Cookie and Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

We take your privacy very seriously. We do not collect any personal information through this website ( and cannot identify you when you visit this website.

All of our online ticket sales are processed through Anvil Arts – for information on how they protect your data visit their privacy policy.

If you sign up for the newsletter we will use this to keep you informed about Hampshire OctoberFest and other Destination Basingstoke projects, your email address will be stored within MailChimp.

Cookie Policy

We use a number of different cookies on our site. If you do not know what cookies are, or how to control or delete them, then we recommend you visit for detailed guidance.

The list below describe the cookies we use on this site and what we use them for. Currently we operate an ‘implied consent’ policy which means that we assume you are happy with this usage. If you are not happy, then you should delete the cookies having visited the site, or you should browse the site using your browser’s anonymous usage setting (called “Incognito” in Chrome, “InPrivate” for Internet Explorer, “Private Browsing” in Firefox and Safari etc.)

First Party Cookies

These are cookies that are set by this website directly.

WordPress: Our websites runs the popular WordPress CMS and cookies are used to store basic data on your interactions the site. As we do not allow you to register an account, we do not store any identifiable information on you.

Third Party Cookies

These are cookies set on your machine by external websites whose services are used on this site.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to collect information about visitor behaviour on our website. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. This Analytics data is collected via a JavaScript tag in the pages of our site and is not tied to personally identifiable information. We therefore do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are.

You can find out more about Google’s position on privacy as regards its analytics service at

AddThis: We use a plugin called AddThis to help you share our pages to friends through your social media. The privacy implications vary between social networks  and are dependent on the privacy settings that you have chosen on these networks.

Cookie List:

Name Cookies Purpose
AddThis ouid, ssc, uvc, bku, sshs, na_id, notice_preferences, uid, ssh, mus, na_tc, loc, __atuvc, __atuvs These cookies are associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms.
Google Analytics _ga, _gid, _gat These cookies are associated with Google Analytics, which we use to better understand the type of people who are visiting our website.