Cookie Policy

Most websites you visit will use cookies to help customise your experience. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Use of cookies on our website

None of the cookies used on our websites gather personal information about you.

Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are essential for the operation of our websites. They:

  • Check if a user has closed the Cookie Notification bar at the top of the site.
  • Below are the names of the strictly necessary cookies used.
Cookie name Description
user_accepted_cookies  session cookie

Performance Cookies
These cookies collect information about how our websites is used. The purpose of these cookies is to help us improve our website, and to report website usage for reasons such as rights reporting to music collecting societies. They:

  • Check anomalies and as a back-up in respect of Google Analytics, which is tracking software supported by Google. This software is used to validate Comscore data, our official tracking tool.
  • Below are the names of the performance cookies used:
Cookie name Description
_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz Google Analytics

 

Third party cookies

We sometimes embed video content and photos from websites such as YouTube and flickr. Pages with this embedded content may present cookies from these websites. Similarly, when you use one of the share buttons on our website, a cookie may be set by the service you have chosen to share content through. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these cookies.

How to manage cookies

If you wish to restrict, block or delete cookies from our website - or any other website - you can use your browser to do this. Each browser is different so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

Please bear in mind that if you do this, certain personalised features of this website cannot be provided to you.

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