2. WHAT ARE COOKIES AND WHAT DO THEY DO?
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.
(a) Distribute traffic to the website on several servers in order to optimize response times.
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).
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).
|_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|
7. QUESTIONS AND COMPLAINTS
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