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This Cookies Policy describes how cookies and similar technologies are used on certain of our owned or controlled websites and web properties (e.g., widgets and applications) that contain or link to this Cookies Policy (such websites and web properties are referred to herein collectively and individually as the “Site”)

By using the Site, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Cookies Policy.  Please refrain from visiting the Site or alternatively, please disable cookies and similar technologies (as explained below) if you do not wish cookies to be stored or accessed on your computer or mobile device.  We may change this Cookies Policy at any time.  Please take a look at the “LAST REVISED” legend at the top of this page to see when this Cookies Policy was last revised.  Any changes in this Cookies Policy will become effective when we make the revised Cookies Policy available on or through the Site.

  1. 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.

  2. How we use CookiesWe 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. 

Name of CookieDescription of Cookie/PurposeExpiration of Cookie

CurrencyA cookie that denotes a selected currency by the user ISO3 currency code. (e.g.,  USD, GPB,or EUR)1 hour

CartStores a unique identifier for the Cart that is used to ensure that full page caching can load the cart contents without having to load the full magento stack (32 bit alphanumeric identifier for cart). 1 hour

StoreStores the magento specific store identifier for the current store being browsed (alphanumeric identifier for the store, e.g., stereoboutiqueeurostoreen). 1 year 

FrontendStores the user session ID (alphanumeric identifier for session data) to identify a user’s visit to the Site over several page visits. This is used to maintain preferences and functions across the usage session such as a shopping basket in the store. 1 hour

Splash SplashPage [various other names]Stores the number of times a user has seen a splash page, or if the user has chosen to no longer see the message to avoid showing the user the message more than the designated number of times 24 Month 

Geo LocationStores the ISO country code of the user by geo-detection1 Month

ii_GlobalisationStores notification information relating to user selected country profile on the Site, and the specific county selection.12 Month 

styleType - background switcher switchstyleSaves the background the user has chosen to viewPersistent

sifrFetchLoads a custom font for the SiteSession

Login_EmailStores a user’s email address12 Months

Login_RememberActivates the Remember Me function to automatically display a user’s email address at the Site login (if the user has selected the Remember Me function)6 Months

IASP_IsActiveDetermines if the user is active on the forum20 Minutes

IF_LastVisitStores a date of a user’s last visit to determine the appropriate content to display 1 Year

InstantASPEnables the basic forum session functions for a userSession

IF_ForumsRead4Stores which forum topics have been read for display purposes10 Days

Permission Cookieemi_privacy-acceptedOnce a user has pressed the “Continue” button, notifies us that the user has accepted the use of cookies on the Site and to stop us from showing the user the message again. 1 Year

id1, id2Remembers the user’s details for subsequent orders, when requested by the user so that the user doesn’t have to re-enter your address details again.1 month 

Google Analytics: _utma, _utmb, _utmc, utmzHelps analyse use of the Site through the collection of standard internet log information and visitor behaviour, such as new visitor numbers, interactions and paths through our website, response to our marketing campaigns and browser usage, all in an anonymous form. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. By using any Warner Music website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out aboveutma 2 years expiration. 

utmz cookie or “campaign” cookie has a 6 month expiration period. 

The utmbcookie, or “session” cookie, has a 30 minute expiration period 

Omniture [various file names]Conducts statistical analysis of page use, interactions and use paths. Varies

PAPCookie_FirstClick; PAPCookie_LastClick; PAPCookie_Sale, PAPCookie_TimeTracks referrals that our Affiliate partners have generated and any sales resulting from these for the sole purpose of recompensing the Affiliates.30 days

AuDigentServes tailored advertising on third party websites.24 months

Beaconsoft Limited:

cookieIDCookie is used for Analytics to track multi-page, multi-visit interactions with the website by a user, including basket interactions and purchases.25 years

3rd Party Cookies

We 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:

3. Refusing Cookies on the Site 

If you do not want your personal information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to automatically decline cookies, or gives you the choice of declining or accepting the transfer to your computer of a particular cookie (or cookies) from a particular website. Information about the procedure you are required to follow in order to disable cookies can be found on your Internet browser provider’s website via your help screen.  You may wish to refer to for information on commonly used browsers.  Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the Site may operate as intended.

We want you to know how to get rid of these tracking cookies if you like. This is why we provide User Choice and list links to pages where you can manage the cookies:

If you want to clean out all tracking cookies from all your websites, here are links where you can download three programs that can clean out tracking cookies:

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