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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 and will only be read by us.

How we use cookies

Travelwest.info might use cookies to improve your experience whilst navigating or using tools on our website. Certain cookies are essential to the proper function of the website and will help us understand what content is most useful to you, allowing us to customise our services and content.

Types of cookies we use

We use cookies that allow us to track traffic patterns on the website to identify popular content and potential issues with it. We also use cookies to measure how visitors interact with our website so we can improve our content and provide you with the best service.

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.

(b) 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.

(c) 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.

(d) We use Hotjar to gather information about website visitor journeys and behaviour on the website. Some cookies may be placed on your machine from this third party, but they will not identify you personally unless you submit your personal details through a survey or poll. For more information please visit Hotjar.

Your choice

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: 15/09/2016

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