Accessibility & Cookies

Mountview is committed to making all visitors welcome and equally valued. This commitment applies equally to Mountview’s website.

Mountview endeavours to use plain English wherever possible although it is sometimes unavoidable to use technical terms, shortened versions and acronyms for organisations and qualifications within the education, training, arts and theatre sectors.

Accessibility features:

  • All images have text alternatives (ALT attributes)
  • Pages can be displayed in most web browsers – we built the new site with the most common browsers in use over 1% today based on http://caniuse.com/usage-table 
  • Pages have been designed with scalable fonts meaning you can adjust the size of text using your browser zoom
  • Pages have also been developed with scalable responsive layouts meaning you can adjust the size of content using your browser zoom

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), along with other groups and standards bodies, has established technologies for creating and interpreting web-based content. These technologies, which are referred to as web standards are carefully designed to deliver the greatest benefits to the greatest number of web users whilst ensuring the long-term viability of any document published on the web.

Cookies

Introduction

Our website uses ‘cookies’, which are small data files which collect information about how you use the website.  They are stored on your device and may be accessed by a website’s server.  Cookies however cannot be used to identify any user personally.

How We Use Cookies

Read our privacy policy for full information on how we use cookies.

The following is a list of cookies used by the Mountview Academy website and what they are used for:

Name: _utma

Description: A cookie used by Google Analytics to determine the number of unique visitors to the website.

Expires: 2 years.

 

Name: _utmb

Description: A cookie used by Google Analytics to calculate the average length of time that you spend on the website.

Expires: 30 minutes.

 

Name: _utmc

Description: A cookies used by Google Analytics to calculate and record when you close the browser.

Expires: When the browser is closed.

 

Name: _utmz

Description: A cookie used by Google Analytics to find out how you reached the website.

Expires: 6 months.

 

Name: ga_nextpage_params

Description: Stores information which will be sent to Google Analytics on the next page you request.

Expires: When the browser is closed.

 

Youtube Videos

Our website uses YouTube to embed videos on some pages.  YouTube provides its own cookies when a video is viewed such as:

 

Name: _use_hitbox

Description: Provides a randomly generated number for your browser to help identify you.

Expires: When the browser is closed.

 

Name: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE

Description: Youtube uses this to count the number of ‘views’ of a video.

Expires: 9 months.

 

Updated September 2021

 

Name: __cf_bm

Provider: spektrix.com

Description: : This cookie is used to distinguish between humans an  bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website

Expires: 1 day

 

Name: __cf_bm

Provider: tickets.mountview.org.uk

Description: This cookie is used to distinguish between humans an  bots. This is beneficial for the website, in order to make valid reports on the use of their website

Expires: 1 day

 

Name: SESS#

Provider: tickets.mountview.org.uk

Description: Preserves user’s states across page requests.

Expires: Session

 

Name: test_cookie

Provider: doubleclick.net 

Description: Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

Expires: 1 day

Name: _ga

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Expires: 2 years

Name: _gat

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Expires: 1 day

 

Name: _gid

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on h ow th e visitor u ses the website.

Expires: 1 day

 

Name: p.gif

Provider: typekit.net

Description: Keeps track of special fonts used on the website for internal analysis. The cookie does not register and visitor data.

Expires: Session

 

Name: _fbp

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third-party advertisers.

Expires: 3 months

 

Name: _gcl_au

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Used by Google AdSense for experimenting with advertisement efficiency across w websites using their services.

Expires: 3 months

 

Name: IDE

Provider: doubleclick.net

Description: Used by Google Double Click to register and report the website u ser’s action s after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of and to presen t targeted ads to the user.

Expires: 1 year

 

Name: pagead/1p-user-list/#

Provider: google.com

Description: Tracks, if the user has shown interest in specific products or even ts across multiple websites and detects how the user navigates between sites. This is used for the measurement of advertisement efforts and facilitates payment of referral fees between websites.

Expires: session

 

Name: tr

Provider: facebook.com

Description: Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real-time bidding from third party advertisers

Expires: Session

 

Name: #,#

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Unclassified

Expires: Persistent

 

Name: #,#_expiresAt

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description:  Unclassified

Expires: Persistent

 

Name: CookieDetection

Provider: tickets.mountview.org.uk

Description: Unclassified

Expires: Session

 

Name: spektrixBasket

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Unclassified

Expires: Persistent

 

Name: spektrixClientConstants

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Unclassified

Expires: Persistent

 

Name: SpektrixCustomer

Provider: mountview.org.uk

Description: Unclassified

Expires: Persistent

 

Blocking Cookies

The majority of browsers (Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari etc.) allow you to block cookies from being installed on your device.

Please note that any restriction or deletion of cookies could impact on the functionality of this website.

Further information on the blocking cookies for each browser can be accessed at:

If you use a mobile phone, you may need to check the relevant section of the manual or settings to block cookies.

 

Deleting Cookies

Most browsers will allow you to delete cookies installed on your device.  Dependent on your browser, further information can be accessed at:

Mobile phone users will also need to consult their manual or browser settings for details on how to delete cookies.

 

Contact Details and Useful Information

The Mountview Academy website is owned and operated by Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
If you have any questions about our use of cookies and how we store your data then please contact marketing@mountview.org.uk