By means of our website, we always wish to provide our visitors with the latest information that is relevant for them. Based on knowing what our visitors are interested in and what they are looking for on our website, we can offer them the right contents. We never forward data to third persons and we never monitor visitors as individuals, but completely anonymously.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files, which are saved by most websites onto the devices with which users access the internet. Saving cookies is fully controlled by users, as they can restrict or disable the saving of cookies in the browser that they use.

Types of cookies

  1. Session cookies

This type of cookies enables you to use the necessary components for the proper operation of a website. Without them, the services that you wish to use on this website would not operate properly (e.g. registration, the shopping process, etc.).

  1. Persistent cookies

This type of cookies collects data on how users behave on a website with the purpose of improving the experiential component of the website (e.g. which sections of the website are most frequently visited). These cookies do not collect information through which a user could be identified.

  1. Functional cookies

Such cookies enable a website to remember some of your settings and choices (e.g. user name, language, region) and provide advanced and personalised functions. Such cookies may enable the tracking of your activities on a website.

  1. Targeted advertising cookies

Such cookies are most frequently used by advertising and social networks (third pages) with the purpose of showing targeted advertisements, restricting recurring advertisements, or measuring the effectiveness of advertising agencies. Such cookies may enable the tracking of your activities online.

Why are cookies necessary?

Cookies are used by most websites, as they enable a convenient way of keeping contents fresh, appropriate and in accordance with the interests and preferences of online users. Based on statistical data concerning website traffic, which is also provided by cookies, website administrators may assess the effectiveness of the website concept as well as the suitability of the type and number of advertisements offered to users on their websites.

List of cookies

Source Name of the cookie Origin Purpose Duration sto, sto1, stons, stocb, selectedLocale, sto_da, device_view, cookie_gdpr, cookie_track_allow, cookie_mat_allow, cookie_ads_allow All websites that require registration enable subscriptions to e-news or adding content to the favourites list. Cookies are necessary for the normal functioning of the website (subscription to business pages, favourite contents, subscription to e-news, language settings). 2 months to 5 years
Google Analytics _ga, _gid, _gaexp All websites Page views statistics 2 years
YouTube PREF, use_hitbox, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC Pages with embedded YouTube videos These cookies are downloaded when a video is viewed or shared. They estimate available bandwidth, increment hit counter and enable video sharing. 1 day to 5 years
AddThis bt, ckid, di, dt, __atuvc, __atuvs,  psc, uid, uit, xtc All websites that allow users to share content via different social media. Cookies that allow users to share content via email or different social media (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, etc.). These cookies are not downloaded when you open our website. If they are on the user’s device our website reads them and recognises whether the user is currently registered in the selected network. 1 month to 2 years PAC, SRT, TACds, TART, TASSK, TASession, TATravelInfo, TAUD, TAUnique All websites with the TripAdvisor plugin. Cookies required by the Trip Advisor website. (more ...) 1 month to 2 years
Facebook _fbp, datf, fr, lu All pages. A cookie is used for keeping statistics about users who come from Facebook and for the purpose of segmentation and an advertising campaign on Facebook. 3 months to 1 year
Doubleclick bku, bkdc, id, TapAd_DID, TapAd_TS, SEUNCY, IDE All pages. Cookies used for targeted advertising in the Google Network.  
Net results __mauuid, __acuuid All pages. A cookie is used to distinguish users. 10 years
ADARA dph, gcma, aackid, fbh0, ckid, cktst, ph, impx All landing pages of the Global Digital Campaign. Cookies are used to collect data on travel habits. Up to 2 years

Google Analytics Cookies

The Slovenian Tourist Board (STO) records and stores anonymised data about your activity on, which the STO uses to provide a better user experience for visitors to the portal in the future.

Disabling cookies

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Cookies can be disabled in browser settings at any time. Information on cookie settings in individual browsers are available if you click on the following links:

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Statistical cookies

Do you allow us to collect anonymised data on the viewing of our content? We will improve your user experience.

Segmentation cookies

Do you allow us to record your activities on This would allow us to learn about your interests and offer you interesting features and content about Slovenian tourism that interest you most.

Advertising cookies

Do you allow us to occasionally offer you advertising content from other websites that best match your interests?