What is a cookie?
The Tourism Growth website uses “cookies” to help personalise your online experience. A cookie is a basic text file that is placed on your computer hard disk by a webpage server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to the computer that you use and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
Cookies are mainly used to remember the choices you have made and they will also make sure you are recognised when you return to a website.
Cookies are used by Tourism Growth to recognise you if you have visited our website before and they also enable us to personalise some of our web pages and simplify the course booking system by remembering the choices that you make whilst your booking is being processed.
Our cookies help us to:
- Make our website work as you’d expect
- Remember your settings during and between visits
- Manage and improve the course booking process
- Improve the speed/security of the site
- Continuously improve our website for you
- Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)
- Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
- Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
- Pass personally identifiable data to third parties (without your express permission)
We use technical cookies to show you our website, to make it function correctly and to manage your bookings. These technical cookies are absolutely essential for our website to function properly.
We use these cookies, (e.g. Google Analytics cookies) to optimise and improve our website and to gain an insight into how our visitors use the website. The data we gather includes anonymous information about which web pages you have viewed, which referring/exit pages you have entered and left from, which platform type you have used, IP address, date and time stamp information and details such as the number of clicks you make on a given page, your mouse movements and scrolling activity, the search words you use and the text you type while using our website.
Most modern internet browsers offer a number of options for controlling cookies. Settings can be changed to accept, reject all, or block selected cookies. You can also change your browser settings to notify you whenever a cookie is offered.
However, if you choose to do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the key functionality of this website.
If you would like further information about cookies and how to disable them please visit the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/
Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:
Or, to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Tourism Growth Ltd
Tel: 01923 465522
Last updated: 10th May 2018