Cookie Policy

About cookies


Cookies are small packets of information stored by a web browser on your computer.

There are two main types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies

Session cookies are removed from your computer when you close your browser and are mainly used, for example, to store information about the items in your shopping basket.

Conversely, persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until they are deleted or when they reach their expiry date. This type of cookie is often used to anonymously track your activity on a website so the website owner can analyse the data to see if there are ways they can improve their website.

There are many reasons why a website may use cookies, however, the important thing to know about them is they are harmless.

Cookies used by Ovalhouse Theatre

Like every other website on the Internet, we also use cookies. We mainly use them to help us understand how our website is performing. We certainly do not store any personal information, like your name or address.

As there are only a few cookies used on this website, we have listed them all here.

ExpressionEngine

Ovalhouse Theatre uses a Content Management System called ExpressionEngine, which installs a number of cookies to track a user's session, when they last visited or did something on the site.  

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last_visit

last_activity

cookies_allowed

Other cookies

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Third-party cookies

Google Analytics

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Ovalhouse Theatre use Google Analytics to monitor traffic levels, search queries and visits to this website. Google Analytics stores IP address (anonymously) on its servers in the United States, and neither Ovalhouse Theatre or Google associate your IP address with any personally identifiable information.

A mixture of both persistent and session cookies are used to enable Google to determine whether you are a return visitor to this site and to track the pages that you visit during your session.

More information about Google’s cookie policy can be read at www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html

Disqus

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We use the Disqus commenting system on our pages to let you leave comments, and engage in discussions around the subjects on our site. The cookies set by Disqus enable login functionality.

More information about Disqus’s cookie policy can be read at http://help.disqus.com/customer/portal/articles/466259-privacy-policy

Refusing cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies, however, blocking cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of some websites.

Managing cookies for each browser differs, so we have provided links to more detailed information for some the more popular browsers: