Cookie Policy

This site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer. This cookie policy describes what information they gather, how we use it, and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can manage cookies. Please note that blocking cookies may downgrade or disable certain elements of the site’s appearance and functionality.

How we use cookies

We use cookies and similar technologies to help us understand how people interact with our site. That means we can make improvements and develop the site in an informed way for our website visitors and registered users. It helps us improve your overall experience.

We use cookies that are essential to your use of the site (e.g. to make the site accessible to persons with a disability, manage logins, guard against cross-site forgery requests and remember previous actions (e.g. entered text) when navigating back to a page in the same session); performance cookies (e.g. Google Analytics) to collect site statistics; functionality cookies to provide services such as the room booking feature and social media trackers (such as Facebook connect) which allows social media companies to learn more about you beyond what you share on your social media profile.

These cookies may be divided into two sets: ones we set and ones that third parties set. Here are some examples.

The cookies we set

This site offers newsletter email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

Third party cookies

Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of this site so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve the site for you.

We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube (Google), will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy/cookie policies.

Your consent

To give or withdraw consent to cookies, please use the cookie dashboard on our site or adjust your browser settings.

There are different browsers and manufacturers upgrade them frequently. The best way to get the right instructions is to go to the manufacturer’s support page. The following support/privacy pages (for some of the more common browsers) are correct as at April 2021.

If you have problems with these pages, can’t see individual cookies, or want to find out more about how cookies are handled within your browser, please go to the manufacturer’s site and search for the browser name and your cookie query.