Cookie Policy

In common with many other website operators, we may use standard technology called 'cookies' on this site.

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies enable us to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website.

Please read this Cookie Policy carefully as it contains important information on who Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC, we, us) is and how we use cookies on our platforms.

This Cookie Policy should be read together with our Privacy Notice, which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Who we are?

The platforms are operated by Marylebone Cricket Club, an active cricket club, playing hundreds of matches each year, and an influential voice in the world game as guardians of the Laws and Spirit of Cricket. We also own Lord’s Ground, which is known throughout the world as the “Home of Cricket”, and we are committed to ensuring that it remains the best place to watch and play the game. 

Our platfroms

This Cookie Policy relates to your use of our website,, and digital application, Lord’s App (Platforms).

Throughout our Platforms we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties. These third-party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate policies. We are not responsible or liable for the use of cookies by these third-party websites. For privacy information relating to these other third-party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text file which are placed and stored onto your device (e.g. computer, smartphone, or other electronic device) when you use the Platforms. The use of cookies is common with many major website operators.

Cookies will collect information into a profile regarding your use of the Platforms, which then helps us to remember you when you use the Platforms again.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office or

Our cookies

We use cookies on our Platforms.

Our cookies enable us to:

  • enhance visitor experience of our Platforms;
  • monitor use of our Platforms (e.g. determine how frequently particular pages are visited and determine the most popular areas of our Platforms);
  • improve the Platforms (e.g. tracking user trends); and
  • provide content that may be of interest to you (e.g. you are recognised as a returning visitor and using information from your previous visit can offer products and/or services that may be of interest to you).

We do not use cookies to collect personal information (e.g your name, address or payment details about you).

Consent to use cookies and changing your cookie settings

Strictly essential cookies (i.e. cookies that are required to operate the Platforms) do not require your consent.

We will ask for your consent to place non-essential cookies (i.e. analytical/performance, functionality and targeting cookies) or other similar technologies on your device.

You can withdraw any consent to the use of cookies or manage any other cookie preferences by clicking the cookie icon on the Platform. It may be necessary to refresh the page for the updated settings to take place. 

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' menu of your particular browser on your device to learn how to change your cookie preferences. 

If you choose to block all cookies (including strictly essential cookies) this may limit the functionality of the Platform and the services that we are able to provide to you. You also may not be able to properly access all or parts of the Platforms.

Changes to this cookie policy

We keep our Cookie Policy under regular review. If we change our Cookie Policy, we will post the changes on this page and where appropriate, place notices on other pages of our website.

This Cookie Policy was last updated in October 2022.

How to contact us

If you require any further information about this policy and/or the cookies we use across our Platforms, please contact us via:


Mail: Data Protection at Marylebone Cricket Club, Lord’s Ground, NW8 8QN.