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Cookie Policy

About this Policy

This Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them.  It includes details of the types of Cookies we set, the information we collect when using them and how that information is used.  

You can learn more about who we are, how you can contact us and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your browser when you visit a website.  They can often serve crucial functions and help us to keep our website secure and to function properly which helps us to provide you with a better experience.  They can also help us to analyse how the website performs, what works and where we can make improvements.

How we use Cookies?

Our website uses First Party Cookies for a number of purposes.  These are mostly necessary for our website to function in the right way and to obtain and record your cookie preferences.  As we have identified these as Strictly Necessary, these are pre enabled when you visit our website.

We also use Analytics cookies.  These are used to understand how the website performs, how you interact with it, and helps us to provide you with a better, faster and improved experience.  These are noted as Analytics cookies in the preference options and you can update your consent for these preferences at any time by clicking on ‘Cookie Settings’

Your consent applies to: www.bnbguru.co.uk

When making a making a booking via the pages on our website, you are redirected to the domain of our booking provider, Guesty.  We have no control over the privacy settings on the Guesty platform, so please remember to review the Privacy and Cookie information on those pages.  

Social Media – where you access us via other social media platforms, we also have no control over those websites and the cookies they set, so please bear in mind that you should set your preferences in line with their own policies and cookie controls separately.

To learn more about how to manage your browser cookie settings please see www.allaboutcookies.org

What cookies do we set?

Necessary Cookies

We use necessary functional cookies which are needed for the website to function.  They do not collect your personal data.  These are automatically enabled when you visit the site, however you can still remove these cookies via your browser, however disabling these will affect the functionality of the site. 

Analytics Cookies

We use Analytics cookies to help us to understand how the number of visitors to our website and how they interact with it, for example which pages are visited and for how long.  These help us to continually improve our website and services.  The data is reported anonymously without any personal data included.

Below is a list of the cookies set by our website:

Necessary CookiesDescriptionTypeDuration
Cookelawinfo-checkbkx-non-necessaryThis cookie is used to store user consent for non-necessary cookies. It is set by the user consent plug-in and does not store any personal data.Persistent1 hour
Viewed_cookie_policyThis cookie us used to store a users consent and views of our cookie policy. It does not store personal dataPersistent1 hour
Analytics Cookies
_gaThis cookie is set by Google Analytics. It is used to store and keep track of visits, session and site usage for our analytics data. It stores information and is reported to us anonymously.Persistent2 years
_gatThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to distinguish usersSession1 minute
_gidThis cookie is set by Google Analytics and is used to store number of visits and how our website is performing to provide us with an analytics report in an anonymous form.Persistent1 day

Use of cookies can change over time or when a new service or function is added to our website. To ensure that this policy remains up to date, we regularly carry out ‘cookie audits’ and update our list of cookies accordingly.

This policy was last updated on 18th February 2020.

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