Cookies Policy

Your data privacy and confidentiality are a priority and we do our very best to safeguard the information you entrust to us. For more information, you can review our Privacy Statement here.

This section about cookies sets out the basis and terms upon which SWISStours uses cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are widely used in the Internet. They are small text files stored in your browser that contain basic information about your internet use, such as login details and your previous browsing records.

A cookie can be classified in terms of its (i) duration and (ii) the party who places it:

(i) Session cookies and Persistent cookies

The duration of cookies depends on whether they are session or persistent cookies.

Session cookies expire once the browsing session ends.

Persistent cookies are saved on your computer or mobile device for a fixed period of time. When you visit a website, your browser will retrieve these cookies so that the website will recognise your device and personalise your site experience according to your previous browsing records.

SWISStours uses persistent cookies for a duration of 30 days.

(ii) First-party cookies and Third-party cookies

We control and set the scope of first-party cookies whereas, we have no control over third-party cookies. Third-party cookies are operated by third-party sites in a different domain. Some pages of this Website contain third-party cookies in the form of embedded content, such as JavaScript and API.

What types of cookies do we use?

SWISStours uses the following cookies;

Necessary cookies: These cookies allow us to manage this Website and ensure it functions properly. They are essential to help you navigate around this Website and provide you with an improved surfing experience.
If these cookies are disabled, we will not be in a position to offer you our services.
We also use these cookies for fraud detection and prevention purposes. Further, thanks to these cookies, you do not need to log in repeatedly to access different pages once you have logged into this Website.

    Analytics cookies: We use analytics cookies including Google Analytics and other analytics tools to gather anonymous statistical information for:
  • • assessing how our visitors use this Website;
  • • understanding the demographic and location of our visitors;
  • • evaluating how our new products are being received by users assessing the popularity of our marketing campaign;
  • • enhancing this Website content and service by customising this Website for you.

Based on the anonymous data collected, these analytics tools will generate trend analysis and compile reports to attain the above mentioned purposes.

Consent to Cookies

You can decide for yourself whether our Website's web server is allowed to save Cookies on your computer or not. You can opt to change your browser settings so that they do not allow Cookies to be accepted or saved at any time.

You can also delete Cookies that have already been saved at any time.

We would like to emphasise that if you decline Cookies on the Website, functions on the Website may be limited or unavailable. As a result, to make it easier to use the Website, we recommend that your browser settings accept all Cookies on the Website.

How can you manage your consent?

You can accept or decline our use of cookies at any time by managing and/or disabling all or some of the cookies from your browser settings. However, by doing so, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this Website.

    Cookies settings can normally be found in the preference or settings menu from your browser, for example:
  • • Google Chrome: Settings - Advanced - Content Settings - Cookies
  • • Safari: Preferences - Privacy - Cookies and website data
  • • Mozilla Firefox: Preferences - Privacy - History
  • • Internet Explorer: Internet Options - Privacy