COOKIE POLICY

Cookies

We collect certain data from cookies, which are pieces of data stored directly on the computer or mobile device that you are using. Cookies allow us to collect data such as browser type, time spent on the Online Services, pages visited, referring URL, language preferences, and other aggregated traffic data. We use the data for security purposes, to facilitate navigation, to display data more effectively, to collect statistical data, to personalize your experience while using the Online Services and to recognize. See the Cookie list on your computer to assist your use of the Online Services. We also gather statistical data about use of the Online Services to continually improve design and functionality, understand how they are used and assist us with resolving questions.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a text file that contains small amounts of data downloaded to your device when you visit a web site. A cookie is sent back to the web site on each subsequent visit or to another web site that recognizes that cookie. Cookies enable a website to recognize your computer, mobile, or other device. As with most other websites, we place cookies on your device to understand more about your visit and help us enhance your experience. You can find more information about cookies at: www.allaboutcookies.org.

Cookies on this Site

We will use Cookies to:

– Remember your username and password for future visits so that log-in is easier and faster;

– Remember your language and other preferences;

– Ensure you obtain all requested information;

– Provide a safe and secure service for online transactions;

– Measure how many people use the Site, and how they use it, so that we may keep it running quickly and efficiently; and

– Help us and others deliver communications and content to you that are relevant and responsive to your interests and location.

There are four different categories of cookies used on our Sites:

– Cookies that are strictly necessary;

– Cookies that record functionality requests;

– Cookies that assist with the performance of our Sites; and

– Advertising cookies.

Each purpose is outlined below.

Strictly Necessary Cookies

These cookies are required to allow you to navigate a Site and utilize its various features, such as accessing secure areas of the Site. Services that you have requested, such as making a hotel reservation online, could not be provided without these cookies. These cookies do not collect information that could be used for advertising purposes.

Functional Cookies

These cookies allow a Site to collect information about your choices, such as your region or preferred language. This allows the Site to personalize content for you. These cookies can also be used to store login information and to remember the changes you have made to the font, text size, and other customizable features on the Site. Although the information collected by these cookies does not personally identify you, these cookies may be able to identify you when combined with other data, because they track certain ISP information for your settings. They do not gather information about you that could be used for advertising or tracking where you have been on the Internet.

Performance Cookies

These cookies gather information about how you use this Site to ensure efficient operation of

the Site’s functions. For example, they may collect information regarding whether you encountered problems or errors from one of the pages or which pages you visit most often. These cookies do not directly collect information that personally identifies you. When you provide information that identifies you, we may use these cookies to provide relevant information on the Site, based on your activities and information you have provided on the Site.

Targeting Cookies

These cookies collect information regarding your browsing habits. They are usually placed by third party advertising networks, such as those owned by Google, Facebook or other third parties. They remember when you visit this Site and share this information with other organizations, including advertisers. They do this to tailor online advertisements to you or your interests. Although these cookies can track your visits to sites on the Internet, the cookies themselves do not usually personally identify you.

How to manage cookies?

You can restrict or block cookies that are set by the Site (or any other site on the Internet) by adjusting your browser settings or you can click here.

You may visit www.allaboutcookies.org to obtain more information regarding cookies and how to adjust
the cookie settings on various browsers. This site explains how to delete cookies from your computer.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may restrict the functionality of the Site.

Pixel Tags and Other Similar Technologies

We collect data from pixel tags (also known as web beacons and clear GIFs), which are used with some Online Services to, among other things, track the actions of users of the Online Services (including email recipients), measure the success of our marketing campaigns and compile statistics about usage of the Online Services.

Your IP Address

We collect your IP address; a number that is automatically assigned to the computer that you are using by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). An IP address is identified and logged automatically in our server log files when a user accesses the Online Services, along with the time of the visit and the pages that were visited. We use IP addresses to calculate usage levels, diagnose server problems and administer the Online Services. We also may derive your approximate location from your IP address.

Aggregated Data

We may aggregate data that we have collected, and this aggregated data will not

personally identify you or any other user.