-essential cookies, see the section below entitled About cookies.
For information on how you consent and how you can withdraw your consent to us placing non-essential cookies and other technologies on your computer or device, see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies.
Cookies are small data files sent by a website’s server to a web browser, processor memory or hard drive and stored there. They can be used for a range of different purposes, such as customising a website for a particular user, helping a user navigate a website, improving that user’s website experience, and storing that user’s preferences and login information.
Cookies can be classified as either ‘essential’ or ‘non-essential’.
Essential cookies: these are cookies that are either:
- used solely to carry out or facilitate the transmission of communications over a network; or
- strictly necessary to provide an online service (e.g. our website or a service on our website) which you have requested.
Non-essential cookies: these are any cookies that do not fall within the definition of essential cookies, such as cookies used to analyse your behaviour on a website (‘analytical’ cookies) or cookies used to display advertisements to you (‘advertising’ cookies).
Cookies can be classified as either ‘session’ or ‘persistent’, depending on how long they last after they are placed on your browser.
Session cookies: session cookies last for as long as you keep your browser open. They expire when you close your browser.
Persistent cookies: persistent cookies expire at a fixed point in time or if you manually delete them from your browser, whichever occurs first.
Cookies can be classified as ‘first party’ or ‘third party’.
First party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by our website domain.
Third party cookies: these are cookies placed on your device by third party website domains.
If you require further information about cookies in general, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org
Cookies used on our website
|csrftoken||eventbrite.co.uk||Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.||1 year||Necessary||HTTP|
|CookieConsent||showcasewebdevelopment.co.uk||Stores the user's cookie consent state for the current domain||1 year||Necessary||HTTP|
|csrftoken||eventbrite.com||Helps prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.||1 year||Necessary||HTTP|
|PHPSESSID||showcasewebdevelopment.co.uk||Preserves user session state across page requests.||Session||Necessary||HTTP|
|wc_cart_hash_#||showcasewebdevelopment.co.uk||Recognises changes to items in your cart during a session||Session||Necessary||HTML|
|wc_fragments_#||showcasewebdevelopment.co.uk||Remembers items stored in your cart during a session||Session||Necessary||HTML|
|__utm.gif||google-analytics.com||Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer.||Session||Statistics||Pixel|
|__utma||videopress.com||Collects data on the number of times a user has visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics.||2 years||Statistics||HTTP|
|__utmb||videopress.com||Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.||Session||Statistics||HTTP|
|__utmc||videopress.com||Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.||Session||Statistics||HTTP|
|__utmt||videopress.com||Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.||Session||Statistics||HTTP|
|__utmz||videopress.com||Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used. Used by Google Analytics.||6 months||Statistics||HTTP|
|_ga||eventbrite.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years||Statistics||HTTP|
|_ga||showcasewebdevelopment.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||2 years||Statistics||HTTP|
|_gat||eventbrite.co.uk||Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate||Session||Statistics||HTTP|
|_gid||eventbrite.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Session||Statistics||HTTP|
|_gid||showcasewebdevelopment.co.uk||Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.||Session||Statistics||HTTP|
|ads/ga-audiences||google.com||Used by Google AdWords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor's online behaviour across websites.||Session||Marketing||Pixel|
|collect||google-analytics.com||Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor's device and behaviour. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.||Session||Marketing||Pixel|
|NID||google.com||Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads.||6 months||Marketing||HTTP|
|PREF||youtube.com||Registers a unique ID that is used by Google to keep statistics of how the visitor uses YouTube videos across different websites.||8 months||Marketing||HTTP|
|r/collect||doubleclick.net||Tracks ad impressions to help understand and re-target future ads more effectively.||Session||Marketing||Pixel|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||youtube.com||Tries to estimate the users' bandwidth on pages with integrated YouTube videos.||8 months||Marketing||HTTP|
|YSC||youtube.com||Registers a unique ID to keep statistics of what videos from YouTube the user has seen.||Session||Marketing||HTTP|
|eblang||eventbrite.com||Tracks your language preferences||1 year||Other||HTTP|
|safe_image.php||external.xx.fbcdn.net||Helps create a placeholder for the import of profile image from FaceBook||Session||Other||Pixel|
These are cookies which are strictly necessary for our website to be able to operate or to provide you with a service on our website which you have requested. We use the following essential cookies on our website:
– first party session cookies for remembering the items you have placed in your shopping cart. These cookies are: wc_cart_hash_# and wc_fragments_#.
– [first party session cookies to identify and authenticate you when you log into our website so you do not need to repeatedly enter your login information. These cookies are: PHPSESSID
– first party & third party persistent cookies to prevent Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) on our forms. These cookies are: csrftoken (x2). These cookies expire after 1 year.
Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from essential cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
Legitimate interests: ensuring our site functions properly and providing you with online services you have requested.
How to opt out of essential cookies
Most browsers allow you to block all cookies, including essential cookies. Please note, however, that if you block all cookies, parts of our website and its functionality may not work or display properly.
You can delete existing cookies from your browser by clearing your browsing data and ensuring that the option to delete cookies is selected.
For more detailed information on how to accept and reject cookies, including guidance for specific browsers, please see the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies
We use the following types of non-essential cookies on our website:
- Functional cookies
- Analytical (or performance) cookies
- Targeting (or advertising) cookies
These are cookies that are designed for purposes such as enhancing a website’s functionality. These are either not strictly essential for the website or functionality which you have requested to work, or are cookies which serve non-essential purposes in addition to their essential purpose. We use the following functional cookies on our website:
- a first party session cookie to help Google Analytics determine the number of users on our website. This cookie is: _gat.
How to opt in or out from functional cookies
See the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies
Processing information about you contained in or obtained from functional cookies
Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from functional cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation). We will only process such personal information if you have consented to us placing cookies on your computer or device.
Legitimate interests: improving your website experience and providing the website functionality you have requested and helping us in analysing information about users of our website.
Analytical (or performance) cookies
Analytical (or performance) cookies track and gather data about what a user does on a website. These cookies are not essential for our website or its functionality to work. We use the following analytical cookies on our website:
- _utm.gif (google-analytics.com)
- _utma (videopress.com)
- _utmb (videopress.com)
- _utmc (videopress.com)
- _utmt (videopress.com)
- _utmz (videopress.com)
- _ga (eventbrite.co.uk)
- _gid (eventbrite.co.uk)
We use Google Analytics cookies on our website. Google Analytics cookies help us understand how you engage and interact with our website, including how you came to our website, which pages you visited, for how long and what you clicked on, your location (based on your IP address).
For information on how Google uses data from cookies it uses, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
How to opt in or out from analytical cookies
See the section below entitled How to accept or reject cookies
To opt out of Google Analytics tracking across all websites in general, you can do so here: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Processing information about you contained in or obtained from analytical cookies
Legal basis for processing: we process information about you contained in or obtained from analytical cookies in our legitimate interests (Article 6(1)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation).
We also use Eventbrite cookies on our website. Eventbrite cookies help us understand how you engage and interact with the events on our website, including how you came to our find them, for how long and what you clicked on, your location (based on your IP address).
The Videopress cookies we use on our website are there to help us display videos in place of thumbnails, and monitor how many times they get shown to users.
You can opt in to us using web beacons in our marketing emails by: visiting the ‘Contact Preferences’ page by clicking here and accepting usage of Web Beacons.
You can opt out of our use of web beacons in our marketing emails by: visiting the ‘Contact Preferences’ page by clicking here and rejecting usage of Web Beacons.
How to accept or reject cookies
There are a number of different ways in which you can accept or reject some or all cookies and similar technologies. Some of the main methods of doing so are described below:
You are welcome to block the use of some or all of the cookies we use on our website. However, please be aware that doing so may impair our website and its functionality or may even render some or all of it unusable.
You should also be aware that clearing all cookies from your browser will also delete any cookies that are storing your preferences, for example, whether you have accepted cookies on a website or any cookies that are blocking other cookies.
You can find more detailed information about cookies and adjusting your browser settings by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org
You can accept or reject non-essential cookies by using our cookie management tool. When you first visit our website, you will be see a banner at the top of the screen inviting you to accept or decline the use of each cookie we use on the website. You can opt out by deselecting the relevant checkbox(es).
You can accept or reject some or all cookies (for example, blocking all third party cookies) by adjusting your browser settings. If you do not know how to do this, the links below set out information about how to change your browser settings for some of the most commonly used web browsers:
Some browsers, such as Chrome and Firefox, allow you to change your settings to browse in ‘incognito’ mode, limiting the amount of data placed on your machine and automatically deleting any persistent cookies placed on your device when you finish your browsing session. There are also many third party applications which you can add to your browser to block or manage cookies.
To clear cookies that have previously been placed on your browser, you should select the option to clear your browsing history and ensure that the option to delete or clear cookies is included when you do so.
You can manage and opt out of personalisation of advertisements by Google by visiting Google’s ad settings page here https://adssettings.google.com/ and by:
- unticking the button entitled ‘Also use Google Account activity and information to personalize ads on these websites and apps and store that data in your Google Account’; and
- switching the ‘Ads Personalisation’ setting off (i.e. by ensuring the switch at the top of the page is set to the left/grey and not the right/blue).
Alternatively, you can install a free browser plugin here: https://support.google.com/ads/answer/7395996
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