What is a cookie?
Cookies are files containing small amounts of information that are downloaded to the user's device when visiting a website. Their main purpose is to recognize the user every time he accesses HIBISCUS LANZAROTE S.L. and they also allow us to improve the quality and usability of our website.
Cookies are essential to the operation of the Internet. They cannot damage your computer/device and, if enabled in your browser settings, they help us to identify and resolve possible malfunctions on https://www.hotellascostas.com
Types of cookies
There are different types of cookies. They all work in the same way, but have small differences:
a) Session Cookies: These cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. Their main purpose is to identify the type of device, support the security of the website or its basic functionality. They do not contain personal information that would allow us to identify a person.
b) Persistent or Permanent Cookies: These are stored on the device's hard drive and are read by our website each time a new visit is made to https://; they have a certain expiry date, after which the cookie stops working. They allow us to identify your actions and preferences, analyse visits and help us understand how users reach our site and to improve our services.
c) Functionality Cookies: They allow https://www.hotellascostas.com/ to remember decisions taken by the user, such as his or her login or username. The information that these cookies collect is anonymised (i.e. it does not contain your name, address, or other data).
d) Third-Party Cookies: Third-party cookies are cookies that are installed by a website that is not the one you are visiting; for example, those used by social networks (such as Facebook) or by external content add-ons (such as Google Maps). In addition, some advertising companies use these types of files to track your visits to each site where they are advertised.
e) Analytical Cookies: These are cookies that have the purpose of periodic maintenance and guarantee the best operation and service to the use by collecting data on their activity.
By accessing https://, you expressly agree that we may use such cookies on your devices. If you disable cookies, your browsing experience on https:// may not be optimal and some of the utilities available on https:// may not work properly.
a) Own cookies
In order to recognize you and provide you with a better service, our site uses its own cookies (small text files stored by your browser). By accepting our cookies, you save time. They can also be used to recognize you between successive visits and thus adapt the content shown to you, to obtain information about the date and time of your last visit, to measure traffic parameters within the website itself, and to estimate the number of visits made, so that we can approach and adjust the services and promotions more effectively.
There is no cookie that allows to contact your telephone number, your e-mail address or any other means of contact. No cookie can extract information from your hard drive or steal personal information.
b) Third-Party Cookies. Google Analytics Cookies.
The website uses the Google Analytics service, which is provided by Google, Inc. whose headquarters are at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View (California), CA 94043, United States ("Google").
User Settings to prevent Cookies.
a) If you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer, please follow these steps: Menu > Tools > Internet options > Privacy > Settings. For detailed information you can visit https://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows-vista/block-or-allow-cookies and https://windows.microsoft.com/es-es/windows7/how-to-manage-cookies-in-internet-explorer-9.
b) If you are using Mozilla, please follow these steps: Menu > Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies. For detailed information you can visit https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences
c) If you are using Chrome, please follow these steps: Options > Advanced Options > Privacy. For detailed information you can visit https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
d) If you are you using Opera, you can change the settings under the option Security and Privacy. For detailed information you can visit: https://www.opera.com/help/tutorials/security/cookies/