Cookies uses cookies to help monitor how visitors use our site and improve usability.

The cookies placed on your system are listed below. If you want to learn how to block or remove cookies from your internet browser we have supplied a series of links which show you how to further down this page.

Name Description More
has_js 'has_js' is added by our web site software to improve the speed of detecting whether or not your browser supports some of the more advanced features (javascript)  
northern-ballet_cookiecontrol We use this cookie so we don't repeatedly show or request information (eg sign-up form)  
ccShowCookieIcon This cookie is essential in order to ensure compliance with current EU and UK data protection policies.  
_ga, _gat Google Analytics cookies are used to learn about how visitors use our site. We use the anonymous data to create reports and to help us improve the site.
The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Google+ users are also able to +1 and share pages, their log ins are confirmed by using cookies.
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Google Analytics Cookie Usage on Websites

Third-party cookies


Anonymised details of age, gender, and interests are gathered through Google's DoubleClick and Analytics cookies, we use this to better understand the types of people who use our website. Google uses the information from DoubleClick cookies on partner sites, some Google services and AdSense sites. Find out more about the information Google collects and their Privacy Policy.

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+

We place buttons on most pages of our site to allow you to quickly share them on various social media outlets. Some of the social media sites use these buttons to place a cookie on your system.

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Google+

Removing & blocking cookies

If you are worried about cookies it is better if you block and remove them from your internet browser. Each browser is different in the way it works but we have supplied links below to the browser makers guides to removing and blocking cookies.

All the following links take you to the browser makers' websites.