Information about our use of cookies

Our website uses cookies and other tracking technologies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

Some of our website pages may also contain a small transparent image file or line of code to record how you interact with them. They are often used in conjunction with web browser cookies and they are used to help us better analyse and improve our services and target relevant advertising based on your browsing behaviour and interests

We use the following cookies and tracking technologies:

  • Strictly necessary. These are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • These record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose: if you have visited our site you may be served with our advertising on third party sites (for example on Facebook)

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:

Cookie type Name Purpose Expiry
Strictly necessary catAccCookies

 

This is used by us to record that you have accepted our use of cookies when you first visited our website site. Recording this prevents us from asking you every time you visit.

 

 

Never

 

 

 

 

Analytical/performance _ga This helps us understand how many people visit the website by tracking if you have visited before

 

2 years
Analytical/performance _gid This helps us understand how many people visit the website by tracking if you have visited before

 

24 hours
Analytical/performance _gat This is used to help us manage the rate at which page view requests are made

 

1 minute
Functional redux_blast This is needed to ensure the visual theme renders correctly 3 days
Targeting Facebook Pixel This tracks your visits to our website and is used to target you with relevant promotions when you log into your Facebook account. The information collected remains anonymous to Escape Hunt and cannot be used to identify you, however the information is received and processed by Facebook who are able to connect the data with your Facebook account

 

n/a

 

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. 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.

To find out more about the Facebook Pixel and how to update your Facebook advertising settings, visit: facebook.com/about/privacy.