Cookies

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored by the browser (e.g. Chrome or Safari) on your computer or mobile device. Cookies are used to make websites work or to enhance the experience a user has whilst using the website.

Cookies may be set by the website you are visiting or they may be set by other websites who run content on the page you are viewing ('third party cookies').

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you would expect it to.
  • Remember your settings during and between visits.
  • Improve the speed and security of the site.
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook.
  • Continuously improve our website.

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission).
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission).
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties.

The following sections list which cookies sadlerswells.com uses and when they expire.

Sadler's Wells' cookies

Theses cookies allow us to:

  • Make our shopping basket and checkout work.
  • Determine if you are logged in or not.
  • Help you navigate the site when using the 'back' button.

If you choose not to receive these cookies the website may not function properly.

Cookie name Expires
PHPSESSID At end of session
vary At end of session
BOSESSID At end of session
_mm_channel At end of session



Analytics cookies

We use services supplied by Google to compile anonymous visitor statistics on page visits and traffic sources. This helps us to continuously improve our website.

Set by Google

Cookie name Expires
__utma 2 years
__utmb At end of session
__utmc 30 mins after end of session
__utmz 6 months

 

Third party cookies

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties such as Vimeo, YouTube and AddThis.

Disabling these cookies will probably break the functionality offered by these third parties.


Vimeo
Some of our pages have embedded Vimeo videos. Vimeo may set a number of cookies on your computer for these videos.

For more information on how Vimeo uses cookies, please refer to their cookie policy.


YouTube
Some of our pages have embedded YouTube videos. YouTube may set a number of cookies on your computer for these videos.

For more information on how YouTube uses cookies, please refer to their cookie policy.


AddThis
Some of our pages have AddThis functionality. AddThis may set a number of cookies on your computer for these videos.

For more information on how AddThis uses cookies, please refer to their cookie policy.


Hotjar
We use Hotjar to analyze user behaviour. This helps us improve the usability of the site.

For more information on how Hotjar uses cookies, please refer to their cookie policy.

 

Marketing and Advertising Cookies

We use Google's Doubleclick cookie, which is placed on our site with our permission. This collects anonymized age, gender, and interests data which is used on sites that are part of Google's AdSense Network. 

You can find more information on Google's Privacy policy and the information they collect here. If you want to prevent your data being used by Google Analytics you can install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

 

How can I turn off cookies?

It is usually possible to stop your browser accepting cookies, or to stop it accepting cookies from a particular website, but you need to be aware that you might lose some of the functionality of that website.

All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your browser.

 

Useful links

cookiepedia.co.uk
allaboutcookies.org
The Information Commissioner's Office