Last updated: 27 March 2019
In this policy we use the term “cookies” to refer to cookies and other similar technologies covered by the EU Directive on privacy in electronic communications.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. For this section, we conveniently use "cookies" as an umbrella term for techniques such as cookies, pixels, Flash cookies and web beacons. They don’t take up much space and are removed automatically when expired. Some cookies expire at the end of your session, while others will be saved for a certain amount of time.
Most Internet browsers support cookies; however, users can set their browsers to decline certain types of cookies or specific cookies. Further, users can delete cookies at any time.
What types of cookies do we use?
Required Cookies – stored for the duration of your browsing session, these first-party cookies are essential to core site functionality and provide you with access to certain features, such as logging into your account. As required cookies are essential to operate our website and services, there is no option to opt out of these cookies. If you choose to disable these cookies, parts of our website may no longer function.
Performance and Functionality Cookies – these third-party cookies are used to track how users interact with our website to help us improve performance and provide a better user experience, or to customise content based on users’ preferences and interests. These cookies remain on your desktop or mobile device even after you close your browser or restart your computer. Collected information may include your (i) IP-address; (ii) unique cookie identifier and cookie information; (iii) device type; (iv) domain, browser type, and language; (v) operating system and system settings; (vi) country and time zone; (viii) information about your interaction with our site such as click behaviour, purchases, and indicated preferences; and (ix) access times, and referring URLs. This information is used in aggregate form to analyse website performance.
Performance and functionality cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of our website but are non-essential to its use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable.
Performance and functionality cookies used on our website:
- Google Analytics – Performance cookie opt out
Social cookies allow you to share pages and content from our website through third party social platforms, and may also be used for advertising purposes. Disabling these cookies may result in seeing advertising that is not as relevant to you, not being able to link effectively with Facebook, Twitter, or other social networks, and/or not allowing you to share content on social media.
Opt out of individual social and advertising cookies:
- Google DoubleClick – Advertising cookie opt out
- Microsoft Bing Ads – Advertising cookie opt out
- AdRoll – Advertising cookie opt out
- Facebook – Social media & advertising cookie opt out
- RoyMorgan – Advertising cookie opt out
- AddThis – Social media & advertising cookie opt out
How do I reject and delete cookies?
For a comprehensive and up-to-date summary of every third party accessing your web browser (through greyhound.com.au or otherwise), we recommend installing a web browser plugin built for this purpose. You can also choose to turn off all cookies, which you do through your browser settings on each browser and device that you use. Keep in mind that if you turn cookies off, you may not have access to many features that make our website more efficient and some of our services will not function properly. If you delete all of your cookies or use a different device, computer profile or browser, you will have to update your preferences with us again.
For your convenience, we’ve listed some of the most popular browsers and information on how to find out more about the controls they offer, including deleting cookies and other site data. In general, these controls are likely to be found in your browser settings.
- Chrome (desktop)(mobile)
- Safari (desktop)(mobile)
- Internet Explorer (desktop)(mobile)
- Firefox (desktop)(mobile)
- Android Browser: Click on top right corner of the app (labelled with “More” or three dots) -> Settings -> Privacy
- Opera (desktop and mobile)
- Silk (mobile)
The date at the top of this Cookie Statement indicates when it was last updated.
Where can you get further information?