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Cookies Policy | Western Oriental

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on a web browser when you visit a website that is incapable of performing any tasks or functions. Most websites you visit will use cookies to improve your customer experience by enabling the website to 'remember' you, either while you are on the website or for the next time you visit. Often, websites will use cookies to enable them to be able to target advertising based on your browsing habits. They only identify your computer and not you personally. Cookies cannot store personal information and do not harm your computer. If you'd like to learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit aboutcookies.org

How does Western & Oriental use cookies?

We use cookies to collect and store information about your usage of our website and to perform certain functions like remembering you when you come back to our site and the holidays that you have recently viewed. For example, we use the information stored in our cookies combined with software such as Google Analytics to understand how many people visit our website and at what time of day, and the devices used to access our website, type of browser they are using and the pages that they look at. All of this information is used to improve the customer experience of our visitors.

When you are online but away from our website, to help us deliver highly targeted advertising to our users, we use cookies. These cookies allow us to provide advertising that is relevant to our users' interests. The information that is collected and shared is anonymous and not personally identifiable. It does not contain a user's name, address, telephone number or email address.

Cookies in use

ServicesPurpose
Google AnalyticsGoogle place cookies from our website so as to analyse how our website is performing and how you move around our website. This information then enables us to make modifications to our website so as to improve your online experience.
Google AdSenseGoogle places these cookies from our website in order to measure the effectiveness of Google AdSense advertisements that appear on our website.
Recent SearchesThis cookie stores details of your recent searches and is used to display the "Recent Searches" feature on this website.
JSESSIONIDThis cookie is set when you arrive at the website and is used for tracking your session on our website.
FloodLightThe cookies allow us to monitor and enhance the performance of paid-for marketing activity via selected third parties. The data collected is anonymous and only used internally.
AddThisWe use AddThis to enable customers to share our site content via social media tools such as Twitter and Facebook. This cookie doesn't contain any personally identifiable information.
DC StormWe use DC storm to help us understand how people found our website on search engines.
DoubleClickWe use DoubleClick to help us monitor the performance of our online advertisements.

 

How can I change my cookies?

If you would like to decline cookies from running on your computer, you are able to. The best way to manage them is by changing your browser settings (usually found under ‘Edit’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Options’).

Our website will still work without cookies but please note that should you decide to disable or delete cookies from our website, you will lose certain functionality and features which may provide you with an enhanced user experience.

Find out how to block or delete cookies by visiting aboutcookies.org.