Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do several things, such as remembering your preferences, recording what you have put in your shopping basket, and counting the number of people looking at a website.

Privacy laws state that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this website; these are called necessary cookies. For other cookies, we need your permission. If you continue to use this site, we will assume that you have provided permission. This is called implied consent.

You can read more about cookies, declining cookies and browser settings on the ICO website:
https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/

This website uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages. Find out more about these cookies below:

Necessary 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.

HostNameDescriptionExpiry
.themowbray.com__cfduidCookie assoiated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.1 year

Preference Cookies

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

HostNameDescriptionExpiry
.themowbray.com_gatThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes.1 day
.themowbray.com_gaThis cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics – which is a significant update to Google’s more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.  By default it is set to expire after 2 years, although this is customisable by website owners.2 years
.themowbray.com_gidThis cookie name is asssociated with Google Universal Analytics. This appears to be a new cookie and as of Spring 2017 no information is available from Google.  It appears to store and update a unique value for each page visited.2 days

Marketing/Targeting Cookies

Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

HostNameDescriptionExpiry
.google.comAPISID2 years
.google.comNID2 months
.google.comPREFThis is a common Google cookie, used across several of their services. Stores user preference and can be used to personalise ads on google searches2 years
.google.comSIDThis cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.2 years
.google.comHSIDUsed by Google in combination with SID to verify Google user account and most recent login time2 years
.tripadvisor.co.ukTATravelInfo14 days
.tripadvisor.co.ukServerPoolSession
.tripadvisor.co.ukCM10 years
.tripadvisor.co.ukTAUD14 days
.tripadvisor.co.ukTASessionSession
.tripadvisor.co.ukTAUnique2 years
.tripadvisor.co.ukTACds2 months
.twitter.comauth_tokenTwitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.15 years
.twitter.comtwllTwitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.5 years
.twitter.com__utmzTwitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.2 months
.twitter.comsecure_sessionTwitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.15 years
.twitter.comguest_idTwitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.2 years
.twitter.com__utmaTwitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.2 years
.twitter.comremember_checkedTwitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.5 years
.twitter.comremember_checked_onTwitter does not currently provide information on the use of specific cookies.5 years
.www.tripadvisor.co.ukSRTSession
.www.tripadvisor.co.ukTART5 days
.www.tripadvisor.co.ukTASSK6 months
.www.tripadvisor.co.ukPMC2 years
cdn.syndication.twimg.comlangSession
syndication.twitter.comlangSession