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Cookie Policy

This document will inform you about how and why we use cookies. We will also tell you which cookies we use and some information about third parties which also place cookies on our website. 

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device and which let us make your experience better and more efficient. They allow us to recognize your device and browser, and store information which we deem of importance for the improvement of our services. 

Types of cookies.

Session Cookies and Persistent Cookies

  • Session cookies are stored temporarily on the memory of your devices while you are visiting the website and are erased once you close your browser.
  • Persistent Cookies are stored for a predetermined amount of time, which varies from cookie to cookie. It is longer than the session cookies; however they also expire after some months. They aid us to understand whether you have previously visited our website or similar sites in the past. 
  • First Party and Third Party Cookies
    • First Party cookies are set directly by the website or by any of the subdomains of the website. 
    • Third Party cookies are set by websites not managed by us, such as our subprocessores or other technology partners.
How do we use cookies
  • Options for logging in that will authenticate you on the website, keep your login session active, and remember how you prefer to store your login information;
  • tabbed information that keeps track of the tab or specific part of the website you are looking at;
  • regional content to deliver material specific to a region and keep track of time zone settings;
  • language preferences to choose and remember the language in which material is shown;
  • the capability of the device to deliver various content depending on the browser device being used;
What cookies do we use

Essential cookies
We may store cookies on your device if they are necessary to enable us to offer and provide our services. They are also required for you to navigate through the website and web application and benefit from all the available functions. These cookies cannot be switched off and are set for very basic options on the website, such as logging in, forms and set preferences such as timezone or languages. 

Analytical cookies
These cookies are placed to aid us in understanding how you interact with the available options on the website, which parts you use the most, and how you engage with our services. This helps us create statistics of usage and the amount of time you spend on the website. These statistics will ultimately help us to improve our website and any services we offer on it. 

Functional Cookies
These cookies are placed by us to help us to provide you with better functionality of the website and our services and to make them more personalized to you. They can also be placed by third-party providers you specifically consent to when you accept this cookie policy. You may block these cookies, but if you do, it may be that parts of the website do not function the way we intended.

Social Media Cookies
These cookies are set for social media services. They enable you to share parts of the website on social media with friends and networks. These can track some of your actions which then helps to build up a profile of your interests. 

Targeting or Advertising Cookies

These cookies are used to serve you with advertisements that may be relevant or of interest to you when you are browsing on the internet. They are mostly placed by third parties whenever you interact with their content on our website. 

Interest-based ads

Interest-Based Advertising – Cookies are also used to collect information about your interests and preferences for the purposes of what is called “interest-based advertising”. It is for companies to send you offers about products and services tailored to your inferred taste and needs. You may turn off these cookies; however, you may still receive advertisements, with the difference of these not being specifically tailored to you. 

How to block cookies

You may stop or restrict the placement of cookies and other tracking technologies, such as pixel tags. You do this by blocking them on your device or by removing them and adjusting preferences on your browser. This may vary from device to device and from browser to browser. 
Please see the links below for guidance on how to modify your web browser’s settings on the most popular browsers:

Once you correctly block cookies on your browser, parts of the website may become unavailable to you or may otherwise not function properly. 

How to opt-out of third-party cookies and targeted ads.

To opt out of tracking analytics placed by Google, you can opt out by using this form. This works for all websites that use Google’s services to track and gather analytics data.

To understand and responsibly manage cookies that enable interested-based ads we strongly recommend that you go to the website of the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA) or to the website of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI).

To learn more, please visit https://youradchoices.com/. Many of our third-party service providers that serve interest-based advertisements to you across our services are members of the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI), or they follow the DAA’s Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising. You can choose to opt-out directly from these third parties by visiting their opt-out pages on the NAI website (http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/) and DAA website (http://www.aboutads.info/choices/). However, please note that if you “opt-out” you will keep seeing links and online advertisements; however, they will not be specifically targeted to you or tailored to your interests.

Cookie List
ESSENTIAL COOKIES

Cookie Source

Cookies

Placement

Lifespan

Source and Link

(name of Cookie)

First or Third party

Session, persistent (time)

YouTube

Youtube - API

Third 

Session

ANALYTICAL COOKIES

Cookie Source

Cookies

Placement

Lifespan

Source and Link

(name of Cookie)

First or Third party

Session, persistent (time)

Google Analytics 

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Configuration

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Coupon View

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Employment Referral

00 - GA4 - Analytics - eNewsletter Signup

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Listings/Events/Coupons - Filter Change

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Listings/Events/Coupons - Page Changed

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Listings/Events/Coupons - Scroll Into View

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Navigation Click

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Profile Partner Referral

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Scroll Tracking

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Visitor Guide Download

00 - GA4 - Analytics - Visitor Guide Request

00 - GA4 - Listings/Events/Coupons - Link Click GA4 - Add to Cart

GA4 - Add to Cart Button Click

GA4 - Checkout

GA4 - Item View

GA4 - Learn More Button Click

GA4 - Outbound Link Clicks

GA4 - Purchase

 

Third Party 

2 years 

Google Search Console 

10 - Google Search Console - Verification

Third 

2 years 

HotJar 

11 - HotJar

27 - Hotjar Code

Third

Session

Zartico 

25 - Zartico - UberMedia

Third 

12 months 

TARGETED COOKIES

Cookie Source

Cookies

Placement

Lifespan

Source and Link

(name of Cookie)

First or Third party

Session, persistent (time)

DCM 

01 - MMGY - DCM - All Pages

01 - MMGY - DCM - Article

01 - MMGY - DCM - Coupon Listing

01 - MMGY - DCM - Eat

01 - MMGY - DCM - eNewsletter Form

01 - MMGY - DCM - eNewsletter Sign Up

01 - MMGY - DCM - Event Listing

01 - MMGY - DCM - Groups & Tours

01 - MMGY - DCM - Homepage

01 - MMGY - DCM - Listings

01 - MMGY - DCM - Meetings

01 - MMGY - DCM - Passport to Fun (Landing)

01 - MMGY - DCM - Passport to Fun Sign Up

01 - MMGY - DCM - Plan

01 - MMGY - DCM - Plan - Visitors Guide

01 - MMGY - DCM - Plan - Visitors Guide Digital

01 - MMGY - DCM - Referral - Activities

01 - MMGY - DCM - Referral - Coupons

01 - MMGY - DCM - Referral - Events

01 - MMGY - DCM - Referral - Lodging

01 - MMGY - DCM - Referral - Restaurants

01 - MMGY - DCM - RFP Submit - Groups & Tours

01 - MMGY - DCM - RFP Submit - Meetings

01 - MMGY - DCM - RFP Submit - Sports

01 - MMGY - DCM - Social Visit

01 - MMGY - DCM - Sports

01 - MMGY - DCM - Stay

01 - MMGY - DCM - Stay - Listing Deals

01 - MMGY - DCM - Visitor Guide Download

01 - MMGY - DCM - Visitor Guide Inquiry

01 - MMGY - DCM - Visitor Guide Request

Third 

90 Days

Google Ads 

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - Partner Referrals - Activities

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - Partner Referrals - Coupons

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - Partner Referrals - Dining

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - Partner Referrals - Events

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - Partner Referrals - Flights

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - Partner Referrals - Lodging

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - Partner Referrals - Weddings

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - Passport

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Conversion - URLs

01 - MMGY - Google Ads - MCC Pageviews

Third 

90 Days

Microsoft Ads 

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - Partner Referrals - Activities

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - Partner Referrals - Coupons

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - Partner Referrals - Dining

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - Partner Referrals - Events

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - Partner Referrals - Flights

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - Partner Referrals - Lodging

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - Partner Referrals - Weddings

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - Passport

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - Conversion - URLs

01 - MMGY - Microsoft Ads - MCC Pageviews

Third 

390 Days

Referral

01 - MMGY - Referral - Airlines

Third 

90 Days

Blueshift 

03 - BlueShift - Page Load

03 - Blueshift - Product ID Views

03 - BlueShift - Search

Third 

12 months

Claritas 

04 - Claritas - Email Signup Pixel

04 - Claritas - Homepage Pixel

Third 

1 Year

Arrivalist

05 - dc-arrivalist - pixels LT

Third 

1 Year

Sojern 

20 - Sojern - Tracking Pixel

Third 

1 Year

General

Inquiry - Meetings Planning Guide Thank You

Third 

90 Days

Google Campaign Manager 

MMGY - Engagement - Things To Do

MMGY - Engagement - Weddings

MMGY Blog Tag

MMGY Events Calendar

MMGY Beaches and Communities Tag

MMGY Group Student Guide Download

MMGY - LinkedIn All Pages

Third 

90 Days

Amazon

MMGY | Amazon - Download Page Visits

MMGY | Amazon - Homepage

MMGY | Amazon - Midfunnel Marketing Landing Page

MMGY | Amazon - Thank You

Third 

5 Years

General 

Referral - Referral- Weddings

Third Needs Clarification 

90 Days

SOCIAL MEDIA COOKIES

Cookie Source

Cookies

Placement

Lifespan

Source and Link

(name of Cookie)

First or Third party

Session, persistent (time)

TikTok

TikTok – Pixel

Third Party

Persistent

Reddit 

01 - MMGY - Reddit Pixel - All Pages

Third 

12 Months 

Facebook

08 - Facebook - Listings FBQ event

Third 

3 Months/90 Days 

 

Changes to this Policy

More detail on how we and/or other companies use cookies is available at www.cookiesandyou.com.

If you have any queries regarding this Cookie Policy please contact us, we will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this Cookie Policy.

Contact Us

Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce / CVB
Phone Number: (843) 626-7444
Email Address: [email protected] 
HQ Address: 1200 N. Oak St., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577