Cookie Policy A-STAY

This Cookie Policy explains which cookies are placed on your device when you visit the domains listed in Annex I (such domains hereinafter referred to as the "Website") and how the information obtained from those cookies is used. Please read this Cookie Policy carefully.

By accepting our Privacy Policy, you give us permission to allow third parties to drop cookies and/or use web beacons for advertising and tracking purposes.

What are Cookies?

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.

Which cookies are used by A-Stay and for which purpose?

A-Stay makes use of functional cookies. These cookies are necessary to provide the requested service. For instance, technical cookies allow you to proceed through different pages of a website with a single login and they remember selections in shopping carts and (order)forms that are filled out on our Website. Some of these cookies are only stored on your Device temporarily ("session cookies"). These cookies are automatically erased when you close your browser. The information obtained through the use of these session cookies is used to map your online behavior during a visit to our Website in order to be able to increase your user experience and to adjust our Website to the needs of its users. A-Stay may also make use of cookies that remain stored on your Device for a longer period of time. With these permanent cookies your Device can be recognized the next time you visit our Website. Finally, if you have agreed to this, A-Stay may place tracking cookies, which are solely used for retargeting purposes.

Additional tracking techniques

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.

Third party cookies

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.

Combination with information sources other than 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.

Social plug ins

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.

Withdrawal of your consent - Managing your cookies

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.