2. WHAT IS A COOKIE?A cookie is a small file placed onto your device from our servers. They are widely used in order to make websites and cloud-based services work in a better, more efficient way. For example, they can recognize you and remember important information that will make your use of a website or cloud-based service more convenient (e.g., by allowing you to enter a password less frequently or remembering your user preferences).
3. WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?We use different types of cookies on our Sites to make your interaction with our Sites easy and meaningful - strictly necessary cookies, functionality cookies, analytics cookies, and advertising cookies. The Sites may include first-party cookies (i.e., cookies that send data directly to the hotel and agents and contractors acting on our behalf , including cookies used to monitor, analyze, and administer the Sites) and third-party cookies (i.e., cookies that send data to our contractors for their commercial use).
A. Strictly Necessary Cookies
B. Functionality Cookies
C. Analytics Cookies
D. Advertising Cookies
4. THIRD PARTY COOKIES ON THE SITESIn some circumstances, we may work with third parties to provide services on our Sites. For example, we use analytics services supported by third party companies who generate analytics cookies on our behalf. We may not have access to these cookies, although we may use statistical information arising from the cookies provided by these third parties to customize content and for the other purposes described above. These companies may also transfer this information to other parties where required to do so by law, or where such other parties process the information on their behalf.
We may not control these third-party cookies and their use may be governed by the privacy policies of the third parties employing these cookies. You can learn more about controlling cookies in Section 5 below.
5. HOW YOU CAN CONTROL COOKIES ON OUR SITESIf you want to control the cookies that are placed on your computer or other device, you could view cookies stored on your hard drive, choose whether or not to permit cookies to be set by default by changing browser settings as provided in this Section, or delete the cookies stored on your hard drive.
Please be aware, however, that your decision to control cookies may affect your experience of our Sites - you may not be able to access all or parts of those Sites. Turning cookies off, for instance, will prevent you from registering for, signing in to, and using many of the services on our Sites.
The main Web browsers allow you to change your cookie settings directly through their sites. These settings will typically be found in the ‘options' or ‘preferences' menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following links may be helpful; otherwise you should use the ‘Help' option in your browser for more details.
|Browser||Link to Change Cookie Settings|
|Link to Site||Description|
|www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/index.html||offers comprehensive information on how to amend the settings of a wide variety of browsers, details on how to delete cookies from your computer, and more general information about cookies|
|www.aboutcookies.org||Offers comprehensive information on how to amend the settings of a wide variety of browsers, details on how to delete cookies from your computer, and more general information about cookies|
|www.youronlinechoices.com/uk||Offers information about third party cookies generated by advertisers and how you can turn these off by going to the Internet Advertising Bureau's (IAB) consumer site|
|www.networkadvertising.org||Offers a comprehensive listing of opt-outs for advertising platforms, however, note that there are many more networks listed on this site than those used by us at the hotel|