A cookie is a small portion of data sent from a website and stored in a user's web browser while a user is browsing a website. When the user browses the same website in the future the cookie data can be retrieved by the website to notify the website of the user's previous activity.
A pixel is a small image on a web page or in an email. Pixels collect information about your browser or device and can set cookies
Local storage allows data to be stored locally on your browser or device and includes HTML5 local storage and browser cache.
For more information on how to adjust your web browser settings for cookies see www.aboutcookies.org(opens in new window)
For a guide to online behavioural advertising and online privacy see http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/
Below are some of the Cookies that we and our partners use on this website. The specific cookies we use change over time and may vary from those described below.
These strictly necessary cookies are used for core functionality and recognise when you are signed in, are necessary for security, and enforce your privacy preferences.
These cookie values help to identify what part of the globe you’re viewing the site from, so we can display the best content for you – such as what language you’d like the site in.
These cookies identify your website session and if you’re logged in or not. When you close your browser your session ends and the cookies are removed.
This is used to identify your current session on the website so that traffic can be spread evenly across our servers.
This cookie stores where in the world you’re accessing the site from, and defaults you to the most appropriate website edition for your country. We store this information for the next time you visit the site.
Keeps track of where you’ve been to around the site, so when you click to go back you’ll be taken to the page you were on before.
If you are logged into our website this cookie will store information such as your email address and how you logged in – either directly into newzealand.com or using Facebook
This is a secure, encrypted ID of you, the user. It’s stored to share between the suite of Tourism New Zealand web applications including newzealand.com and the Operator Database for business listings. This will never be shared with third parties.
These cookies help us to improve the site by allowing us to understand how the site is used and how it performs. These cookies include analytics and measurement.
This is the anonymised analytics tracking suite used on newzealand.com. The cookies collect information about visits such as traffic, visits, pathing and a number of other metrics. You can opt out of Adobe Analytics cookies here: https://www.adobe.com/uk/privacy/opt-out.html
Google Analytics Tracking
This is the anonymised Google Analytics cookie that collects information about visitors to the site, traffic, page views and a number of other metrics. To prevent your data from being used by Google Analytics you can install Google’s opt-out browser add on
Flickr is an image gallery site, used to display photos.
Rackspace is used for digital asset storage, and requires cookies to help keep track of these assets.
Hotjar provides heatmaps of clicks and actions of website users, recordings of their sessions, and gathering of their words from survey and feedback polls. You can opt out of Hotjar tracking here: https://www.hotjar.com/legal/compliance/opt-out
When using third party services from this website, we encourage you to review each such website’s privacy statements and cookie policies to understand how personal information and cookies are used and dealt with by those third parties.