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Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy for The Inn at Houndslake

What Are Cookies
As is common practice with almost all professional websites this site uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. This page describes what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored however this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the sites functionality.

How We Use Cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately, is most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies
You can prevent the setting of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser (see your browser Help for how to do this). Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of the this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set
If you create an account with us, then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

Third Party Cookies
In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.
For more information on Google Analytics cookies, see the official Google Analytics page.

More Information
Hopefully that has clarified things for you and as was previously mentioned if there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site. However, if you are still looking for more information, you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods.

Email: stay@theinnathoundslake.com

The list below explains the cookies we use on our website and why we use them.


Google Analytics


Google Analytics can be used without consent in case the following requirements are fulfilled:
1. A data processing agreement was executed with Google
2. The anonymize IP feature was activated (Google will not receive the full IP address of a user)
3. The possibility to share data with Google has been turned off
4. End users are informed about the use of Google Analytics
The Google data processing agreement is available in the user account setting.

Name: _pk_ref
Purpose: Determine which pages visitors come from to get to our website, so we can identify which websites generate the most traffic
Expiration: 6 months

Name: _pk_id
Purpose: Avoid counting a person twice when we count how many people visit our website
Expiration: 2 years

Name: _pk_ses
Purpose: Tracks a session, i.e., how long you’re on our website
Expiration: 30 minutes

BookingSuite, Inc.


Name: Landing
Purpose: Stores which page of our website you land on
Expiration: When you close your browser
BookingSuite, Inc.

Name: Promocode
Purpose: Stores the promo code (if one was included in the URL) when you land on our site – we can remember this when you go to the booking engine to reserve a room at a better rate
Expiration: When you close your browser