Get More Gigs - Cookies Policy

Cookies Policy

Get More Gigs uses cookies to ensure secure functionality, improve performance and enhance user experience on our site. The cookies we serve are not harmful to your device and do not gather information that personally identifies you. This cookies policy explains what cookies we use and the options you have for managing them.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files which a website may put on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a site or page. The cookies consist of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. We use both "session" cookies and "persistent" cookies.

Essential Cookies

Some cookies are essential for the operation of our website. For example, session cookies allow us to identify a member's login status and ensure they can access their membership services. If a user opts to disable these cookies, access to these services will be severely limited and many site features will not function correctly.

The following cookie is considered essential for this website to function correctly:

  • PHPSESSID - maintains guest visitor and member session on the site, expires at end of session

Performance Cookies

To help us achieve our policy of constant improvement and maintain the highest security on our website, we use Google Analytics to analyse and compile reports regarding the use of the site. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on a user's computer or device.

The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports that may contain geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation. This information is anonymous in nature and does not identify you personally. Google stores this information and we access it. Google's privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

The following cookies are set by Google Analytics:

  • _utma - identifies unique visitors to the website, contains a unique numerical ID, 2 year expiry
  • _utmb - establishes and continues a user session, contains a unique numberical ID, 30 minute expiry
  • _utmc - used to determine session status, contains a unique numerical ID, expires at end of session
  • _utmz - tracks traffic sources and page navigation, contains a unique numerical ID, 6 month expiry

For more information on the cookies set by Google Analytics please visit their resource page by clicking here.

Functionality Cookies

Functionality cookies are used to enhance your user experience whilst browsing our site. For example, when you view a band or entertainer listing on the directory a cookie is set that remembers the last 12 listings you have viewed. This enables the site to present you with a 'Recently Viewed' list that conveniently allows you to return to listings you have recently viewed without having to trace your steps to find them again.

The following functionality cookie is set to enhance user experience:

  • etRecentlyViewedCookie - identifies the last 12 directory listings you viewed, 7 day expiry

Third-Party Cookies Set on the Get More Gigs Website

This website has third-party web services integrated into it's user interface. YouTube videos, social plugins and the Paypal payment service are all used on this site. These third-party providers may set their own cookies on your device when you access their services through our site. Get More Gigs does not control the setting of nor can we access the information contained in these third-party cookies. Blocking these cookies will limit your access to the integrated web services. You may not be able to view videos, interact with social plugins such as the Facebook 'Like' buttons or use the payment system should you decide to block third-party cookies.

Can Website Users Block Cookies?

Most browsers allow you to block cookies set by websites. Should you decide to block cookies for this or any other website, comprehensive information on how to do so can be found at http://www.aboutcookies.org/.

Please remember though, that if you do choose to block cookies in your browser, you may find that certain sections of this website will not function correctly or your access to the many great features of this site may be limited.