Safestay - a hostel in London
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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.

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