Elegant Hotels Pty Ltd
Cookie Policy

What is a cookie?
A "cookie" is a piece of information that is stored on your computer's hard drive and
which records how you move your way around a website so that, when you revisit that
website, it can present tailored options based on the information stored about your last
visit. Cookies can also be used to analyse traffic and for advertising and marketing
Cookies are used by nearly all websites and do not harm your system.
If you want to check or change what types of cookies you accept, this can usually be
altered within your browser settings. You can block cookies at any time by activating the
setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies.
However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential
cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

How do we use cookies?
We use cookies to track your use of our website. This enables us to understand how
you use the site and track any patterns with regards how you are using our website.
This helps us to develop and improve our website, as well as products and / or services
in response to what you might need or want.
Cookies are either:

  •  Session cookies: these are only stored on your computer during your web session and are automatically deleted when you close your browser - they usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to login to each page but they do not collect any personal data from your computer; or
  •  Persistent cookies: a persistent cookie is stored as a file on your computer and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again. We may use persistent cookies for Google Analytics.

Cookies can also be categorised as follows:

  • Strictly necessary cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to use the website effectively, such as when buying a product and / or service, and therefore cannot be turned off. Without these cookies, the services available to you on our website cannot be provided. These cookies do not gather information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you have been on the Internet.
  • Performance cookies: These cookies enable us to monitor and improve the performance of our website. For example, they allow us to count visits, identify traffic sources and see which parts of the sites are most popular.
  • Functionality cookies: These cookies allow our websites to remember choices you make and provide enhanced features. For instance, we may be able to provide you with news or updates relevant to the services you use. They may also be used to provide services you have requested such as viewing a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect is usually anonymised.

Performance and Functionality cookies
As set out above, these cookies collect information that is used either in identifiable or
aggregate form to help us understand how our website are being used, the
effectiveness of our marketing campaigns, or to help us customise our websites for you.

What if I want to turn off cookies?
You have the right to decide whether to accept or reject cookies. You can modify your
cookie preferences (including "turning off cookies") either by editing the settings relating
to any of the third parties that use cookies on our website, or by editing the settings in
your web browser.
If you choose to reject cookies via your browser, you may still use our websites,
however, your access to some functionality may be restricted.

How often will you update this Cookie Policy?
We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example,
changes to the cookies we use, or for any other operational, legal or regulatory reason.
Please revisit our Cookie Policy regularly to ensure you are up-to-date about our use of
cookies and related technologies.

Where can I get further information?
Elegant Hotels takes your data protection very seriously. If you would like to understand
this further, please visit our Privacy Policy. Alternatively, please contact us at

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