Cookie Policy

Use of cookies

A cookie is a piece of text which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree (or your browser agrees automatically if you have set it up in that way), your browser adds that text in a small file.

A cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets website operators know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We have included a full list of the cookies used on www.meetinns.co.uk below, along with an explanation of what each cookie is used for.

How to control and delete cookies

We know that people have concerns about cookies, but we believe that the benefit that you and we gain from their proper use is worthwhile.

You can delete the files that contain cookies - those files are stored as part of your internet browser. If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by www.meetinns.co.uk, or indeed any other website, or if you wish to receive notification of cookie placement requests or decline cookies completely, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Please be aware that declining or denying cookies may prevent you from being able to use the website to its highest capability.

If you would like more information about how cookies work, you may wish to visit www.aboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to disable cookies on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile device you will need to refer to your manual.

Cookies used on the www.meetinns.co.uk website

This is a list of the main cookies set by the www.meetinns.co.uk website, and an explanation of what each is used for:

Cookie Name

Used For

Cookie Expires

Information

CONCRETE5

check if the user is logged in to an account

when you close the browser

www.meetinns.co.uk

www.meetinns.co.uk uses a number of suppliers who set cookies on our website in order to deliver the services that they are providing. A list of all third party cookies that are used on www.meetinns.co.uk is set out below.

Cookie Name

Used For

Cookie Expires

Information

_utm.gif

Google Analytics Tracking Code that logs details about the visitor's browser and computer

when you close your browser

www.google.co.uk

_utmc

Used by Google Analytics to register a timestamp with the exact time of when the user leaves the website to calculate the duration of a website visit

when you close your browser

www.google.co.uk

_utmz

Collects data on where the user came from, what search engine was used, what link was clicked and what search term was used.

when you close your browser

www.google.co.uk

r/collect

Collects data to measure efficiency of viewed or clicked ads and shows targeted ads

when you close your browser

www.doubleclick.net

_utmt

Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server

when you close your browser

www.google.co.uk

_utma

Collects data on the number of times a you have visited the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics

2 years

www.google.co.uk

_utmb

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user access the website as well as dates for the first and most recent visit. Used by Google Analytics

when you close your browser

www.google.co.uk

NID

Registers a unique ID that identifies a returning user's device. The ID is used for targeted ads

when you close your browser

www.doubleclick.net

Changes to this policy

We may update this cookies policy from time to time to ensure that you are kept informed of how we use your personal information. We will notify you of any significant changes by flagging the updated policy on our website or by sending you an email.

Last updated 21st May 2018

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