UNBOXED cookie policy information

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are necessary in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Why are cookies used?

Cookies may be used for many different purposes. In the first place, cookies can be required to make the website function properly. For example, without cookies, it would be difficult to make a website remember that you have logged in or visited the website before, or in the case of this website, accessed the media hub. These are called required cookies.

Cookies can also be used to analyse how a website is used, to count the number of visitors, to learn how the website may be improved. All tracking data and website usage are stored anonymously and cannot be linked back to individual website visitors. These cookies are called analytics cookies.

Thirdly, social media cookies are used to enable the integration of social media & your data with the platform in question into the website, so that you can immediately like or share a page without having to reauthenticate your profile.

A fourth important use of cookies is to enable online advertising, which may be personalized to show ads that are more relevant and interesting to you. This is done by (targeted) advertising cookies.

This website does not use any social media cookies or advertising cookies.

If you choose "I'm fine with this" when asked for your consent to storing cookies, then this website will utilise the following cookies on your computer.

Cookie - _ga, _gid, _gat

Type - Analytics Cookies

Purpose - Google Analytics uses the information from these cookies to provide insight into how people are using the website, how often they visit and how they move around the site

Source - First Party

Expiry - 2 years / 24 hours / 48 hours


Cookie - 

Type - Analytics Cookies

Purpose - Facebook pixel uses information from these cookies to provide insight into how people are using the website, how often they visit and how they move around the site

Source - First Party

Expiry - 3 Months


Cookie - 

Type - Required Cookie

Purpose - Security cookie. Stores the browser session and is essential for website operation.

Source - First Party

Expiry - Session (upon exit of website)


Cookie - 

Type - Required Cookie

Purpose - This cookie is used to remember a user’s choice about cookies on unboxed2022.com. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference will be stored in this cookie.

Source - First Party

Expiry - 90 Days


Cookie - player, vuid

Type - Vimeo Cookies

Purpose - We embed videos from our official Vimeo channel. When you press play Vimeo will drop third party cookies to enable the the video to play and to collect analytics data such as how long a viewer has watched the video. These cookies do not track individuals.

Source - Third Party

Expiry - 10 years / 48 hours (There are some cookies that expire 10 years after first viewing a Vimeo video while most of them expire between a few days for up to two years after the last viewing of a Vimeo video.


All cookies identified above on the website are set to the root domain https://www.unboxed2022.com and are only readable to the unboxed2022.com website.

Opt In

We rely on the basis of explicit consent for our use of cookies. You have the option to refuse to accept analytics cookies each time you visit our website. This rejection only disables tracking of website use & behaviour and has no impact on the performance of the media hub.

Modern web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.  To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org


There are some elements of data visible to us as part of your use of the website. The information we have visibility of regardless of your acceptance of analytics cookies is:

  • The internet domain e.g. www.organisation.co.uk and internet protocol address (IP address) from which you access the website. This is made available by your internet service provider.
  • The type of browser (Internet Explorer or Google Chrome) and operating system (Windows, UNIX, macOS etc) that you use
  • The device you use, such as a mobile phone or tablet
  • The date and time of your visit
  • The page(s) you visit
  • The address of the website from which you linked to us, known as a referrer (if applicable)

We only use this information above to review website & server performance.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This cookie policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices or use of cookies of other sites even if you access them using links from our website.

In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.

More questions?

To contact UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK a data protection query regarding the processing of your personal data, please use the following details:

Data Protection Officer,
Festival 2022 Limited,
One Brindley Place,
B1 2JB

Email: dp@unboxed2022.uk
For more information about the use of personal data within UNBOXED, please visit our Privacy policy

Changes to this cookie notice

We keep our cookie notices under regular review. This was last updated on 19/10/2021.