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First and third-party cookies: whether a cookie is ‘first’ or ‘third’ party refers to the domain placing the cookie. First-party cookies are those set by a website that
is being visited by the user at the time (e.g., cookies placed by www.etihad.com).
Third-party cookies: are cookies that are set by a domain other than that of the website being visited by the user. If a user visits a website and another entity
sets a cookie through that website this would be a third-party cookie.
Persistent cookies: these cookies remain on a user’s device for the period of time specified in the cookie. They are activated each time that the user visits the
website that created that particular cookie.
Session cookies: these cookies allow website operators to link the actions of a user during a browser session. A browser session starts when a user opens the browser window and finishes when they close the browser window. Session cookies are created temporarily. Once you close the browser, all session cookies are deleted.
You can choose which cookies to block through your browser settings. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Internet browsers allow you to change your cookie settings and delete them. These settings are usually found in the 'options' or 'preferences' menu of your internet browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful. Otherwise you should use the 'Help' option in your internet browser for more details.
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Generally, a cookie will contain a string of text that contains information about the browser, your actions or behaviour on our website.
Some cookies we use may store more personal information about you. However, this can only be done if you yourself have provided our website with that personal information.
1. Strictly necessary cookies
Strictly necessary cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas and shopping baskets. Without these cookies, services you have asked for cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you've been on the internet.
We use strictly necessary cookies to:
Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies we can't guarantee your use of our website or how the security on our website will perform during your visit.
2. Performance cookies
Performance cookies collect information about how you use our website (for instance, which pages you visit and if you experience any errors). These cookies do not collect any information that could identify you and are only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.
We use performance cookies for:
Some of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may refer to the third parties' own website privacy notifications for further information.
If you prevent these cookies, we cannot guarantee how our site will perform for you.
3. Functional cookies
Functionality cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.
We use functionality cookies to:
4. Targeting cookies
Targeting cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as 'Like' buttons and 'Share' buttons. They can be also used by other companies to build profiles and to show you more relevant advertisements. Third parties provide these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.
We use targeting cookies to:
If you disable or block these cookies, we cannot guarantee how our site will perform.