What is a Cookie?

A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in a user’s web browser while a user is browsing a website.  Cookies do not usually contain any personal information that can directly reveal a person’s identity. Cookies help our website to remember your activity with our website in the past, when in the future you came back to our website  cookies can help to enhance your experience by remembering your preferences, like visiting certain pages or using some of our widgets.

Cookies can also be used to provide statistics about the website and how it is being used to the website’s owner. Cookies may also be used by social network providers (such as Facebook and Twitter) to add extra functionality to websites, examples include Like and Tweet buttons.


Types of Cookies in Use on our website

  • Book a Bed Hostels Cookies

The cookies our site uses to run, these are either session cookies which the system uses to remember who you are when you are logged in or preferences such as whether you have dismissed the cookie warning. None of these cookies can be used to personally identify the user.

  • Personalization

Your customer’s language preference is remembered and automatically applied when you visit our website.

  • Google analytics

These cookies allow us to generate [anonymous] customer usage statistics, these statistics give us information on how people can find our website, the most interesting content  and to determine why some pages are receiving error messages. This allows us to provide a high quality experience by customising our offering and quickly identifying and fixing any issues that arise. Also it allow us to gather statistics to keeping improving our website.

  • Google Maps

Provides the maps you find across our site. Google tracks how other sites use their maps and use the following cookies to do so. We do not see or control these statistics.


Managing Cookies

If you do not want your browser to accept cookies, you can turn off the cookie acceptance option in your browser settings.  Please note that disabling cookie support may prevent this website from functioning properly and you may not be able to fully utilise all of its features and services.


To delete Cookies

Please visit About Cookies.org where they explain how to delete cookies on all the browsers.


Further Information

Further information about cookies and their usage can be found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org and http://www.youronlinechoices.com/.