Cookie Policy

On this page we describe how use cookies on This page was last updated on June 8, 2019.


Cookies are small pieces of text sent from a server to your web browser and stored on your browser cache. They serve a variety of functions, like enabling us to remember certain information you provide to us as you navigate between pages.

How do we use cookies?

We use cookies for the following purposes:

  1. Authentication: cookies help us to determine that you're logged in and identify the account you're logged in with. These cookies are necessary to give you access to our services and its features.
  2. Analytics: cookies enable us to analyze how our services are being used. We use Google Analytics for this. To ensure your privacy when using our site we have done the following:
    1. We have accepted Google's Data Processing Amendment, which stipulates that Google only processes the data it receives when you use our site.
    2. We do not share data regarding the use of our site with Google Analytics.
    3. We do not use analytics cookies for advertising purposes.
    4. Your IP address is anonymized before it is sent to Google Analytics.
    5. The data of Google Analytics cookies is sent securely over an https connection.
    To opt-out of analysis by Google Analytics please visit
  3. Third parties: third party services such as Facebook and SoundCloud may use cookies to help you sign in on from their services. Any such third party cookie usage is governed by the policy of the third party placing the cookie. Tribe of Noise only stores identifiers in its database, which are used to identify the user when they return to our site after successful authentication on the third party site.
  4. Cookies of embedded services: to improve your experience we embed Twitter tweets, YouTube videos and SoundCloud music on some of our pages. Below is a description of the cookies these services set when they are embedded on pages on
    1. YouTube sets the following cookies: 1P_JAR, APISID, CONSENT, DSID, HSID, IDE, NID, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SIDCC, SSID, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC, __utmx, __utmxx and _ga. They have an expiry date of up to 2 years and we do not have control over these cookies. YouTube may use these cookies to track which videos you watched and that you watched them on YouTube belongs to Google, so please refer to Google's privacy policy and cookie policy for more information.
    2. Twitter sets the following cookies: _utma, _utmz, _ga, _gid, ct0, eu_cn, external_referer, gt, guest_id, personalization_id, syndication_guest_id and twf_exp. They have an expiry date of up to 2 years and we do not have control over these cookies. Twitter may use these cookies to optimise your browsing experience. E.g. by showing you personalized advertisements that are selected by tracking the websites with Twitter embeds you visit. Tracking and personalized ads can be turned off on Twitter via
    3. SoundCloud sets the following cookies: UID, UIDR, __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmt, __utmz and sc_anonymous_id. They have an expiry date of up to 10 years and we do not have control over these cookies. SoundCloud uses cookies (among other things) for analytics and personalized advertising. Their updated cookie policy can be read via

Managing cookies

Most browsers give you the ability to manage (i.e. refuse, accept or delete) cookies. This works differently in each browser, so please use the links below for up-to-date information about managing cookies in the most commonly used browsers:


We may update our Cookie Policy occasionally. When we do, we will update the date at the top of this page. We invite you to check our Cookie Policy from time to time for any changes since your last visit.