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Cookies & Privacy Policy

Cookies


Cookies are small pieces of data (memory files) stored on your computer or device via your browser by websites you visit. Personal data is processed when cookies are placed. We use cookies on our website to analyse and enhance your user experience, by remembering your preferences and enable other cookie-based features (e.g. analytics), either for a single visit or for multiple repeat visits.

Types of Cookies

We distinguish between functional and non-functional cookies. We always place functional cookies. These are necessary for the website to work properly. In addition to functional cookies, we also place standard analytical cookies, provided by trusted third parties like Google Analytics. This is an example of non-functional cookies. It is not necessary for the proper functioning of the website. These cookies track and measure usage of this website so that we can continue to create engaging content.

Non-functional cookies collect the following data, among others:
~ Tracking the number of visitors to our website;
~ Tracking the duration of the visit;
~ The searches performed on the website;
~ Information about your browser and device with which you visit our website, such as operating system and screen size;
~ The way in which you ended up on our website, for example whether you clicked on one of our advertisements or a link in an e-mail.

Managing Cookies


When you first access the website, you (may) receive a message advising you that cookies and similar technologies are in use. By accepting, you signify that you understand and agree to the use of these technologies, as described in this policy. You may withdraw consent at any time. Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. You can also remove cookies from your browser settings. Be aware that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of this and other websites you visit. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.
 

 

Information Collection

 

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet.

We collect (non-)personal information for the following purposes:
~ To provide and operate our services through our website;
~ To be able to contact our visitors with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;
~ To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

Storage, Use & Disclosure of Personal Information


Our company website is hosted on a Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to showcase our services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com’s data storage and databases. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. We do not pass on personal data to Google, Facebook, Instagram or other (social media) channels.

​Communication with Visitors


We may contact you to notify you regarding your booking, to poll your opinions through a survey and/or to send updates about the surf lodge. For these purposes we may contact you via e-mail, telephone or text message.

Inspection, Correction & Deletion of Data


You can view, change or delete your data at any time. You can reach us by e-mail: stay@birdsofparadiselodge.com.