Cookie policy

Cookies are small packages of data, which are downloaded onto your device by websites you visit. At future visits, your device can be recognized because of the cookies placed. By using cookies, this website can temporarily store information on visits and visitors. Using the same cookies, your device could be recognized by other websites as well. For each visit, a number of different types of cookies can be used.


Using cookies, your visit to this website can be personalized by, for example:

  • Showing relevant navigation settings
  • Memorize your website preferences
  • Improve the general use of this website
  • Limit the number of advertisements visible

Cookie usage by Eurolines

Eurolines uses a maximum of 4 types of cookies. Besides that, we make use of pixel tags, which are placed by external advertisers with the consent of Eurolines. In the text below, you will find all cookies and pixel tags listed.

Eurolines uses:

Strictly necessary cookies

These are anonymous cookies, enabling users to use the Eurolines website, use the functionalities of the website and access secure areas. The information collected by these cookies cannot be used for any marketing purposes. When blocking this type of cookie, you will not be able to make any bookings on the Eurolines website.


Cookie ID
Function
BMData
This cookie is used to store you preferences for, for example, language settings, travel data and destinations. This cookie is necessary to let our bookingmodule function in the best possible way. Cookie ends: when closing your browser.
 
PHPSESSID
This cookie is used to assign a numeric value to your session. This value is used to process bookings made correctly. Cookie ends: when closing your browser.
 
cookieconsent_dismissed
This cookie stores your choice whether to accept or decline the use of cookies by this website. Cookie ends: after 1 year.

Website performance cookies

These are anonymous cookies, enabling Eurolines to improve this website. Information is collected about website use, such as errors or pages visited. Information collected from this type of cookie is processed in Google Analytics. Information collected by this type of cookie cannot be used for any marketing purposes en will never be shared with any 3rd parties. Data is only used in an aggregated way and cannot be reduced to individual users.


Cookie ID
Function
_utma
Used by Google Analytics for the identification of unique visitors versus returning visitors. This data is process anonymously. We use this data for the improvement of our website. Cookie ends: after 2 years.
 
_utmb
Used by Google Analytics for tracking visitors. This cookies gives us insights in page visit data. Cookie ends: after 30 minutes.
 
_utmcUsed by Google Analytics for the identification of unique visitors versus returning visitors. This data is process anonymously. We use this data for the improvement of our website. Cookie ends: when closing your browser.
 
_utmtUsed by Google Analytics for tracking visitor behavior. This data is process anonymously. We use this data for the improvement of our website. Cookie ends: after 10 minutes.
 
_utmvUsed by Google Analytics for tracking visitor behavior. This data is process anonymously. We use this data for the improvement of our website. Cookie ends: after 2 years.
 
_utmzUsed by Google Analytics for tracking visitors. This cookies gives us insights in page visit data. Cookie ends: after 6 months.
 

Website Functionality cookies

These are anonymous cookies, enabling Eurolines to store personal user preferences for using this website. Using the collected data, Eurolines can provide users with more relevant information. An example of this cookie type is the storage of your language preference settings.

Cookie ID
Function
language
Used to store your language preference settings for this website. Cookie ends: after 1 month.

(Re)targeting and/or advertising cookies

This type of cookie is used by external advertisers and/or social networks, with the consent of Eurolines. This type of cookie is used for the following purposes:

  • Show relevant and personalized advertisements.
  • Limit the number of times a particular advertisement is shown.
  • Measure the effects of advertisement campaigns.
  • Store data regarding your visit and share this data with external advertisers.
  • Enable the social sharing functionalities on our website.


Advertising cookies can be stored for a maximum of 2 years. Some of our marketing partners will share data with other 3rd parties. Social networks do not share any data with 3rd parties. Cookies from social networks can be stored for a maximum of 2 years.


Cookie ID
Function
_unam, _uset
Cookies used by ShareThis to enable social media sharing functionality on our website. These cookies registrer which pages of eurolines.nl are visited en the amount of time spent on these pages.  Cookie ends (_unam): after 9 months, Cookie ends(_uset): after 24 hours.
RlocalTag
This cookie functions as a separate session I, used by advertiser ReachLocal. The cookie is used to improve our website, by tracking data coming from ad campaigns conducted by ReachLocal, with the consent of Eurolines. All data is processed anonymously and users will not be tracked when further browsing the internet. Cookie ends: when closing your browser.
NSC_qwt-bnt-fvs-om-susl-iuuq
This cookie is used to improve our website, by tracking data coming from ad campaigns conducted by ReachLocal, with the consent of Eurolines. All data is processed anonymously and users will not be tracked when further browsing the internet. Cookie ends: after 30 minutes.
UID
Used by scorecardresearch.com for collecting anonymous data from visits to eurolines.nl. This data is used for research on the performance of this website. It is possible to op-out via this link. Cookie ends: after 1 year and 24 days.
U
Used by advertiser drawbrid.ge to follow your internet behavior, to be able to personalize advertisements. It is possible to op-out via this link. Cookie ends: after 3 months.

 

Web beacons and pixel tags

This website contains web beacons or pixel tags. A web beacon is a transparent graphic image with a size of 1 by 1 pixel. The beacon is placed on the website to gain insight in user behavior while surfing the Eurolines website. Web beacons are part of the technology Eurolines uses to monitor user activity on the website. They enable Eurolines to monitor from which devices and locations particular parts of the website were visited.


ScriptFunction

t.busbud.com/t/static/

affiliate.min.js

Used by our affiliate partner Busbud to keep track of booking made on eurolines.nl which are a result of a visit to the Busbud affiliate platform. Data is processed anonymously.
 

www.googleadservices.com/

pagead/conversion.js

Used by our advertising partner ReachLocal to track conversions of advertising campaigns, which are run with the consent of Eurolines. Data is processed anonymously.
 

http://w.sharethis.com/

button/buttons.js

Used by ShareThis to enable buttons for sharing articles on this website on social media like Facebook and Twitter. Data is processed anonymously.

 

Disable cookies

If you want to disable certain cookies, this can be done using the settings of your web browser. It is possible that after blocking cookies, some parts of this website cannot be used.


Using Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/nl/kb/cookies-in-en-uitschakelen-websites-voorkeuren
Using Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/nl-nl/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies
Using Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en


Block advertisements


If you whish to block certain advertisements based on your online behavior, this can be done via http://www.youronlinechoices.com.


How we treat your personal data


Please refer to our Privacy Policy for more information.