Cookie Policy

Cookie Statement

This Cookie Statement gives an explanation of how we use some monitoring tools like cookies and web beacons on our websites, social media platforms, mobile apps, and other communication channels. We use cookies to ensure the optimal performance of our Online Properties” and to make your experience while booking a transfer with us an enjoyable one. In this Statement, what cookies and other monitoring tools do are explained. How we safeguard your privacy is further explained in our Privacy Notice. In case there are other enquiries you need to make, please send us an email to [email protected]

What is a cookie?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer when you enter a website.Owners of websites use them to keep in their archives useful information; to optimise theperformance of their websites, and for other various purposes. The implication is that, the information stored can include your login credentials, shopping cart items, or preferences such as the language and the currency you use. Anytime you sign in, these information allows the website to recognise your device and also improve your shopping experience.
The two types of Cookies include “session cookies” and “permanent” Cookies. Session cookies only keeps your information for the duration of time you spend on your device’s browser. They wipe off instantly as you close the browser. Permanent cookies, which allow websites keep record of your preferences, do so as to give you a better browsing experience in case you visit the website in the future.
Cookies set by fat taxi are what we refer to as “first party cookies. Cookies set bycompanies not owned by us but which have affiliations with us as regards the service we provide are called “third-party cookies”. Third party cookies allow the use of the features or functionalities, for example advertisements and analytics, offered by our affiliates through
our platform. Cookies are unable to run programs on or infect your device with viruses, as they are not spyware or adware.

How and why do we use Cookies?

fat taxi, our business affiliates, third-party service providers, and advertisers use cookies to gather information about you, over time and across various platforms, on your usage and preferences.Third-party companies and advertisers may send you marketing emails and adverts through the use of certain technologies. These companies also use third-party cookies to collect information that are not personally identifiable about your visit to our website, and the adverts they display. They are able to collect this information by placing a cookie that can read your IP address on your computer. We always strive to always work third party companies with best industry practices, and which are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) and/or the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). Our company use different cookies to carry out various functions. Technical cookies: have the function of providing you with websites that have guarantee great user experience; to create your personal account; to log you in; and to manage your subscriptions. Technical cookies are totally needed as this guarantees the proper functioning of our platforms.

Functional cookies: are cookies that memorize any preferences such as your currency or language, or even your sign-in details. Our platforms will work without functional cookies but your experience may not be as smooth and fast as when they are used.

Analytics cookies: are the cookies we or our third-party service providers use to enhance the performance of our websites. They are used to collect whole or part information about visitors to be able to evaluate the effectiveness and relevance of our adverts. The information gathered are not used to identify a visitor personally. It could, however, include the pages and adverts you viewed that referred you to our websites, your search criteria, and the emails you viewed and acted upon.

Commercial cookies: are cookies that show customised adverts when you visit our websites and third-party platforms. The term for this process is called “retargeting”. Retargeting is based on activities you have been performing on our platforms, which includes the destinations you have been searching for a car in. Our business partners may also give us information about your browsing history to help us make sure our platforms deliver the most relevant, personalised experience. fat taxi also uses Google Analytics, a Google service that tracks and reports website traffic. This helps us to evaluate the speed and performance of our pages. You can visit https://www.google.co.uk/analytics for more information on Google Analytics.

To use Cookies on our platforms is absolutely your choice. At your first visit to our site, we will ask you to agree to the use of our cookies. If you reject the use of cookies, you will still be able to use our website but certain functions that will make your experience fast and smooth will not be available. And you can opt in or out at any time by sending us an email. You can also use your browser settings to customise how cookies are used on your device. Check your browser’s menu to find out how you can do that. NAI and IAB members give you options to unsubscribe from behavioural advertising if you want. Visit http://www.networkadvertising.org to know the NAI members that may have placed an advertising cookie file on your computer. All you need to do is check the box for the company to opt out of their behavioural advertising programme. Please visit http://www.youradchoices.com (an English-language site) or http://www.youronlinechoices.com to find out about these companies own privacy policies, about the technologies they use, and about opting out of this kind of advertising. Opting out of the advertising of an online network will stop you from getting adverts that are tailored to your web preferences and browsing patterns. However, you may still receive online adverts, and you may still be subject to marketing analysis. We may change this Cookie Statement from time to time; please check back here for any updates.

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