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Our website uses cookies to give you the best website experience possible, for example, by storing filters and information about your browsing in order to display content which we think will be of interest to you. You can set your browser to refuse all or some browser cookies, or to alert you when websites set or access cookies. If you disable or refuse cookies, please note that some parts of this website may become inaccessible or not function properly. You can find out more information about cookies, how we use them and how to control them below. Cookies are used on our website in accordance with this cookies statement and to our website’s terms of use. Take a look at our privacy policy to find out more about how we collect and use personal data.

1.    What Are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are sent to your device when you visit a website. The information they collect is sent back to our systems as you move around our website. Cookies act as a website’s memory so the website remembers your device when you return.  Cookies are unique to the web browser you’re using, so different data is collected for your desktop computer to your mobile device.  

Where you have previously identified yourself on that device and browser, for example, by filling in a quote request, sailing CV or signing up to marketing activity and not deleted your cookies, we will link your browse data with the other data that we hold on you.

Cookies can be set by the owner of the website you’re on. These are known as first party cookies. There are also third party cookies, which are set by our partners. 


2.    What We Use Cookies For?

We use cookies for a number of reasons, but their primary aim is to ensure you have the best experience when visiting our site. To do this, we may use cookies for:

  • Storing your filters. This allows us to remember your filters when you return on subsequent visits;

  • Collecting information. This means we can learn more about how you use our website so we can improve our products and online experience;

  • Understanding how you use our website;

  • Tailoring your experience. Cookies allow us to provide you with information, products and services that we think you'll find interesting;

  • Making our marketing relevant. We can show you offers and promotions on our own websites and through our marketing channels and advertising networks;

  • For security needs and fraud-protection purposes and in order to identify and prevent  cyber-attacks.

3.    What Cookies We Use?

Cookies that are used by Algarve SUN BOAT Trips should be divided into two types:

  • “First-party Cookies” -  Cookies that are placed by Algarve SUN BOAT Trips

  • “Third-party Cookies” - Cookies that are placed and used by third-party companies which are our partners


  • to fulfil a service we have with you;

  • when it is our legal duty;

  • when it is in our legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interested;

  • when you consent to it


We use a number of cookies to make our website better. 

Application cookies - Application cookies allow us to give you the best possible experience on our website. They're essential for you to be able to search and buy online with us.

Behavioural cookies - Behavioural cookies help us tailor your online experience to your needs. They help us show you the most relevant content, based on your preferences. 

Analytical cookies - These cookies help us understand how you are using our website, so we can make things better. We also monitor which of our marketing activities generate traffic to our websites using cookies.

Marketing Cookies - Marketing cookies can be used by both us and our partners. They allow us to interact with you once you've left our website, for example, by showing you adverts and helping you find the right holiday.

5.    Refusing Cookies


You can change your browser settings to accept or refuse all cookies, choose which cookies you want or don't want, or ask to be notified when a cookie is set.

If you change your mind after you’ve accepted our cookies you can go into your Internet browser and clear cookies that have already been set. You’ll need to change your browser settings to refuse cookies in future.

Please be aware if you do this you won’t be able to access all of our website’s features or book online with us.

Take a look at the website of AboutCookies, or the Internet Advertising Bureau for independent information on cookies, including how to refuse or delete them from your computer or device.

6.    The Cookies We Use  


hs: used for security, to identify trusted web traffic | Expires: session | Category: Essencial

SSR-caching: used to indicate the system from which the site was rendered | Expires: 1 minute | Category: Essencial

svSession: used in connection with user login | Expires: session | Category: Essencial

TS01e85bed and TS0185e144: The TS cookie has to do with enforcing elements in the security policy with regard to database management in the hosting servers | Expires: session | Category: Essencial

XSRF-TOKEN: provides protection from Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks | Expires: session | Category: Essencial

fh-content-language; fh-target-language and fh-units-language: used by our booking software Fareharbor to detect your language | | Expires: session | Category: Essencial

Google Analytics:

​_utmaStores the amount of visits (for each visitor), the time of the first visit, the previous visit, and the current visit.

_utmb and _utmc Are used to check approximately how fast people leave: when a visit starts, and approximately ends (c expires quickly).

_utmz​Records whether the visitor came from a search engine (and if so, the search keyword used), a link, or from no previous page (e.g. a bookmark).

_ga and _gidUsed to distinguish users.


_pxvid_wixAB3_wixCIDX_wixUIDX_wix_browser_sesswixClientwixLanguagewixSession2userTypeWix technical cookies.

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

11.    Forum


In case of dispute, the competent court, waiving any other, is the district of Silves.



This Privacy Policy version was last updated on March 4th 2021

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