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Introduction 

The DQ website uses cookies. Cookies are small information capsules (text files) that the website asks your browser to store on your computer or mobile device. This allows the website to remember actions or preferences over time.

We use cookies to enable the website to work more efficiently and to provide us with information about your activities on the Site.

Details of the cookies we use on the Site are as follows:

(i) cookies that are essential in order to enable you to move around the Site and use its features;

(ii) cookies that collect information about how visitors use the Site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous.

This page describes how Destination Queenstown may use cookies on its website and provides information on how users can disable cookies.

 

Consent

There is a notice on our home page which describes how we use cookies and provides a link to our website privacy policy. If you consent to cookies and use this website after this notification has been displayed to you, we will assume that you consent to our use of cookies for the purposes described in this website cookie policy and our website privacy policy.

Most browsers automatically accept cookies. Consent is considered given if the browser is set to accept the use of cookies. This also applies if the browser is pre-set for acceptance. As a user, you have a choice to use Cookies or not, and if you use Cookies, Destination Queenstown has the right to use that non-personal information for marketing purposes.

 

How do I control cookies?

Your web browser can be set to notify you when cookies are used or to refuse cookies. You can access these settings in your web browser. If you do choose to adjust your browser to not accept cookies you may experience some loss in functionality on queenstownNZ.co.nz

For more information on how to adjust your web browser settings for cookies see www.aboutcookies.org

For a guide to online behavioural advertising and online privacy see www.youronlinechoices.com

Please note:

  • Accepting a cookie does not give us access to your computer or personal information stored on your hard drive under any circumstances.
  • Although you can configure your web browser to not accept cookies, if you do so you may experience a resulting loss of functionality of this website.

 

Types of cookies

Necessary and preference cookies

Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks.

Cookies used on this website may include:

Name of cookie

Purpose

csrftoken

Helps prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks

PHPSESSID, JSESSIONID, SESS#

Preserves user session state across page requests.

ViewedCategories

Tracks product category views

 

Third party & performance cookies

To give you the richest experience possible on queenstownNZ.co.nz, we use a number of third party services such as Facebook and Google Analytics. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from one of these sites, you may be presented with cookies from these websites.

Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.  Here’s a list of third-party services used on queenstownnz.co.nz. For more information on each, we suggest you check the relevant third party website:

 

Facebook:

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Facebook is used to connect to queenstownnz.co.nz and as such some Facebook-related cookies may be stored, such as ‘Facebook Connect’ for logging in.

These cookies enable users, if they wish, to login to their Facebook account share content from our websites with their friends. These cookies do not allow us access to your accounts or provide us with any confidential information relating to your accounts.

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

Google Analytics:

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This cookie collects information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to our website, where our visitors to our website have come from and the pages they have visited.  The information obtained does not identify anyone. You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies here.

Google Tag manager:

(_gid, _ga, NID)

 

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

The NID cookie contains a unique ID that Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20)

Google Adwords:

(ads/ga-audiences)

Used by Google Adwords to re-engage visitors that are likely to convert to customers based on the visitor’s online behaviour across websites

Google +:

(GAPS)

Used by Google to identify the user when sharing content with a Google + 1 button

Crazy Egg:

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Used by the service Crazy Egg to register where the visitor clicks on the website. The cookie enables the service to recognise the visitor on returning visits. Crazy Egg is a heat mapping analytics tool that shows us what parts of our web pages users click on.

Taboola:

(taboola_mk, t-gid)

This cookie keeps track of whether a user sets a “mark” event for retarget campaigns of that type.

Vimeo:

(vuid)

Vimeo Analytics unique id. Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.

Twitter:

(_twitter_sess, external_referer, guest_id, personalization_id, ct0)

This cookie is set due to Twitter integration and sharing capabilities for the social media. Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and which pages have been loaded, with the purpose of personalising and improving the Twitter service.

YouTube:

(_CheckConnectionTempCookie#)

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies

Pinterest:

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Cookies help Pinterest remember which pins, boards, people or websites you’ve interacted with so they can show related content you might like.

 

Destination Queenstown is not responsible for the use of cookies by third party service providers. When using third party services from this website, we encourage you to review each such website’s privacy statements and cookie policies to understand how personal information and cookies are used and dealt with by those third parties.

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