Cookies are little data files that are placed onto the hardware device which you use to browse the internet (e.g. your Computer, Smartphone or Tablet, your “device”) by websites that you visit. Cookies contain information about your visits to that website and the purpose of cookies is to enable our websites to remember you, and your browsing habits, when you visit it again in the future.
Cookies perform many different functions, from remembering that you are logged in during visits to what user preferences you may have selected. They also help us to identify which of our web pages are the most popular and what type of journey a visitor has through our site.
Cookies help us plan the content and layout of our site and recognise returning visitors that have been to our site before. They therefore play an important role in helping us to enhance the usability and performance of our site to improve your visits.
Types of cookie that may be used during your visit to our website consist of:
- Session cookies
- Session and permanent cookies
- Anonymous permanent cookies
- Cookie to individually identify users who have logged in
- Third party cookies
- First party cookies
What cookies are used by this website?
None of the cookies set by this site jeopardise your privacy in any way and no personal data is collected!
Name of Cookie Purpose
Session cookie Session cookies enable our website to keep track of your movement from page to page so you don't get asked for the same information you've already given to the site. These cookies allow you to proceed through the pages of our site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit. They are automatically deleted when you close your web browser
Session and permanent cookies (also called persistent cookies)
These help our website remember your preferences and settings when you visit again in the future. They therefore speed up and enhance your experience of services or functions offered. For these cookies to work, they are stored on you device and are not deleted when the browser is closed.
Anonymous permanent cookies
These identify repeat visitors, and are used to gather web statistics. They do not collect any personally identifiable information. Login cookie To individually identify users who have logged in, so that they can purchase their tickets.
Third party cookies
These are placed by another company (domain) and are used to help us track visitor behaviour and revenue in order for us to measure the performance of our website.
First party cookies (cookies set by the website)
Used when a customer performs a ticket search, manages email subscriptions, or buys a ticket. When a user logs into their account this cookie is set to manage their logged in session. This cookie is deleted from the device when the browser is closed. And also this cookie is used to remember the last station you loaded on the station dropdowns on rail sites so that when you come back to the site it presents this station as pre-selected.