Cookie & Privacy Policy

This page explains how Family Holidays in UK uses any information you give to us and the ways in which Family Holidays in UK protects your privacy & uses cookies.

Cookie Policy

Family Holidays in UK places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or handheld device. This is standard practice for all websites.

By using and browsing the Family Holidays in UK website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies or refrain from using our website.

Cookies are essential for helping us deliver a high quality website and online experience for our website visitors, and some cookies collect information about browsing behaviour. For more information about cookies, including how we use them and how to disable them, please read below.

What are cookies?
This website uses cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other mobile or handheld device (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses this website. The cookies are essential to the effective operation of our website. Cookies are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to our customers, both on this website and elsewhere.

Information collected
Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour by people who access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the customer journey around a website. We do not, however, use cookies to collect or record information on users’ name, address or other contact details. Family Holidays in UK is able to use cookies to monitor individual customer browsing and purchasing behaviour but third parties are not able to identify customers using cookies.

Who sets the cookies?
The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access this website are set by Family Holidays in UK, our suppliers who partner with us to help deliver a high quality website and other third parties.
Cookies may also be set by third parties who participate with us in affiliate marketing programmes. None of these third parties collect any personal data from which they would be able to identify individual customers.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In order to do this, our advertising partners may place a cookie (a small text file) on your computer. If you would like more information about this type of targeted advertising, about use of cookies in such practice, and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, please read below. For general information about use of cookies on this website, and how to block cookies, please read our full cookie policy listed on this page."

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are:-

  1. For technical purposes essential to effective operation of the website.
  2. For affiliate marketing, particularly banner advertisements and targeted links and updates which are explained in more detail elsewhere in the Privacy Policy.
  3. To enable Family Holidays in UK to collect information about the browsing habits and activities of visitors to our website, including to monitor the success of campaigns etc.
  4. To enable Family Holidays in UK meet its contractual obligations to make payments to third parties when a product is purchased by someone who has visited our website from a site operated by those parties.


How do I disable cookies?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use and we provide further detail below on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:-

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:
1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
2 Click on the “privacy” tab
3 Select the setting the appropriate setting

For Mozilla firefox:
1. Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
2 Click on the icon “privacy”
3 Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options

For Opera 6.0 and further:
1. Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”
2 Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?
This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the site may not operate properly if cookies are switched off.

Types of Cookies used:

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Performance Cookies, Affiliate Cookies

These cookies show us and the Affiliate Networks (Affiliate Window, Tradedoubler, Affiliate Future, Roeye, Affilinet, Coull, Linkshare, Webgains and Buy.at) how you found one of their publisher's website's and which website you came from. This helps us and the affiliate networks to know which of our online marketing channels is most effective and also allows us to be rewarded by the Affiliate Nerworks for us directing you to their publisher's website.

Most Affiliate Network cookies are third party. These cookies are used to help us, the Affiliate Networks and our advertisers see which advertisements you click on and interact with. Each individual advertiser uses its own tracking cookies and the data taken is not confidential or interchangeable.
By clicking on a Merchant Link, you will be directed to the Merchant's website via the Affilate Networks internet domains and these domains use Cookies.

By using and browsing our website, you consent to these cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies or refrain from using our website.

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These cookies enable the function of Google Analytics. This software helps us take and analyse visitor information such as browser usage, new visitor numbers, response to marketing activity and visiting times. That information helps us to improve the website and your experience, and to make our marketing campaigns relevant.

The data stored by these cookies can be seen only by the relevant teams at Family Holidays in UK and Google and never shows any confidential information.

Useful Links:

For information on Cookies and managing them here are a few useful links: www.aboutcookies.org, www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/your-ad-choices and www.developers.google.com/analytics/resources/concepts/gaConceptsCookies.

 

Privacy Policy

Data Protection
Under the Data Protection Act Family Holidays in UK has a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. Family Holidays in UK safeguards your data and keeps security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it.

Information Collected
Family Holidays in UK collects three kinds of information from our users: general enquiry information including basic contact details; email addresses for those joining our opt-in newsletter, and basic site statistics from log files.

1. Enquiry Information
Family Holidays in UK collects the basic enquiry details that you provide us with and basic contact details in order to process your enquiry. The contact details provided include your name, telephone number and email address. Information is held securely and only relevant staff have access to it.

2. Email Addresses for Opt-In Newsletter
Family Holidays in UK collects email addresses of those users wishing to join our opt-in email Newsletter.

This information is held securely and is not given out to any third party. You may unsubscribe at any time by following the instructions on the current Newsletter.

3. Website Usage Information
Family Holidays in UK collects information from log files. Information contained in log files does not contain any personal information. Log files store the total number of users to a website and other general information. This information is used to allow us to make improvements to our website. This information is held securely.

4. Email Requests
You are entitled to a copy of any information we hold about you, please write to our offices to obtain this information. A small administration fee may be charged for its supply.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
If this privacy policy changes, an updated version will appear on this page. Please check this page regularly to ensure that you are aware of any changes that we might make.

Last Updated
This privacy policy was last updated 24th May 2012.