(1) Our cookie use in summary
We do not record any personal information in cookies on our website, other than an encrypted username should you choose to register and log on to our website.
We do not pass on any data stored in cookies to any third party website, other than the anonymous cookie data passed to Google Analytics.
(2) What are cookies?
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we put on your computer and is stored by the browser. These cookies allow us to distinguish you from other users of our website and to identify you when you return to or log on to our website. This helps us to provide you with a much better experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site.
(3) Which cookies are used on the Elegant Resorts website?
The following cookies are used on the Elegant Resorts website.
(a) Authentication Cookie – If you register on our website, you are consenting to us dropping a cookie on your computer. This encrypted cookie records your username when you are logged into our website.
(b) Brochure Request Cookie – When viewing an e-brochure, our website may ask you for your e-mail address, it will then post an anonymous cookie so that we know we do not need to ask for your e-mail address in the future when you view an e-brochure.
(c) EQuote Cookie – When loading an Equote, we record a cookie that tells us that you correctly entered your postcode for authentication purposes. This will tell us that you do not need to authenticate yourself again should you re-load the Equote.
(d) Google Analytics – These cookies enable us to track user visits to our website. The data recorded is anonymous and cannot be traced to any individual user.
We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:
(a) To recognise your computer when you visit our website.
(b) To track you as you navigate your way around our website.
(c) To improve the website's usability.
(d) To analyse the use of our website.
(e) The administration of this website.
(f) To personalise our website for you.
(5) Third party cookies
(6) Blocking cookies
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
(a) in Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking 'Tools', 'Internet Options', 'Privacy' and selecting 'Block all cookies' using the sliding selector.
(b) In Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking 'Tools', 'Options', and unchecking 'Accept cookies from sites' in the 'Privacy' box.
(7) Deleting cookies
You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer:
(a) in Internet Explorer, you must manually delete cookie files;
(b) in Firefox, you can delete cookies by first ensuring that cookies are to be deleted when you 'Clear Private Data' (this setting can be changed by clicking 'Tools', 'Options' and 'Settings' in the 'Private Data' box) and then clicking 'Clear Private Data' in the 'Tools' menu.
Doing this may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites.
(8) Contact us
This website is owned and operated by Elegant Resorts. If you have any questions about our cookies or this Cookies Policy, please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.