Stena Line uses a so-called ‘Explicit Cookie Consent Model. This means that no cookies will be set until you have answered the question of whether or not you allow us to set cookies.
By giving your consent, you also consent to the processing of personal data stored in these cookies. The personal data is processed based on a balance between your individual interests and our legitimate interests. Our legitimate interest in processing your personal data lie in providing you with a good user experience whilst our commercial interest lies in obtaining information about visitors to our site.
Your answer to the question of consent is saved in a cookie that is renewed every 12 months. We will then ask for your consent again when you visit our website using the same computer and browser.
This allows for our partners to display ads that we believe may be of interest or relevance to you when visiting other sites or social media.
We use an advanced ePrivacy solution that demonstrates our respect for the privacy of our users and meets the requirements of the EU Cookie Directive and GDPR. To set your cookie preferences for Stena Line’s website, open the dialog box by clicking on the link/button found at the bottom of most web pages. This gives you the advanced option of setting cookies for our website in addition to what can be achieved using your browser’s settings option.
For more information about cookies, go to www.allaboutcookies.org.
Below follows a description of the different types of cookies we use including examples of our most important service partners.
STRICTLY NECESSARY COOKIES
Certain types of cookies are necessary for our website to function properly. These types of cookies do not store personally identifiable information. They are generally referred to as ‘session cookies’ and are deleted when you close your browser.
These cookies cannot be turned off with our ePrivacy tool. If you turn off the session cookies in your browser, it may affect the functioning of our online booking system.
ANALYTICAL COOKIES AND OTHER SPECIAL FUNCTIONS
Analytical cookies allow us to keep track of how often you have visited our site, what pages you have viewed and your browsing path to our site. This gives us a picture of what pages are the most and least visited and how our visitors use our site.
Analytical cookies do not store any personal information about you as a person. If you do not allow these cookies, we will not know how many people have visited our site or how it is being used.
An example of service partners who set analytical cookies is Google Analytics.
PERSONALISATION AND ADVERTISING COOKIES
These cookies are set by trusted partners for the purpose of advertising. The cookies are used to create interest profiles based on the content of the pages that you and others visit. This also allows for additional ads to be shown on other sites that you may be visiting.
If you do not allow these cookies, you are likely to be shown ads of less relevance to you.
Our partners provide us with the tools required to manage and measure the impact of our digital ads based on these cookies.
An example of service partners who set these types of cookies is Doubleclick.
We also advertise on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. If you have an account with any of these, you will likely be shown ads based on your visits and purchases with us.
The data collected by Facebook and Twitter when you visit our site may later be used to display Stena Line ads on other third-party accounts with similar interests to you.
Your personal data will never be disclosed to any of these companies.
LIST OF COOKIES
Below is a list of cookies that may be set on your computer when visiting our website.
Exactly what cookies are set depends on what cookies you have enabled or disabled in your browser settings.
This information was updated 25 March 2022 and the latest version will always be available on this site. The content of the information may be adjusted as laws and regulations change.