Cookie Policy

What are Cookies?

 

Cookies are small pieces of data that are sent from a website and stored on the user's computer through the web browser. They usually contain information for running certain features on the site in question such as logging a user in and remembering who they are. Cookies do not usually contain any personal information that can directly reveal a persons identity.

Cookies can also be used to provide statistics about the website and how it is being used to the website's owner. Cookies may also be used by social network providers (such as Facebook and Twitter) to add extra functionality to websites, examples include Like and Tweet buttons.

If you are interested on learning more about cookies then see HTTP Cookie on Wikipedia.

Intrusiveness Level

 

To make this document easier to understand we have rated each cookie for intrusiveness on an easy to understand scale.

Level of Intrusiveness

ID

None

0

Negligible

1

Minimal

2

Moderate

3

Considerable

4

High

5

 

Some real world examples of these numbers are as follows:

Category

ID

Level of Intrusiveness

Strictly necessary

0

None

Website functionality

1

Negligible

Website preferences

1

Negligible

Analytics

2

Minimal

Social media

3

Moderate

Third-party functionality

4

Considerable (we do not use these)

Targeted advertising

5

High (we do not use these)

 

Cookies In Use

These are the cookies you will find on our website.

 

Safestay Cookies

 

The cookies our site uses to run, these are either session cookies which the system uses to remember who you are when you are logged in or preferences such as whether you have dismissed the cookie warning. None of these cookies can be used to personally identify the user.

Key

Domain

Length

Purpose

Level

CONCRETE5

www.safestay.co.uk

Session

Account Session

1

__jid

www.safestay.co.uk

1 Hour

Account Session

1

cookieWarn

www.safestay.co.uk

2 Years

Cookie Warning

1

 

Google Analytics

 

Used to track how people use our website. It provides us with statistics on how people get to our site, which pages are the most interesting and other useful that allow us to improve the website. All of these statistics are anonymous.

Key

Domain

Length

Purpose

Level

__utma

.safestay.co.uk

2 Years

Statistics

2

__utmb

.safestay.co.uk

1 Hour

Statistics

2

__utmc

.safestay.co.uk

Session

Statistics

2

__utmz

.safestay.co.uk

6 Months

Statistics

2

__utmv

.safestay.co.uk

2 Years

Statistics

2

 

Google Maps

 

Provides the maps you find across our site. Google tracks how other sites use their maps and use the following cookies to do so. We do not see or control these statistics.

Key

Domain

Length

Purpose

Level

NID

.google.com

6 Months

Statistics

2

SS

.google.com

10 Years

Statistics

2

HSID

.google.com

10 Years

Statistics

2

APISID

.google.com

10 Years

Statistics

2

TZ

.google.com

Session

Statistics

2

SID

.google.com

10 Years

Statistics

2

 

Disqus

 

Provides the guestbook services found on our site, they track how and where their service is being used. Along with their own cookies, they also have their own Google Analytics cookies.

Key

Domain

Length

Purpose

Level

_unique

.disqus.com

11 Days

Statistics

2

__qca

.disqus.com

4 Years

Statistics

2

mp_*_mixpanel

.disqus.com

9 Months

Statistics

2

__utma

.disqus.com

2 Years

Statistics

2

__utmb

.disqus.com

1 Hour

Statistics

2

__utmc

.disqus.com

Session

Statistics

2

__utmz

.disqus.com

6 Months

Statistics

2

testCookie

mediacdn.disqus.com

Session

Statistics

2