There are two types of cookies you may encounter when using our website. By continuing to use our site you are signalling your acceptance to these cookies, however, you can opt out of accepting cookies at any time. See below.

What are cookies?

First party cookies: These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site. Details of these are below.

Third party cookies: These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site, for example Facebook or Twitter have their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

First Party Cookies

The New Hall website uses the following cookies to improve functionality of this site.  We will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you.

  • ASP.NET_SessionId - this is required for basic functionality of the website, retaining your user session ID while navigating the website.
  • Style - this is a cookie used to remember the user's display preference. See the Standard View, High Visibility and Printer View links at the bottom of the page.
  • RequestVerificationToken_Lw__ - this is required for retaining user login sessions. For instance, admin users logging in via /admin will need to store this cookie in order to use the CMS.
  • Atuvc - this cookie is used for the AddThis sharing/bookmarking functionality. According to AddThis support, "The __atuvc cookie is created and read by our JavaScript on the client side in order to make sure the user sees the updated count if they share a page and return to it before our share count cache is updated. No data from that cookie is sent back to AddThis and removing it when disabling cookies would cause unexpected behaviour for users."

Managing Cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by our website, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your machine as well as more general information about cookies. Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

If you wish to view your cookie code, just click on a cookie to open it. You will see a short string of text and numbers. The numbers are your identification card, which can only be seen by the server that gave you the cookie. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

To opt-out of third-parties collecting any data regarding your interaction on our website, please refer to their websites for further information.