Website URL: http://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/information/about-cookies

Cookie policy

This cookie policy explains what cookies are and how we use them on our website.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored in your web browser on your computer, phone or other device when you visit a website. These cookies allow our website to recognise you if you visit us again and enables us to enhance your experience and provide the most relevant information to you.

How to control and delete cookies

With most Internet browsers, you can delete or block cookies or ask to receive a warning before a cookie is stored. The 'Help' function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit http://www.youronlinechoices.eu which contains comprehensive information on how to manage your cookie settings on a wide variety of browsers. The site also contains details on how to delete cookies from your computer, phone or other device as well as more general information about cookies.

Please be aware that restricting all cookies may impact on the functionality of our website.

What cookies do Brittany Ferries use?

Site function

This is a list of the main cookies set by our website, and what each is used for.

NameDescription
CFID and CFTOKENThese store client and session variables to identify our site users.
JSESSIONIDThis is a similar cookie to the ones listed above. Further information can be found on the Adobe site.
Widget(x)This is used by the small booking form seen around the site to remember whether the Holiday or Ferry display was previously used. (x) refers to the article ID or number of each widget so the cookie is unique to each widget.
referrerThis is used when a booking is made under an account number

Third party cookies

We use a number of suppliers who also set cookies on our website on our behalf in order to deliver third party services such as website use statistics. If you would like more information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt out, please see their individual privacy policies listed below.

Web analytics

Google Analytics tracking uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about our website visitors.

NameDescription
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz, __utmv
__utmx, _ga, _gaexp, _gat_UA, _gid
These are used by Google Analytics as described here.

User satisfaction

The following cookies are used to measure user satisfaction on our website through the use of a survey. This service is provided by ForeSee.

NameDescription
fsr.sThis is used to determine which survey will be presented to a web user, and when.
fsr.rThis is used to ensure that customers are not re-invited to participate in a survey for a specific number of days.
fsr.aThis is used to ensure that the ForeSee survey is presented at the conclusion of the site visit.

Marketing

The following advertising networks and platforms are used to measure the effectiveness of our online marketing.

NameDescription
DoubleClickDoubleClick is used to measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns. More information available at https://www.doubleclickbygoogle.com
Ad serving (targeted)Some third party companies use cookies to discover general information about the pages on our website that you visit and they also process IP addresses to collect other non-personally identifiable information in order to place you in a "market segment". They then place advertisements on other websites which they believe people in your market segment will find relevant.
Google AdWords - https://policies.google.com/technologies/ads
Ve Interactive - https://www.ve.com/privacy-policy
Bing - https://advertise.bingads.microsoft.com/en-gb/resources/policies/privacy-and-data-protection-policies
Twitter - https://business.twitter.com/en/help/ads-policies/introduction-to-twitter-ads/twitter-ads-policies.html
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/about/privacy
PPC Stars - https://www.ppcstars.co.uk/privacy-policy

Pure360

The following cookies are used to help enhance your website experience and provide the most relevant content to you.

NameDescription
tms_VisitorIDUsed to identify each customer and attributes site interactions to them. The cookie is set to expire after 80 weeks, which is extended each time a customer visits the site. If the customer doesn't return to the site within that period, the cookie will be automatically deleted.
tms_wsidThis is a housekeeping cookie set to expire after 30 minutes and works in conjunction with the tms_VisitorID cookie to capture customer activity.
newsPopUpUsed to show or suppress pop ups to the customer.

Social media and embedded content

We may also use social media sharing buttons/plugins and embedded content on this website from YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and Pinterest. As a result, when you visit a page with embedded content or use a social sharing button, these services may set cookies through our website. Brittany Ferries does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for information about their respective privacy policies.