Last revised: 29/06/2021
A. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
In order to make our Website easier to use and navigate, we sometimes place small data files on your computer or mobile device. These are known as cookies. They enable our Website to store a user’s configuration and preferences (e.g. login credentials, language preference, font size, display settings, etc.) over a certain period, so you do not have to keep re-entering information whenever you revisit our Website or browse between pages.
Cookies serve various purposes, like allowing you to navigate efficiently between pages, storing your individual preferences, remembering your shopping cart and generally improving your experience on our Website. Furthermore, cookies make your interaction with our Website easier and faster. Without their use, our Website would consider you a new visitor every time you move to another page (for example, when you are logged in and move to another page, it would not recognize you and you would have to re-enter your login details).
Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. Nonetheless, if you wish, you can block or delete cookies (for details see section C). However, if you do so, some parts and/or functionalities of our Website may no longer work properly.
B. WHICH COOKIES ARE USED?
Cookies may originate from two different sources. They are either directly set and used by us (“first party cookies”) or they may be set and used by third parties (“third party cookies”). Third party cookies may “follow” you through various websites and for a longer period. Parties placing these cookies may be suppliers with whom we cooperate to deliver our Website, companies that participate with us in affiliate marketing programs and other parties. For example, social media cookies (such as YouTube or Facebook cookies) that collect information about social media usage. We use social media cookies to integrate social media sharing tools into our Website and to measure the effectiveness of these sharing tools. We use third party cookies to help us analyze our Website and its use, and to enable tailored advertising.
Our Website uses three types of cookies, depending on their functionalities and purpose:
Advertisement cookies are used to provide visitors with relevant ads and marketing campaigns. These cookies track visitors across websites and collect information to provide customized ads.
|_fbp||3 months||This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.|
|IDE||1 year 24 days||Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.|
|test_cookie||15 minutes||This cookie is set by doubleclick.net. The purpose of the cookie is to determine if the user's browser supports cookies.|
|VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE||5 months 27 days||This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.|
|YSC||session||This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.|
Analytical cookies are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.
|_ga||2 years||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.|
|_gcl_au||3 months||This cookie is used by Google Analytics to understand user interaction with the website.|
|_gid||1 day||This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.|
Functional cookies help to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collect feedbacks, and other third-party features.
|__fb_chat_plugin||never||This cookie is used to track the user's interaction with facebook chat widget.|
|mailchimp_landing_site||1 month||The cookie is set by the email marketing service MailChimp.|
|messaging_plugin_https://americantourister.co.za/_1045508042254075||never||This cookie is used by Facebook to enable its chat widget functionalities.|
Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. These cookies ensure basic functionalities and security features of the website, anonymously.
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement||1 year||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Advertisement".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Analytics".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-functional||11 months||The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category "Functional".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Necessary".|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-others||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Other.|
|cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance||11 months||This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category "Performance".|
|ct_pointer_data||session||CleanTalk–Used to prevent spam on our comments and forms and acts as a complete anti-spam solution and firewall for this site.|
|ct_timezone||session||CleanTalk–Used to prevent spam on our comments and forms and acts as a complete anti-spam solution and firewall for this site.|
|XSRF-TOKEN||2 hours||The cookie is set by Wix website building platform on Wix website. The cookie is used for security purposes.|
Other uncategorized cookies are those that are being analyzed and have not been classified into a category as yet.
|apbct_cookies_test||session||CleanTalk–Used to prevent spam on our comments and forms and acts as a complete anti-spam solution and firewall for this site.|
|apbct_site_referer||3 days||No description available.|
|apbct_urls||3 days||No description available.|
|cblon||3 days 18 hours||No description available.|
|cbuid||60 years||No description available.|
|cbuid_meta||6 days 6 hours||No description available.|
|CONSENT||16 years 6 months 15 hours||No description|
|cookies.js||No description available.|
|mobicred_merchant_portal_session||2 hours||No description|
|RUL||1 year||No description|
|yt-remote-connected-devices||never||No description available.|
|yt-remote-device-id||never||No description available.|
Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better user experience for the visitors.
|_gat||1 minute||This cookies is installed by Google Universal Analytics to throttle the request rate to limit the colllection of data on high traffic sites.|
In addition, it may occur that our Website uses other cookies and similar technologies to facilitate the following services:
C. HOW CAN I MANAGE MY COOKIE PREFERENCES?
The first time you visit our Website, you can submit your cookie preferences by clicking on “more info” when the cookie banner pops up. You are then redirected to a screen where you can indicate your preferences accordingly. If you wish to change your preferences at a later stage, you can do so here or under ‘cookies settings’ on the home page.
You can also adapt your cookie preferences through your standard browser settings. How you can do this varies from browser to browser:
Any changes to this Policy will become effective when the updated version is available on or through the Website.
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