Cookie Notice


We, Tradewind Voyages UK Ltd, company number 12450468 with registered office A And L, Suite 1-3 The Hop Exchange, 24 Southwark Street, London, United Kingdom, SE1 1TY (collectively referred to as “Tradewind “, “we”, “us” or “our” in this Privacy Policy)understand and respect the importance of your privacy and we are committed to safeguarding your personal information. Please read this Cookies Policy in conjunction with our Privacy Policy.

Information About Our Use Of Cookies

Our website at uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies ensure a consistent and efficient experience for users of the site. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are, either for a single visit or for multiple visits. 

Two types of cookies are used on this web site – “Session Cookies”, which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site, and “Persistent Cookies”, which remain in the cookie file of your browser for much longer (though how long will depend on the lifetime of the specific cookie). 

Cookies will typically contain the name of the domain from which the cookie has come, the “lifetime” of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. 

Cookies allow us to obtain information regarding users of our site which essentially helps us to provide you with a better user experience and tailor our services to your individual needs. We may collect information such as your IP address, web browser details and details of your activity on this website. We will not however collect or store any of your passwords or other highly sensitive data. 

By using our website with your browser settings adjusted to accept all cookies, we will take this to mean that you want to use our products and services, and that you consent to our use of cookies and other technologies as described in this Cookies Policy.

The Cookies That We Use

We use the following cookies: 

  • Strictly necessary cookies are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart, make use of e-billing services or any other e-commerce facility. 
  • Preference/functionality cookies enable the web site to remember information to customize how the website looks or behaves for each user (for example, your choice of language or region). This may include storing selected currency, region, language or color theme.
  • Analytical/performance cookies allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Marketing/targeting cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the tables below. Strictly Necessary Cookies are highlighted with a double asterisk (**).

Necessary cookies

Some cookies are required to provide core functionality. The website won’t function properly without these cookies and they are enabled by default and cannot be disabled.

Cookies set by WordPress

Name Hostname Path Expiry
wordpress_google_apps_login / 1 day
This cookie is set by the plugin “Google Apps Login for WordPress” and may be present for users who login to WordPress via their Google or GSuite account.
wordpress_test_cookie / 1 day
Used to check whether your web browser is set to allow, or reject cookies.
wordpress_sec_* / 730 days
On login, wordpress uses the wordpress_sec_[hash] cookie to store your authentication details. Its use is limited to the admin console area, /wp-admin/.
wordpress_logged_in_* / 1 day
After login, wordpress sets the wordpress_logged_in_ cookie, which indicates when you’re logged in, and who you are, for most interface use.
wp-settings-time-* / 1 day
WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-*-* cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of the admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface.

Cookies set by Google Analytics and Bing

Name Hostname Path Expiry
_ga / 730 days
Contains a unique identifier used by Google Analytics to determine that two distinct hits belong to the same user across browsing sessions.
_gid / 1 day
Contains a unique identifier used by Google Analytics to determine that two distinct hits belong to the same user across browsing sessions.
_gat_* / 1 hour
Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate (limit the collection of data on high traffic sites)
MUID / 390 days 3rd party
Microsoft User Identifier tracking cookie used by Bing Ads. It can be set by embedded microsoft scripts. Widely believed to sync across many different Microsoft domains, allowing user tracking.

Additional Marketing Cookies

Name Hostname Path Expiry
_fbp / 90 days
Facebook Pixel advertising first-party cookie. Used by Facebook to track visits across websites to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.
_uetsid / 1 day
This cookie is used by Bing to determine what ads should be shown that may be relevant to the end user perusing the site.
_uetvid / 390 days
Used by Microsoft Advertising to store a unique, anonymized visitor ID to personalize marketing.

Other Cookies

Name Hostname Path Expiry
calltrk_referrer / 365 days
calltrk_landing / 365 days
calltrk_session_id / 365 days
calltrk_fcid / 365 days
MR / 7 days 3rd party

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You may notice that our website utilises a third party cookie preference tool called “CookieHub”. CookieHub is a mechanism for controlling user consent and the use of cookies on this site application.

When (as the user) you consent to one of the optional cookie categories, CookieHub will place a cookie to remember that decision. The name of the cookie will be “cookiehub”, and it contains information detailing which categories of cookie you have consented to or not.

To deactivate the use of third party advertising cookies, you may visit the consumer page to manage the use of these types of cookies and you can do so by following the opt-out section of the CookieHub widget in the bottom left corner of your browser window.

Objecting To Cookies

Most browsers have options that allow the visitor to control whether the browser will accept cookies, reject cookies, or notify the visitor each time a cookie is sent. You may elect to reject or block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. You may find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers:

To find information relating to other browsers or where the links provided above are no longer in use or active, please visit the browser developer’s website.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit

However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Lifetime Of Cookies

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire in accordance with the timescales set out in the tables above.

Further Information

To find out more information about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, please visit