About cookies on the Isle of Wight Arts website
Cookies are used on almost every website. They are small text files that are saved on your computer to help the site perform a number of functions. This website uses them for several reasons. For example, they allow us to keep you secure when you log in to your online account, provide online account application forms, monitor the number of people using our site and help us understand more about the way in which people use our website.
Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Some cookies are deleted once you leave our website "session cookies", while other cookies remain after you leave our website "persistent cookies" so that you are recognized when you return to the website.
Cookies used by the Isle of Wight Arts website
Types of cookie used on the Isle of Wight Arts website
Session cookies are stored on your computer and remain available for the duration of your visit to our website. When you close your browser, any session cookies that have been set will be automatically removed from your computer’s memory.
Persistent cookies are stored on your computer and remain there until they reach their expiry date or you choose to delete them. At this point, the browser will delete the cookie from your computer’s hard drive. Whilst the persistent cookie is present, the website that created it will have access to that cookie each time you return to that site.
First and third party cookies
whether a cookie is 'first' or 'third' party refers to the website/service placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by us. Third-party cookies are cookies that are authorised by us but provided via a supplier. We have no authorised third party cookies.
How we classify the cookies we use
We use a system of classification developed by the International Chamber of Commerce. This allows us to classify the different types of cookies which we use on our website and provide you with more information about why we use them.
Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are essential in providing specific services you have requested from us. For example:
Performance cookies aim to improve our website by collecting information about how you use our website. For example:
Functionality cookies are not used on our website
Promotional cookies are not used on our website
Using browser settings to manage cookies
Most web browsers allow you to manage cookies via the browser settings. For example you may choose to delete existing cookies, prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or disable cookies altogether.
By using our website you are agreeing to the placement of cookies on your computer.