What is a cookie
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website asks your web browser to store on your computer or mobile device. The cookie gathers and stores information about the use of a website, search and interaction with our marketing. This information allows the website to "remember" your actions or preferences customise content, improve the user experience and to help us improve the usefulness of our site and marketing communication.
A cookie does not contain information that makes you personally identifiable. As cookies collect anonymous data, we maintain the data from our cookies indefinitely.
Cookies vary by the duration they remain on your browser/hard drive, the purpose of the cookie and the operator of the cookie. We use the following classes of cookies:
Cookie variations by operator of the cookie
First party cookies are planted by our website in your browser and/or hard drive. You will be assigned a unique identity so we can track your journey through our website. First party cookies enable us to recognise you, and help personalise and manage how you experience our Websites.
Third party cookies are planted by parties other than us, often because we use an external provider for certain website functions (such as web graphics add-ins and booking engine functionality) for advertising purposes, of to evaluate the use of our website through services such as Google Analytics. We have no control over third party cookies, even where we receive information from these third parties related to their cookies on our site.
Cookie variations by lifespan of the cookie
Persistent cookies are stored in your browser and/or hard drive between browsing sessions until you delete them manually or your browser deletes them in accordance with each cookie’s file duration. They allow our website to recognise you when you return to our sites, in order to track your preferences and tailor any particular goods or services for you.
Session cookies are temporary and expire when you close your browser. These cookies allow our websites to link your actions during a browser session so you can use the site more efficiently.
Cookie variations by function of the cookie
Analytical/Performance cookies are required for us to obtain data on the usage of our website and how visitors move around our Website. We use this information to improve our website's effectiveness and ease of use.
Functionality cookies recognise you when you return to our Website and enable us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (e.g. your choice of language or region).
Strictly necessary cookies are required for the proper operation of our website. These cookies enable website services like secure log in areas and reservation services.
Targeting cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you visit and the links you follow. The information obtained from these cookies help us to tailor our website and any advertising displayed to on them to suite your interests.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them here.
For convenience, most browsers automatically support and accept cookies by default, but users can change those settings to block some or all cookies.
By continuing to use our Website without adjusting your browser settings regarding cookies, you consent to our use of the cookies described above.