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Cookie Policy

Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored in the hard drive of your computer by your browser. This is how we use them:

Travel Department Limited (trading as TD active Holidays) uses cookies to store information on your computer, to improve our website. One of the cookies we use is essential for parts of the site to operate and has already been set.

You can change your settings to block all cookies. However, you should note that disabling cookies might result in some parts of the site not working at all. By using this website, you are consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with our Cookies Policy.

What are cookies & how does www.tdactiveholidays.com use them?

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites. The TD active Holidays website uses cookies to improve your experience and provide advertising. Some cookies are strictly necessary for the provision of the services on our website such as cookies which enable us to keep you signed in to www.tdactiveholidays.com throughout your visit.

Some cookies we use permit us to remember choices you make and provide you with a more personalised experience for example your preferences and settings such as remembering the latest search you completed on the www.tdactiveholidays.com

Here is a detailed list of all the cookies that we use and how we use them:

Strictly Necessary First Party Cookies

Name

Details

__RequestVerificationToken

Description: This is an anti-forgery cookie set by web applications built using ASP.NET MVC technologies. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to a website, known as Cross-Site Request Forgery. It holds no information about the user and is destroyed on closing the browser.

Lifespan: Session

ASP.NET_SessionId

Description: General purpose platform session cookie, used by sites written with Miscrosoft .NET based technologies. Usually used to maintain an anonymised user session by the server.

Lifespan: Session

ARRAffinity

 

Description: This cookie is set by websites run on the Windows Azure cloud platform. It is used for load balancing to make sure the visitor page requests are routed to the same server in any browsing session.

Lifespan: Session

Performance Related First Party Cookies

Name

Details

_ga

Description: This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.

Lifespan:2 years

_gat_UA-165242976-1

Description: This is a pattern type cookie set by Google Analytics, where the pattern element on the name contains the unique identity number of the account or website it relates to. It appears to be a variation of the _gat cookie which is used to limit the amount of data recorded by Google on high traffic volume websites.

Lifespan:a few seconds

_hjIncludedInSample

Description:This cookie is associated with web analytics functionality and services from Hot Jar, a Malta based company. It uniquely identifies a visitor during a single browser session and indicates they are included in an audience sample.

Lifespan:Session

_hjid

Description:Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set when the customer first lands on a page with the Hotjar script. It is used to persist the random user ID, unique to that site on the browser. This ensures that behavior in subsequent visits to the same site will be attributed to the same user ID.

Lifespan:Session

_gid

Description:This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google. It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.

Lifespan:a day

Marketing Related First Party Cookies

Name

Details

_fbp

Description:Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

Lifespan:a few seconds

_uetsid

Description:This cookie is used by Bing to determine what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the end user perusing the site.

Lifespan:a day

_fbp

Description:Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers

Lifespan:3 months

Marketing Related Third Party Cookies

IDE

Description:This domain is owned by Doubleclick (Google). The main business activity is: Doubleclick is Googles real time bidding advertising exchange

Lifespan:a year

_hjIncludedInSample

Description:

Lifespan:Session

MUID

Description:This domain is owned by Mircosoft - it is the site for the search engine Bing.

Lifespan:a year

taboola_session_id

Description:This domain is owned by Taboola Inc, a USA based company with multi-national presence. It provides tageted native advertising services.

Lifespan:Session

Path:/traveldepartment-sc1/

Other First Party Cookies

Name

Details

ApplicationGatewayAffinity

Description:

Lifespan:Session

redeye

Description: email marketing platform

Lifespan:a few seconds

ApplicationGatewayAffinityCORS

Description:

Lifespan:Session

NetOutcome

Description:This cookie name is associated with software from Redeye International Ltd, a UK company providing services for better targeting of marketing messages to a website owner's customers.

Lifespan:1 year

_hjAbsoluteSessionInProgress

Description:

Lifespan:a few seconds

_hjTLDTest

Description:

Lifespan:Session

Site Partner Cookies

In addition to the above cookies set by www.tdactiveholidays.com, cookies may also be set by a number of the www.tdactiveholidays.com Site partners.

We also use third party advertisements to support www.tdactiveholidays.com. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on the www.tdactiveholidays.com, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP, the browser you used to visit www.tdactiveholidays.com, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing location-based advertisements) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited.

We also may use DART cookies for ad serving through Google's DoubleClick, which places a cookie on your computer when you are browsing the web and visit a site using DoubleClick advertising (including some Google AdSense advertisements). This cookie is used to serve ads specific to you and your interests ("interest based targeting"). The ads served will be targeted based on your previous browsing history. DART uses "non personally identifiable information". It does NOT track personal information about you, such as your name, email address, physical address, telephone number, social security numbers, bank account numbers or credit card numbers. You can opt-out of this ad serving on all sites using this advertising by visiting https://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/

Other Third-Party Cookies

Please note that users to www.tdactiveholidays.com may embed content on www.tdactiveholidays.com from third-party websites such as YouTube. By viewing and/or accessing this embedded content these third party websites may set their own cookies on your web browser.

TD active Holidays does not exercise any control or supervision over embedded content from these third party websites. We do not control the use of these cookies in this embedded content and www.tdactiveholidays.com is not permitted to access these cookies due to the way that cookies work. Cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally sets them. Accordingly, this Cookies Policy and/or our Privacy Policy do not cover these third party websites. Therefore, where you wish to access embedded content from third parties we would strongly encourage you to read the Privacy Policies and Cookies Policies from such third party to see what information they collect, use and share about you.

Remarketing Cookies

You may notice that sometimes after visiting a site you see increased numbers of adverts from the site you visited. This is because advertisers, including ourselves pay for these adverts. The technology to do this is made possible by cookies and as such we may place a so called “remarketing cookie” during your visit. We use these adverts to offer special offers etc to encourage you to come back to our site. Don't worry we are unable to proactively reach out to you as the whole process is entirely anonymised.

How Do I Disable Cookies

Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you wish, you can change the settings on your browser to refuse all cookies. In addition, you can modify the settings on your browser to be notified when a cookie is sent or to accept all cookies. You browser’s help screen will tell you how to change your settings. However, you should note that disabling cookies may result in some parts of www.tdactiveholidays.com not working efficiently or in slower downloads.

 

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