YHA Exclusive Hire Privacy & Cookie Use Policy

Most websites will use cookies to improve your experience of a website by storing preferences, remembering your journey and improving the interaction between you and the website.

What is in a cookie?
A cookie is a simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device by a website’s server when you visit certain web pages. The server can retrieve and read the contents of the cookie. Each cookie is unique to your web browser.

How do we use cookies?
YHA Exclusive Hire uses cookies to keep track of what properties you’ve looked at, and to remember you when you return to our site. Cookies cannot harm your computer. When booking accommodation, you’ll need to have cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies, this site will not function properly. We do not store any personally identifiable information such as name, address and email address, but we may use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site. For example, they help us to identify and resolve errors.

Opting Out
By visiting the YHA Exclusive Hire website, some cookies may already have been stored on your computer. You can remove these and change your browser settings to prevent them being on your computer. If you choose to opt out of our cookies policy it may affect your experience of the website, and you may not be able to book accommodation or fully interact with the content.

How do I disable cookies?
If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How to do this will depend on the browser you use. We provide further detail below on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers:

YHA (England and Wales) Ltd understands that customers care about the use and storage of their personal information and data and we value your trust in allowing us to do this in a careful and sensible manner.

By using YHA’s Exclusive Hire website, you are consenting and agreeing to practises outlined in this statement. YHA (England and Wales) Ltd will always handle information in compliance with the Data Protection Act (1998).

What information do we collect?

Automatic Information:
The YHA Exclusive Hire website may collate such information as the IP address (location of your computer on the internet), what pages were accessed and file downloads from the site. Monitoring of such information helps YHA determine the activity on the website and which pages are most accessed etc. All of this information is used to develop and improve our services online. This is statistical data about browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.

User Generated Information:
If you make and enquiry / booking on the YHA Exclusive Hire website, the details you provide will always be handled in compliance with the Data Protection Act (1998). Your details will not be sold or shared with any third parties outside of YHA (England & Wales) Ltd. We respect your privacy. If your details are used for future marketing purposes, you will always be provided with a clear option to ‘opt out’ of any future marketing communication.