International Galleries Alliance
2–What are cookies?
Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by a website when you visit it. They contain details of your browsing history on that website and distinguish you from other users. Cookies send data back to the originating website on each subsequent visit or allow another website to recognise the cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and, for instance, remember your preferences and generally improve your online user experience.
Although this notice refers to the general term ‘cookie’, it also applies to similar tracking technologies that we may use (such as ‘web beacons’, ‘clear GIFs’ and ‘pixel tags’).
You can find out more about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
• let you navigate and do things on the Site. In other words, some cookies are necessary for the Site to function.
• collect statistics – the information collected by cookies enables us to improve the Site through usage figures and patterns. For example, to see which pages of the Site are the most popular and how users are interacting with them.
• analyse how individuals interact with us so we can improve our services.
• ensure that our Site is secure – for example, to make sure that personal information that you give to us does not fall into the wrong hands.
• suggest content for you based on the pages of the Site you have previously visited.
4–Which cookies do we use?
The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why.
|Name of Cookie||Provider||Purpose||Duration|
|_ga||Google Analytics||We use this cookie to collect information about how visitors use the Site including how data is used and wider Site usage data for the Site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.||2 years|
|_ga_TNCDJ539||Google Analytics||This cookie is placed by Google Analytics to persist session state. This means that your information is available across multiple pages on our website (so that you don’t have to renter your information for every page you visit).||2 years|
|YSC||YouTube||This cookie is set by YouTube to track views of embedded videos||Session (the cookie lasts for as long as you keep your browser open)|
We also follow a standard procedure of using log files. These files log information about visitors when they visit websites. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, time stamp and the referring page. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends and security.
6–How can you change your cookies settings?
As some of our cookies are necessary for the functioning of the Site, you cannot opt-out of our use of those cookies.
Click on the links below to find out how to change your cookie settings in:
There is software available which enables you to use settings that allow you to choose which cookies are set on your computer or mobile device, such as the Ghostery app.
You can also opt out of receiving cookies on the Site for Google Analytics by visiting https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
7–Updates to this notice
We may update this notice and so we recommend that you check this notice regularly. We aim to notify you of any significant changes by way of a notice on the Site or by contacting you directly when reasonably possible.
Dated: 19 April 2022