Cookie Policy

Siren Films Ltd (CRN:  04546211)

Cookies Policy

We use cookies on our website. We use both ‘session’ cookies that expire at the end of your browser session and ‘persistent’ cookies that can be stored on your device for longer.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer’s hard drive by websites you visit to enable the website to ‘remember’ who you are. In general, cookies are only visible to the website that serves them, not to other websites. ‘Serves’ means places on your computer’s hard drive.

We use the cookies on our website to ‘remember’ information so that it can be passed from page to page and to collect website statistics. [For example, on the ‘video clip’ page there is a ‘watch next’ selection of videos, this list of videos is selected based on the journey you have taken to get to that page and the list of videos changes according to your behaviour on the

Cookies change and their names and their descriptions are not very user-friendly for most people, so what follows is a list of typical cookies set by our site. If you want to see the cookies currently used on the website, they should be visible through your browser. (Please see below for instructions.)

Siren Film Cookies

Essential Cookies Cookies that make it possible for us to remember your preferences (such as agreeing to our cookie policy!) Also, in order for you to stay logged into your Siren Films account. If you set your browser to block these cookies, then these functions and services will not work for you.

 

Performance & Analytics Cookies that measure how often you visit our site and how you use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how the site is being used. For example, Google Analytics cookie give us information such as your journey between pages and which videos are being watched.

 

Functionality Cookies that enhance your experience on the Siren Films website. We use a combination of first party and third party cookies to enhance your experience.

 

Google Analytics These are third party cookies that are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. We have set the Google analytics tool to anonymise IP addresses. 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.

 

Vimeo This is a third party cookie that [runs on our video delivery platform.] Vimeo’s embeddable video player uses first-party cookies that they consider essential to the video player experience.

https://vimeo.com/cookie_policy

 

Zendesk This is a third party cookie that [provides live chat functionality.]

https://support.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360022367393-Zendesk-In-Product-Cookie-Policy

 

How to adjust your browser settings

You can give or withdraw consent to cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser.

For more information about cookies, please see the ICO website https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies

[We have listed some browser-specific instructions here for convenience. Please note that there are different browsers and manufacturers upgrade them frequently. The best way to get the right instructions is to go to the manufacturer’s support page.

The following support/privacy pages (for some of the more common browsers) are correct as at 13-Aug-18.

If you have problems with these pages, can’t see individual cookies or want to find out more about how cookies are handled within your browser, please go to the manufacturer’s site and search for the browser name and your cookie query.

We’ll tell you about new ways to indicate your consent to cookies as they become available.

You can also use privacy-friendly search engines, privacy-friendly browsers and/or privacy add-ons to some browsers to help block tracking requests generally. Search online for the options to see what works best for you.

[Web beacons

Webpages or HTML emails may contain an electronic file called a web beacon, which allows us to count users who have visited that page or to access certain cookies. We include web beacons in marketing emails to determine which emails were opened (including by people to whom you forward the email) and to record whether links were clicked on. This helps us assess the effectiveness of our marketing communications and to ensure we are sending people information which they find useful. We will not know if you open an email if you do not download images when viewing one of our HTML emails, or if you choose to receive emails from us in plain text.

You cannot opt out of or refuse web beacons. However, where they are used in conjunction with cookies you can stop them by opting out of cookies. For details on how to do this, please see ‘How to adjust your browser settings’ above.]

[Traffic data

We keep a record of traffic data which is logged automatically by the server. This includes your IP address, the website address you visited before ours, the website address you visit after leaving our website and which pages you visit on our website. We do not store or analyse this traffic data in a way that identifies any individual or conduct any other form of device fingerprinting. We keep traffic data for seven days.

We also use Google Analytics for website statistics – see above for details of how this works.]

In case you have disabled all cookies, you will be shown the cookie banner at each visit of our website.

Specific questions about the storage and use of analytics data or requests for further information on Siren’s cookie policy can be sent to our Data Manager who can be contacted in the following ways:

  • by email at katrina@sirenfilms.co.uk];
  • by telephone at [0191 232 7900];
  • by post to the Data Manager, Siren Films Ltd [5 Charlotte Square, Newcastle, NE1 4XF].

If you have any questions concerning the processing of personal data by Siren Films Ltd generally, you can also contact the Data Manager.