Cookie notice

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that are stored on your device when you visit a website. The cookies mean that the website will remember you and how you've used the site every time you come back. They are used by websites to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions.

You can find out more about what cookies are and how they work here https://www.aboutcookies.org/ or http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

How we use cookies

We’ve put our cookies into the following categorises to help you understand why we use them:

  • We use strictly necessary cookies to help make our website work efficiently.
  • Performance cookies help us to analyse the way our website works and how we can improve it.
  • Functionality cookies help to enhance your experience by doing things like remembering who you are from page to page.
  • The targeting/advertising cookies share some information with third parties, so we know how you reached our website. We can also use these cookies to identify the parts of the website that you are interested in. If you prefer, you can opt out of these. There is information on how to do this in the list of cookies further down this page.

We sometimes use persistent cookies as well as session-based cookies. A persistent cookie will remain for a set period for that cookie. A session cookie only last as long as your online session, and disappears from your computer or device when you close your browser (like Chrome or Safari).

First-party cookies originate from the website you are using, but third-party cookies do not originate from our website. For example, when you use abta.com, we may link to another company's website – like our Facebook or Twitter account, or a video from our YouTube page. We don't control how these companies use their cookies, so we suggest you check their website to see how they're using them and how you can manage them.

Controlling your cookies

If you wish to restrict or block cookies set by any website, including abta.com, you do this can through your web browser settings. We’ve provided some links below to the more popular websites with information on how to manage cookies. Please check your particular browser and device for correct and up-to-date information.

If you want to opt-out of cookies across different advertising networks The Internet Advertising Bureau website, Your Online Choices, has more information and guidance.

abta.com cookies

First party cookies

Name

Category

Purpose

Expiry

Abta-session

sSessID

 

Strictly necessary

This cookie is essential to the functionality of abta.com, it is deleted when you close your browser.

Session

Mw_cookie_ consent

Functionality

This controls the visibility of abta.com’s cookie statement.

One month

SimpleSAMLAuthToken

Functionality

This is used to authenticate your abta.com user account.

Session

BookingID Functionality This cookie only set when you click on an advert for an ABTA event and are subsequently redirected to abta.com. 24 hours

_gat

Targeting/

Advertising

These cookies are used by Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.

For more information please read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data

Session

_ga

Two years

_gid

Session

_gali

Session

_hjClosedSurveyInvites

Targeting/

Advertising

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor interacts with a Survey invitation modal popup. It is used to ensure that the same invite does not re-appear if it has already been shown.

One year

_hjDonePolls

Targeting/

Advertising

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor completes a poll using the Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the same poll does not re-appear if it has already been filled in.

One year

_hjMinimizedPolls

Targeting/

Advertising

Hotjar cookie. This cookie is set once a visitor minimizes a Feedback Poll widget. It is used to ensure that the widget stays minimizes when the visitor navigates through your site.

One year

_hjShownFeedbackMessage

Targeting/

Advertising

This cookie is set when a visitor minimizes or completes Incoming Feedback. This is done so that the Incoming Feedback will load as minimized immediately if they navigate to another page where it is set to show.

One year

Third party cookies

Name Category     Purpose     Expiry
_fbp
IDE
DSID
_gcl_au
Targeting/
advertising
These cookies are used by Google Analytics to collect information about how visitors use our website. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the website. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the website and blog, where visitors have come to the website from and the pages they visited.
For more information please read Google’s overview of privacy and safeguarding data
One day
One year
Two weeks
Three months