Cookie policy

You are currently browsing the Canvas Holidays Ltd campsite bookings website. Canvas Holidays Ltd, Village Center and the wider Vacalians Group are committed to taking the very best care of your personal data. 

The law requires us to make you aware of our cookie policy. These, together with all the specific conditions presented on our website, govern your use of the https://www.canvasholidays.ie website (hereafter the “Website”). By using our Website, you accept these terms of use in their entirety.

What is a cookie?
In common with many other websites, when you surf or browse our Website, we use cookies and tags to improve your browsing experience and collect data on traffic to the Website as a whole. We use this data to spot trends and calculate statistics. When you visit our Website, a “cookie” (small text file) is permanently allocated to you and stored on the hard drive of your computer.

Why do we use cookies? 
We use these cookies to:

  • Create new features and make the Website as intuitive as possible,
  • Understand how our Website is performing and create statistics to help us improve it,
  • Make suggestions and recommendations for goods and services that may interest you,
  • Analyse data to improve our Website, our products and services, our marketing, our customer service and the experience we offer,
  • Supply you with relevant Website content and advertisements and measure or understand the effectiveness of the advertising that we supply to you.

What cookies can be placed on your computer?
The cookies we use are not archived. The maximum retention period for cookies is 13 months from your last visit (with the exception of Google cookies which have a maximum retention period of 14 months).

Statistics and performance cookies: 
These cookies are used to optimise the operation of our Website and offer you access to specific features.

Cookies

Purpose

Google Analytics

To ensure the Website works correctly

Audience measurement and statistics cookies: 
These cookies analyse the Website with a view to improving it by recording visit and usage volumes and creating statistics. They identify you when you visit our Website to record information about the way you browse the Website, based on the number of pages you view and number of times you visit the Website.

Cookies

Purpose

Bing UET

To analyse and generate traffic to our Websites

Google Analytics

To analyse traffic on the Website

Tradedoubler

To analyse traffic on the Website

CrazyEgg

To analyse behaviour on the Website

Adobe

To analyse Website audience and usability, and to detect any problems

Google Adwords

To analyse and generate traffic to our Websites

Cookies relating to advertising:
We use these cookies to understand your preferences and adapt the advertisements that you see on our Website.

Cookies

Aim

Google Analytics

Audience statistics used by Google Adwords

Google Adwords

To generate traffic to our Websites

Critéo Baskets

To retarget users who have placed items in a basket

Facebook Ads
Facebook Display
Facebook Remarketing

To generate traffic to our Websites to sell holidays

Floodlight Display

To generate traffic to our Websites

Google Remarketing

To generate traffic to our Websites

Effiliation

To generate traffic to sell holidays 
More information about tracking cookies placed by third parties is available here:

Twitter Universal

To generate traffic to our Websites

Cookies relating to electronic communications:

Cookies

Purpose

WhosOn

For live chat

Your cookie consent 
You can prevent cookies from being stored as follows:

Automatic procedure:  
When you open the Website, a plugin will automatically appear asking you whether you wish to consent to or refuse the use of cookies.

Manual procedure:  
You can also choose to configure your computer manually so that it informs you each time a cookie is sent, or you can set it to block all cookies. You can perform either of these operations via your browser settings. All browsers are different. You can use the procedures detailed below to set or modify your cookie preferences at any time. You express your choices via your browser.
You can set your browsing software so that cookies are recorded in your terminal, or conversely so that they are rejected, either systematically or depending on the sender. You can also set your software so that you are asked to accept or reject cookies on a case-by-case basis, whenever a website tries to store a cookie on your terminal.
Each browser manages cookies and cookie choices differently. Read your browser’s help menu to find out how to change your cookie preferences.

It is important to understand that this process will not prevent the websites you visit from displaying advertisements. Nor will it block the technologies used to tailor advertisements to your interests.

Cookies are used to make this Website more efficient and enable our services to operate more effectively.