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Our Cookie Policy

Last updated: 3rd June 2021


Our website (http://sarahbrightman.com) (“Website”) uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Website and also allows us to improve our Website. By continuing to browse our Website, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your device if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your device’s hard drive.

Cookies can be stored for varying lengths of time on your browser or device. Session cookies are deleted from your device when you close your web browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your device until deleted or until they reach their expiry date.

What types of cookies are used on this site?

We use the following types of cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website. This includes, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website. Because these cookies are strictly necessary, we do not need to ask for your consent to use them.
  • analytical/performance cookies. These cookies enable us to recognise visitors, to analyse how many our Website receives, and to examine how all our visitors navigate around the Website when using it. This helps us to improve the Website’s operation and functionality for example by presenting the information on it in a way that makes it easier to access all of the relevant webpages more easily.
  • Functionality Cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to use our Website. This enables us to personalise our content for you (for example, to remember your log-in information).
  • Targeting Cookies. These cookies record your visit to our Website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our advertising more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

The below is a list of cookies that are set by the Website:


Essential Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose of Cookie Cookie Duration
_ _ cfduid Used by the content network, Cloudfare, to identify trusted web traffic. 1 month

Non-Essential Cookies

Cookie Name Purpose of Cookie Cookie Duration
_ga This cookie is used by Google Universal Analytics to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. 2 years
_gat Google Analytics Throttle. This cookie is used to help the performance of _ga cookie and to throttle the data request rate. 24 hours
_gid Google Analytics. Record visitor numbers and demographics in the aggregate. 24 hours

Third party cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

Live Nation pixels are used to remarket to the audiences collected from the site, to serve tour specific ads during the campaign flight of the tour.

The following services also set cookies on a user’s browser when they use particular sections of the site:

  • Spotify
    • When viewing a page that has a playlist embedded. Spotify also uses cookies to register user interaction and preferences in context with audio content embedded by Spotify. This can serve both statistic and marketing purposes.
  • YouTube
    • When viewing a page that has a video embedded.
  • Vimeo
    • When viewing a page that has a vimeo video embedded.
  • Facebook
    • When viewing a page with a facebook video embedded.
  • Pandora
    • When viewing a page that has a playlist embedded.
  • Apple Music
    • When viewing a page that has a playlist embedded.
  • Amazon Music
    • When viewing a page that has a playlist embedded.
  • TikTok
    • When viewing a page with a TikTok video embedded.
  • Twitch
    • When viewing a page with a Twitch video embedded
  • Futureshirts
    • When viewing pages within the official Sarah Brightman Online Store.
How do I block cookies

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Alternatively, you can visit allaboutcookies.org which provides general information about cookies and how you can manage cookies on your computer. Please note that if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.