What is a Cookie?
Cookies are files that contain small amounts of information that are downloaded to the user’s device when they visit a Web page. Their main purpose is to recognise the user every time he/she accesses a Web Page, enabling an improvement in the quality and use of the Web Page.
Cookies are essential to the functioning of the Internet; they cannot damage the user’s device and, if activated in the configuration of your browser, help to identify and resolve possible errors of operation of the Website.
By accessing the Website, you expressly accept the use of these types of Cookies on your devices. If you disable Cookies, your browsing of the Website may not be optimal and some of the utilities available to the Website may not work correctly.
Specifically, the provider is using Cookies for the purposes set out below. If, in the future, the provider uses other services in order to provide more and better services, the user will be informed of this.
- ‘Strictly necessary’ Cookies
These are those cookies considered essential for browsing the Web page as they facilitate the user to use their features or tools, such as identifying the session.
- Functional Cookies
These are those cookies that allow users to remember the decisions they have made, such as the language, type of browser through which the Web page is accessed, etc. The goal is to provide a more personalised service. The information collected by these cookies is anonymous and cannot identify the user personally and therefore is used exclusively for the operation of the Website.
- Web Analytics
Brecon Beacons Cottages gathers information and statistics about visitors to this Website, e.g. which pages and which services are most visited. We only use this information anonymously to help us determine what is most advantageous for our users and how we can continuously improve our online services to facilitate the management of our Website.
Google Analytics Cookies
The provider through the Website uses Google Analytics, a service provided by Google Inc., whose principal office is at 1600 Amphitheater Park, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States (“Google”).
By using this Website you consent to the processing of your information by Google in the manner and for the purposes indicated above.
Social Media Cookies
These are cookies that allow us to share information about our Website in social media.
User Settings to avoid Cookies
You can either block Cookies through the browser configuration tools or you can configure your browser to alert you when a server wants to save a Cookie:
- If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer, you will find the option in the menu Tools> Internet Options> Privacy> Settings. To learn more, visit http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/block-or-allow-Cookies and http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/how-to- Manage-Cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.
- If you use Firefox, you will find the option in the menu Tools> Options> Privacy> Cookies. To learn more, visit http://support.mozilla.org/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-that-the-sites-we.
- If you use Chrome, under the Options> Advanced> Privacy section. To learn more, visit https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?hl=en
- If you use Opera, in the Security and Privacy option, you can configure the browser. To learn more, visit http://help.opera.com/opera/Windows/2393/en/index.html
- If you use Safari, you will find the option in the Preferences/Privacy menu. To learn more, visit http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1677?viewlocale=en_UK.