Cookie Policy


  1. About cookies

1.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier. An identifier is a string of letters and numbers that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

1.2 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

1.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

1.4 Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and identify users returning to a website.

  1. Our cookies

2.1 We use both session and persistent cookies on our website.

2.2 We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website. By using our website and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

2.3 The the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a) We use cookies on our website to recognise a computer when a user visits the website;

(b) Track users as they navigate the website;

(c) Improve the website’s usability;

(d) Analyse the use of the website;

(e) Administer the website;

(f) Prevent fraud and improve the security of the website;

(g) Personalise the website for each user.

  1. Analytics cookies

3.1 We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website.

3.2 Our analytics service provider generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies.

3.3 The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of our website.

3.4 Data gathered from our website by Google Analytics may be shared with Google to help improve Google’s products and services.

3.5 Our analytics service provider’s privacy policy can be found here:

  1. Blocking cookies

4.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies.

4.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

4.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

  1. Deleting cookies

5.1 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer.

5.2 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.

  1. Managing your cookies settings

6.1 Most browsers allow you to change your settings and preferences for cookies.  Use the links below to take a look at individual browser settings:

If you are using a browser we have not included above please refer to their website and support services.

  1. Data protection registration

7.1 Our data uses have been classified as exempt from registration by the Information Commissioner’s Office. This classification is reassessed annually.

  1. Our details

8.1  This website is owned and operated by China Plate Theatre Limited

8.2 China Plate Theatre Limited is a registered charity (number 1173766) and a private company limited by guarantee (number 09021628). Our registered office is located at Unit 228, Zellig, Gibb Street, Birmingham, B9 4AT. If you have any questions about this policy you can write to us at our registered office, email [email protected] or call us on telephone, 0121 794 1769.