SchengenVisas.com website uses cookies. If you have agreed, in addition to mandatory and performance cookies that ensure the functioning and aggregated statistics of the Website, other cookies for analytical and marketing purposes may be placed on your computer or other device from which you access our webpage.

This Cookie Policy describes what types of cookies we use on our Website and for what purposes.

What are Cookies?

Cookies are small text files created by the website, downloaded to and stored on any internet enabled device—such as your computer, smartphone or tablet—when you visit our homepage. The browser you’re on uses the cookies to forward information back to the website at each subsequent visit for the website to recognize the user and to remember the user’s choices (for example, login information, language preferences and other settings). This can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you.

What Types of Cookies Do We Use and for What Purposes Do We Use Them?

We use different types of cookies to run our Website.

The cookies indicated below may be stored in your browser.

Mandatory and performance cookies. These cookies are necessary for the website to function and will be placed on your device once you access the website. Most of these cookies are set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. These cookies provide a convenient and complete use of our Website, and they help users efficiently use the website and make it personalized. These cookies identify the user’s device insofar, so we would be able to see how many times our Website is visited, but do not collect any additional personally identifiable information. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will then not work. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable information and are stored on the user’s device until the end of session or permanently.

Analytical cookies. These cookies collect information about how users interact with our Website, for example, to determine which sections are most frequently visited and which services are most often used. The collected information is used for analytical purposes to understand the interests of our visitors and how to make the Website more user friendly. If you do not allow these cookies we will not know when you have visited our site and will not be able to monitor its performance. For analytical purposes, we may use third-party cookies. These cookies are stored on the user’s device for as long as set by the third-party cookie provider (ranging from 1 day to permanently).

Marketing and targeting cookies. These cookies collect information about how users interact with our Website, for example, to determine which sections are most frequently visited and which services are most often used. Before you agree to the use of all cookies, SchengenVisas.com will only collect anonymous data regarding the access of the Website. The collected information is used for analytical purposes to understand the interests of our users and how to make the webpage more user friendly. For analytical purposes, we may use third-party cookies. These cookies are stored permanently on the user’s device.

Third-party cookies. Our Website uses third party services, for example, for analytics services so we would know what is popular in our Website and what is not, thus making the website more usable. You can learn more about these cookies and their privacy policy by visiting the websites of respective third parties. All information processed from third party cookies are processed by the respective service providers. At any point in time you have the right to opt-out from data processing by third party cookies.

For example, we may use Google Analytics cookies to help measure how users interact with our Website content. These cookies collect information about your interaction with the Website, such as unique visits, returning visits, length of the session, actions carried in the webpage, and others.

We may also use Facebook pixels to process information about user’s actions on our Website such as visited webpage, user’s Facebook ID, browser data, and others. The information processed from Facebook pixels are used to display you interest-based ads when you are using Facebook as well as to measure cross-device conversions and learn about users’ interactions with our webpage.

List of Cookies

  • #1:
    • NAME: _ga
    • PROVIDER: schengenvisas.com
    • PURPOSE: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
    • TYPE: HTTP
    • EXPIRY: 2 years
  • #2:
    • NAME: _gat
    • PROVIDER: schengenvisas.com
    • PURPOSE: Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.
    • TYPE: HTTP
    • EXPIRY: 1 day
  • #3:
    • NAME: _gid
    • PROVIDER: schengenvisas.com
    • PURPOSE: Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.
    • TYPE: HTTP
    • EXPIRY: 1 day
  • #4:
    • NAME: collect
    • PROVIDER: google-analytics.com
    • PURPOSE: Used to send data to Google Analytics about the visitor’s device and behavior. Tracks the visitor across devices and marketing channels.
    • TYPE: Pixel
    • EXPIRY: Session

Managing Cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:

Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.

If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our Website.

Cookie Policy Changes

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy. Amendments and/ or additions to this Cookie Policy will come into force when published on our Website.

By continuing to use our Website after changes have been made to this Cookie Policy, you are indicating your consent to the new wording of the Cookie Policy. It is your responsibility to regularly check the content of this policy to learn about any changes.

Contact Us

If you have any comments or questions regarding this Cookie Policy or wish to report any violation of this Cookie Policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Email: info@schengenvisas.com