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Cookie Policy

Unique Homestays Ltd Cookie Policy

1. Use of Cookies

Our site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By browsing or using the services we provide on the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

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2. What is a Cookie

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that are stored on your device(s) when you visit our site (subject to your device settings). Cookies contain information that is transferred to your deviceís memory.

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3. Types of Cookies

A full list of the cookies we use and detail about each one is available in section 6 below. In summary, our cookies fall into three categories:

a) Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website.

b) Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.

c) Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

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4. Third Parties

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no direct control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

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5. Blocking Cookies

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the storage 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.

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6. Cookie Details

Cookie Name Value Usage
isMobile 1 or 0 Used to determine if you are on the mobile website and display mobile optimised webpages.
search Alphanumeric Used to store your last property search so we can provide 'back to search results' links.
memberID Numeric Set when you login to our website to identify the account you are logged into.
strLoginID Alphanumeric Set when you log into the website as an authorisation token.
bookingID Numeric Used when you log into your booking and at points through the booking process.
bookingHash String Used when you log into your booking and at points through the booking process.
enablePostcodeLookup Numeric Used to limit abuse of our postcode lookup functionality.
cookies 1 Used to identify whether we have prompted you about our cookie policy.
retina Numeric Used to store whether your computer or device supports retina graphics and whether you wish to use them.
calendardate Date Used to store the availability date you searched for, enquired about or navigated to through a calendar so that calendars can load the same month automatically and avoid you having to re-enter it while searching or enquiring.
numnights Numeric Used to store the period of availability you searched or enquiried for so you don't have to enter it repeatedly.
adwords Alphanumeric Used to store details about the last advert you followed to our website.
sitealert Numeric Used to identify whether you have dismissed any site wide messages.

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