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This page explains the information collected about you on the Horniman Museum and Gardens’ website and other networks via cookies.

Cookies are small pieces of data that a website transfers to your computer’s hard drive to keep a record of your visit and preferences. The information may remain on your computer after you finish visiting our website, but you can delete them. Most internet browsers are pre-set to accept cookies.

If you prefer not to receive cookies, you can change your internet browser to not receive cookies or to warn you when cookies are being used.

For more information on cookies, visit All About Cookies.

Session cookies

One cookie which we use is integral to how the site works.

  • It remembers your shopping basket, and which products you have placed in your shopping basket, so you can continue to browse the website. 
  • It remembers how your preference for how you want search results to display – either solely as images or as an image with additional details.

Google Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how our visitors use this website. We use this information to see how our visitors use this site, so we can improve its performance, and to report to funders such as the Department for Culture, Media and Sport .
The cookies report on the number of visitors to the site, which pages are visited and how visitors find our website. This information is completely anonymous and cannot be used to identify you personally.

Third-party cookies

While visiting the Horniman Museum and Gardens website, you may be delivered cookies by third-party websites. Some pages have content from, for example, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube or Flickr, and you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not have any control over these cookies. Please visit these third-party websites for more information.

Contacting us

If you have any questions or comments about this notice, please contact us at web@horniman.ac.uk