Last Updated: 25th May 2018
1.) What are cookies?
Cookies are small data files placed on your computer or internet enabled device by websites in order to add functionality. A cookie can be used to identify a user’s computer or internet enabled device to the website, or to other third-party websites. This allows websites to improve the way they work, such as remembering preferences expressed by a user or tracking a user’s use of a website for statistical analysis. They can also help to ensure that the advertisements you see online are more relevant to you and your interests.
2.) Are there different types of Cookies?
Cookies are labelled based on their lifespan and the domain to which they belong.
- Session cookies are erased when the user closes the browser.
- Persistent cookies remain on the user’s computer/device for a pre-defined period of time or until the user deletes the cookie via their web browser tools.
Cookies can be issued by the Site owner or a third-party
- Cookies set by the website owner (Evros) are called “first party cookies”.
- Cookies set by parties other than the website owner are called “third-party cookies”.
3.) What Cookies do Evros use?
Our websites use the following Cookies which are a mixture of first and third-party cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies
These cookies include session cookies that allow users to stay logged in while navigating through our websites and to carry out essential tasks such as adding items to a shopping basket when purchasing tickets on our websites. These cookies don’t usually contain any personal data.
Performance and analytics cookies
These cookies are used to collect statistical information about visits to our websites and the pages viewed. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and used anonymously. They do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Evros use Google Analytics to gather and report on statistical information.
Targeting and advertising cookies
We may use information collected from our cookies to identify user behaviour and to serve content based on your profile. Some cookies we use are from third party companies, such as Google, YouTube, Hubspot, Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter, Lead Forensics and Hotjar to provide us with web analytics and intelligence about our sites. These companies use programming code to collect information about your interaction with our sites, such as the pages you visit, the links you click on and how long you are on our sites. For more information on how these companies collect and use information on our behalf, please refer to their privacy policies.
4.) Can I disable cookies?
For more information on how to manage cookies visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org
For more information on how to opt out of Google Analytics please visit: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB