Privacy and Cookie Policy

Embrace Arts Privacy policy


1. Introduction

Embrace Arts is The University of Leicester’s arts centre. We acknowledge that personal privacy is a very important issue and support the protection of internet privacy as required under UK legislation.

The statement on this web page explains the types of personal information which are collected when you visit our website and how this will be used. This policy applies to all webpages within

2. Personal information

Any personal information which you provide via the website, such as your name and address, will only be used only for the specific purpose stated. We will never sell, trade or license this information to other parties. We never provide website users’ personal information to direct marketing companies or similar organisations.

3. Submission forms and surveys

Embrace Arts may collect personal information that you supply for bookings, surveys and other online forms. This information will not be supplied to any third party, and will only be used for subsequent communications, if indicated by you, the user, at the time of submission.

In submitting your personal information online, you are agreeing that Embrace Arts staff may use your details for the sole purpose of conducting the business of Embrace Arts. If at anytime you no longer wish to receive any information from the us, please respond to any email and state that you wish to “unsubscribe” or click on our unsubscribe links in emails.

4. Credit card payments

Ticket bookings are made via our online ticketing system PatronBase which has its own separate terms and conditions.

PatronBase is a secure access system that uses cookies for identification and not for any other purpose. For security purposes, the system will log-out any users who have not been active for more than 15 minutes and the cookies are deleted when each session ends.

Logs are kept of the date/time/user ID of all log-in sessions, and these may be used for diagnostic or problem-solving purposes.

5. Activity Logs

Our systems automatically record all requests for accessing web content, including the requesting computer’s IP address. This is a standard function of web serving technology and, as above, we only use these logs for diagnostic and problem-solving purposes.

Embrace Arts Use of Cookies

1. Introduction

To identify which webpages are accessed, we use traffic log cookies and analytics services provided by Crazy Egg and Google. From this we can analyse data about web traffic and thereby constantly improve our website for users. This information is only used for statistical analysis. Cookies help us to provide website visitors with a better service by enabling us to identify which pages are most useful to most people.

Cookies do not give us access to your computer and do not reveal any information other than whatever data you choose to share with us via webforms or other inputs. Web browsers are usually set to accept all cookies automatically, but you can modify your browser to decline or query cookies.

By using the Embrace Arts website, you give your consent for us to process the data you provide in the manner and for the purposes described above. Find out more about cookies at

2. Monitoring and Disclosure

Please note that in certain circumstances Embrace Arts may be obliged to disclose information or undertake more detailed monitoring under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.

3. Third Party Advertising

Third party vendors, including Google and Yahoo, may show our advertisements on websites. They use cookies to show adverts based on a user's prior visits to our website.

· Users may opt out of Google's use of tracking cookies by visiting the Google advertising opt-out page.

· Users may opt out of Yahoo's use of tracking cookies by visiting the Yahoo advertising opt-out page.

· Users may opt out of AddThis' use of tracking cookies by visiting the AddThis data collection opt out.

· You can opt out of other online advertising at the Network Advertising Initiative

4. Content Management Cookies

We use Plone Content Management System to manage our web content. Plone uses cookies to provide various features, for example, remembering when editors are logged in and copy-and-paste functionality. These cookies are only set when web editors log in to Plone with their university account.

For more information about Plone cookies, please see the documentation.