Cookie Policy

Details on how cookies (the technical kind rather than the tasty kind) are used on the 2 for 1 Mini Cruises we

The following definitions apply to this document:

  • The term "website" refers to this website [2 for 1 Mini Cruises] found at https://www.2for1minicruises.co.uk.
  • The terms "DBFCS" or "us" or "operator" or "we" or "our" refers to the owner of this Website [DBFCS].
  • The term "you" or "your" refers to the user or viewer of our website.

If You continue to browse and use this Website You are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Cookie Policy, which together with Our Privacy Policy, Disclaimer and Terms and Conditions of Use governs Our relationship with You in relation to this Website.

We may use cookies on the 2 for 1 Mini Cruises Website.

  1. What is a cookie?
    1. A cookie is a small text based file stored within Your web browser software on Your computer. Cookies are used by websites simply to store basic information to help enhance Your interaction with the website. An example is a cookie that remembers Your preferences for the next time You visit that particular website.
    2. Cookies typically contain the domain name of the website, the length of time the cookie should be valid for (the length of time they should be stored within Your web browser), and a value which is usually a string of random characters.
    3. Cookies can be set as Session based (meaning they are deleted when You close your browser) or Persistent (meaning they are stored for future use, such as remembering Your preferences).
  2. How We Use Cookies
    1. Our Session based cookies are essential cookies and are only ever used to pass information across pages of Our website that You visit, without the need for You to re-enter Your data each time.
    2. Session based cookies usually identify Your computer by allocating Your browser a unique string of characters. This string of characters is passed to the server each time You load a webpage on the website for the purposes of authentication. An example of which could be a Session based cookie that signifies that You have logged in successfully. Without this particular cookie You would otherwise have to log in each time You visit a webpage on Our website.
    3. Persistent cookies are used to add convenient functionality to Our website. Generally they are used to remember preferences or are used to remember basic details to save You from having to re-enter them on future visits.
  3. Third Party Cookies
    1. 2 for 1 Mini Cruises may display third party advertisements such as (but not limited to) Google AdSense, Amazon Associates, Clickbank, eBay Partner Network or advertisements from affiliate networks including, but not limited to, Affiliate Future, Commission Junction, Digital Window, Linkshare, Paid on Results, Tradedoubler, and Webgains.
    2. Third party advertisements may set their own cookies for the purpose of tracking and to financially reward Us for every successful Qualifying Action that occurs.
    3. Third party advertisers usually pay us a referral fee based upon a Qualifying Action, usually a figure per click or a percentage of each qualifying transaction. The revenue generated by 2 for 1 Mini Cruises from any advertising is used to help maintain the 2 for 1 Mini Cruises Website and associated services free of charge to end users.
    4. 2 for 1 Mini Cruises has no control over these cookies and has no access to the data contained within them either.
    5. Some of these third party advertisers use interest-based advertising which enables them to reach users based on their inferred interests and demographics. 2 for 1 Mini Cruises has no control over these services and has no access to the data contained within them either. These advertising providers have their own privacy policies and any data you supply to them will be treated in accordance with those privacy policies. You can opt out from the hundreds of Interest Based advertising providers using tools such as http://www.aboutads.info/choices/ and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices
    6. Here are a list of third party cookie and/or policy pages that we may think might be of interest to you. These sites may set third party cookies (as per above) and if they do such cookies ware subject to their own privacy policies and cookie policies:
      • Google Advertising & Privacy - http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/ads/
      • Amazon - http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/BIT/InternetBasedAds
      • Clickbank - http://www.clickbank.com/privacy.html
      • eBay Partner Network - https://publisher.ebaypartnernetwork.com/PublisherRegPP
      • Affiliate Future - http://www.affiliatefuture.co.uk/faq/Privacy.asp
      • Commission Junction - http://uk.cj.com/privacy.html
      • Digital Window - http://www.affiliatewindow.com/documents/Privacy%20Policy.pdf
      • Linkshare - http://www.linkshare.com/legal/privacy/
      • Paid on Results - http://www.paidonresults.net/cookies/
      • Tradedoubler - http://www.tradedoubler.com/uk-en/legal/privacy.html
      • Webgains - http://www.webgains.com/public/privacy/webgains-cookies/
    7. Our website may use Google Analytics, a data analytics product created and hosted by Google. This software may set tracking cookies as part of its data tracking remit. Their privacy policy can be found at http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
  4. Disabling Cookies (Including Third Party Cookies)
    1. You are able to disable cookies from being set within Your web browser settings. Full details for Your particular web browser can be found by visiting http://www.aboutcookies.org/Default.aspx?page=1

Below You can see a list of first party cookies Our Website uses. Beneath each cookie is a detailed description of what information each one holds as well as the reason for it being set.

  • PHPSESSID
    • What does it do? This is set by the server and is used by the server to identify Your computer and to check whether you are logged in or not.
    • Is it essential? Yes. Without it Our administrators login would not work and We wouldn't be able to add new content
    • When does it expire? this is a Session cookie and expires when you close your browser.
  • Comment_author_{random string}
    • What does it do? This is set by the Website ONLY if you leave a comment and it remembers the name you used last time.
    • Is it essential? No. It simply saves you time if you frequently comment on this website.
    • When does it expire? this is a Persistent cookie and expires one year from the date it was set.
  • Comment_author_email_{random string}
    • What does it do? This is set by the Website ONLY if you leave a comment and it remembers the email address you used last time.
    • Is it essential? No. It simply saves you time if you frequently comment on this website.
    • When does it expire? this is a Persistent cookie and expires one year from the date it was set.
  • WordPress_test_cookie
    • What does it do? This is used by the Website to check if your website browser can handle cookies and thus is able to accept the comment preferences cookies as well as other administrative cookies if you have these privileges.
    • Is it essential? Yes. Without it you would not be able to log in if you have these privileges.
    • When does it expire? this is a Session cookie and expires when you close your browser.