A Cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain websites. Cookies enable a website, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their computer, and depending on the information that it contains and the way in which the computer is used, they can be used to recognise the user.
Cookies are essential for the functioning of the internet, providing countless advantages in providing interactive services, and aiding the browsing and usability of our website.
The information provided below will help you understand the different types of cookies:
1. Depending on the body that manages them
First party cookies: These are cookies that are collected by the editor in question in order to provide the service requested by the user.
Third party cookies: These are cookies that are collected and managed by a third party, and thus cannot be considered as first party ones.
2. Depending on the time that they remain activated
Session cookies: These collect data while the user navigates through the network, with the aim of providing the requested service.
Persistent cookies: They are stored in the terminal and the information obtained will be used by the cookie manager in order to provide the requested service.
3. Depending on their purpose
Technical cookies: These cookies are necessary for browsing the website correctly.
Personalisation cookies: These provide the user with the characteristics (language) for browsing the website.
Analysis cookies: These provide the provider with an analysis of the browsing carried out by the user, in order to keep track of use of the website, as well as statistics about the most visited content, number of visitors, etc.
Advertising cookies: These allow the editor to include advertising on the website, depending on the content of the web itself.
Behavioural advertising cookies: These allow the editor to include advertising on the website according to the information obtained as a result of user’s browsing habits.
Pursuant to Article 22.2 of Law 34/2002, of July 11th, concerning Services of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce (LSSI-CE), Hotel Mas la Ferreria hereby provides information on the cookies used on our website: Third party analysis cookies.
Please note that the website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., which places a number of cookies on your device for the sole purpose of evaluating the type of navigation and reporting the activity on the website, exactly equals four default cookies.
The collection of information on the use of this website for our users through Google Analytics only makes Google Inc. on its own behalf (and it does not in our name and on our own), not having access to any time such information (but only to aggregate information which subsequently facilitates Google and is not associated with any IP address). Also is Google who determines the purpose of processing and using the captured information as well as the operation and duration of cookies. Google Inc. is a company attached to the Safe Harbor Framework (Registration form Google’s Safe Harbor Framework) that stores the information collected by cookies on their servers in the United States. The companies adhered to this agreement ensures that data transferred are treated with a level of protection according to European standards.
Hotel Mas la Ferreria hereby informs you the user that you have the possibility of configuring your browser so that it notifies you of the receipt of cookies, and you may, if so desired, prevent them from being installed on your hard drive.