What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a web server saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences such as login details, language, and font size, among others. This allows for a better user experience and improved functionality when returning to the website in the future. Cookies may also be used for analytics and marketing purposes. For instance, generating traffic analytics, information regarding site visits, or retargeting visitors via advertisements.
Types of cookies and how we use them:
On FareoBuddy, we may use the following types of cookies:
1st Party Cookies:
First-party cookies are set by FareoBuddy for users on its website.
3rd Party Cookies:
Third-party cookies are set by FareoBuddy’s third-party partners.
Session cookies are temporary cookies that remain on your device until you close your web browser. Many session cookies are essential to make FareoBuddy function correctly. These cookies enable you to browse all our web pages, use its search and booking facilities, and more.
Persistent cookies are the ones that remain on your device for much longer or until you manually delete it. This type of cookie usually varies based on your web browser preferences and cookies settings. Persistent cookies help us recognize you as an existing or returning user on the FareoBuddy website. This makes accessing the website’s functionality smoother and seamless. For instance, you may not have to log in with your details every time you visit the website. Persistent cookies also enable FareoBuddy to identify a user, track browsing habits and record other information vital for providing its services.
Strictly Necessary Cookies:
These cookies are strictly necessary for the FareoBuddy website to function correctly and ensure that all our services are accessible to you at any given instant. This may include information for the website’s login functionality, load balancing, page navigation, and filling in forms, among others.
Performance cookies allow the website to track and monitor metrics such as visit count, most-to-least popular pages, and traffic sources, among others. This helps us optimize the user experience and performance of our website.
Functional cookies enable our website to provide enhanced features and functionalities based on your previous visits and preferences. This may include information about your language choice, booking preferences, login details, and user settings, among other such conveniences.
Advertising cookies ensure that we only show you advertisements that are relevant to your browsing experience across FareoBuddy and other related websites. In essence, these cookies help you develop and analyze how our marketing campaigns are performing, limit the number of times you’re seeing an advertisement, and other similar advertising processes.
Analytics and Personalization Cookies:
Analytics and personalization cookies help us analyze how you access and use our services when visiting our website. This is essential to make your online experience seamless and well-optimized. For example, if you’re an existing customer, we may collect information on your booking history and previous searches to provide you with personalized and data-backed travel itineraries, offers, and deals.
Social Media Cookies:
Social media cookies are generally used to allow you like, share, comment, and interact with our content through third-party social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Managing and controlling your cookies
While we utilize 1st-party and 3rd-party cookies to personalize your user experience and provide improved functionality, several mechanisms ensure you are at the seat of control. To cater to your personalized interests and preferences, we may employ other third-party platforms and share certain information with them based on your website use and interactions. These 3rd-party providers usually help us with rich analytics and targeted advertisements.
Moreover, several 3rd party providers offer you opt-out options so that you can choose whether or not you wish to receive behavioral or targeted advertisements. Similarly, you can also update your browser settings and set cookies preferences thereof. You may delete the saved cookies data manually as well. However, this will prevent you from accessing certain features on our websites that require the use of the cookies data.
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