Information About Cookies on frenchholidayletting.co.uk and maisonserres.fr
What Are Cookies?
A cookie is a text file stored on your computer. Cookies store bits of information that we use to help make our website work. They can’t run any code and don’t contain viruses. No one can read our cookies except us.
Certain cookies are essential to the proper function of this site, such as placing a booking.
Cookies also help us to understand what content is most useful to our visitors.
Types of Cookies We Use
First and third-party cookies
Those set by us are called ‘first-party cookies’. Those set by our partners and suppliers are called ‘third-party cookies’.
Third-party cookies enable visitors to our website to see and interact with content. The same cookies can also help us with website analytics. Further details on third party cookies are set out later in this policy.
Session and persistent cookies
As with most websites, we also use ‘session cookies’, which exist only for the length of time that you visit our site and are deleted once you close your browser, along with ‘permanent cookies’ also known as ‘persistent cookies’ which remain stored on your browser ready for use the next time you visit our website.
These are required to help you access secure areas, such as your booking pages. Essential cookies are critical because you can’t access these services without them.
Performance and functionality cookies
These cookies ensure the display of handy features such as maps and videos. We use them because they help to enhance the performance and functionality of our website, and we want the time you spend on our site to be both useful and engaging.
Analytics and customisation cookies
We use analytics and customisation cookies to gather information on how the website is being used by our visitors and to discover how popular our marketing campaigns are. We also use the data we get to help customise the website.
These cookies may be supplied:
- According to the display preferences of your device (choice of language, display resolution, operating system used) when you visit our website and on the hardware and software to view or read your terminal.
- According to the location data (latitude and longitude) that is transmitted to us (or our suppliers) from your device with your prior consent
Cookies Issued by Third Parties
Google Analytics uses its own cookies, to analyse the use of the site on behalf of the operator of that site. The information generated by the cookies about your use of the website is transmitted to Google. This information is then used for the purpose of compiling statistical reports to enable us to measure and analyse the number of visits to the site and its pages, the average time spent on the site and the pages viewed.
These “social buttons” are visible on our website to allow you to share content via social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.
Cookies are placed by these platforms on our site and allow them to collect information about your browsing.
Your Choices Regarding Cookies
We hope you’re now feeling confident about what cookies can do, and how we use them at CGG SCI to improve your website experience, but we know that you may want to manage your cookies from time to time to so here is some guidance:
- You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being set, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser’s Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.
- If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your experience more efficient and some of our services will not function properly.