This page provides a guide to the cookies this website may place on your computer, and information on how to control those cookies. You may also wish to refer to our Privacy Policy for privacy information.


What is a cookie?

cookie is a small file placed by most websites onto your PC. They allow websites to perform a variety of functions such as remembering that you have logged in, ensuring you have a stable and secure connection, remembering your preferences and much more. Most web sites depend on cookies to ensure the best user experience, to understand how the site is being used in order to optimise the experience, and to deliver relevant content.


Controlling your cookies

Every browser has a different method for controlling cookies, if you are interested in learning more we recommend you visit http://www.aboutcookies.org which has lots of information about how to control cookies in all the major browsers, and more information about types of cookies.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact the functionality of this website and others.

We use a limited number of suppliers who set cookies on this website in order to deliver the services they are offering, details of all cookies and what they do are below.


Cookie Information list

Cookie Name:
__utma
__utmb
__utmc
__utmt
__utmz
_ga
OTZ
Description:
We use Google Analytics to record general user behaviour on our site in order to improve the site. No personal information is gathered and all data is 'aggregated' to enable us to see general site trends.
__utma enables Google Analytics to see repeat visits from the same computer and follow an individual journey
__utmb works with __utmc to determine how long a person spends on the site
__utmt indicates the type of request, which is one of: event, transaction, item, or custom variable.
__utmz stores where a visitor came from prior to visiting the site
_ga is a cookie used to identify an individual device to track user journeys
OTZ is for aggregate analysis of website visitors

How to reject or delete these cookies: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html


Cookie Name:
_hjIncludedInSample
_hjDonePolls
_hjMinimisedPolls
Description:
Remembers if a user has been asked to take part in a survey so they don't get asked repeatedly.

Cookie Name:
APISID
SAPISID
Description:
We use Google Maps in certain pages, and this cookie is needed for certain pieces of maps functionality.

Cookie Name:
AWSELB
Description:
Balances traffic across web site servers to provide the best site experience.

Cookie Name:
Close_Footer
Description:
Remembers if you closed the content strip that can appear at the bottom of your browser.

Cookie Name:
cookiesAllowed_GBR
Description:
Remembers your preference when you choose to opt in or out of non-essential cookies on this site.

Cookie Name:
Expert_help
Description:
Remembers if you closed the 'Contact Us' popup.

Cookie Name:
MSIE_ALERT
Description:
Detects your browser version and gives an alert if you are using an old version of Internet Explorer that is incompatible with this site.

Cookie Name:
NID
Description:
This is a Google cookie used for controlling Google Calendar, used on the Contact Us page of the web site on mobile.

How to reject or delete this cookies: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
Cookie Name:
PhoneNumber
Description:
Certain marketing activities alter the phone number shown on the site enabling us to track which activity drove a phone call. This cookie stores the last set phone number.

Cookie Name:
QSI_Selector
UID
UIDR
Description:
These cookies are used to deliver an optional and occasional site survey and ensure visitors are not asked twice.

Cookie Name:
RBPrevPagePosition
RBPrevPageSortBy
rccl_SI_RBSaveFavPreviousPath
rccl_SI_RBPreviousPath
Description:
These cookies store the last page visited and any sort or search filters set, so when you click the 'back' buttons on our site (not the ones that are part of your browser), you get back to the previous page exactly as they left it.

Cookie Name:
RBRecentViewedSycaIDs
Description:
Stores your recently viewed itineraries for quick reference on certain pages.

Cookie Name:
RBSavedSearchURLs
Description:
Enables users to save their cruise search options to the Saved Favourites area, if desired.

Cookie Name:
rcc_dest_SavedDestinationURLs
Description:
Enables users to save certain page links to the Saved Favourites area, if desired.

Cookie Name:
s_cc
s_vi
s_sq
s_evar66
s_evar68
s_fid
mbox
Description:
We use Omniture to record general user behaviour on our site in order to improve the site. No personal information is gathered and all data is 'aggregated' to enable us to see general site trends.
s_cc enables Omniture to detect if cookies are enabled
s_vi enables Omniture to see repeat visits from the same computer and follow an individual journey
s_sq monitors which links people click on a page
s_evar66 and s_evar68 determine how a user entered the site
s_fid creates a unique user ID per device
mbox is used by Adobe Target to test different content on pages

How to reject or delete this cookie: http://www.omniture.com/en/privacy/2o7
Cookie Name:
SavedPackageDealIDs
Description:
Enables users to save package deals to the Saved Favourites area, if desired.

Cookie Name:
SavedRecentPageUrls
Description:
Enables 'Recently viewed pages' functionality

Cookie Name:
SavedSycaIDDate
Description:
Enables users to save itineraries to the Saved Favourites area, if desired.

Cookie Name:
selectedInteriorStateRoomIndex_Back
selectedStateRoomIndex_Back
seclectedStateRoomName_Back
Description:
When moving through the booking process these cookies ensure the selected options are retained and not lost.

Cookie Name:
SID
SSID
HSID
Description:
Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Youtube video. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Youtube users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google account if you are signed in to one. Information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Google, in which case it is linked to your Google account.

Cookie Name:
utag_main
Description:
The utag_main cookie is a 1st-party cookie provided by Tealium. This cookie is used to record a time stamp of when you visit to our site has started, the number of pages you have viewed, the number of visits you have had to our site and a unique ID.
This information is used within our analytics tools to enrich the data we’re collecting about your visit on the website to help us understand our visitors usage of the site to provide a better user experience.

Cookie Name:
wuc
Description:
Remembers your country preference when visiting bookings.royalcaribbean.co.uk or secure.royalcaribbean.co.uk ensuring you get served pricing in the correct currency and that contact information is localised.

Cookie Name:
id
Description:
The DoubleClick cookie (id) enables the measuring of the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns.

How to reject or delete this cookie: http://www.doubleclick.com/privacy/dart_adserving.aspx
Cookie Name:
Fbm_
Fbsr_
Description:
These cookies are set by Facebook for application integration and expires within one year. See here for more information on Facebook’s practices at https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies/

Cookie Name:
SERVERID
Description:
This is used to ensure you maintain a stable connection with our web site servers by balancing traffic across our different servers.

Cookie Name:
HAS_VISITED_GATINGPG
Description:
Prevents a sign up page appearing multiple times

Cookie Name:
JSESSIONID
Description:
Remembers your 'session ID' ensuring a smooth site browsing experience, the site will not function correctly without it.

Cookie Name:
secure_token_id
Description:
Ensures the connection with the server remains secure by generating a random code.

Cookie Name:
SAVE_LOGIN_INFO
Description:
Created when user checks the "save my information" checkbox.

Cookie Name:
USERNAME_COOKIE_NAME
Description:
Saves the user's first name for display in the page header on bookings.royalcaribbean.co.uk & secure.royalcaribbean.co.uk

Cookie Name:
HAS_BOOKING
Description:
Used to replace content on bookings.royalcaribbean.co.uk if you have a booking to better facilitate your browsing

Cookie Name:
SHOPPER
Description:
Allows the website to recognize someone who visits the website and is not signed in but who signed in on a previous visit.

Cookie Name:
pid
Description:
Used by Twitter and enables the sharing of content at the users discretion.

Cookie Name:
dis
mc
Description:
We use quantserve.com to deliver targeted advertising across their network sites ensuring users see relevant advertising.

How to reject or delete this cookie: http://info.evidon.com/companies/quantcast
Cookie Name:
a
b
e
f
j
m
o
p
r
u
v
Description:
These cookies are from Rocket Fuel (rfihub.com) and are used to deliver targeted advertising across their network sites ensuring users see relevant advertising.

How to reject or delete this cookie: http://info.evidon.com/companies/rocket-fuel


Flash Cookies

The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain or for all websites - see http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/security for details. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash Cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash based content.


Social Media

To support our videos, we sometimes embed video content from websites such as YouTube. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from those sites you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control these cookies. You should check with the YouTube website for more information about these.
We would like to draw your attention to the fact that this website now carries embedded 'share' buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these. They are YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Google+.