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Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise the device you are using and provide you with a better website experience.
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improving your user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. Cookies in themselves do not identify the individual user, just the computer or mobile device you are using via a randomly generated identifying tag.
You can view a comprehensive list of the Cookies used on TravelistaBarbie.com below which provides more information on the Cookies I use and why I use them.
The cookies used on my site have been categorised based on the categories found in the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) UK Cookie guide published in April 2012.
Category 1: Strictly Necessary Cookies
These Cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.
These Cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around TravelistaBarbie.com and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these Cookies, services you have asked for, such as shopping baskets or e-billing, may not be provided.
Category 2: Performance Cookies
These Cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited.
These Cookies collect information about how visitors use TravelistaBarbie.com, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These Cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these Cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
Category 3: Functionality Cookies
These Cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.
These Cookies allow Travelista Barbie to provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, remembering changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise.
Strictly Necessary, Performance and Functionality Cookies
We need to use these three categories of Cookie to maintain Travelista Barbie’s effectiveness, ease of use, and to provide you with a seamless experience. As such I have not provided an opportunity for these to be disabled independently, and by using our site and online services you are agreeing that we can place these types of Cookies on your PC.
Category 4: Targeting/Advertising Cookies
These Cookies use information about your browsing in order to make advertising more relevant to you.
These Cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of digital advertising campaigns. They are placed by third party advertising networks on our behalf and with Travelista Barbie’s permission. They remember that you have visited TravelistaBarbie.com and this is shared with other organisations such as media owners.
You can opt out of these and continue to use the site. More information about these types of Cookies and opt out information can be viewed in the below Travelista Barbie Cookie list:
How to manage or opt out of Cookies
If you’d prefer to restrict, block or delete Cookies from TravelistaBarbie.com, you can use your browser to do this. www.aboutcookies.org gives full details of how to manage Cookies on different types of web browser.
You can find more information about Cookies at:
Travelista Barbie Cookie List:
Below is a list of the main 3rd party media and advertising partners that may place Cookies on your machine when visiting TravelistaBarbie.com together with information on opt out.
My WordPress.com stats utilises cookies by tallying the unique numbers of visitors to Travelista Barbie, as well as the number from specific geographic locations. A visitor is counted when the feature see a user or browser for the first time in a given period.
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I use Google Analytics to better understand how vistor’s are using TravelistaBarbie.com to assist in managing the performance and design of my blog. Google will store this information.
Cookies are used by Jetpack in a variety of ways. The cookies set depend on the specific features that are enabled on this site. The cookies are only set when a user interacts with one of these features, or to allow admin functions to be performed from within the site’s dashboard (/wp-admin).
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For more information about RewardStyle and LiketoKnow.it Cookies visit: liketoknow.it/legal/cookie-policy
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