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Cookies are used by us to measure activity on the site and to make improvements and updates based on which areas are popular and which are not. This data collected may be used by third parties (such as Google, AdRoll or others) to target advertising on other sites, including Google, to previous website visitors and based on online activities. This could be in the form of an advertisement on Google search results page, or a site in the Google Display Network or other websites offering advertising capabilities. Third-party vendors, including Google and AdRoll, use cookies to serve ads based on someone’s past visits to this site. Any data collected will be used in accordance with our own privacy policy and Google’s privacy policy.

Cookies used on this Site

Some of the cookies that we use on this site, and the purposes for which these cookies are used, are provided below. Please note that this list is not exhaustive; additional cookies may be added, and we may update or remove the cookies below.

TNConsenttourismnanaimo.comSet to indicate user consent30 DaysHTTP Cookie
PHPSESSIDwww.tourismnanaimo.comPHP Session IDSessionHTTP Cookie
PHPSESSIDtourism-nanaimo.activehosted.comPHP Session IDSessionHTTP Cookie
X-CSRF-TOKENtourism-nanaimo.activehosted.comCross-Origin Certificate TokenSessionHTTP Cookie
__cfduidtourism-nanaimo.activehosted.comCookie assoiated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.SessionHTTP Cookie
ac_enable_trackingActive Campaign flag to enable TrackingPHP Session IDSessionHTTP Cookie
wp2ac_emailtourism-nanaimo.activehosted.comWordPress to Active Campaign Email TokenPersistentHTTP Cookie a unique Google Analytics ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 YearsHTTP Cookie by Google Analytics to throttle request rate.2 YearsHTTP Cookie a unique Google Analytics ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.2 YearsHTTP Cookie the last link item clicked for Google Analytics tracking data.2 YearsHTTP Cookie
yt-player-bandwidthyoutube.comPersistentLocal Storage

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