Cookie Policy2018-05-01T11:26:13+00:00

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files which contain a small amount of information. Cookies are stored on the browser or hard drive of your computer or device. They are widely used to allow a website to function as well to provide website operators with information on how the site is being used.

We use cookies to identify how the website is being used, to provide audio/video content and to allow content sharing with social media platforms.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook and Twitter

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information
  • Collect any sensitive information
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

First Party Cookies

Our first party cookies are set by the Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme’s website and are required to perform basic functionality, such as:

  • Remembering your search settings
  • Remembering if you have accepted our terms and conditions

Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile anonymous visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use AWStats to log visitor traffic.

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Third Party Cookies

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily “Like” or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site. Cookies are set by:

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your browser are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with our use of cookies. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our our website, you may find the website will not function quite as intended. For example, you will not be able to view audio/video content or check your search history.

How do you block cookies?

Most browsers allow you to refuse cookies. You may block our cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You can find out more about cookies and how to delete and control them on www.aboutcookies.org or click help in your browser menu.

How Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme can change the Cookie Policy

We may update this policy from time to time. Changes in technology, legislation and authorities’ guidance may require us to inform you of the activities we undertake where it affects your privacy rights. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are familiar with any changes.


Some of the cookie information text on this site was derived from content provided by Attacat Internet Marketing, a marketing agency based in Edinburgh. If you need similar information for your own website you can use their free cookie audit tool.