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Cookies Policy

1. HOW DOES RAIL DISCOVERIES USE COOKIES?

Great Rail Journeys Limited trading as Rail Discoveries ("we", "our" or "GRJ") uses cookies. Cookies are files of letters and numbers that, if you agree, a website will send to your Internet browser to be stored on the hard drive of your computer.  Cookies collect information about how you browse a website and allow the website to remember your preferences and tailor your experience on the website to best suit you.

Our website www.raildiscoveries.com (the/our "Website") uses cookies to distinguish you from other users and to analyse how the Website is being used by our customers. It also simplifies your booking by saving you from resubmitting your information, and helps us keep track of a booking between pages. Neither your password nor any other information is stored within a cookie. This all helps us to provide you with a good online experience and also allows us to improve our Website.

Rail Discoveries offers a personalised browsing experience while you are visiting our Website, by using cookies stored on your computer during previous visits to recommend services you may be interested in.

You may experience advertisements from us when browsing other websites. These are effected by cookies that are based on your browsing during visits to our Website.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies.    These are cookies that are required for the operation of our Website.  They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our Website.
  • Functionality cookies.    These are cookies that enable us to recognise you when you return to our Website.  This means we can personalise our content for you and remember your preferences (for example, previously viewd tours).
  • Analytical/performance cookies.  These are cookies that allow us to count the number of visitors to our Website and to see how visitors move around our Website when they are using it.  This helps us to improve the way our Website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

You will normally see a message on our Website before we store a cookie on your computer which describes the types of cookies we use and what information they might collect. We may also use banners and pop-ups from time to time to give you options around cookies use.

You can manage cookie use via your browser settings (this will allow you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies).  Note, however, that if you block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website and it may detrimentally affect your browsing experience.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below.

2. WHICH COOKIES DOES RAIL DISCOVERIES HAVE?

The following are the main cookies we use:

Cookie Domain

Name

Description

Strictly necessary & Functional - First Party

We use cookies to help us keep your account and data safe and secure.

.raildiscoveries.com

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ASP.NET_SessionId,


__cfduid

This is an anti-forgery cookie set by our web applications. It is designed to stop unauthorised posting of content to our website. It holds no information about you and is deleted when your browser is closed.


This is a general purpose session cookie, used by websites written with Microsoft .NET based technologies.


This cookie is associated with sites using CloudFlare and used to speed up page load times.

Performance First Party

We use cookies to provide you with the best experience possible.

.raildiscoveries.com

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This set of cookies is associated with Google Universal Analytics with which we count the number of visits to our website.
This set of cookies is also used to distinguish you from other users of our site..

These cookies are served by Qubit and are used to personalise and improve your experience of our website and to help us make our website easier and more meaningful for you to use.

3rd Party advertising

These are cookies used to help us serve more relevant ads through different third party ad networks.

.doubleclick.net

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This cookie is owned by Doubleclick (Google): Doubleclick is Google's real time bidding ad exchange and helps us show more relevant ads to you.

.facebook.com

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These cookies are owned by Facebook and are used to helpprovide insights about interactions with their ads.

.google.com

APISID 
SSID 
NID 
PREF 
SID 
SAPISID 
HSID

These cookies are owned by Google Inc. They use the data to deliver results to you based on your interests, as well as aligning ads to the content on the pages where its customer's ads appear. 
They're also used by Google to verify a Google user account and most recent login time. 

.smartadserver.com

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These cookies are owned by Smart Ad Server, its main business is advertising.

.tripadvisor.co.uk .tripadvisor.com

TATravelInfo 
ServerPool 
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TAUD 
TASession 
TAUnique 
TACds 
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TACds 
TAUD 
TASession 
CM 
ServerPool 
TATravelInfo 

These cookies are owned by Trip Adviser and they use them to provide you with travel information and ads based on the preferences you gave them when you looked at their content.

.yahoo.com

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This cookie is owned by Yahoo. Its main business activity is search & advertising.

.youtube.com

SID 
HSID 
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VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 
PREF 
APISID 
SSID 
LOGIN_INFO 
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SAPISID

These cookies are owned by YouTube which is a Google owned platform for hosting and sharing videos. This cookie is used by Google to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

c.bing.com

MUIDB

This cookie is owned by Microsoft's search engine Bing, it's main business activity is advertising.

 

3. FURTHER INFORMATION

Please note that third party providers (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies to access the ways in which you make use of various sites.  We have no control over these.  These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

To find out more information about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

4. HOW WILL I KNOW IF YOU CHANGE THIS POLICY?

Any and all changes to our Cookie Policy may be made without notice and will be reflected in the information listed on this page. By continuing to browse the Website you consent to any changed terms held in this policy.  If you do not agree to any changes that we make, you should not use or access (or continue to use or access) the Website and/or our services. 

Last updated January 2018

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