Cookies Policy

Our Use of Cookies

Our Sites may place and access certain first-party Cookies on your computer or device. First party Cookies are those placed directly by Us and are used only by Us. We use Cookies to facilitate and improve your experience of Our Sites and to provide and improve Our products and services. We have carefully chosen these Cookies and have taken steps to ensure that your privacy and personal data is protected and always respected.

All Cookies used by and on Our Sites are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.

Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of Our Sites may not function fully or as intended.

Certain features of Our Sites depend on Cookies to function. Cookie Law deems these Cookies to be “strictly necessary”. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings as detailed below in section 13.9, but please be aware that Our Sites may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them.

The first party Cookies may be placed on your computer or device.

Our Sites use analytics services. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Sites are used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Sites and the products and services offered through them. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Sites, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Sites, making it a better and more useful experience for you.

The analytics service(s) used by Our Sites use(s) Cookies to gather the required information.

Cookie Name

Type

Provider

Purpose

Expiry

Necessary

JSESSIONID

HTTP

uk2.roomlynx.net

Preserves users states across page requests.

Session

PHPSESSID

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Preserves user session state across page requests.

Session

language

HTML

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Saves the user’s preferred language on the website.

1 year

ARRAffinity

HTTP

gldev.azurewebsites.net

Used to distribute traffic to the website on several servers to optimise response times.

Session

Statistics

@@History/@@scroll|#

HTML

widget.quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

Persistent

__utma

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

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

2 years

__utmb

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Registers a timestamp with the exact time of when the user accessed the website. Used by Google Analytics to calculate the duration of a website visit.

Session

__utmc

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

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

Session

__utmt

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Used to throttle the speed of requests to the server.

Session

__utmz

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

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

6 months

_dc_gtm_UA-#

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Used by Google Tag Manager to control the loading of a Google Analytics script tag.

Session

_ga

HTTP

exchangehotelcardiff.co.uk

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

_ga

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

 

2 years

_ga

HTTP

uk2.roomlynx.net

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

2 years

_gat

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Session

_gat

HTTP

uk2.roomlynx.net

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Session

_gat

HTTP

exchangehotelcardiff.co.uk

Used by Google Analytics to throttle request rate

Session

_gid

HTTP

exchangehotelcardiff.co.uk

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Session

_gid

HTTP

uk2.roomlynx.net

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Session

_gid

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Registers a unique ID that is used to generate statistical data on how the visitor uses the website.

Session

_vis_opt_s

HTTP

quandoo.co.uk

Used by Visual Website Optimizer to determine if the visitor is participating in a design experiment.

99 days

_vis_opt_test_cookie

HTTP

quandoo.co.uk

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

Session

_vwo_uuid

HTTP

quandoo.co.uk

Used by Visual Website Optimizer to ensure that the same user interface variant is displayed for each visit, if the user is participating in a design experiment.

10 years

ai_user

HTTP

uk2.roomlynx.net

Used by Microsoft Application Insights software to collect statistical usage and telemetry information. The cookie stores a unique identifier to recognize users on returning visits over time.

1 year

vuid

HTTP

vimeo.com

Collects data on the user’s visits to the website, such as which pages have been read.

 

 

 

2 years

Marketing

__stid

HTTP

sharethis.com

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device for return visits.

1 year

ai_session

HTTP

uk2.roomlynx.net

Preserves users states across page requests.

Session

CMDD

HTTP

casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.

Session

CMID

HTTP

casalemedia.com

Unclassified

1 year

CMPRO

HTTP

casalemedia.com

Unclassified

3 months

CMPS

HTTP

casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.

3 months

CMSC

HTTP

casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.

Session

CMST

HTTP

casalemedia.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.

Session

eid

HTTP

criteo.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.

6 months

fr

HTTP

facebook.com

Used by Facebook to deliver a series of advertisement products such as real time bidding from third party advertisers.

3 months

i

HTTP

openx.net

Unclassified

1 year

IDE

HTTP

doubleclick.net

Used by Google DoubleClick to register and report the website user’s actions after viewing or clicking one of the advertiser’s ads with the purpose of measuring the efficacy of an ad and top resent targeted ads to the user.

2 years

KRTBCOOKIE_#

HTTP

pubmatic.com

Registers a unique ID that identifies the user’s device during return visits across websites that use the same ad network. The ID is used to allow targeted ads.

3 months

MUID

HTTP

bing.com

Used widely by Microsoft as a unique user ID. The cookie enables user tracking by synchronising the ID across many Microsoft domains.

1 year

MUIDB

HTTP

bing.com

Unclassified

1 year

PUBMDCID

HTTP

pubmatic.com

Unclassified

3 months

PugT

HTTP

pubmatic.com

Unclassified

29 days

test_cookie

HTTP

doubleclick.net

Used to check if the user’s browser supports cookies.

Session

uid

HTTP

criteo.com

Collects anonymous data related to the user’s visits to the website, such as the number of visits, average time spent on the website and what pages have been loaded, with the purpose of displaying targeted ads.

1 year

Unclassified

__sharethis_cookie_test__

HTTP

exchangehotelcardiff.co.uk

Unclassified

Session

_uetsid

HTTP

quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

Session

_vwo_ds

HTTP

quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

29 days

_vwo_uuid_v2

HTTP

quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

1 year

criteo_write_test

HTTP

reservation.quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

Session

cto_lwid

HTTP

quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

13 months

cto_tld_test

HTTP

quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

Session

quandoo

HTTP

reservation-service.quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

Session

quandoo

HTTP

widget.quandoo.co.uk

Unclassified

Session

In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all cookies or only third party cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.

You can choose to delete Cookies on your computer or device at any time, however you may lose any information that enables you to access Our Sites more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, login and personalisation settings.

It is recommended that you keep your internet browser and operating system up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser and manufacturer of your computer or device if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

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