How we use cookies

Events International uses cookies to enable various features and functionality, giving you the best experience on our website. We currently use cookies in order to:

  • Keep track of items stored in your booking summary
  • Conduct research and diagnostics to improve content, products and services
  • Prevent fraudulent activity
  • Improve security

Cookie Categories

We have categorised the cookies we use based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide into the following four categories: Strictly Necessary, Performance, Functionality, Targeting.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies are essential to the operation of the website. They enable features such as the ability to log in to your account and to remember the data you submit as part of the booking process. Without these cookies the booking process will not work and you will not be able to make purchases from us online.

We use the following strictly necessary cookies:

COOKIE nameTypeCOOKIE Description
SESS(x) & SSESS(x) 1st party Session identifies, used to maintain data for your current session such as if you have logged in or progress through a booking
has_js 1st party Used to remember if your browser has JavaScript enabled

Performance Cookies

‘Performance’ cookies enable us to collect anonymous information about how you use our website, the types of pages you visit, and problems you experience. We use the information to make improvements to the way the site works, understand the interests and motivations of our users and measure how effective our communications are.

We use performance cookies to provide analytics data on how our website is used, understand how our customers find the products they buy and to track errors that occur.

We use the following performance cookies:

NameTypeDescription
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz 1st party

Created by Google Analytics – used to distinguish visitors, repeat visits and traffic sources.

Functionality Cookies

‘Functionality’ cookies are used to provide services or remember settings outside those preferences associated with a user account you may have with us. We may use ‘functionality’ cookies to remember questions we have asked you such as whether you wanted to participate in surveys or feedback.

We currently do not use any ‘Functionality’ cookies.

Targeting Cookies

‘Targeting’ cookies are connected with services provided by third parties (e.g. ‘share’, ‘like’ and ‘tweet’ buttons). Those providers deliver their services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

We currently do not use any ‘Targeting’ cookies.

About Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by use or our partners. They let us identify the device you’re using – but not you personally. This information is sent back to our systems as you move around our website. Cookies are unique to the web browser you’re using – so if you’re using a desktop computer as well as a mobile, different data will be collected for each.

More information is available on www.aboutcookies.org

Cookies can be set by the owner of the website you’re on, these are known as 1st Party cookies. There are also 3rd Party cookies that can be set by partner websites. Only the owner of the cookie can see the anonymous information it collects.

You can choose to accept all cookies, reject 3rd Party cookies or reject all cookies by changing your internet browser settings. If you don’t accept cookies, some features of our website won’t work. For example, you won’t be able to make a booking.

Refusing cookies

You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse all cookies, choose which cookies you want or don’t want, or ask to be notified when a cookie is set. Use the help feature in your browser to see how.

Changing your mind after you've accepted our cookies

If you change your mind after you’ve accepted our cookies, you’ll find an option within your internet browser to clear cookies that have already been set. Use the help feature in your browser to see how. You’ll then need to change your browser settings to refuse cookies in future.

Take a look at www.aboutcookies.org or the Internet Advertising Bureau for independent information on cookies – including how to refuse or delete them from your computer or device.