Cookie Policy

We’re providing you with this information as part of our ongoing compliance with recent changes to the law, and to make sure we’re clear and honest about your privacy when using our website www.openevenings.co.uk

Like most websites, our website uses “cookies” and files that are similar to cookies. Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.

To ensure you get the most enjoyable experience out of using our website, as well as the full use of the online shopping and personalised features, your computer, tablet or mobile device (“device”) will need to accept cookies.

Our Cookies Policy provides you with information on what cookies may be set when you visit our website and how to enable, control or delete those cookies.

What are Cookies

Cookies are small data files which often include a unique identifier that are sent to and stored on your device when you visit certain web pages. They are created by your browser at our request and stored in an approved place on your device. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

Most websites use cookies. To allow www.openevenings.co.uk to function correctly Cookies have to be enabled, Please note that if you disable cookies our website may not work to it’s full potential.

How do we use cookies at Open Evenings?

We use cookies to: keep track of what events you register for, remember you when you return to our website and to improve your experience on our website. For example, cookies allow us to recall your past activities and site preferences, tailor parts of our website to your needs and make special offers to you, as well as identify and resolve errors.

We would like to point out that cookies don’t harm your device. We do not usually store your sensitive or personally identifiable information in cookies we create. If we do, we obtained that information from you directly as you would have provided it to us via our website and we only use it for the purposes outlined in this Cookies. All the information we gather from cookies is secure.

We also work with selected third party companies who may also set cookies on your device during your visit to our website. They use the information collected from their cookies to serve ads to you on different products and services based on what you may be interested in. They may also use cookies to track your response to their ad, to measure the effectiveness of their advertising or to award incentives or points to their members who respond to their ads.

It’s important for you to know that we have no access to, or control over cookies used by our selected third party companies. We do not share any of your personally identifiable information such as your name, telephone number or address with these companies, except in accordance with our Privacy Policy http://www.openevenings.co.uk/privacy-policy/

Cookies used on our website

To ensure you get the most enjoyable experience out of using our site, as well as the ability to order products and utilise personalised features, you will need to accept cookies on your computer or mobile phone.

The following is a list of all the cookies used on our website set out by category:

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary to provide the services that you have specifically asked for on our website and essential to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as check-out and product purchase. Without these cookies, certain services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or check-out, cannot be provided. We do not need to obtain your consent to use these cookies

Performance cookies

These cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited. By using the website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. They collect information about how visitors use the website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. They don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. It is only used to improve how the website works.

Functionality cookies

These cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. They allow our website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog.

Advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver advertisements that are more relevant to you and your interests. By using the website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. These cookies are usually third parties cookies.

Third Party Cookies

When you use our website, you may notice content provided by somebody other than Open Evenings, for example a third party company, you may be sent cookies by these companies. Also, if you ‘share’ Open Evenings content with friends through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter – you may be sent cookies from these websites It’s important for you to know that we have no access to or control over cookies used by these companies or third party websites. We suggest you check the third party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. We are currently evaluating our third party companies that may set cookies on our website include and will update this section as soon as possible.

How to Manage Cookies

Cookies allow you to take advantage of some of our website’s essential features; we recommend you leave them turned on. Please be aware that if you disable or delete cookies our website will not work.

The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to enable or prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-on’s settings or visiting the website of its manufacturer

If you use a PC – click on ‘Help’ at the top of your browser window and select the ‘About’ option

If you use a Mac – with the browser window open, click on the Apple menu and select the ‘About’ option.

For Flash Cookies (or Local Shared Objects) – The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies – see http://www.adobe.com/security/flashplayer/

For Third Party Cookies – If you’d like to opt out of third party company cookies – please use the-opt out tool offered by members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) – see http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp.

If you’d like to opt out of cookies created by ‘sharing’ Open Evenings content through social networks – such as Facebook and Twitter – we suggest you check the third party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them

If you want to know more about Third Party Cookies and to opt out of them if you wish – see www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu

Other websites

Our website may contain links to other sites which are outside our control and not covered by this policy. The operators of these sites may collect information from you that will be used by them in accordance with their policy, which may differ from ours. Please also note that we’re not responsible for any of the content of the external websites named in this Cookies Policy

Further information about cookies

We are continuing to work on a number of other privacy and cookie-related improvements to our website. If you’d like to learn more about cookies and how to manage them – see www.allaboutcookies.org and www.youronlinechoices.eu

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