Cookies

WHAT ARE COOKIES?

Cookies are small text files that websites save to your computer so that the website can remember what you have looked at, or remember your settings for that website.

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more effectively. Some cookies may exist to provide information to the owners of the website or third-parties about your usage of their website.

Many cookies are automatically deleted after you finish using the website, although some can exist for longer.

You may refuse to accept cookies by deactivating them on your browser, for more detail on how to do this visit www.aboutcookies.org.

HOW DOES THE ROUNDHOUSE USE COOKIES?

We use Google Analytics, a service provided by Google which sets cookies to enable the Roundhouse to see which pages on our website people are visiting. This data is anonymous, and allows us to better understand our audiences and therefore provide them with a better service. It helps us ensure that our campaign work is effective and that we are spending money in the right places. This is particularly crucial as we are a charity.

We only use this Google Analytics information internally and for statistical purposes. Cookies do not give us access to your computer or to any personal information about you.

Full information about the cookies that are used by Google Analytics can be found on their website, including the option to opt-out of Google Analytics.

We use AddThis.com, which is an online service which sets cookies to remember which social networks you prefer to use and shows you Twitter’s “Tweet” and Facebook’s “Like” buttons accordingly. You can find specific information on how AddThis uses cookies on their website.

If you would rather make sure that AddThis cannot collect non-personally identifiable information about your website visits, you can opt-out here.

We also use Facebook social plug-ins on our website, specifically for commenting purposes. Though these features appear on our website the content comes directly from Facebook. You can find out more information on how Facebook uses your data, in their Data Use Policy.

Our ticketing, membership and customer relationship management software, Tessitura sets a number of cookies to remember who you are so that you can buy tickets (all e-commerce websites need to set cookies as part of their checkouts for technical reasons).

On pages that have videos, YouTube might set cookies to remember which videos you have played, and to remember settings such as the volume level and video quality you have selected.

HOW CAN I REMOVE COOKIES?

You can choose to decline cookies by modifying your browser settings (although declining cookies may cause parts of many websites to stop working).

For more information on how to do this or clear cookies which have already been set, please visit www.aboutcookies.org.

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