Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

This page lists the cookies that are used on the Queen Mother Theatre (QMT) website and what they are for. This information applies to the queenmothertheatre.org.uk and qmt.org.uk domains.

Cookies in Use

The site uses both session (expires when browser is closed) and persistant (expires after a defined period, or when manually deleted) cookies.

Cookie Details
Domain Name Lifespan Purpose
Information updated: 11th May 2015
Essential: “strictly necessary” for the functioning of the site.
There are no essential cookies used on this site.
Functional: supports the site features.
Analytical: collects anonymous data about how visitors use the site for statistical purposes.
queenmothertheatre.org.uk __qca Persistent Google Analytics (More info/opt-out)
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Third Party: cookies created by sites other than the Queen Mother Theatre.
google.com PREF Persistent Google Analytics (More info/opt-out)
NID Persistent Google Maps
twitter.com guest_id Persistent Twitter “Tweet” social media widget.
youtube.com PREF Persistent YouTube embedded video. Where at all possible we embed video using YouTube’s “nocookies” option. Note: YouTube is a Google company and shares their privacy policies.
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