Data Privacy

Visitor statistics from this website are correlated with the statistics gathered from the website. This information is used purely to provide us with information about how the websites are being used. You can opt out of being included in any statistics by setting your browser to send a Do Not track header or by using AdBlock or similar and you will still be able to use the websites.

If you submit your details in the online-survey on the MetaBeta site or play the SMS text game then we use that information only to send you messages as part of the game. We will not use that data for any marketing purposes and any personal information is removed as soon as possible.


The Blood Culture website uses cookies to remember you when you return to our site and to add extra functionality provided by third party services such as Google or Vimeo.

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer. No personal information is stored in the cookies set by the Blood Culture website.

More information about what cookies are and how you can disable or enable them is available at

If you do not have cookies enabled then you will still be able to browse the site and we won't nag you about it.

The tables below list the cookies you may encounter when using

Cookies set by Blood Culture

Name Purpose Expires
CMSSESSID_ Used by our content management system to identify a specific user session. At end of session (when your browser is closed down or a period of time has passed with no interaction)
DYNSRV Used by our webserver to optimise site performance At end of session (when your browser is closed down or a period of time has passed with no interaction)

Third party cookies

These are cookies are set by other companies who have content on the Blood Culture site - for example Vimeo or Soundcloud. These companies may set their own cookies, which are controlled by them.

We aim to keep this list updated, but since the cookies are set by third party services the list may become out of date if those services alter the cookies they use.

Provider Name Purpose More info


These cookies are used to collect statistics about how visitors use the site. The information includes where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. We use this information to improve our website. Google privacy policy
YouTube VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE User tracking for videos watched on YouTube Google Policies and Principles