Visit Belfast respects your privacy and, in addition to our Cookies Policy below, you are encouraged to read our Privacy Policy.

How does Visit Belfast use cookies?

We use different types of cookies for different things, such as:

  • analysing how you use our website
  • giving you a better, more personalised experience
  • recognising when you've signed in.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies let you use all of the different parts of our website. Without them, services that you might require cannot be provided.

Some examples of how we use these cookies are:

  • Signing in to the Visit Belfast website.
visit_belfast_cookieStores information about your visit to the site, whether you are logged in and your site preferences.
XSRF-TOKENThis is a security token which adds to the security of the site. It stores no information about you personally.

Functional Cookies

These help us personalise the experience of our sites directly to you. Some examples of uses for functional cookies are:

  • Remembering if you visited the website before so that messages for new visitors are not displayed to you.
cookie_consentStores whether you have acknowledged the cookie information presented at the start of your visit to the site.
startingPositionUsed to store your preferred starting position in Belfast when browsing the site.

Performance Cookies

These help us understand how you're using our websites so that we can improve the experience for you. We sometimes get other companies to analyse how people are using our website. These companies might set their own performance cookies. Some examples of uses for performance cookies are:

  • To collect information about which web pages visitors go to most often so we can improve the online experience
  • Error management to make sure that the website is working properly
  • Testing designs to help improve the look and feel of the website.

Google - Our website uses Google Analytics to analyse user behaviour and improve our services. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to track this behaviour and allows us to analyse that data and generate reports. Additionally, we use Google Services, such as Maps to improve the overall user experience.

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Facebook - Our website uses Facebook to analyse user behaviour and add social functionality to our sites, such as sharing and logging in via Facebook.

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