Cookie Policy

Oyster Yachts – Cookie Policy

We are Oyster Yachts Limited of Saxon Wharf, Lower York Street, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 5QF, United Kingdom.

At Oyster we take your privacy seriously.

You should know that our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users. Cookies are small data files which are stored on your device. They help us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website, but also help us to improve the overall website experience for all users.

Some of the information that is collected by cookies on our website may include partly anonymised personal data, which may be used to identify your device across other websites to promote Oyster's products and services.

We use the following cookies on our website:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website.
  • Analytical or performance cookies. These allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it, to analyse and improve its functionality and performance.
  • Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you and remember your preferences.
  • Marketing or Targeting cookies. These 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. These cookies are set by the third parties that we work with, and may be used to those companies to build a profile of interests to enable them to show relevant advertising on other websites that you may visit.

You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below. Please note we use certain third party cookies over which we have no control:

Cookie Name Purpose
__cfduid Statistical Analysis: This cookie is set by CloudFare. The cookie is used to identify individual clients behind a shared IP address and apply security settings on a per-client basis. It does not correspond to any user ID in the web application and does not store any personally identifiable information.
PHPSESSID Statistical Analysis: This cookie is native to PHP applications. The cookie is used to store and identify a users' unique session ID for the purpose of managing user session on the website. The cookie is a session cookie and is deleted when all the browser windows are closed.
_gcl_au Statistical Analysis: This cookie is used by Google Analytics to understand user interaction with the website.
_gid Statistical Analysis: This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site's analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
MUID Statistical Analysis: This cookie is used by Microsoft as a unique identifier. The cookie is set by embedded Microsoft scripts. The purpose of this cookie is to synchronize the ID across many different Microsoft domains to enable user tracking.
fbp Marketing Preferences: This cookie is set by Facebook to deliver advertisement when they are on Facebook or a digital platform powered by Facebook advertising after visiting this website.
fr Marketing Preferences: The cookie is set by Facebook to show relevant advertisements to the users and measure and improve the advertisements. The cookie also tracks the behaviour of the user across the web on sites that have Facebook pixel or Facebook social plugin.
_uetsid Statistical Analysis: This cookie is used to collect analytical information about how visitors use the website. This information is used to compile report and improve site.
UserMatchHistory Marketing Preferences: This cookie is used by Linkedin to present relevant advertisement based on the visitor's preferences.
lidc Statistical Analysis: This cookie is set by LinkedIn and used for roting.
bcookie Functionality: This cookie is set by linkedIn. The purpose of the cookie is to enable LinkedIn functionalities on the page.
bscookie Functionality: This cookie is a browser ID cookie set by Linked share Buttons and ad tags.
lang Functionality: This cookie is used to store the language preferences of a user to serve up content in that stored language the next time user visit the website.
__hstc Marketing Preferences: This cookie is set by Hubspot and is used for tracking visitors. It contains the domain, utk, initial timestamp (first visit), last timestamp (last visit), current timestamp (this visit), and session number (increments for each subsequent session).
hubspotutk Marketing Preferences: This cookie is used by HubSpot to keep track of the visitors to the website. This cookie is passed to Hubspot on form submission and used when deduplicating contacts.
__hssrc Marketing Preferences: This cookie is set by Hubspot. According to their documentation, whenever HubSpot changes the session cookie, this cookie is also set to determine if the visitor has restarted their browser. If this cookie does not exist when HubSpot manages cookies, it is considered a new session.
__hssc Marketing Preferences: This cookie is set by HubSpot. The purpose of the cookie is to keep track of sessions. This is used to determine if HubSpot should increment the session number and timestamps in the __hstc cookie. It contains the domain, viewCount (increments each pageView in a session), and session start timestamp.

You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. 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 website.