What are Cookies?

Cookies have been around for years. Web browsers have been using them almost from the start. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is put on your computer when you visit a website. It is sent by the website you are visiting and is stored in your browser.

Among other things, cookies save you time.

If you personalize a web page, or navigate within a web site, a cookie helps the web site to remember your specific information for your next visit. This makes it easier to offer you relevant content, helps with site navigation, and so on. When you return to the web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the site's features that you customized.

Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer.

Why are we telling you this?

Since May 2012 it became EU Law that we tell you about cookies on our site, and you are given the opportunity to decline receiving cookies.

What cookies do we use?

Our site does not use cookies. But we use some web services provided by other organizations. These other organisations do use cookies.

Cookies used by other organisation on our website
Who Cookies


We are an Amazon Affiliate. We make referrals to Amazon through adverts and online music clips. Amazon use cookies to keep track of the referral and for their own marketing purposes. For more information on how Amazon uses cookies see:


We publish videos to YouTube and play the clips on our site. YouTube uses cookies for registration, to provide tailored content and for marketing. For more on how YouTube (Google) uses cookies see:


We use Facebook and we link between our site and Facebook. We have Facebook services on our site such as 'share buttons' and 'comment boxes'. Facebook uses cookies to create content that is relevant to you, for registration, for personalisation, and for their services (e.g., online chat, share buttons). For more information on how Facebook uses cookies see:


We use an analytics service provided by Statcounter. This service uses cookies to allow us count the number of visitors to our site and to see how visitors move around the site when they're using it. These cookies do not identify you. For more about Statcounter cookies see:


We use Romancart to run our shopping cart. The cart uses cookies. This is an 'essential service', as without cookies the cart won't work.


We use Google Adsense. This generates adverts relevant to your location and the content you are reading. So if you are reading a dance page in the UK, you are likely to see dance-related adverts that are UK-based. Adsense uses cookies. To find out more about how Google uses cookies see:

Accept or decline cookies

You can accept or decline cookies.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer.

We cannot advise you on how to decline cookies as we cannot know which browser you are using. But if you go the help menu in your browser, you will find instructions on how to do this.

If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of this, or any other web sites you visit.