The Abbey Hotel is committed to protecting and respecting your data.
WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or mobile device by a web browser e.g. Google, Firefox or Edge that holds information about your previous visits to our website. It enables our website to remember your actions and preferences e.g. login, language, font size and other display preferences over a period of time, to save you the time it takes to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another. Therefore, on returning to our website this stored information is fed back to us allowing us to offer you a more personal and seamless browsing experience.
WHAT ARE THE REGULATIONS?
Recital 30 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) states:
“Natural persons may be associated with online identifiers such as internet protocol addresses, cookie identifiers or other identifiers. This may leave traces which, in particular when combined with unique identifiers and other information received by the servers, may be used to create profiles of the natural persons and identify them.”
In order to meet the legal requirements of EU Law, the minimum requirement is that clear communication is provided to the user as to what he/she is being asked to consent to in terms of cookies usage and a means of giving or refusing consent is required.
▪ Communications) Regulations 2011 (“SI 336/2011”)
▪ EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (“GDPR”)
We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Statement at any time and from time to time without notice by publishing a new version on our website. Please refer to the top of this document to see date of the latest version in force.
WHAT COOKIES DO WE USE?
This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages. You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
By using our website and voluntarily providing any personal data to us through booking or browsing, you confirm that you agree to and consent to the terms of this Privacy Statement on your behalf and on behalf of others you are representing including but not limited to organisations and whose information you submit and including the collection and use of information, to the extent that your consent is required by any applicable law. Continued access and use of the Site without acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Statement relieves us from responsibility to the user.
Our website uses the following types of cookies:
- Necessary cookies
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
- Preference cookies
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
- Statistic cookies
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
- Marketing cookies
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.
- Unclassified cookies
Unclassified cookies are cookies that we are in the process of classifying, together with the providers of individual cookies.
HOW TO DISABLE OUR COOKIES
Our website is designed to function optimally with cookies – as detailed above – enabled to provide a seamless, enhanced and more personal experience. However, should you wish to disable cookies on our website whilst browsing, this can be controlled through your browser settings and it is possible to stop your browser accepting cookies.
Important Note: If you do deactivate cookies on our website, it may result in some of the website features become disabled and you may lose some functionality. This may have a detrimental impact on your browsing experience and mean that you may have limited access to personalised areas of the website. It is important to bear in mind that with cookies disabled, a very tiny amount of information will continue to be retrieved from your web browser.
HOW TO MANAGE ALL COOKIES
As outlined above in the section “How to disable our cookies” whilst you have the ability to disable our cookies it is also possible to block or delete some, or all cookies that have already been set on your device by the web browser you have chosen to use.
If you wish to restrict or delete some, or all, of the web browser cookies set on your device, you can do so through your browser settings. The “Help” function within the web browser on your device will explain how to amend the cookie settings.
Further information on can be found on either of the sites below and both contain comprehensive information on how to manage cookies on a wide variety of desktop browsers.
WHO WE ARE
The Abbey Hotel, The Diamond, Donegal Town, Co. Donegal