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INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES

WHAT IS A COOKIE?

Many websites you visit use cookies to refine your user encounter by authorising that website to 'recall' you, either for the time of your visit (using a 'session cookie') or for continuous visits (using a 'persistent cookie'). Cookies are of several uses, such as allowing you to steer through pages in an orderly fashion, keeping your favourites in priority so that they are easily trackable and usually enhancing your encounter with our website you. Cookies make communication between you and the website quicker and simpler. If a website doesn't utilise cookies, it would think you are a new visitor each time you go to a new page on the site – for instance, when you put in your login details and proceed to another page it won’t recognize you and it won't be able to keep you logged in. A couple of websites would also utilise cookies to authorize them to mark their advertising or marketing messages constructed for instances, on your position and/or browsing routines. However, if you are hesitant about how much space cookies occupy or if it feels like a breach of privacy then you opt-out of cookies and similar technologies via the settings of the browser or device you are using to access our services. Internet browsers such as Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera and Edge have settings that allow you to control the way your information is collected and shared. These browsers allow you to delete your cache of cookies, and adjust your preferences for future use so that your data is not accessible by us or any third party’s who may gather information about your likings. For more information visit https://www.aboutcookies.org.

WHAT IS IN A COOKIE?

A cookie is an uncomplicated text file that is kept on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server and only that server would be able to recover or read the contents of that cookie. Every cookie is distinctive to your web browser. It would hold some unidentified details like a distinctive identifier and the site name and some digits and numbers. It permits a website to recall stuff like your likings or what’s in your shopping cart.

TYPES OF COOKIES.

Cookies come in various flavours:

SESSION, OR TRANSIENT COOKIES

Session cookies are never registered on the hard drive and they do not gather any details from the user's computer. Session cookies finish at the end of the user's browser session and could also become no longer available after the session has been idle for a stated length of time, normally 20 minutes.

PERMANENT, PERSISTENT, OR STOWED COOKIES

Cookies that are kept on the user's computer and are not deleted when the browser is closed. Enduring cookies could keep user likings for a specific web site, permitting those likings to be utilised in future browsing sessions. Permanent cookies could be utilised to recognize separate users, so they might be used by web sites to analyse users' surfing habits inside the web site. These cookies could also be utilised to offer details about the amount of visitors, the normal time spent on a certain page and normally the performance of the web site. They are normally constructed to keep a record of users for an extended period of time, in some cases many years into the future.

FLASH COOKIES

If you have Adobe Flash inserted on your computer (most computers do), tiny files might be kept on your computer by websites that hold Flash media, like video clips. These files are famous as Local Shared Objects (LSOs) or Flash cookies. They could be utilised for the same reasons as regular cookies (correctly known as HTTP cookies). Flash cookies could also back up the data that is kept in a regular cookie. When you delete cookies utilising your browser controls, your Flash cookies are not affected. So a website that gives a cookie to you might identify you on your next visit if it backed up its now-deleted cookie details to a Flash cookie. You could control Flash cookies. Adobe's website provides tools to control Flash cookies on your computer and people who use the Firefox browser could also get an add-on to notice and delete Flash cookies.

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF COOKIES?

Cookies make the communication amid users and web sites quicker and simpler. Without cookies, it will be very hard for a web site to permit a visitor to pack up a shopping cart or to recall the user's likings or registration details for a future visit. Web sites utilise cookies mostly due to the reason that they save time and make the browsing encounter more orderly and entertaining. Web sites frequently utilise cookies for the aim of accumulating statistical details about their users. Cookies allow web sites to observe their users' web surfing routines and study them for marketing reasons (for instance, to discover which merchandise or services they are fascinated in and send them selected advertisements).

TECHNICAL COOKIES

These cookies are strictly mandatory for the operation of our Website and are vital for browsing and support the use of various features. Without them, you cannot use the search function or other available services on our Website.

PERSONALISATION

The gathering and processing of data about your present and past use are utilized by personalising advertisements that are specifically targeted towards meeting or fulfiling your interest the next time you visit our website, this will make your search easier.

MEASUREMENT

The collection of information about your use of the content and combination with previously collected information is used to estimate, interpret and report on your usage.

SOCIAL COOKIES

Social Cookies These cookies allow you to click like and share our Website content on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

INFORMATION STORAGE AND ACCESS

This relates to the storage of the information we have gathered or access to the information that is already stored, Such as advertising identifiers.

CONTENT SELECTION, DELIVERY, REPORTING

This includes using previously gathered information about your interests to select content, process data and figure out what content as shown, where it was shown and whether you took a likening to the content you saw.

AD SELECTION, DELIVERY, REPORTING

Includes using the data that was gathered to select ads that spark your interest, these ads will be specifically personalised concerning your preference and will measure any action you took related to the ad, for example- clicking the ad or making a purchase related to something that was presented in the ad.

At Travel Center UK, we value the privacy rights of our visitors and we strive to uphold the highest data administration standards and privacy practices.

Remarketing is a way for us to connect with visitors who have previously visited our website, it allows us to strategically position our company's' website and advertisements. Your remarketing lists will be solely used for your paid search campaigns, not shared with any third parties or any other advertisers or partners, and not otherwise used by Travel Center UK for any purpose not described in this policy. Agreeing to enable remarketing means, you have been made aware of the individual end-user tracking and data sharing with third parties for legal purposes.

ARE COOKIES DANGEROUS?

No. Cookies are tiny sections of text. They are not computer programs, and they can't be executed as code. Also, they cannot be utilised to dispersed viruses, and current types of both Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape browsers permit users to place their own restrictions to the number of cookies saved on their hard drives.

CAN COOKIES THREATEN USERS' PRIVACY?

Cookies are kept on the computer's hard drive. They cannot enter the hard drive - so a cookie can't read other data saved on the hard drive, or get a user's e-mail address etc. They only hold and convey to the server as much data as the users themselves have revealed to a particular web site. A server cannot place a cookie for a section that it is not a member of. Despite this, users quite frequently find in their computer files cookies from sites that they have never viewed. These cookies are normally set by companies that market internet advertising for the benefit of other web sites. Consequently, it might be possible that users' data is passed to third party web sites without the users' awareness or agreement, such as data on surfing routines. This is the most famous reason for people refusing or been afraid cookies

Your Data. Your Choice, and that's why you also have the option of opting out of Interest-Based Advertising to ensure that your information does not get tracked.

HOW TO DELETE COOKIES.

All current types of famous browsers offer users a standard of control over cookies. Users could assign their browsers to receive or decline all, or specific, cookies. Many browsers offer specific ad-blocking software, extensions or tools that will help you disable or block all existing cookies, iOS or Android users can also control how information is used for certain purposes such as advertising through your device settings.

Users could also assign their browsers to block them every time a cookie is provided. If you have a different browser type, please get in touch with us. You could also control Adobe Local Shared Objects on your computer, also famous as LSOs or Flash cookies, but not with your browser. As an alternative, Adobe's website provides tools to control Flash cookies on your computer. Users of the Firefox browser could also get an add-on to notice and delete Flash cookies.

Please also be mindful that we make every attempt to appreciate your selection, but there is the chance that not all cookies would be apprehended. You can find more information about how to control and restrict your exposure to online interest-based advertising and other cookies across the world wide web at http://optout.aboutads.info , NAI consumer opt-out page , and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk. You can use these services to opt-out of the majority of interest-based advertising used by us as well as other websites.

MORE INFORMATION

Still quizzical about this policy or in need of more information about the cookies used on our website, feel free to contact us at dataprotection@travelcenter.uk