This website complies with the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations of 2011.
What are Cookies and why do we use them?
A “cookie” is a file stored on your computer. It stores small amounts of information to help make our website work. They don’t run any codes and don’t contain viruses.
Types of cookies we use
Cookies issued by us
- cookieconsent_status and cookie_notice_accepted keep record of your cookie preferences. If you choose not to accept or decline these cookies you may be asked about your cookie preferences on each page. These cookies expire every 90 days, which means we will ask you again at that time to opt-in to our cookies.
Cookies issued by third parties
(a) We use Google Analytics to gather information about how visitors use our website. Google Analytics has its own cookies, and the information generated by these is transmitted to Google. This information is used for statistical reports that allow us to measure and analyse metrics such as, but not limited to, visits to the website and pages, and average time spent on site. For more information please visit Google Analytics information page. We control the placement of these cookies. Data collected by these cookies is completely anonymous and aggregated. It is kept indefinitely for historic research purposes.
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(c) Social plug-ins or online tools that provide information about transport services, locations on a map and directions that use data provided by third parties may set or retrieve cookies on your machine, if you are logged in to these websites, or have previously downloaded cookies controlled by these sites. This is beyond our control and we recommend you visit their website to research their cookies and privacy policies.
(d) We sometimes might perform security or IT tests to our website using contracted suppliers. These might generate cookies that will allow to further test site performance, features and user navigation. Data collected by these cookies is kept indefinitely for historic research purposes.
Other cookies out of our control
We can only control cookies placed by our main website found at https://travelwest.info and our journey planner found at https://journeyplanner.travelwest.info.
- The Travelcards portal found at https://buytickets.travelwest.info and the metrobus website at https://metrobusbristol.co.uk are owned and maintained by different organisations and therefore may place other cookies in your machine. To contact these organisations please find their contact details on their websites.
- We may link to external websites that place their own cookies on your device.
You have the freedom to change the settings in your browser so that it warns you each time a website is placing a cookie in your device, or you can turn all cookies off. You’ll have to look at your browser’s Help menu to learn how to modify the way it handles cookies. Just keep in mind that some features in some websites might not function properly if you’re not allowing cookies.
Last updated: 19/03/2019