This page describes what cookies are, how we use them and why we sometimes need to store them on your computer. It also covers how you can prevent cookies from being saved to your computer, however, this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality. The information collected in this way is used strictly for statistical and personalisation purposes as it helps Etna's Accommodation understand which areas of our sites are of particular interest to our customers and also which pages are not being requested. For more general information on cookies see the Wikipedia article on HTTP Cookies.
What Are Cookies?
Cookies are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer to improve the way you use websites. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, however, you can change your browser’s settings to prevent this. Please note that if you choose not to receive cookies, you may not be able to use all the features of the website.
We may place small text files called “cookies” on your device when you visit our Website. Cookies do not contain Personal Information, but they do contain a personal identifier allowing us to associate your Personal Information with a certain device.
Cookies serve useful purposes for you, including:
Remembering who you are as a user of our Website to remember any preferences you may have selected on our Website, such as saving your username and password, or settings (“functional cookies”);
allowing our Website to perform its essential functions. Without these cookies, some parts of our Website would stop working (“essential cookies”). For example, information on error messages displayed to users will be collected and the developer team will assess and solve it.
monitoring how our Website is performing, and how you interact with it to understand how to improve our website or Services (“site analytics”).
Your internet browser may accept cookies automatically and you can delete cookies manually. However, no longer accepting cookies or deleting them may prevent you from accessing certain aspects of our Website where cookies are necessary.
As cookies are stored in the web browser used to access our Website, to disable cookies users need to change the settings pertaining to that browser in particular.
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser’s respective Help section on how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies may affect the functionality and features of this and many other websites. Disabling cookies will usually result in disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
The Cookies We Set
3rd Party Cookies
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work the following social media sites including; Facebook, Twitter, will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes.
What Information Do Cookies Collect?
Cookies collect information such as your IP address (the unique number your machine uses when it is connected to the internet), what you looked at, whether the page you requested was successful or not, and which browser you used to view the pages. Your browser will automatically store this information.
We may update this policy from time to time and will update this page with any information that may be pertinent to you. Please check back regularly for any updates to this policy to ensure you are aware of the most updated version.