Cookies Policy

Last updated: April 10, 2017

Capitalized terms herein have the same meanings as given in the Privacy Policy.

The Website and/or App uses cookies and other technology to track usage information, perform analytics and engage in advertising. A cookie is a small text file that is sent to your internet browser so that we are able to recognise your browser when you return. Farepilot and its authorised service providers may use small graphic images known as ‘clear GIFs’ that work in conjunction with cookies to identify you and your use of the Website and/or App. Farepilot and such service providers may also use other technologies to store information in your browser utilising local shared objects or local storage, such as HTML 5 cookies, flash cookies and other web application software methods.

Using these technologies, we can collect data on the use of the Website and/or App such as which pages are visited, your interaction with information on the Website and the duration of your visit.

  • Functional cookies. Farepilot stores cookies that are essential in providing the functionalities of the Website and/or App. For instance, the cookies remember your preferences, such as language and region, which remain as your default settings when you revisit the Website and/or App. However, should you wish to do so, you can choose to reject or block the cookies set by Farepilot by changing your browser settings – see the Help function within your browser for further details.
  • Web analytics cookies. Farepilot may use third party cookies for web analysis, including Google Analytics and Mixpanel. Such cookies allow Farepilot to analyse the usage of the Website and/or App, and to understand the way you use the Website and/or App.
  • Advertising cookies. Farepilot may use third party cookies for advertising purposes on our Website. Farepilot may use authorised service providers to serve advertising on the Website and/or App and other websites on the internet.  Such service providers may place cookies on your browser, and may collect information that helps them identify your device, such as IP-address, or other unique or device identifiers.          

Farepilot does not retain a cookie longer than necessary. We use session cookies and permanent cookies:

  • A session cookie can track usage such as the webpages you visit and what options you use. When you close the internet browser, the session is ended and the cookie is deleted.
  • A permanent cookie enables the Website and/or App to recognize you at a subsequent visit. It remains on your system until you delete it.

Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies so if you do not wish cookies to be used you may need to actively delete or block the cookies.

You can also visit www.allaboutcookies.org  for details on how to delete or reject cookies. For information on the use of cookies in mobile phone browsers and for details on how to reject or delete such cookies, please refer to your handset manual.

Note, however, that if you reject the use of cookies you will still be able to visit our websites but some of the functions may not work correctly and you may no longer be able to use all the functionalities of the Website and/or App. 

As noted, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics or Mix Panel that collect, monitor and analyse usage information in order to increase our Service's functionality. These third party service providers have their own privacy policies addressing how they use such information.

Targeted Advertising 

Boston Consulting Group uses remarketing services to advertise on third party web sites to you after you visited our Website. We, and our third party vendors, use cookies to inform, optimize and serve ads based on your past visits to our Website.

  • Google

Google AdWords remarketing service is provided by Google Inc.

You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize the Google Display Network ads by visiting the Google Ads Settings page: http://www.google.com/settings/ads

Google also recommends installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout - for your web browser. Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on provides visitors with the ability to prevent their data from being collected and used by Google Analytics.

For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

  • Twitter

Twitter remarketing service is provided by Twitter Inc.

You can opt-out from Twitter's interest-based ads by following their instructions: https://support.twitter.com/articles/20170405

You can learn more about the privacy practices and policies of Twitter by visiting their Privacy Policy page: https://twitter.com/privacy

  • Facebook

Facebook remarketing service is provided by Facebook Inc.

You can learn more about interest-based advertising from Facebook by visiting this page: https://www.facebook.com/help/164968693837950

To opt-out from Facebook's interest-based ads follow these instructions from Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/about/ads/#568137493302217

Facebook adheres the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioural Advertising established by the Digital Advertising Alliance. You can also opt-out from Facebook and other participating companies through the Digital Advertising Alliance in the USA http://www.aboutads.info/choices/, the Digital Advertising Alliance of Canada in Canada http://youradchoices.ca/ or the European Interactive Digital Advertising Alliance in Europe http://www.youronlinechoices.eu/, or opt-out using your mobile device settings.

For more information on the privacy practices of Facebook, please visit Facebook's Data Policy: https://www.facebook.com/privacy/explanation