Effective Date: September 24, 2018
You have the option of consenting to or refusing the use of non-essential cookies, by category type, upon entering this website.
What types of tracking mechanisms do we use?
What are cookies and web beacons?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. Cookies enable the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) and recognize you and/or your browser, along with some information you have provided in the past, on subsequent visits.
Web beacons are small graphics on a webpage or email that monitor your activity when viewing a webpage or email.
What cookies does our website use?
- make our website function properly,
- provide personalized experiences on and off our website,
- tailor our interactions with you,
- provide us with valuable data for analysis and improvement of the website and web experience;
- provide us with statistics about usage and effectiveness, and
- help us improve our products and services.
The following cookies, while not required, improve your experience on our site. If you disable functional cookies, certain website functions may not be available to you.
||To save items to “My Trip”. If a user leaves the site without saving their “My Trip”, cookies are stored on our server for one week. This allows the user to come back to the site and have their trip available until they either save the trip or the one-week time period expires and the cookies and trip are cleared
The following cookies provide us with statistical data regarding your use of our website and the source of your visit
||Capture statistical data and analytics to improve the site
The web CMS we use to host our website captures data and analytics similar to Google Analytics to help us with site improvements
||Both platforms utilize cookies to let us know what User Generated Content (UGC) visitors to our website utilize.
These cookies may be set through our site by our advertising partners. They may be used by those companies to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements on other sites.
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics on the Google Marketing Suite
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics on Instagram
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics on You Tube
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics on Facebook
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics on Twitter
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics on Pinterest
||Enables personalization and analytics from emails received from VISIT Milwaukee
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics within the Adara ad network
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics within the Gimbal ad network
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics within the MNIX ad network
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics within the Multiview ad network
||Enables behavioral advertising and analytics within the Orange 142 ad network
How long do cookies last?
A cookie can either be a “session” cookie or a “persistent” cookie. Session cookies exist only for so long as you are visiting the applicable website and are typically deleted or removed when you exit your web browser.
Persistent cookies exist for a set period of time, for example, six months or one year. Each time you visit a website that has implemented a persistent cookie, that cookie will remain active until its predetermined expiration date. You can manually delete persistent cookies through your browser settings.
We may store information in the United States.
We may store information collected from cookies on servers in the United States. You consent to such collection and storage in the United States.
How do we treat information gathered by cookies?
Who do we share information with?
Visit Milwaukee shares the information gathered via cookies with its third-party service providers to help Visit Milwaukee perform marketing and certain website maintenance activities.
Visit Milwaukee is not responsible for third-party cookies.
How do you manage cookies or opt-out?
Please be aware that if cookies are disabled, not all features of the site may operate as intended. You may not be able to decline or refuse any cookies which are required to make the website work properly.
You may wish to refer to http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html for information on commonly used browsers. Find out how to manage cookies on popular browsers below:
Google Chrome: Google Chrome Support
Microsoft Edge: Microsoft Edge Support
Mozilla Firefox: Firefox Support
Microsoft Internet Explorer: Internet Explorer Support
To opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites, visit: GA Opt Out.
Flash cookies are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies. For more information on deleting Flash cookies, visit Adobe's website directly or: All About Cookies
California's "Do-Not-Track" Requirement.
We do not currently honor "do-no-track" requests.
How to contact us?
Data Privacy Team
648 N Plankinton Avenue, Suite 220
Milwaukee, WI 53203