ABOUT THIS POLICY
Your personal data and the way we collect online identifiers through cookies and other tracking technologies are regulated by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (also known as GDPR), the Directive on privacy and electronic communications 2002/58/EC (also known as the ePrivacy Directive) amended by the Directive 2009/136/EC (also known as the Cookie Directive). For the purposes of the provision of our services, we also comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018.
In summary, to comply with the law, we need to give clear information about what the cookies are used for, why, and obtain consent from you, the user. These are the objectives this Policy is set out to achieve.
TYPES OF COOKIES AND PURPOSE
Cookies can be categorised in many ways, one is with regards to their longevity, i.e. for how long they are stored in your browser. According to this classification, cookies can either be:
Session cookies: temporary cookies that identify and track users within our website. These are automatically deleted by your browser when you close your browser or end the session; and
Persistent cookies: cookies which enable our website to ‘remember’ who you are and your preferences within our website. These cookies are stored in your browser (the specific location depends on the browser and version) for a period of time. We assess the cookies present in our website periodically, to ensure they are aligned with the requirements of current legislation. For instance, we remove persistent cookies set to hold data for an excessive period of time, which do not meet the principle of storage limitation.
WHAT THE COOKIES DO
REASON TO HAVE COOKIES IN OUR WEBSITE
Web beacons and parameter tracking. These cookies and similar software known as web beacons are used to count the number of users visiting our website, or the number of actions made by the users. Internet Protocol (IP) address and traffic data. A set of data such as IP addresses, access rates, and page views are recorded in our servers. These data do not allow us to identify any individual, i.e. no personal data is collected.
LIST OF COOKIES IN OUR WEBSITE
Listed below you find the cookies that we use we you visit the site www.exclusiveitalytours.com
Cookie banner: displayCookieConsent
This cookie keeps track of whether you have seen the cookie banner or not.
This cookie supports the web form used for subscribing to the newsletter.
Performance Cookies:Google Analytics:
ub-emb-GUID#VuidApisid, hsid, login_info, pref
sapisid, sid, sidcc, ssid, visitor_info1_live,
These cookies are provided by Google and we use them to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information collected to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form and enable us to report on the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from, the pages they have visited and the browser type or device used to access the website.
We use Vimeo to allow you to play videos on our site. Vimeo sets a number of cookies on any page that embeds a Vimeo video. While we have no control over these cookies, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Vimeo viewers, to hold information about current viewing video settings as well as a personal identification token, if you are logged into Vimeo. A of cookies regarding Google Adsense advertising campaigns might also be set, which contain identifiers that record user browsing behaviour
We embed videos from YouTube on our website. These cookies do not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account. They are used to measure your bandwidth when you watch a video in order to adjust video settings accordingly, or to track and gather information about when you watch YouTube videos on different websites
Google Privacy site [insert link to website]
These cookies analyses user behaviour on our site for the purpose of serving targeted adverts to the user via Facebook.
Tracks user behaviour across websites to allow us to review our advertisements to ensure that they are high quality and relevant to our content and audience.
Tracks online behaviour across websites to allow targeted re-engagement of visitors who are likely to convert to customers.
Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking on one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.]
This cookie is set by DoubleClick (which is owned by Google) to help build a profile of your interests and show you relevant ads on other sites.
Used to check if user’s browser supports cookies [doubleclick.net]
Used to ascertain a new visitor and provide an online form offering an opt-in for email marketing.
HOW TO DISABLE COOKIES
As cookies are stored in the web browser used to access the website, users need to change the settings pertaining to that browser in particular. Below are some of most popular browsers and corresponding links to the vendors’ guidance on disabling cookies:
Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies
In addition, Google Analytics gives you the option to install an opt-out browser add-on for Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Several websites explain how cookies work, offering more detail, such as www.aboutcookies.org, and www.allaboutcookies.org. (we have no affiliation with these websites).