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Cookie Policy

Date effective: February 2020

This Cookie policy explains how the Triptease (“Triptease”, “we”, “us” and “ours”), use cookies and similar technologies to recognize you when you visit our websites, including without limitation www.triptease.com, www.directbookingsummit.com and any successor URLs, mobile or localized versions and related domains and subdomains (“Websites”) and / or our Direct Booking Platform including without limitation app.triptease.io and any successor URLs, mobile or localized versions and related domains and subdomains ("Platform"). It explains what these technologies are and why we use them, as well as your rights to control our use of them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website, mobile app or use an online platform. Cookies are widely used by online service providers to facilitate and help to make the interaction between users and websites, mobile apps and online platforms faster and easier, as well as to provide reporting information. Cookies set by the website and/or mobile app and/or platform owner (in this case, Triptease) are called "first party cookies". Cookies set by parties other than the website and/or mobile app and/or platform owner are called "third party cookies". Third party cookies enable third party features or functionality to be provided on or through the website and and/or platform (e.g. like advertising, interactive content and analytics). The parties that set these third party cookies can recognise your computer or device both when it visits the website and/or mobile app and/or platform in question and also when it visits certain other websites and/or mobile apps and/or platforms.

Why do we use cookies?

We use first party and third party cookies for several reasons. Some cookies are required for technical reasons in order for our Websites or platform to operate, and we refer to these as "essential" or "strictly necessary" cookies. Other cookies also enable us to track and target the interests of our users to enhance the experience on our Websites and/or Platform. Third parties serve cookies through our Websites and/or platform for analytics and other purposes. This is described in more detail below.

We may use any of the following categories of cookies on the Websites as detailed below. Each cookie falls within one of the four following categories:

Category Description
1. Essential Cookies These cookies are essential for you to browse the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the Website or remembering your preferences as you move around the Website.
2. Analytics Cookies These cookies track information about visits to the Websites so that we can make improvements to our Websites and report our performance. They collect information about how visitors use the Websites, which site the user came from, the number of each user’s visits and how long a user stays on the Websites. It is all aggregated and, therefore, anonymised.
3. Functionality or Preference Cookies These cookies are used to remember information you have entered or choices you make (such as your username, language or your region) on the Websites. They also store your preferences when personalising the Websites to optimise your experience. These preferences are remembered, through the use of persistent cookies, and the next time you visit the Websites you will not have to set them again.
4. Targeting or Advertising Cookies These cookies are placed by third party advertising platforms or networks in order to deliver ads and track ad performance, enable advertising networks to deliver ads that may be relevant to you based upon your activities on the Websites. They may subsequently use information about your visit to target you with advertising that you may be interested in, on the Websites and other websites. For example, these cookies remember which browsers have visited the Websites.

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Click here for list of cookies used for the Triptease On-Site Technology

How can I control cookies?

You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can set or amend your web browser controls to accept or refuse cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, you may still use our Websites and/or Platform though your access to some functionality and areas may be restricted. As the means by which you can refuse cookies through your web browser controls vary from browser-to-browser, you should visit your browser's help menu for more information. In addition, most advertising networks offer you a way to opt out of targeted advertising. If you would like to find out more information, please visit:

How often will you update this Cookie Policy?

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies. The date at the top of this Cookie Policy indicates when it was last updated.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please email us at data-privacy@triptease.com.