Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy - HostelPass Limited

Please read this cookie policy carefully as it contains important information on who we are and how we use cookies on our website. This policy should be read together with our Privacy Policy which sets out how and why we collect, store, use and share personal information generally, as well as your rights in relation to your personal information and details of how to contact us and supervisory authorities if you have a complaint.

Who we are

This website is operated by HostelPass Limited.

Our website

This cookie policy relates to your use of our website, https://www.hostelpass.co and https://hostelpass.co

Throughout our website we may link to other websites owned and operated by certain trusted third parties to make additional products and services available to you. These other third party websites may also use cookies or similar technologies in accordance with their own separate polices. For privacy information relating to these other third party websites, please consult their policies as appropriate.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which is placed onto your device (eg computer, smartphone or other electronic device) when you use our website. We use cookies on our website. These help us recognise you and your device and store some information about your preferences or past actions.

For example, we may monitor how many times you visit the website, which pages you go to, traffic data, location data and the originating domain name of your internet service provider. This information helps us to build a profile of our users. Some of this data will be aggregated or statistical, which means that we will not be able to identify you individually.

For further information on our use of cookies, including a detailed list of your information which we and others may collect through cookies, please see below.

For further information on cookies generally, including how to control and manage them, visit the guidance on cookies published by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office, www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Consent to use cookies and changing settings

We will ask for your permission (Consent) to place cookies or other similar technologies on your device, except where they are essential for us to provide you with a service that you have requested. You can withdraw any consent to the use of cookies or manage any other cookie preferences.

Our use of cookies

The table below provides more information about the cookies we use and why:

The cookies we use

Name

Purpose

Expiry

SquareSpace

IR_9084

To track what cookies are used by websites

Session

Affiliate

IR_PI

To track visitors from websites participating in Impact Radius affiliate marketplace

Six (6) years

Affiliate

IR_gbd

To track visitors and sales from websites participating in Impact Radius affiliate marketplace

 

Session

SquareSpace

SS_ANALYTICS_ID

To identify unique visitors to our website

 

Three (3) months

SquareSpace

SS_MID

To identify unique visitors to our website

 

Ten (10) years

Zopim

__zlcmid

To allow our live chat tool to work across multiple pages of our website

 

One (1) year

Google Analytics

_ga

To distinguish between different visitors to our website

 

Two (2) years

Google Analytics

_gid

To distinguish between different visitors to our website

 

24 hours

SquareSpace

Crumb

To prevent cross-site request forgery (CSRF)

 

At the end of the session

SquareSpace

ss_cid

To identify unique visitors and track their sessions on our website

 

Two (2) years

SquareSpace

ss_cpvisit

To identify unique visitors and track their sessions on our website

Two (2) years

SquareSpace

ss_cvr

To identify unique visitors and track their sessions on our website

Two (2) years

Other cookies

hp*

From time to time we may use our own extra cookies for various other services on our website such surveys, popups and promotions

Varied, generally less than 30 days

How to turn off all cookies and consequences of doing so

If you do not want to accept any cookies, you may be able to change your browser settings so that cookies (including those which are essential to the services requested) are not accepted. If you do this, please be aware that you may lose some of the functionality of our website.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about this cookie policy or the information we hold about you.

If you wish to contact us, please send an email to support@hostelpass.co.

Changes to this policy

This policy was published on August 2019 and last updated in August 2019. We may change this policy from time to time, when we do we will inform you via our website.