• Remember your language and other preferences;
• Remember your username and password for future visits so that log-in is easier and faster;
• Ensure you obtain all requested information;
• Provide a safe and secure service for online transactions;
• Track your response to advertisements and website or app content for analysis and the number of times we send you the same advertisement;
• Measure how many people use the Site, and how they use it, so that we may keep it running quickly and efficiently;
• Help us and others deliver communications and content to you that are relevant, customized and responsive to your interests and location.
We may use various types of Cookies:
Essential Cookies –
These Cookies are necessary for the site to work, and enable you to move around it and use its services and features. We do inform you about our usage in such Essential Cookies, but we don’t ask for your consent to place these on your computer.
Functional Cookies –
we use Functional Cookies to save your settings on the site – settings such as your language preference, or booking information you have previously used when booking a hotel with us. We also use Functional Cookies to store such things as the last hotel you searched for, so that you can easily find it the next time you visit. Some Functional Cookies are essential to viewing maps or videos on our site. We also may use “Flash Cookies” for some of our animated content.
Session Cookies –
These Cookies are stored only temporarily during a browsing session and are deleted from your device when you close the browser. We use Session Cookies to support the functionality of the Site and to understand your use of the site, e.g. which pages you visit, which links you use and how long you stay on each page.
Persistent Cookies –
These Cookies are not deleted when you close your browser but are saved on your device for a fixed period or until you delete them. Each time you visit the site, the server that set the Cookie will recognize the persistent Cookie saved on your device. We and others use persistent Cookies to store your preferences, so that they are available for your next visit, to keep a more accurate account of how often you visit the Site, how often you return, how your use of the site may vary over time and the effectiveness of advertising efforts.
Targeting and advertising Cookies –
These cookies are used to collect information from you to help us to improve our products and services as well as serve you with targeted advertisements that we believe will be relevant to you. We use targeting cookies on our websites for various marketing initiatives and campaigns. We also may use some Analytics Cookies and Other Technologies to facilitate advertising.
Advertising Cookies also include Social Plug-In Cookies –
Social Plug-In Cookies are used to share content from the site with members and non-members of social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest. These Cookies are usually set by the social networking provider, enabling such sharing to be smooth and seamless.
Analytics Cookies collect information about your use of the site, and enable us to improve the way it works. These Cookies give us aggregated information that we use to monitor site performance, count page visits, spot technical errors, see how users reach the Site, and measure the effectiveness of advertising (including emails we send to you).
Other Technologies may be used for the same purposes as our Cookies, to allow us and third parties to know when you visit the Site, and to understand how you interact with emails or advertisements. Through Other Technologies, non-personal data (e.g., your operating system, your browser version, and the URL you came from) or aggregate information may be obtained and used to enhance your experience and understand traffic patterns.
Managing cookies and opting out: aside from the Essential Cookies described above, you can choose to visit and use our website without cookies, but in some cases certain services, features, and functionality may not be available. To visit without cookies, you can always configure your browser to reject all cookies or notify you when a cookie is set. You can always delete your browser history in order to delete any cookies from your computer.