We want you to reassure you that your privacy is respected and safe in our hands. We only ever collect information from you that helps us to help you get the most out of your visit to our sites.
What is a Cookie and why are they used?
What is a Cookie?
A cookie is simply a small text file. It isn't a program and doesn't actively do anything on your computer.
- to make your visit to our site smoother. So, for example, it remembers what you add to your itinerary or allows you to share content with friends on social networks. It also remembers your preferences and so allows us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
- to monitor and measure what visitors do on our website. This allows us to know what areas of the site are popular, how often visitors come back, where they come from, whether they are using a PC or a mobile device and so on. Knowing how our site is being used means we can enhance users' experience in future.
There is more information about the cookies we use and why below:
Cookie: Universal Analytics (Google)
Name: _ga, _gali, _gat, _gid
Purpose: Used to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in a way that does not directly identify anyone, including the number of visitors to the website, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
Read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data.
Necessary Cookie: No.
The above cookies will only be accessed by us and the named third parties for the above purposes and will not be accessed by any other third party.
You may be able to change your Internet browser settings so that cookies (including necessary cookies) are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of our website.
You can find out how to manage cookies on popular Internet browsers by clicking on the following links:
To find information relating to other browsers, please visit the Internet browser developer’s website.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.