Cookies policy

Last update: February 2019

1. Introduction
The current cookies policy applies to all users of www.walkaboutfreetours.com. The information presented below is meant to inform the users regarding the placement, usage and administration of the cookies by Cultour NGO (owner of the website) in the context of browsing through this webpage.

2. What are cookies?
Cookies are pieces of information that a website places on your device when you visit a website.
An „Internet Cookie” (known also as „browser cookie”, „HTTP cookie” or „cookie”) represents a small file made out of letters and numbers which will be stored into your computer, mobile terminal or other equipment for accessing the internet.
Cookies are installed by request coming from a web-server to a browser (e.g.: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome). Cookies installed have a limited period of time for storing. They are „passive”, they do not contain software, viruses or spyware and will not access information from the hard drive of user.

A cookie has two parts: name and content.

From technical point of view, only the web-server that has sent the cookie can access it again when a user comes back on the internet page associated with the web-server.

3. Why do we use cookies?
Cookies are used in order to offer the users a better internet experience according to their needs and interests, specifically for:

  • improving the browsing on this internet page, including identifying possible errors that can appear during browsing;
  • supplying anonymous statistics on regard to the use of the internet page to Cultour NGO as the owner of the page;
  • anticipation of certain products/services that will be available for the users of the page in the future;

Using the cookies allows us to store certain settings/preferences such us:

  • preferred language;
  • country location;
  • preferred currency;
  • posting online comments.

4. How long does a cookie last?
There are two types of cookies:

  • Session cookies – that will be deleted the moment the user closes his browser;
  • Fixed cookies – that remains in the terminal until the expiration date or until the user will delete it from the settings of the browser.

5. Third party cookies
Certain parts of the web page can be supplied through third parties, which are not Cultour NGO. These are called „third party cookies”.
Third parties must also comply with the rules in regard to data protection and confidentiality policy available on this page. These cookies can come from the following third parties: Google Analytics, Facebook.

6. What type of cookies do we use?
By using this internet page, the following cookies might be placed:
a. Performance cookies
Our performance cookies are used to generate aggregated, anonymous information about how you and other users use this website and its features. For instance, our performance cookies collect information about which pages on this website you visit most often, if you open or read the communications we send, which advertisements you view or interact with on this website or other websites on which our advertisements appear, and if you receive any error messages. The information collected may be used to improve users’ online experience generally, to collate statistics, or customise your online experience by showing you content we think you will like.  Our performance cookies don’t collect information that identifies you personally.

b. Cookies for analyzing the users
These cookies inform us weather a certain user has visited/used the internet page previously. These cookies are used only for statistical purposes.

c. Targeting Cookies
These cookies are used to remember country location.

d. Registration cookies
We may analyze online activities of registered guests across our websites and online services by use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Where you have opted in to receive communications from us, we may use cookies and other tracking technologies to tailor future communications to reflect your interests.

e. Advertising cookies
These cookies allow us to see the type of online advertising that the user has visualized. These cookies are used for targeting the online advertising. The cookies are anonymous, they store data about the visualized content and not about the user.

7. What type of information are accessed and stored through the cookies?
Cookies keep the information that allow the recognition of the browser in a small text file. The internet page recognizes the browser until the cookies expire or are deleted.

8. Customization of the browser settings on regard to cookies
The user can either choose to set a long term of expiration for the storage of the history of navigation or he can choose to delete the data every time the browser is closed.

9. Disabling/Enabling cookies
There are a number of ways for you to manage cookies and other tracking technologies. Through your browser settings, you can accept or decline cookies or set your browser to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. You should be aware that you may not be able to use all our interactive features if you set your browser to disable cookies entirely.
If you use different computers in different locations you will need to ensure that each browser is adjusted to suit your preferences.
You can delete any cookies that have been installed in the cookie folder of your browser. The various browsers provide different procedures to manage your settings. Click on any of the browser links below for instructions.

For any other questions on regard to the use of cookies on this internet page please contact us.