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Cookies are used by web developers to help users navigate their websites efficiently and perform certain functions. Cookies are created not just by the website the user is browsing but also by other websites that run ads, widgets, or other elements on the page being loaded. These cookies regulate how the ads appear or how the widgets and other elements function on the page.
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What cookies do we use?
Cookies are categorised into 4 types:
These are the cookies that we use on our website:
|Cookie Name||Default Expiration Time||Description|
|__utmt||10 minutes||Used to throttle request rate.|
|__utmc||End of browser session||Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.|
|__utmv||2 years from set/update||Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.|
|porememberme||Used to store the user’s name (only) if the user selects the option to “remember me next time I log in”|
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P&O Ferrymasters, a company registered in UK with company number. NI004115 and whose registered office is located at 2a Redlands Crescent, Port Of Larne Business Park, Redlands Crescent, Larne, BT40 1FF [the “Company” or “we” or “us”] is committed to protecting and respecting the personal data of all those whose data we handle in connection with the services we provide to our users.
Our Websites are operated under the legal jurisdiction of the United Kingdom. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 2018 (the "Act") and the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation [EU] 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council) (the “GDPR”), P&O Ferrymasters is the controller, and determines the purposes and means of processing of your personal data.
We have appointed a Privacy Officer who is responsible for helping us to comply with our legal obligations set out in the Act and the GDPR. The Privacy Officer monitors our data protection compliance and provides advice and guidance as to how we can improve our personal data handling practices. The contact details of our Privacy Officer are:
Consent for Cookies
By law, we are obliged to inform you about the cookies on Our Websites, explain what the cookies are doing, and obtain your consent before placing any cookie files that store information on your device with the exception of strictly necessary cookies for the provision of information society service, requested by you.
We respect your privacy. If you have any other questions, please get in touch with us at: