Last updated: December 27, 2019
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- About This Policy
- About Us
- Cookie Law
- Types of Cookies and Purpose
- How to Disable Cookies?
- Rejecting Cookies
- "Do Not Track"
- Further Information
- Contacting Us
Cookies are simple text files that help coordinate Grand European Tours (2003) Inc.’s website servers and your browser to display the full range of features offered by us. These features include hassle-free automatic logins and authentication, shopping cart functionality, third-party ad serving, ad management, preference setting, audience measurement, and statistics, tracking our visitors’ journey until our partners’ websites, language setting, among others.
For the purposes of the provision of our services, we 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.
Cookies can be categorized 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:
|What the cookies do||Reason to have the cookies on our website|
|Enhance our website’s functionality||Cookies allow us to enhance the functionality of our website so that we can personalize your experience and allow you to use many of the useful features of our website. These cookies are strictly necessary for the proper functioning of the website.
|Enhance our website’s performance||This type of cookies helps us understand how our websites are being used, mainly for analytical purposes, so that we can work on providing improved user experience.
Cookies used for this purpose do not collect information that identifies a user, but the data is aggregated and made anonymous.
For example, data on error messages displayed to users will be collected and the developer team will assess whether the problem is prevalent and solve it.
|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.
As cookies are stored by the web browser used to access the website, users need to change the settings pertaining to the browser used. If multiple browsers are used, the setting changes need to be made for each. Below are some of the most popular browsers and corresponding links to the vendors’ guidance on disabling cookies:
- Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647
- Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4468242/microsoft-edge-browsing-data-and-privacy-microsoft-privacy
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
- Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/17442/windows-internet-explorer-delete-manage-cookies; https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/help/278835/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer
- Opera: https://help.opera.com/en/latest/web-preferences/#cookies
- Safari: https://support.apple.com/kb/PH5042
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:
California law requires us to let you know how we respond to web browser Do Not Track (DNT) signals. We do not respond to such signals at this time.