Cookie Policy

When you visit HI Iceland´s website we use cookies to make this website function properly as well as to improve the user experience of our visitors. Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies. We are providing this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. The cookies used on our website do not collect personal our policies and may change from time to time.

 
What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that a website sends onto your computer, tablet or mobile device each time you use the device to visit our website. Cookies enable our website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time so whenever you come back to the website it will recognise your device.


How do we use cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. We use cookies to improve our website, its content and layout, and to identify our most popular web pages. Cookies help us to improve usability and user experience as well as the performance of the website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

 

Essential Website Cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website, subscription service and to use the website features and we don’t ask for your consent to place these on your computer.

  • Account related cookies

If you create an account with us then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out however in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out.

  • Email newsletters related cookies

This site offers newsletter or email subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

  • Surveys related cookies

From time to time we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools, or to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

  • Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  • Site preferences cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

 

Performance and functionality cookies and third party cookies

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of the website, subscription service but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable and necessary we will always ask for your consent before placing them. As well as the cookies we use, various third parties also place them on your computer, again with your consent. These are cookies from Google Analytics, Adwords and eCommerce tracking

Analytics and customisation cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our websites, subscription service are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our websites for you.

Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.

Social networking cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our websites, subscription service through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

 
How can I control cookies?

You can control and/or delete cookies on your device by using the settings in your web browser. See aboutcookies.org for more information. Please note that if you delete all cookies and/or prevent our website from using cookies, some services and functionalities on our website may not function correctly.

 

How often will you update this Cookie Statement?

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to the cookies we use or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons. Please therefore re-visit this Cookie Policy regularly to stay informed about our use of cookies and related technologies.

 

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please contact us using this form

This cookie policy was last updated July 25, 2018