Cookies, emails and your privacy

'Cookies' are pieces of computer coded information that many websites transfer to the cookie file on your computer's hard disk. There are different types of cookies that are used in a variety of ways: e.g. to enhance the security of online financial transactions, to personalise or tailor information provided and to track how website visitors reach the site and navigate through it.

The Oxford Symphony Orchestra website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc.. This uses cookies to help the Orchestra analyse how users use this site. These cookies do not enable the Orchestra to identify a specific individual's use of this site. Google Inc. state that the information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Oxford Symphony Orchestra uses Campaign Monitor, an international company with its headquarters in Australia, to collect email addresses, to distribute emails and to provide reports on mailings. Campaign Monitor ensures that all subscriber lists, email content and reports remain private and confidential. Campaign Monitor will not sell, rent, loan or invite external access to Oxford Symphony Orchestra contact lists, nor will Campaign Monitor themselves use Oxford Symphony Orchestra contact lists for any purpose. Oxford Symphony Orchestra will use your name and email address only to contact you about its activities and will not pass your details to any other third party.