cookies usage

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small file that website stores on your device when you visit it.

The purpose of cookies

Enable the site to remember your preferences for a certain period of time. So that you don’t have to re-enter information when browsing around the site during the same visit or later visit. For example when you search for accommodation on certain dates these dates are stored so you dont have to input them again.

To establish anonymised statistics about number of visits to our pages, links clicked, advertisements seen and similar. These statistics help us determine which parts of our website we should focus on. essential persistent cookies

When you visit the website for the first time you will be shown a banner which will ask you to choose if you consent to the use of cookies on your device. This choice is remembered and stored in a cookie on your device. Therefore when you browse to other pages on our website or you visit our website later you are not asked again, but your choice from before is used.

This choice determines whether you are shown some advertisements which might use tracking technologies for advertisement purposes. If you accept then you will be shown these advertisements. If you deny then you will not be shown these advertisements.

On some pages we use a form to search for accommodation. These forms can be filled with dates which are used to search for accommodation in Amsterdam. These dates are also saved in a cookie so that if visit a page with such form later, the dates are already there.

Google AdSense cookies

To finance the development of our website we show advertisements on our pages. Some of these advertisements use tracking technologies for statistics and advertisement purposes. You will be shown such advertisements only when you accepted the use of cookies on your device through the cookies consent form.

To read more about cookies that are used by Google AdSense services visit their pages:

Google Analytics cookies

We use statistics services to determine how many people visit which pages, which links are clicked how many times and similar statistical measurements. We use these to know which pages to focus on and tune our cooperation vith our partners. These statistics are anonymous and we use it only for statistical reasons.

To read more about cookies that are used by Google Analytics services visit their pages:

Links to other sites that use cookies

We often link to websites that sell products mentioned on our pages. These websites often also use cookies. Most of our links go to websites of companies and Tiqets. You can read more about their cookies usage by clicking on the following links:

Changing your consent choice for cookies

To change your selected options remove cookies from your device and then visit our website again. In the absence of previous choice saved in a cookie you will again be asked whether you wish to allow cookies that are used by website to be saved on your device.

Removing cookies from your device

You can usually delete cookies that are already on your device by clearing the browsing history of your browser. The process depends on which browser you use.

Be aware though that you may also lose some saved information (for example saved login details, site preferences).

Blocking cookies

Most internet browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You can usually reset your browser to refuse cookies.

You can set most modern browsers to prevent any cookies being placed on your device, but you may then have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site/page. And some services and functionalities may not work properly at all.

Managing site-specific cookies

For more detailed control over site-specific cookies, check the privacy and cookie settings in the internet browser you use.