Cookies are small files that are saved on your computer when you visit web pages. They contain information linked to a web browser and the specific website. They are saved in a specific folder on your hard drive or in the memory of your computer, mobile phone, laptop or tablet ("your Device"). During your next visit to our Website, the browser can send back this information. A web-beacon is an (often transparent) graphic image, usually no larger than 1 pixel, that is placed on a website and that is used to monitor your behavior when visiting the website. The cookies that are stored through our Website cannot harm your Device or any files that are saved on your Device.
A-Stay also reads information from your browser and your Device without a cookie being stored. In this way, A-Stay collects the (technical) features of your terminal equipment and software used by you, such as the type of operating system, the browser settings, the installed plug-ins, the time zone and the screen size in order to optimize your browsing experience.
Our partners listed in the Annex II to this statement can also store cookies on your Device if you visit our Website. We cannot control or influence the use by third parties of the information collected through these third party cookies.
Information collected through a cookie or similar techniques may contain personal data. We may enrich these personal data with data disclosed by you on public sources, in particular social media accounts, and with data obtained from third party data brokers to the extent these are relevant for us to know you.
Our Website is linked to various social media, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, YouTube and Google+. Through the use of these social plug ins you can share and recommend information to others. Through the social plug ins, third party functional cookies are stored on your Device. These are cookies that are used to optimize your experience of the social media websites. Also, if you have agreed to this, third party tracking cookies may be stored that are used to track your online behavior when using various websites and to build a profile of your online behavior.
The consent you have given to store and read certain cookies can be withdrawn at any time by setting your browser to disable cookies and/or to remove all cookies from your browser.
You can manage your cookies by adapting your browser settings. You can choose to block (certain types of) cookies or to accept only cookies from specific websites. Below, you will find an overview of the possibilities the browsers offer to manage cookies. In addition, some web-browsers now offer the possibility to enable a "do not track" setting.
Last update: 26 September 2017.