- What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a text-only string of information that the Site’s server transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer or other device so that the Site’s server can read and retrieve the contents of that cookie. Cookies do not usually record your name or any information identifying individual users.
We currently use both session and persistent cookies on our sites.Below are the major cookies used, where the relevant features are enabled on a particular Site.3rd Party CookiesWe use a range of 3rd party content and tools on the Site. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, Facebook or YouTube, cookies may be placed by the Site. Warner Music does not control the dissemination, content or specific use of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.Below are some of the main 3rd party services we use:
- Facebook – to help users register with our services via their Facebook account, Like or Share website content to the Facebook platform, and display content from Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies
- Twitter – to display content from Twitter and allow users to connect with the artist’s Twitter accounts; to quickly share information via the Twitter social network without having to log into Twitter again :https://twitter.com/privacy
- Youtube – to display video content in embedded players from YouTube : https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
- SoundCloud – to display audio content in embedded players from SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/pages/privacy
- Google– to enable users to be shown search or YouTube advertising relevant to the artist site they have visited and web analytics : https://www.google.com/policies/privacy/
- Tumblr– to display content from Tumblr : https://www.tumblr.com/policy/en/privacy
- PayPal – to recognize a user as a PayPal customer; customize PayPal services, content and advertising; measure promotional effectiveness; collect information about a user’s computer or other access device to mitigate risk, help prevent fraud and promote trust and safety : https://cms.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/marketingweb?cmd=_render-content&content_ID=ua/Privacy_full&locale.x=en_US
- Adobe Flash Player – to improve the user experience and to save preferences : https://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/policy.html
- SmartURL – we may use SmartURL to rebrand some links to our Sites properties as well as the websites of our third party partners to which our Sites link. SmartURL provides anonymised, aggregated statistics relating to use of a shortened URL, for example by telling us how many times it has been clicked on. We do not have access to the IP address of a user’s computer collected by SmartURL when a user uses its service. SmartURLdoes not have any access to data collected on our Sites.