Use of cookies by ArtsProfessional websites.

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Cookie Name Purpose
Cookie preference


This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on and the subscription section at Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

Universal Analytics (Google)


These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited. Google may use this information for remarketing, i.e. to target appropriate advertisements, except where a user has opted out of tracking. There is more information on opting out of Google tracking at the bottom of this page.
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Website monitoring __cfduid

This cookie is used by to check that our website is functioning well.

Popup control *_modal_shown

This cookie checks whether a visitor has recently seen one of our popups inviting them to subscribe to the site or our emails, in order to avoid showing that popup too often.

Session cookie


These cookies are needed to keep track of users who are logged in, and of users who are not logged in but are filling in forms or making a purchase on the site, so that individual information they have submitted can be stored on their behalf, whlst not showing it to other users.
Single sign on


When a user logs into or out of one of our sites, such as, or, these cookies, which last for a few seconds, carry the same login or logout across the other related sites.



We use Stripe for collecting card payments when we sell a subscription. Stripe sets these cookies to .

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