This cookies policy applies to websites operated by the British Museum.
The British Museum operates websites at britishmuseum.org and other domains. At the present time, the Museum is rolling out the Cookiebot cookie consent management platform across all of its websites. This policy applies to all the British Museum websites currently covered by Cookiebot, which are listed below. This list will be updated as the rollout continues.
What are cookies?
The law currently states that we can send 'necessary' cookies to your device i.e. cookies which are essential to allow you to use the website, but that we must obtain your permission if we wish to use any other cookies.
Our cookie banner appears when you enter one of our websites covered by the Cookiebot cookie consent management platform for the first time. The banner allows you either to accept all of our cookies or to manage the type of cookies you receive by following a link. Once you have set your cookie preferences you may change them at any time by returning to this page, which can be found by clicking on the 'Cookies' link in the bottom of every page on this website.
We shall not ask you for your cookie preferences every time you visit our website but if you have not recently updated them, you'll be asked to refresh your preferences every six months.
Cookies used on our websites
This site uses different types of cookies. Some of our cookies are first party (which means they're set by the British Museum) but other cookies are placed by trusted third parties.
We're using a cookie consent management platform called Cookiebot to help us manage our cookies and provide you with accurate information on the cookies we're using. Details of each of the cookies used are shown below under the relevant category. The list will be updated automatically by Cookiebot every month and the date of the last update provided.
If you have any questions or concerns about the cookies set by the British Museum, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Additional information on cookies and your legal rights over their use may also be found on the Information Commissioner's website.
We'll update this page as necessary in order to comply with any changes in UK legislation relating to cookies. Please visit this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes.
This information was last updated on 22 February 2022.