Cookie policy

This Cookie Policy aims at providing you with some information on how and why we use cookies on our website.

1. What is a cookie?

When you enter a website using cookies, you may be asked to fill out a form providing such information as your name and your interests. This information is then stored in small text files on your electronic device (mobile or computer) by your browser. The main purpose of a cookie is to identify you and customize web pages for you so that the next time you visit the same webpage, you can be welcomed by name or get information such as the date on which you last visited the webpage.

Cookies do not present a threat to privacy because they can only be used to store information that the user consented to provide.

2. Table of the cookies that we use

We only use cookies as explained in this Cookie Policy. Wherever our cookies could identify a natural person, our Privacy Policy, available at https://boatcareltdmalta.com/en/privacy-policy.htm is applicable.

Some cookies are necessary for the functionality of the website, some others are just used to help us improve the way in which the website works.

Most browsers have a configuration screen enabling the user to see the cookies that are stored on their device and optionally to delete them. In the above table, wherever we indicate that cookies cannot be blocked, we are not excluding the possibility of you blocking cookies through your browser settings. However, if you do block cookies directly through your browser, you may lose some of the website’s functionality.

The table below gives some explanation on the different elements of the cookies we use, their source, purpose and retention periods.

NameSourceRetention periodPurposeNecessity for the websiteDeletion mechanism
_gidGoogle Analytics24 hoursThe purpose is performance inside the Google Analytics ecosystem, it’s used to identify the user.Nohttps://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
_gaGoogle Analytics2 yearsThe purpose is performance inside the Google Analytics ecosystem, it’s used to distinguish the users and collect anonymous information on them like number of visitors on the site, the country they come from and which page they visited.Nohttps://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
_gatGoogle Analytics1 minuteThis cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.Nohttps://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
1P_JARGoogle Analytics1 weekThese cookies are used to gather website statistics, and track conversion rates.No 
CONSENTGoogle Analytics20 yearsUndefinedNo 
IDEGoogle DoubleClick1 yearUsed by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and to present targeted ads to the user.No 
NIDGoogle Analytics6 monthsThe NID cookie contains a unique ID Google uses to remember your preferences and other information, such as your preferred language (e.g. English), how many search results you wish to have shown per page (e.g. 10 or 20), and whether or not you wish to have Google’s SafeSearch filter turned on.No 
PHPSESSIDBoatcareWhen Session ExpiresSession cookies allow users to be recognized within a website so any page changes or item or data selection you do is remembered from page to pageYes 
acceptCookiesBoatcare90 daysThis cookie is set to allow other cookies to be used on the site.Yes 

3. Contact

In case you have further doubts or queries regarding any matter raised by this Cookie Policy, please contact us at Boatcare Trading Ltd by email at  [email protected],  [email protected]or by telephone at: +356 79300680.

4. Changes to this Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy may be amended from time to time. Any significant changes will be indicated on our website and/or by sending you a notification within the service or via your contact information. We therefore advise you to review this Cookie Policy whenever you use our services to remain properly informed.