What are cookies?
We use information gathered from cookies to help improve your experience on our website, for security and to personalize content and advertising. For example, they help us to identify and customize the experience for you, or to determine the most relevant related products to show you when you’re browsing.
We may automatically collect information as you browse, such as Internet Service Provider, browser type and version, operating system and device type, average time spent on our website, pages viewed, information accessed. Such information is sometimes referred to as web analytics and/or clickstream data.
We may combine this automatically-collected information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you, to improve marketing, analytics, and provide site functionality.
We also may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
- To personalize the website for you, including targeting advertisements which may be of particular interest to you
- To track you as you navigate the website, and to enable the use of any e-commerce facilities
- To improve the website’s usability
- To enable certains functions of the website
- To recognize your computer when you visit the website
- To store your preferences
- To analyze the use of the website
In addition to our own cookies, we may also use various third-parties cookies to report usage statistics of the website and deliver advertisements. Third-party cookies are cookies on our website that come from different domains. Unlike the first-party cookies (our cookies), the third-party cookies are created by other websites than the one you are currently visiting. The purpose of these cookies is to track your browsing habits.
We work with third-party advertisers to give you access to interesting and exciting travel content through our website. These cookies record information about your use of advertisements. This helps advertisers to show you advertisements that are more likely to interest you, limit the number of times you may see an advertisement, and also help to improve your online experience.
What types of cookies do we use?
Essential cookies: These cookies are necessary to help you access and move around our website and use all of its features. Without these cookies, our website would not work properly and you would not be able to use certain important features. We also use essential cookies for fraud detection and prevention purposes.
Performance cookies: Performance cookies measure how often you visit our websites and how you use them. We use this information to get a better sense of how our users engage with our journalism and to improve our websites, so that users have a better experience. For example, we collect information about which of our pages are most frequently visited, and by which types of users. We also use third-party cookies to help with performance. For example, the Google Analytics cookie gives us information such as your journey between pages.
Advertising cookies: Advertising cookies help ensure that the advertisements you see on our website are as relevant to you as possible. For example, some advertising cookies help select advertisements that are based on your interests. Others help to prevent the same advertisement from continuously reappearing for you. We also want to make it as easy as possible for you to share content from Visitteo with your friends through your favorite social networks. Social networking sites, such as Facebook or Instagram, may set cookies that recognize you when you view content on our website and allow you to share content across both sites via the use of sharing settings.
How to disable cookies?
Managing your cookies and cookie preferences must be done from within your browser’s options/preferences. Here is a list of guides on how to do this for popular browser software:
- For the Chrome web browser, please visit this page from Google
- For the Internet Explorer web browser, please visit this page from Microsoft
- For the Firefox web browser, please visit this page from Mozilla
- For the Safari web browser, please visit this page from Apple
- For any other web browser, please visit your web browser’s official web pages.
Last updated: September 30, 2020