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1. What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.
Cookies are used by all devices or digital channels which can access the Website (including through a mobile, tablet or app).
2. Types of cookies
There are many different types of cookies which performs different functions. These include:
Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests as well as allowing you to participate in customer surveys. These cookies are usually placed by advertising networks with our permission and we may share this information with third parties for these purposes.
Social media cookies. These cookies are used when you share information using social media sharing buttons on the Website. The social media platform will record that you have done this.
2. What cookies does the Point A Hotels website use?
The Website uses session cookies to manage and run certain applications and functions, but these cookies expire after the users session in the website terminates.
In addition the Website uses the standard Google Analytics cookies to anonymously monitor traffic and usage of the Website.
Outside of the cookies used by Google Analytics, Point A Hotels do not use of any long-term cookies to collect or retain your data.
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use additional cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.
If you do not agree to the use of these cookies, please see the ‘Managing your cookies’ section for details on how to adjust your settings.
3. Managing your cookies
Cookies are used to offer a personalised and enhanced experience when visiting the website and cookies need to be enabled on your browser as certain features will not work if you reject cookies.
If you choose not to allow cookies you will still be able to browse the Website but you may not be able to access all parts of our site.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies as well as deleting all current cookies. Further information on how to do this and the different options are available from the help feature included in your browser. Each browser on every computer or device will have a separate setting and amending the settings or deleting pre-existing cookies on one browser will not automatically amend the setting for another browser, computer or device.
You can find some further information about cookies by visiting www.aboutcookies.org*
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