Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work better, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. A cookie often contains a unique number, which can be used to recognise your device when a user returns to a website that it visited previously.

How we use Cookies

In our case, we use cookies to understand where visitors are coming from and how they use our website in order for us to constantly improve the website experience. We don't use cookies to track individuals or store sensitive information such as your name, address or credit card details.

Third parties (such as Google and social media websites) that feature on this website may also use cookies to ensure their features and processes work properly. Please note we are not responsible for cookie usage on these websites and features.

Our website uses third party companies to deliver online services. Their websites may also use cookies to ensure their features and processes work properly. Please note we are not responsible for cookie usage on these websites and features.

What cookies do we use on this website?

Cookie Category

Cookie Type

Cookies Used

Purpose

Performance cookies

Google Analytics

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This is used to provide statistical data on the performance of the website.

Performance cookies

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Crazy egg allows us to track how users are using our website, what links are being clicked and how the user arrived at our site.

Performance cookies

Google Tag Manager

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A Tag Management System (TMS) replaces hard-coded tags that are used for marketing, analytics, and testing.

Functionality Cookies

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This cookie is associated with the AddThis social sharing widget which is commonly embedded in websites to enable visitors to share content with a range of networking and sharing platforms. It stores an updated page share count.   

Functionality Cookies

Google translate

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Used in the functionality of google translate API.

Functionality Cookies

Facebook connect/Facebook for Developers

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This is social media platform that allows Facebook users to create Social Plugins, Graph APIs, and Social Channels, that enables websites to provide engaging social experiences that access data in Facebook.

Advertising

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Service offered by Google to allow publishers to display adverts on websites

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Facebook custom Audience

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Custom audiences allow advertisers to target their ads to a specific set of people with whom they have already established a relationship on/off Facebook

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Facebook pixel

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Helps track conversions from Facebook ads, optimize ads based on collected data, build targeted audiences for future ads, and remarket to qualified leads

What to do if you do not consent to us using cookies:

If you do not consent to us using cookies you can restrict or delete them from your browser. Please note if cookies are disabled the online browsing experience "may" be limited.

Managing Cookie Preferences

To help you change your browsers cookie preferences we have collated some instructions for the most popular browsers.

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0, 10.0, 11.0, 10.0, 11.0

Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window (If the sub menu is not displayed press F10 to show this) and select 'Internet options', then click on the 'Privacy' tab
Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or lower, which will enable cookies in your browser
Setting this above Medium will disable cookies

Google Chrome

Click on 'Tools' (the spanner icon) at the top of your browser window and select Options
Click the 'Show advanced settings' at the end of the page, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Mozilla Firefox

Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options (if cannot see the Tools menu, press the ALT key on your keyboard)
Then select the Privacy icon
Set Firefox will: to 'Use custom settings for history'
Uncheck Accept third party cookies

Safari

Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Privacy', check the option that says Block cookies "From third parties and advertisers"

How to check cookies are enabled on your Mac

Safari on OS X

Click on the 'Safari' menu at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Privacy', check the option that says Block cookies "From third parties and advertisers"

Firefox on OS X

Click on the 'Firefox' menu at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Then select the Privacy icon
Set Firefox will: to 'Use custom settings for history'
Uncheck Accept third party cookies

Google Chrome on OS X

Click on 'Tools' (the spanner icon) at the top of your browser window and select Options
Click the 'Show advanced settings' at the end of the page, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Opera on OS X
Click on the 'Opera' menu at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on the 'Advanced' tab and then select 'Cookies' from the list of options
Check "Accept cookies only from the site I visit"
Click the OK button

If you are not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet please follow the steps below:

For PCs:  click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option

For Macs:  with the browser window open, the browser name is visible to the right of the Apple menu.

Further Information

If you'd like to learn more about cookies and the EU Directive here are some useful links:

www.ico.gov.uk

www.aboutcookies.org

www.allaboutcookies.org


Royal Yacht Britannia, Cookie Policy.

19th April 2018

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