In addition we host content from some third parties that place cookies on your computer. These providers include our advertising partners, as well as companies such as Google. Some of these cookies have 'far future' expiration dates - in other words, they are designed to stay on your computer for as long as possible.
If you wish to remove any cookies our web site has placed on your computer, please consult the instructions for your specific Internet browser.
Our cookies are categorised below to identify whether these cookies are required for the correct operation of the website or whether they are used for functional purposes only (and are therefore not mandatory).
Strictly necessary cookies are essential to enable you to move around our web site and use its features and/or services.
Functional cookies allow our web site to remember choices you make, e.g. your user name, log in details and language preferences and any customisations you make to pages during your visit. They are necessary to provide features and services specific to individual users.
Performance cookies allow us to update this web site to cater for user preferences and improve performance. Performance cookies may also be used to help manage
web site traffic during busy periods.
These cookies collect information about your browsing habits on our site in order to make advertising (both on this site and other web sites you subsequently visit) relevant to you and your interests, to limit the number of times those adverts are served to you and to help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns.
Cookies we place on your computer
Application server session cookie. Allows web servers to keep track your order (e.g. your ticket selections) throughout the purchase process.
Load balancer server mapping. Used to ensure that requests to our site go to the same web server in our pool.
Rate limiting (used for restricting traffic to our site when we are very busy).
Pre-Sale (if we are running a password protected pre-sale, it is kept here).
Holds the source of your booking (used for tracking purposes).
Used to save custom data from an affiliate or external alongside a user's order (e.g. a mailing list ID that this link was clicked from).
User Reviews (BazaarVoice)
Applied by a third-party library from BazaarVoice which is used to manage user reviews for our events.
Offers and Codes
Stores user entered offer/discount/registration codes used to allow access to certain ticket types. Stored in a cookie so that once you enter a code, the website
remembers it (and auto applies it if you refresh the ticket selection page) until you close your browser window.
Allows user orders to be linked together for certain events.
Stores the affiliate ID (used for tracking affiliate referrals).
Tracks sales for bookings made via links provided by Affiliate Window (an affiliate marketing company).
These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they have visited.
Used to apply the user selected language/culture settings (including translations) when browsing the website.
Localisation (Google Translate)
Used to apply language translations (where applicable) for dynamic content on the website. Powered by Google Translate.
Set when you log in with a user account, to acknowledge you are logged in and give access to 'user only' areas of the website.
Session (6 months if you select 'remember me')
This cookie is set by Quantcast, who present targeted advertising on our websites. Stores browser and HTTP request information.
Other cookies (placed by our partners)
Some cookies maybe be placed on your computer by third parties and partners we work with. These cookies may differ depending on the event you buy tickets for.
Full information can be made available on request.
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