What are Cookies
A Cookie is a small file containing an identifier that is stored on the user’s web browser when visiting certain websites. These cookies are sent back to the websites during the session or every time the user revisits them.
Some of the cookies we use are sent by us and others are sent by Third Parties (Google Analytics) with which we have a contract. We use session cookies and persistent cookies. ‘Session cookies’ ensure optimum navigation of our website for the specific session and expire as soon as you leave our website. ‘Persistent cookies’ remain stored on your browser and allow us to recognise your device when you return to our websites. Both types of cookies are necessary for the correct and secure provision of our online services and aim to optimize the user experience eg. identifying registered members, maintaining search data the user entered during previous sessions for the convenience of the user, as well as allowing users to share information and content on social media platforms that they maintain accounts on.
Our websites use the following types of cookies:
1. Essentials cookies: These cookies are vital for our website to function correctly during your session. It allows us to remember selections and data entered.
2. Performance and Analytics Cookies (third party):
Performance cookies are used ensure the websites perform as they should eg. the results correspond to your search criteria, and also to enhance the user experience by recognising whether you are a returning visitor and remembering some of your preferences, such as language settings, previous search criteria etc.
Analytics cookies - We are always looking for ways to optimise the navigation and booking process through our websites. We receive valuable feedback from Analytics Cookies which allow us to see and track anonymous data, user behaviour and patterns such as click trends. This helps us see if our websites function smoothly and consistently or how and where we need to make adjustments in order to heighten your experience.
By using this website, you agree to this policy and consent to the processing of the personal data collected by Google for the purposes and in the manner described above. If you do want Google to collect data from your navigation when visiting our websites, you can be excluded from Google Analytics by visiting this page: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
3. Functional Cookies: Functional cookies store user selections and settings for the purpose of providing a more functional and personalised browsing session.