Privacy and cookies

We do not hold any payment details on file and do not pass any details to third parties. All payment transactions online are managed through Worldpay.

Cookie Policy

Cookies

To help us improve the performance of our website, and to enable us to provide services via our website we use cookies. Cookies are small files that are placed on your device, for example computer or mobile phone. These files cannot be used to identify you personally, they are used to help us identify the number of visitors to our website (just a number) and how many visitors return, compiling anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how visitors use our website and enable us to make improvements based on this data.

First Party Cookies

These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site. We use these to monitor how website visitors find and use our website. We report on this activity in aggregate, and use this information solely for the purposes of improving the functionality and monitoring the usage of our website.

1) Session ID (PHPSESSID)

We use these to keep track of your movement from page to page, so you don’t get asked for the same information that you have already given to our site. This cookie is mainly for our site login facility and are essential for the shopping basket and online payment facilities to function. 

2) Google Analytics Cookies

__utma - These are used to determine unique visitors to our website. This cookie expires after 2 years.
__utmb – These are used to establish and continue a user session with our website. This cookie expires after 30 minutes.
__utmc – These are used to determine whether or not to establish a new session for a website visitor. This cookie expires when the visitor closes their browser.
__utmz – These are used to calculate search engine traffic, ad campaigns and page navigation within our website. This cookie expires after 6 months

Third party cookies

These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them. You should check the third party websites for more information about these. We do have control over whether or not we use these third-party services on our own website, and how these services are integrated and presented.
These third parties may collect information about your visit to our website when you interact with their internet tools and access their services

The third party sites that we use are:

Facebook for Sharing our Events Pages on Facebook and to display our Facebook Feed on our website
Tweeting for Sharing our Events Pages on Twitter and to display our Twitter Feed on our website

You can manage these small files yourself via your browser settings, and learn more about cookies by visiting http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

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