Cookie Policy

1. OUR COOKIE POLICY

1.1 This is the cookie policy of Dhiafatina for Hotels OPC on behalf of its branch Oryx Airport Hotel organised and existing under the applicable laws of the State of Qatar (commercial register N°46238), having its principal place of business at with its registered office at Qatar Airways Tower, PO Box 22550, Doha, State of Qatar ("Oryx Airport Hotel", "we", or "us"). By clicking to proceed on our website, www.oryxairporthotel.com and www.hiahotel.com (our “Website/s”) .you accept our use of first and third party cookies, IP addresses and our use of other methods to collect website usage data as detailed in this Policy ("Cookie Policy"). Please read this Cookie Policy together with the terms and conditions posted elsewhere on our Website and Mobile Apps, including our Privacy Policy and our website(s) terms and conditions available here

2. WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT DO THEY DO?

Cookies are small files that are stored on your browser or device by websites or apps that "remember" that your computer or device has accessed a website or app. We use cookies to deliver to you a more user friendly service by making it easier and faster for you to use our Website. Cookies help us understand whether you came to our website via a search engine, or by some other method, and what were the most popular elements of our Website. Cookies do not give us access to any other personal information on your computer or device other than the personal information you choose to share with us. Irrespective of saved cookies, for security reasons you must still log in each time you access areas of our site that require registration.

3. WHAT KIND OF COOKIES ARE USED ON THIS WEBSITE?

3.1 We use three types of cookies which are a mixture of first party cookies, which we set ourselves, and third party cookies, which are set by our third party service providers. We use i) strictly necessary cookies and ii) marketing cookies as detailed below:

(i) Strictly necessary Cookies

These strictly necessary cookies are used to allow your request to access our Website and Mobile Apps, to move between pages and to receive services which you have requested. Disabling them may prevent you from using certain parts of our Website. Without these cookies, you will be unable to access basic functions of our Website.

For example, we use cookies which are strictly necessary to:

(a) Distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimize response times.

(ii) Marketing

Where you have given your consent, these marketing cookies allow you to “Like” or “Share” on our Website or to indicate your interest and communicate with your network via the third party social media platform of which you are subscriber or have elected to become a subscriber. These relevant social media platform might place cookies on your device.

For example, we use marketing cookies to:

(a) Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device for return visits.

(b) Saves the user’s navigation on the website including what pages have been viewed and how long the browser has been used to view each page.

You may opt out of our marketing cookie use by following the instructions below in Clause 4.

4. HOW CAN I ENABLE OR DISABLE ACCEPTING COOKIES?

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but you can configure your Internet browser to accept or reject cookies, or to notify you when a cookie is set (check the "Help" menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences).

Disabling cookies should not prevent you from using our Website, but certain features or functions of our Website may not be available to you if you disable or restrict the use of cookies.

Our Strictly Necessary cannot be turned off. However Marketing cookies can be turned on or off by changing your cookie settings on our Website. If you require more information or help to change your cookie preferences in your browser, please refer to the documentation of your device or browser that you are using to access the internet.

5. WHERE CAN I LEARN MORE ABOUT COOKIES?

For further information about cookies, please refer to your browser ‘help’ section or see www.allaboutcookies.org

Session / temporary - These cookies are deleted from your device after you leave the Website.

Permanent / persistent - These cookies are not deleted from your device after you leave the Website. They remain on your device for a longer period of time.

First-party cookies – These cookies are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain.

Third-party cookies – These cookies are stored by a different domain to the visited page's domain. This can happen when the webpage references a file located outside its domain.

The table below summarizes the different types of cookie Oryx Airport Hotel uses on the Website, together with their respective purpose and duration (i.e. how long each cookie will remain on your device).

Cookie Type Purpose Duration
_gid Strictly necessary This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, Used to distinguish users 24 Hours
_gat Strictly necessary This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics, according to documentation it is used to throttle the request rate - limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites. It expires after 10 minutes. 1 minute
_ga Strictly necessary This cookie name is associated with Google Universal Analytics - which is a significant update to Google's more commonly used analytics service. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports. By default it is set to expire after 2 years 2 years
__sharethis_cookie_test__ Marketing This cookie is usually associated with the ShareThis social sharing widget placed in a site to enable sharing of content across various social networks. It counts clicks and shares of a page Session
_OHP Strictly necessary This cookie name is associated with acceptance of website cookie policy. Session

7. AMENDMENT OF THIS COOKIE POLICY

We may amend this Cookie Policy with immediate effect from time to time to comply with law or to meet our changing business requirements without notice to you. Where local regulations require, we will obtain consent from you for any new uses of any Cookie. You should read and review this page regularly to see if there have been any changes.

7. QUESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS

Should you have any questions about this Cookie Policy, please contact us at:

                        Qatar Airways Group
                        Qatar Airways Tower
                        PO Box 22550
                        Doha, State of Qatar

For additional information about cookies, please visit:

                    www.allaboutcookies.org                      
                    www.youronlinechoices.eu
                    www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy