What is a Cookie
A cookie is a small text file which is placed on your computer to provide information to help make the website work, or work more efficiently, to recognise your device the next time you visit and to collect information about your website browsing behaviour or previous transactions. This information can be accessed either within the same browsing session or at a later date, depending on the set duration of the cookie.
Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the Discover the World website.
Cookies used by Discover the World
We use essential cookies in order to enable you to browse our website and use its features. Without these cookies many of the services you may require when using our website cannot be provided.
We also use performance cookies which allow us to analyse how visitors use our website, such as quantity of visits, where website traffic has come and to inform how we advertise to customers. This information is used to help us to better understand the interests of our users and therefore make improvements to the site, fix potential problems and tailor our marketing efficiently. These cookies are anonymous and do not gather information that can personally identify you.
The table below explains the cookies we use and why:
|Universal Analytics (Google)||__ga
|These cookies are used to collect anonymous information about how visitors use our website, such as number of visitors, where visitors have come from and pages visited. This information is used to analyse the performance of our website and make improvements to the user experience. These cookies last from 30 minutes to 2 years|
|We use ResponseTap so that we can better understand when customers call us from our website. These cookies allow us track a visitor’s progress through our website over time to gain statistical information on calls made to our business from the website and improve these experiences where necessary. These cookies last from 30 minutes to 1 year.|
|Bing advertising cookies||MUID
|We use Bing Ads to promote our services on the Bing search engine. The cookies we use for Bing are to record transactions and previous website sessions. Any information that is gathered will remain anonymous and cannot be used to identify you. These cookies last up to 90 days. More information on cookies used by Bing advertising can be found here: https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-gb/privacystatement/|
|We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. These cookies can last up to eight months. These cookies last from when you close your browser to 2 years. More information on cookies used by YouTube can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/static?template=privacy_guidelines|
|Google advertising cookies||IDE
|We use a service called Crazy Egg to track website usage and the website pages that are most useful to improve our website experience for customers.|