Cookie Policy

At Esseplore, we strive to enhance your experience during your trip and using this Website. In general, we use cookies to manage the  App and the Website and improve your overall site experience.

Your data privacy and confidentiality are our top priority and we do our very best to safeguard the information you entrusted to us. For more information, you can review our Privacy Notice on our website.

This section about cookies sets out the basis and terms upon which Esseplore uses cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are widely used for Mobile Apps and Websites.. They are small text files stored in your browser that contain basic information about your mobile and internet use, such as login details and your previous browsing records.

A cookie can be classified in terms of its (i) duration and (ii) the party who places it:

(i) Session cookies and Persistent cookies

The duration of cookies depends on whether they are session or persistent cookies.

Session cookies expire once the browsing session ends.

Persistent cookies are saved on your computer or mobile device for a fixed period of time. When you visit a website, your browser will retrieve these cookies so that the website will recognise your device and personalise your site experience according to your previous browsing records.

(ii) First-party cookies and Third-party cookies

We control and set the scope of first-party cookies whereas, we have no control over third-party cookies. Third-party cookies are operated by third-party sites in a different domain. Some pages of this App and Website contain third-party cookies in the form of embedded content, such as JavaScript and API.

Why do we use cookies?

We are committed to providing you with a safe, efficient and customised service. To reach this goal, we use cookies to:

• ensure the efficient functioning of the App or Website;

• evaluate how the  App or Website is accessed and used;

• analyse what items are popular among users;

• determine your eligibility for campaigns and promotions;

• recommend what matches your interests; and

• improve the content of the Essplore App or Website and enhance user’s experience.

We will ensure that cookies will not be used for any purpose other than those described here.

What types of cookies do we use?

We use four types of cookies, namely “Strictly necessary cookies”, “Essential cookies,” “Analytics cookies”, and “Advertising cookies”. Further information on these cookies is set out in the table below:

Cookies Description
Strictly necessary cookies These cookies allow us to manage the  App and Website and ensure it functions properly. They are essential to help you navigate around the App and Website and provide you with an improved navigation experience.
If these cookies are disabled, we will not be in a position to offer you our services.
We also use these cookies for fraud detection and prevention purposes. Further, thanks to these cookies, you do not need to log in repeatedly to access different pages once you have logged into this App or Website.
Analytics cookies We use analytics cookies including Google Analytics and other analytics tools to gather anonymous statistical information for:
• assessing how our visitors use the App or Website;
• understanding the demographic and location of our visitors;
• evaluating how our new products are being received by users assessing the popularity of our marketing campaign;
• enhancing this Website content and service by customising this App or Website for you.
Based on the anonymous data collected, these analytics tools will generate trend analysis and compile reports to attain the abovementioned purposes.

Consent to cookies

In most cases we will need your consent in order to use cookies on this Website. The exception is where the cookies are strictly necessary in order for us to provide you with a service you have requested, or essential to the inherent functionality of the Website.

Upon your first visit to our App or Website, you will see a notification banner at the top of the page notifying you about our use of cookies. By continuing to use the App or  Website without changing your settings, you agree to receive all cookies and other data tracking tools. On the other hand, if you do not wish to accept the use of these cookies, you can modify your cookie setting at any time. For more details, please refer to “How can you manage your consent?” section below.

How can you manage your consent?

You can accept or decline our use of cookies at any time by managing and/or disabling all or some of the cookies from your browser settings. However, by doing so, you may not be able to enjoy the full functionality of this Website.

Cookies settings can normally be found in the preference or settings menu from your browser, for example:

  • ïChrome: Settings — Advanced — Content Settings – Cookies
  • ïSafari: Preferences — Privacy — Cookies and website data
  • ïFirefox: Preferences — Privacy – History
  • ïInternet Explorer: Internet Options – Privacy
  • ïOpera: Settings — Privacy & security – Cookies
  • ïIoS – Settings – Safari – Cookies
  • ïAndriod –  Chrome – Settings – Site Settings – Cookies

Last Updated : 5th Mar 2020