What are cookies?
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are necessary for the Sites to function and can't be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions you have taken which result in a request for services, such as logging into secure areas, or making use of the e-billing booking services.
These cookies also allow us to recognize you when you return to our Sites. This enables us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). Strictly Necessary cookies don’t gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where else you have visited on the Internet.
Strictly Necessary Cookies set by ourselves or third parties include the following:
|Session Management|| |
|Used to securely track a user's session, allowing them to do things like book sitters, read messages, and fill out their profile.|
|Preference Management|| |
|Used to remember user preferences, for example, which market they joined, and whether consent has been given for optional cookies to be stored.|
|Payment Processing|| |
|We collect payments through a Third Party service called Stripe. Stripe may store cookies on your browser to help identify you and secure your payments.|
|YouTube Cookies|| |
|We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode.|
|Google Cookies|| |
|We use the following Google Services as essential parts of our Sites for Security and Functional purposes: Google reCAPTCHA, and Google Maps. Google may set Cookies on your device to enable these services to work correctly. These are deleted at the end of the Session. Go here to review Google's Privacy & Terms|
Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
- Internet Explorer
- Apple; and generally
- https://www.allaboutcookies.org & https://www.allaboutcookies.org/mobile/.
Please note, blocking some or all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including our Sites and our services.
Marketing and Analytics Cookies
Analytical Cookies allow us to count visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our Sites. They help us know which pages are the most and least popular and see how visitors move around the Sites. If you do not allow these cookies, information from these cookies will not be used to help site performance. Marketing Cookies record your visit to our Sites, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our Sites and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
Our third-party partners who set Marketing / Analytics cookies in the Sites include the following:
|Analytics Cookies|| |
|We use Google Analytics to gather data for marketing and to gather data for improving our users experiences when using our Sites. Go here to review Google's Privacy & Terms|
You should review the privacy and cookie policies of the above websites to learn more about the cookies that are used in connection with the above, as well as the information obtained. You should also consider visiting https://optout.networkadvertising.org/?c=1 to learn more about opting out of certain interest-based advertising which may include our vendors. If you only want to limit third party advertising cookies, you can turn such cookies off by visiting the following links (please bear in mind that there are many more companies listed on these sites than those that drop cookies via our Sites):
- Your Online Choices (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/)
- Network Advertising Initiative (http://www.networkadvertising.org/)
- Digital Advertising Alliance (http://www.aboutads.info/consumers)