What is a cookie?
A Cookie is a small text file which a website may install on your computer or mobile device when you first visit our website or its webpages. The cookie will help the website, or another website, to recognise your device the next time you visit FORUS YACHTING’s website. The cookie will collect information relating to your use of our website, information about your device such as the device’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at our site via a link from third party site, the URL of the linking page.
We use a number of “first party” cookies – generated and used by this website – and some “third party” cookies – generated on our site by third parties. Cookies can only store text, which is always anonymous and usually encrypted. We will never store any personal information in a cookie.
Types of cookies
- Essential or ‘Strictly Necessary’ Cookies are necessary for the running of our website. Without these cookies, parts of our website would not function. These cookies do not track where you have been on the internet and do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing purposes.
- Persistent cookies are used to hold information that is used between visits. This data allows sites to recognize that you are a returning visitor and react accordingly. Persistent cookies have a lifetime value that is set by the website, which can vary between a few minutes or several years.
- Functionality Cookies: are used to remember your preferences on our website and to provide enhanced, personalized features. The information collected by these cookies isusually anonymous, so we cannot identify you personally. Functional cookies do not track your internet usage or gather information which could be used for selling advertising, but they do help with serving advertising.
- Third party Cookies: A third-party cookie is a cookie that is placed on a user’s hard disk by a Website from a domain other than the one a user is visiting. As with standard cookies, third-party cookies are placed so that a site can remember something about you at a later time. Both are typically used to store surfing and personalization preferences and tracking information. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Facebook, these third-party service providers may set their own cookies on your device.
We use two types: session cookies and third-party cookies. Session cookies only last for as long as the session (usually the current visit to a website or a browser session). Our Website does not control the use of these third-party cookies and cannot access them due to the way that cookies work, as cookies can only be accessed by the party who originally set them. Please check the third-party websites for more information about these cookies.
What kind of cookies do we use?
|APISID||.youtube.com / .google.com||2 years||These cookies are set via embedded youtube-videos. They register anonymous statistical data on for example how many times the video is displayed and what settings are used for playback.
No personal data is collected unless you log in to your google account, in that case your choices are linked with your account, for example if you click “like” on a video.
|HSID||.youtube.com / .google.com||2 years|
|CONSENT||.youtube.com||20 years and 1 month|
|SAPISID||.youtube.com / .google.com||2 years|
|SID||.youtube.com / .google.com||2 years|
|SSID||.youtube.com / .google.com||2 years|
|PHPSESSID||First party cookie||session||No personal information is stored in this cookie.|
Most browsers allow you to control cookies through their settings preferences. However, if you limit the ability of websites to set cookies, you may worsen your overall user experience, since it will no longer be personalized to you. It may also stop you from saving customized settings like login information.
Turning off and deleting cookies
All web browsers allow you to limit cookie behaviour or turn off cookies within the settings or options of the browser. The steps to do this are different for each browser and you can find instructions under the Help menu of your browser.
Through your browser you can also view the cookies that are on your computer, and delete individual ones, or purge them all.
Cookies are just text files so you can open them and read the contents. The data within them is often encrypted, or a numerical key corresponding to a web session so they often don’t make sense to anything other than the website that wrote it.
If you turn off cookies, this site will not be able to function as it was designed to. This may also influence your experience whilst on the FORUS YACHTING website, for example you may not be able to visit certain parts of our website or you may not receive personalized information when you visit FORUS YACHTING website.
If you use different devices to view and access the FORUS YACHTING Sites (e.g. your computer, smartphone, tablet etc) you will need to ensure that each browser on each device is adjusted to suit your cookie preferences
Disabling cookies will also affect the monitoring of your progress through the site, but it will not stop the analytics code from recognizing your visit.
***Please note that the FORUS YACHTING website will not work properly without cookies***
Other helpful resources
Browser manufacturers provide help pages relating to cookie management in their products. Please see below for more information.
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Mozilla Firefox
- Safari (Desktop)
- Safari (Mobile)
- Android Browser
- Opera Mobile
For other browsers, please consult the documentation that your browser manufacturer provides.
Our policies and procedures at FORUS YACHTING are under continual review. We may, from time to time, update our cookies policy. Any such changes will be posted on this page.