Cookies are small files of numbers and letters that are stored in a user's browser when they visit a website, for record-keeping purposes. When a user returns to the website, their browser sends these files back to the website, allowing personalised content to be shown on the users' screen.
Session Cookies are temporary Cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the Website.
Persistent Cookies remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie).
Should you decide to prevent cookies from being stored in your browser, please note that you may not be able to use some of the key features on our Website. However, you will still be able to make basic searches.
If you would like to monitor or prevent cookies from being set in your browser, you can modify your browser settings to receive notifications whenever cookies are being used or to completely block the storage of cookies. You may also delete cookies that are already stored in your browser. Where you will find these settings will depend on the browser you use. Generally, using your browser's "Help" section, will help you locate these settings.
If cookies are necessary for the use of the Website (functionality), those session cookies do not require your prior consent. Those session cookies will expire after you have left the homepage. Persistent cookies and third-party cookies may require your prior consent to track your choices you made on the website and your preferences. Your consent is declared through continuing to use our Website.
A type of cookie that is set by the site the user is visiting and can only be read by that site.
Third party cookies are set by an organisation that does not own the site that the user is visiting. These are normally cookies set by specialist marketing or analytics organisations.
We may use the following third party cookies:
We use various products and features provided by Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; "Google").
The Google Tag Manager itself does not collect personal data. It facilitates the integration and management of our tags. Tags are small code elements which serve to measure traffic and visitor behaviour, to detect the impact of online advertising or to test and optimize our websites. For further information about the Google Tag Manager visit: https://www.google.com/intl/de/tagmanager/use-policy.html
We use the analytics service Google Analytics. Google Analytics uses "cookies", to help the Website analyse how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the Website (including your IP address) will be anonymised and transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
We use Google Dynamic Remarketing to advertise Planhub across the Internet, in particular on the Google Display Network. Dynamic remarketing will display ads to you based on what parts of our websites you have viewed by placing a cookie on your web browser. This cookie does not in any way identify you or give access to your computer or mobile device. The cookie is used to indicate to other websites that "This user visited a particular page, so show them ads relating to that page." Google Dynamic Remarketing allows us to tailor our marketing to better suit your needs and only display ads that are relevant to you.
Hotjar is an Analysis and Feedback tool provided by Hotjar Ltd (Level 2,St Julians Business Centre, 3, Elia Zammit Street, St Julians STJ 1000, Malta, Europe) that reveals the online behaviour and feedback of website's visitors. Hotjar uses a tracking code, which collects your information and transmit this to their servers based in Ireland. The following information may be collected through your device and browser:
device screen size;
device type (unique device identifiers) and browser information;
geographic location (country/ province only);
preferred language used to display the webpage.
We only use this Information to improve the functionality of our websites and make them more user-friendly, more valuable and simpler for you to use.