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Cookies Policy 

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a very small text document, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier. When you visit a website, that site’s computer asks your computer for permission to store this file in a part of your hard drive specifically designated for cookies. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other sites. We also use technologies similar to Cookies described here as “Tags”, such as “web beacons” or “pixel tags”. Tags allow us to track receipt of an e-mail to you, and/or to view your web page and email interactions. Once you click on an e-mail that contains a Tag, your contact information may subsequently be cross-referenced to the source e-mail and the relevant Tag.

As you browse on our website, the website uses cookies to differentiate you from other users to prevent you from seeing unnecessary advertisements or requiring you to log in more than is necessary for security. Cookies, in conjunction with our web server’s log files, allow us to calculate the aggregate number of people visiting our website and which parts of the website are most popular. This helps us gather feedback so that we can improve our website and better serve our customers.

 

For more general information on cookies see allaboutcookies.org

 

How do we use Cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons which are detailed below. Unfortunately, in most cases there are currently no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to our Websites. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

 

Disabling Cookies

You will be given the opportunity to opt in/opt out of certain cookies (including those that collect personal data about you) we use but as mentioned above opting out could disable the functionality and features they add to our Websites. Once you have agreed to opt in we will always provide you with the opportunity to opt out at any time. You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of our Websites and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of our Websites. Therefore it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

 

The Cookies We Set

Our Websites offer newsletter, email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users/members. When you submit personal data to us through a form such as those found on contact pages, competitions, bookings or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence or relevant content sharing.

 

Third Party Cookies

We also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site. Our Websites use Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solutions on the web for helping us to understand how you use our Websites and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies will track things such as how long you spend on our Websites and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content and maximise the Port and Nata’s experience. For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page. Third party analytics are used to track and measure usage of our Websites so that we can continue to produce engaging content. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on our Websites or pages you visit which helps us to understand how we can improve our Websites for you. You may also encounter cookies related to the WordPress Content Management System, which is essential for correct functionality. We would also capture your IP address upon completion of a contact form on the site (competition/booking) as well as every time you access our Websites. In the latter case, this would be in a non-personally identifiable way.