Cookies Policy

1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?

A cookie is a text file that a web server can store on your computer’s hard drive to store some information about you as a user. Cookies are used for various purposes such as storing data for future visits, to recognize the user and avoid asking for authentication again, to know which pages you visit, or to save your preferences in customizable areas…). Normally, websites use cookies to obtain statistical information about their web pages, and to analyze the behavior of their customers/users.

Cookies used for any of the following purposes are exempt from compliance with the obligations established in article 22.2 of the LSSI:

  • Allow communication only between the user’s computer and the network.
  • Strictly provide a service expressly requested by the user.

Thus, among the exceptions are those that have the following purposes:

  • “User input” cookies. These are those that are stored on the computer when the user enters information on a website. For example, when filling out a web form.
  • Authentication or user identification cookies (session only). Its function is to identify a user when they enter their credentials when logging in.
  • User Security Cookies. These are cookies that detect security problems or risks. For example, those that detect erroneous and repeated attempts to connect.
  • Media player session cookies. They allow multimedia content to be played on the websites that the user visits. For example, videos that play automatically when you enter a website are authorized by this type of cookie.
  • Session cookies for load balancing. They connect the website’s server and the user’s server so that information can be transmitted between the two.
  • User interface customization cookies. These are cookies that remember the preferences of users while browsing a website. For example, language; the browser chosen; etc.
  • Certain plug-in cookies for exchanging social content. They are used when the user visits social networks through a website. For example, when sharing an article from a website on social media.

The specific uses we make of these technologies are described in the following sections.

2. TYPES OF COOKIES

Cookies can be classified according to the following criteria:

Depending on who installs the cookie, these can be:

First-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the publisher itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.

Third-party cookies: These are those that are sent to the user’s terminal equipment either from a computer or domain managed by us or by a third party, but the information collected from cookies is managed by a third party other than the owner of the website.

Depending on their  retention period, cookies can be:

Session cookies: These are those that last for the time that the user is browsing the website and are deleted when the browsing ends.

Persistent cookies: They are stored on the user’s terminal for a longer period of time, thus making it easier to control the chosen preferences without having to repeat certain parameters each time the website is visited.

Depending on their purpose, cookies can be:

Technical cookies: Technical cookies are those that are essential and strictly necessary for the proper functioning of a website and the use of the various options and services it offers. For example, session maintenance, those that allow you to use security elements, share content with social networks, etc.

Personalization cookies: They allow the user to choose or customize characteristics of the website such as language, regional configuration or browser type.

Analytical cookies: These are used by web portals to create browsing profiles and to be able to know the preferences of users in order to improve the offer of products and services. They allow you to control the geographical areas of greatest interest to a user, the most popular website information, etc.

Advertising/advertising cookies: these are those that store information on user behaviour obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, which allows the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on this.

3. COOKIES USED ON OUR WEBSITE

www.hotelrfastoria.com uses the following types of cookies on the website:

Technical cookies

They allow the user to browse the Web, and use web functionalities.

Analytics cookies

We use Google Analytics cookies to quantify the number of users who visit the Website. These cookies make it possible to measure and analyse the way in which users browse the Web. This information allows INMUEBLES LA QUINTA, S.A.  continuously improve its services and the experience of users of the Website. For more information, you can refer to the Google Analytics privacy page: https://developers.google.com/analytics/devguides/collection/analyticsjs/cookie-usage

Advertising and behavioural advertising cookies

These cookies are used to display relevant advertisements to users based on their use of our website. In addition, they limit the number of times each user views an ad and help INMUEBLES LA QUINTA, S.A.  to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns. By browsing the Website, the user agrees to the installation of this type of cookies on their device and to make queries when the user visits the website of INMUEBLES LA QUINTA, S.A.  in the future.

Cookies installed on our website:

Number of the cookie

Purpose

Owned/third-party

Duration

When is it installed?

_ga

GOOGLE Analytics analytical cookie used to distinguish users

Third party

2 years

When cookies are accepted

_ga_*

GOOGLE Analytics analytical cookie to store and count page views

Third party

1 year

When cookies are accepted

wp-wpml_current_language

WPML Plugin cookie to store language settings.         

Third party

1 day

When cookies are accepted

cookie_notice_accepted

Cookie for internal use necessary for the operation of the display of the website’s cookie policy. This technical cookie allows us to know if you have already been shown the cookie policy notice of our Website so that you do not show it again.   

Third party

1 month

When cookies are accepted

This website, like most websites, includes features provided by third parties.

Our website is a living website and new designs or third-party services may be included. This may occasionally modify the cookie settings and may result in cookies that are not detailed in detail in this policy.

4. INFORMATION AND OBTAINING CONSENT FOR INSTALLATION

www.hotelrfastoria.com has sought to establish appropriate mechanisms for obtaining user consent in relation to non-strictly necessary cookies. This includes analytical or measurement cookies, which will not be installed unless expressly accepted by the user.

When you access our website, a pop-up appears informing you of all the details about cookies; offering a granular acceptance of these.

Users will not have to give their consent every time they visit the website. We will retain your consent and cookie preferences for a maximum period of 24 months. Before the expiry of this period, we will ask you to renew your consent in relation to cookies.

5. HOW CAN I PREVENT THE INSTALLATION OF COOKIES?

The user can refuse the installation of all cookies, according to their preferences, except for those that they expressly authorize or those that are of a technical nature and must be installed to guarantee the correct functioning of the website, indicating those that they wish to install or reject in the pop-up or cookie acceptance window that appears when entering the homepage. However, there are other ways to prevent cookies from being placed on your computer, as outlined below.

The user can configure their browser to accept, or not, the cookies they receive or for the browser to warn them when a server wants to save a cookie. Disabling some technical cookies does not guarantee the correct functioning of some of the website’s utilities.

The user may exclude the storage  of “analytical and advertising” cookies from Google Analytics on their terminal by  means of the opt-out systems provided by Google Analytics.

Here are also some examples of how to disable cookies:

By configuring your browser:

For more information, go to the website of the Spanish Data Protection Agency, which helps to configure privacy in social networks, browsers and mobile operating systems. Learn more.

Using third-party tools:

There are third-party tools, available online, that allow users to detect cookies on each website they visit and manage their deactivation, for example:

http://www.ghostery.com

http://www.youronlinechoices.com/es/

In any case, the user can allow or block cookies, as well as delete their browsing data (including cookies) from the browser they use. Check the options and instructions offered by your browser for this. Please note that if you accept third-party cookies, you will need to delete them from your browser options.

6. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

If you choose to leave our website through links to other websites that do not belong to us, we will not be responsible for the privacy policies of those websites or for the cookies that they may store on your computer.

7. HOW DO WE COLLECT AND USE IP ADDRESSES?

Web servers will be able to automatically detect the IP address and domain name used by users.

An IP address is a number automatically assigned to a computer when it connects to the Internet. This information allows the subsequent processing of the data in order to know if you have given your consent for the installation of cookies, to carry out only statistical measurements that allow us to know the number of visits made to the Website, the order of visits, the access point, etc.

8. INTERNATIONAL DATA TRANSFER

The cookies installed on our web domain are installed on our server, so the data collected in them is not subject to international data transfers.

9. UPDATING OUR COOKIE POLICY

This policy is reviewed periodically to ensure its validity, so it may be modified. We recommend that you visit the page regularly where we will inform you of any updates in this regard.

Date: 12 December 2023

Version: V.2.0

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