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Web2travel.co.uk Privacy & Cookie Policy

Here at Web2travel.co.uk, when it comes to web users’ privacy; we take a serious approach.

WE TAKE PRIVACY SERIOUSLY

We’d really appreciate it if you could take a few minutes out of your busy day to read through our privacy policy. We can’t promise it’ll be the most exciting read of your life but it will give you all the information you need to know about how we may collect and use your data.

Our website is HTTPS enabled which ensures computer generated code is encrypted, preventing intruders from understanding communications between our website and your browser.

Have a read through and if you’re happy with our intentions, you can get back to finding out more about our fabulous affiliate marketing services! By continuing to use our website, we’ll assume that you’ve read, understood and agreed to our privacy policy.

GDPR ALIGNMENT OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Web2travel.co.uk have updated this privacy policy to comply with the EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) which is a legal requirement from 25th May 2018. The main purpose of GDPR is the protection of digital privacy and personal data.

Click the button below to open your Privacy Preferences, where you can adjust your privacy settings.

COLLECTION OF SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA

GDPR specifies a number of personal data categories, which it classes as “sensitive” (e.g. health information, ethnic origin or religion, etc.) The Web2travel.co.uk website does not knowingly process or collect any sensitive personal data.

WHY WE COLLECT YOUR DATA

From time to time, Web2travel.co.uk will collect data from you, the web user but don’t worry – it’s not for anything untoward. The reason we collect data from you is so that we can learn more about how you interact with our website. This information enables us to make big improvements to the Web2travel.co.uk site, so you can benefit from a better user experience.

We can confirm here that any data collected will not be shared with any external organisations, your data is safe with us!

HOW WE COLLECT DATA: COOKIES

Cookies aren’t just tasty biscuits that your grandma bakes but also little digital files that are stored on your web browser. Their purpose is to track, save and store information about you and how you use websites.

Cookies can last a single session (basically until you click the X on your browser) or a little longer. If you want to get rid of them, you can simply head into your browser settings and wipe them off. We use cookies as our primary way of collecting information about our site visitors. Like we said before, we only do this so we can create a better user experience on our website.

It’s more than likely that your web browser is already set up to accept cookies from the Web2move website but if you’re not happy with that, you will need to go into your browser’s security settings and block cookie usage. This means that you don’t have to submit any personal data when visiting our website.

We do ask you to bear in mind that if you don’t want our cookies, we may not be able to let you access all parts of our website – sorry!

ABOUT COOKIES

Our mission is a straightforward one:

To bring you the best possible travel offers so you can save time and make the most of your money.

Achieving this isn’t that simple though. We constantly monitor, update and create hundreds of blog posts and pages, publish multiple flight, hotel and holiday offers every week to the website and work with the Top Travel Brands, Tour Operators, Travel Agents and Online Travel Companies and do all of this with a team of people based here in the UK.

How do we use Cookies?

When you use one of the links on our website to click through to the websites of one of the brands we work with and make a purchase, we earn a small commission from that Company. To do this we place a cookie onto your computer when you visit a retailer from our website, if you then go on to buy something, the cookie identifies you as having come from our site and we earn our commission.

It’s also important to note that not everyone pays us a commission, but we’re happy to list their details to ensure we’re always bringing you the best possible information and a full range of offers from a wide range of Online Travel Agents and Tour Operators.

Other ways we use cookies

As well as using cookies to ensure we earn our commission we use cookies during your journey through our website pages, to modify the site’s appearance based on your preferences and to record usage statistics. In every instance we use cookies to make your experience while using Web2travel.co.uk as pleasurable as possible.

WEB ANALYTICS SOFTWARE

Web2travel.co.uk also uses Google Analytics (a piece of software that uses cookie tracking) to monitor visitors’ behaviour and find out how they are using our website. The cookies used by Google Analytics don’t save, store or collect any personal information, so there’s no need to panic.

Related to Google Analytics and Website Optimizer

Google Analytics is a service that allows us to anonymously track the use of our website by those who visit it. All the data is aggregated and anonymised meaning you cannot be identified personally. Website Optimizer allows us to test changes to our website. The cookies it uses ensure that your experience is consistent as we test these changes.

The following cookies are set on the Web2travel.co.uk site using JavaScript served from Google.

Cookie Name Cookie Length (seconds) Description

__utma 63,072,000
This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.

__utmb 1,800
Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor first visits the site

__utmc Session (until browser is closed)
Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site

__utmv 63,072,000
Stores information used within Analytics to identify user as part of a custom segmentation.

__utmx 63,072,000
Stores data pertaining to particular Website Optimizer test a user is part of.

__utmz 15,768,000
Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link was clicked on, what keyword they used, and where in the world they are when they accessed the website.

How to control and delete cookies

If you would like to restrict or block the cookies which are set by any website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser will give you instructions on how to do this. Alternatively, visit www.aboutcookies.org which will give you useful information on how to restrict cookies and delete cookies.
For information on how to delete or restrict cookies on your mobile phone refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of Holiday and Travel websites.
When you delete or block cookies you may encounter a problem when you try and search for or complete a booking for a holiday or other travel service.

More information about Cookies

We love Cookies as they ensure you have an easy, quick and reliable experience whilst using many websites.

Some cookies are essential for websites to allow you to do things such as search for holidays or other related travel services and others remember things about you to give you a better and more enjoyable experience online such as remembering your details as you go through the booking process rather than having to re enter all of your details at every different stage.

Cookies are small files which are stored on your computer when you visit a website however cannot be used to identify you personally and are not harmful to your computer.

Types of cookies

Essential Cookies

Essential Cookies help a website to work properly. Without them you wouldn’t be able to search and book your Holiday online and some of your experience on a website may be restricted.

Cookies for website info

Cookies are used for constantly improving a website based on what visitors do and the pages they look at. These cookies record anonymous information about visits and clicks on each web page.

‘Performance cookies’ collect information about how you use the website such as the content you are interested in, the pages you visit and if you experience any errors. These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you personally. This data is used to:

Analyse how the website is used, visitor demographics and reach (including your location details).
Monitor the effectiveness of our online and offline advertising.
Help to improve the website by measuring any errors that occur.
Test different designs of the website.
Allows the site to personalise information to the visitor so they only ever see adverts relevant to what you are actually interested in on other websites.

Cookies that save your settings

Many Tour Operators Holidays websites and Online Travel Agents use cookies which save your settings, such as the last holiday you searched for so you can find it easily the second time. These cookies will save you time and enhance your experience whilst using the website.

‘Functional cookies’ relate to the way you use a website and your own personal settings which allow Companies to improve the service they provide to the visitor. They use this data to:

Remember your last searched holiday.

Allow the visitor to carry information across pages of a website to avoid having to re-enter information.
Allow the visitor to access stored information if they have registered or booked with them.

Third party cookies

Many Companies work with a number of third party suppliers to give the visitor access to more great features on their website.

The website may use a number of suppliers who use cookies in order to deliver the services that they are providing. If you would like to know more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, please see the individual privacy policies listed on the Suppliers websites.

Session cookies

Session cookies allow websites to link the actions of a user during a browser session. They may be used for a variety of purposes such as remembering what a user has put in their shopping basket as they browse around a site. These session cookies expire after a browser session so will not be stored longer term. For this reason session cookies may sometimes be considered less privacy intrusive than persistent cookies.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies are stored on a visitors computer in between browser sessions which allows the preferences or actions of the visitor across a website site to be remembered. Persistent cookies may be used for a variety of purposes including remembering visitors preferences and choices when using a website or to target advertising.

First and third party cookies

Whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the website or domain placing the cookie. First party cookies are cookies set the particular website that the user has chosen to visit. Third party cookies are cookies that are set by a domain other than the one being visited by the user.

COMMUNICATING WITH Web2travel.co.uk

We take every possible measure to protect our web users and ensure they are provided with a secured method of communication. We do however ask that you share personal details through our website at your own discretion. Any information you send us will remain private and be stored securely until it is no longer required. Web2travel.co.uk will only ever use the information you have communicated to us to answer your queries and provide recommendations for suitable services we offer. With your permission, we may also subscribe you to our newsletter but we will never pass your information onto third parties, without first getting your consent.

CONTACT DETAILS FOR Web2travel.co.uk

If you have any queries, clarifications or questions regarding this privacy policy then do not hesitate to contact us. Please contact through the following methods:

enquiry form: Contact Us

Or

email: enquiries@web2travel.co.uk

ACCESS TO YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION WE HOLD

You have a legal right to access personal information we hold about you, this is called a subject access request. In order to fulfil your request, we will need you to verify your identity. This request can be made through any of the contact methods above and is provided for a one-off fee of £10 (payable in advance).

EXTERNAL LINKS

Web2travel.co.uk feature external links on our website or in our blog posts. Please keep in mind that these external sites will be governed by their own privacy policies. If you plan on visiting any of these links, please make sure you read through their privacy policies first. Web2travel.co.uk cannot be held liable for any consequential losses and damages caused or action taken by external websites following a click-through from our site. These websites will have different privacy policies to those of Web2travel.co.uk, we would advise that you read these policies before submitting any type of personal data.

UPDATES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy at our own discretion or without prior warning. We therefore recommend that you read our privacy policy regularly when you visit our site. We assume that any changes which come into effect in the revised privacy policy you have agreed to.

A big thank you for taking the time to read through our privacy policy.