What are Cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of information that a website or application asks your browser or other terminal software to store on your device (e.g. computer, smartphone, laptop, tablet). Cookies include various technologies (i.e., web beacons and other similar technologies) that allow a website or application to store and retrieve information concerning the users browsing habits, device and connection details. This in turn, will be used in order to facilitate, improve and personalize the users’ experience of the website or application; and the next time you visit that website, it can access that information and recognize you as a returning visitor to the website.
Most browsers will allow you to turn off cookies and you can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. By doing so, it will enable you to decide if you want to accept it or not.
Unfortunately, turning off cookies may mean our website does not retain your personalized settings and could restrict use of our site if your cookies are disabled.
First party or third party cookies
- First party cookies – are cookies that the website you are visiting places on your computer.
Cookies that are placed on Our Website
We may combine information from the cookies on our website and any other technology based information about you from another source. We use the following cookies on our website:
Strictly necessary cookies (First party cookies) – these type of cookies, sometimes known as essential cookies, are to enable you to use the features within our website, as it facilities logins to our site. We do not require you consent to use such essential cookies but you may still be able to block or delete them. Services that you may request, cannot be provided without these cookies. However, this type of cookie is deleted once you close the browser and is only for the duration of the session.
Performance cookies – (First party cookies) These type of cookies collect information in an anonymous format in regard to how visitors use our website. They in turn, allow us to recognize and collate the number of visitors using our site, to see how visitors move around the site, when they are using it and help to identify the regions they are visiting from.
Functionality cookies – (First party cookies) These type of cookies allow our website and apps to remember the choices you make for example, your username, language or the region you are in; this provides more enhanced and personal features. However, the information these cookies collect will be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
Analytics – (Third party cookies) We may use third party analytic services such as Google Analytics and other providers. These service providers help us analyse how users use our website and to identify patterns. The information generated by the cookie, in regard to your use of the website, will be transmitted to and stored by third party analytic service providers on servers outside the EEA. Information collected for this purpose will be disclosed to or collected directly by these service providers. Third party analytic service providers, on our behalf, will use this information for evaluating your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and internet usage in connection with the use of our website. These service providers may retain and use anonymised aggregated data collected from users of our website, in connection with their own businesses, in order to improve their products and services. In addition, authentication and tracking logs will be used to compile user statistics. If you would like further information on how to prevent these cookies please go to https://support.google.com
Targeting or advertising cookies – (Persistent third party cookie) A third-party, persistent cookie that tracks your browsing behaviour over a certain period; and are used by advertisers to send targeted advertising. These cookies allow us and our advertisers to deliver information that is relevant to you and your interests. These type of cookies are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement and help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They remember that you have visit our website, the length of your visit, any other ads you viewed and may help us in compiling your “utilisation profile”. These type of cookies are persistent cookies and remain on your computer device but expire after a set period of time or manually deleted before the expiry date. The information used for targeting adverts is by no means personal, it cannot identify you (the User); the data of your browsing activity is collated and analysed anonymously.
Mobile opt-out – you may control interest-based advertising on your mobile device by enabling the “Limit Ad Tracking” setting in your iOS device’s settings or “Opt-out of Ads Personalization” in your Android device’s settings. This will not prevent you from seeing advertisements, but will limit the use of device advertising identifiers to personalize ads based on your interests.
Social Media cookies – these cookies together with social media plug-ins allow you to use functionalities of social media networks such as Facebook, Twitter, Google’s +1 button, Instagram, Pinterest and others on our website. These are persistent cookies which remain on your computer but, expire on a specified date or earlier in the case of manual deletion. Should you use the functions, the plug-in and its content are load directly from the social media provider’s servers and included in the website by your browser. Should you log into your social media account at the time you interact with the social media plug-ins on our website, the social media provider will connect this information together with your social media profile. We have no influence in what personal data the social media provider will collect about you and you can view their Privacy Notices below the seek further information:
Cross device interest based advertising – the term “devices” refers collectively to computers and mobile devices, including internet browsers and any other applications that you may have on your device(s) that interact with the internet. Ramla Bay Resort participates in cross device data collection, which refers to the process of collecting such data from separate devices that have been linked or related. Ramla Bay Resort and the processors that we engage with provide this service, use cross device data to personalize internet based advertising services to our customers enabling to deliver tailored ads to users across multiple devices.
Cookie Consent and Opting Out – most internet browsers automatically accept cookies. However, if you, or another user of your device wish to withdraw your consent at any time, you have the ability to accept or decline cookies at any time by modifying your browser setting. Should you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully be interactive to use certain functions of our website, our platforms and our services.
Once you visit our website a pop-up message will appear asking you for your consent to place advertising cookies on your device. For you to provide your consent, you will need to click on the “Accept” icon. Then, once your consent has been provided, this message will not appear on your device again when your revisit our website. If you, or another user of your device would like to withdraw your consent at any time, you can do this by altering your browser settings. Should you not withdraw your consent, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies from our website.
You can learn more about managing your preferences for ads online, particularly for many third party advertising networks and how you can opt-out, through resources made available by accessing the tools of the Digital Advertising Alliance at https://www.aboutads.info or on Your Online Choices at: https://www.youronlinechoices.com Please note that if you delete cookies , use a different device, or change web browsers, you may need to opt out again.
On some occasions, when you opt-out, a new cookie (Opt-Out-Cookie) is placed on your web browser. This informs the third party provider to stop the data collection from your browser and in turn, prevents advertisements from being sent to you.
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RAMLA BAY RESORT - CONTACT DETAILS
Ramla Bay Resort is part of the Holden Development Company Ltd. Our address is Triq Ir-Ramla, Marfa, Mellieha. MLH 7100, Malta.
Data Protection Officer Telephone Number: +356 2281 2281
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