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Policy on the use of cookies

How AlbaniaTravel.com uses cookies.

This Cookie Policy refers to the website www.albaniatravel.com (“Website”), managed and operated by company Albaniatravel.com Shpk, with registered office in Tirana Njesia Bashkiake Nr. 5, Rruga Abdyl Frasheri, Pallati Nr. 31, Shkalla B (henceforth denominated “Albaniatravel.com”).

Cookies are small text files which are sent to the user of the visited website. They are stored in the computer hard disk, so they can allow to the website to identify the users and save certain information about them, in order to enable or improve the service provided to them.

There are different kinds of cookies. Some are essential in order to browse the Website, others have different purposes, such as: guarantee internal security, operate the system, perform statistical analysis, understand which Website sections are the most interesting for the users or offer them a customized visit of the Website.

This Website uses technical cookies, not profiling cookies. This refers both to the user’s computer and to any other device used by the user to connect to the Website.

Technical cookies

Technical cookies are essential in order to let us provide the service; they are therefore functional to this activity.

They have no other purpose and they are generally installed directly by the website’s owner or manager.

They can be divided into: navigation (or session) cookies, which guarantee the regular website browsing and use (for example, they allow you to purchase products or log in to enter secure areas); analytics cookies, related to technical cookies as they are used directly by the website manager in order to gather information, in aggregated form, about the number of users and how they visit the website; functionality cookies, which allow the user to navigate according to some selected parameters (for example the language, the selected products for the purchase), in order to improve the service offered to the user.

Disabling cookies may restrict the possibility of using the Website and prevent the user from fully taking advantage of the features and services of the Website. In order to help you decide which cookies you want to enable and which ones you want to disable, we provide you with the following descriptions of the cookies we use on our Website.

Profiling cookies

These cookies are used to track how the user browse the web and to create profiles of his/her tastes, habits, choices, etc. Thanks to these cookies, the user can receive on his/her terminal advertisements related to the preferences the he/she has already shown in his previous browsing.

Kinds of cookies

First-party cookies:

First-party cookies (i.e. the cookies of the website owned by the web manager who created them) belong the website the user visited, whose address can be found in the address bar. Using these cookies allows the website to work efficiently and to track the user’s behaviour patterns.

Third-party cookies:

Third-party cookies belong to a domain different from the one the user visited, i.e. if the user visits a website, and a different company sends him/her the information through that website.

Session cookies:

These cookies are temporarily saved and then deleted as soon as the user closes the browser window.

Persistent cookies:

Persistent cookies are stored in the user’s device among the browser sessions; they allow the system to remember the user’s preferences and actions in a website. They can be used for different purposes, for example for remembering the preferences and previous choices on the Website.

Strictly necessary cookies:

These cookies are essential for the Website’s good working; without them, some sections of the Website would not work. They include, for example, the cookies which allow the user to enter secure areas of the website. These cookies do not gather information for marketing purposes and cannot be disabled.

Functional cookies:

These cookies are used to identify users who visit the Website again. They allow him/her to customize the contents and save the preferences (for example, the selected language or the region). These cookies do no gather information that can help identify the user: gathered information is anonymous.

Cookies to share content on Social Networks:

These cookies make sharing the website contents on social network (for example Facebook and Twitter) easier. You can visit the websites of these social networks to have access to their privacy and cookie policies.

The websites of Facebook and Twitter con be found at the following addresses: https://www.facebook.com/help/cookies and https://twitter.com/privacy.

How to change the cookies settings

Most of browsers automatically accept cookies, but the user can generally change the settings in order to disable this feature. It is possible either to block all kinds of cookies or to choose to enable some cookies and disable other ones. The “Options” or “Preferences” sections in the browser menu allow the user to block cookies and other user-tracking features, and to enable notifications from the browser in case these features have been enabled. As an alternative, users can also visit the “Help” section in the toolbar which can be found in most of browsers.

Instructions for handling of cookies
In case you are using a different browser type or version, please visit the “Help” menu of your browser.

Internet Explorer 7 e 8
1. Click on “Tool” menu and select “Internet Options”
2. Click on “Privacy” card
3. Move the cursor in order to select your chosen settings
4. For the setting of specific cookies, click on “Website” or “Advanced”
The instructions for deleting cookies on Internet Explorer can be found here

Google Chrome
1. Click on Chrome menu, then select “Settings”
2. Click on “Advanced settings”
3. Click on “Contents setting” to choose the preferred settings
The instructions for deleting cookies on Chrome can be found here

Mozilla Firefox 14, 15, e 16
1. Click on Firefox button (or “Tools” menu) and select “Options”. For users using Mac OS X, click on Firefox menu and select “Preferences”
2. Click on “Privacy” panel to choose your preferred settings
3. 3. For the setting of specific cookies, please set up Firefox: use customized settings to store browsing data
The instructions for deleting cookies on Firefox, can be found here

Safari 5.1 e versione successive (Mac OS X)
1. Click on “Safari” menu and select “Preferences”
2. Click on “Privacy” board to display cookies settings
3. Choose your preferred settings
For the setting of specific cookies, click on “Details”
The instructions for deleting cookies on Safari can be found here

Opera
1. Open “Tool” menu and select “Preferences”
2. Click on “Advanced” board
3. 3. In the cookies section, click on “Handling cookies”
4. 4. Select the chosen options
The instructions for deleting cookies on Opera can be found here

You can also change the setting clicking on the following links and following the instructions: - Internet Explorer; - Chrome; - Safari; - Firefox; - Opera. From mobile: - Android; - Safari; - Windows Phone; - Blackberry.

For further information about cookies (first-party or third-party cookies) and how to handle the related preferences, please visit the website www.youronlinechoices.com. We would like to remind you that disabling browsing cookies or functional cookies may cause Website’s malfunctioning or restrictions to the services offered by Albaniatravel.com.

The following list provides information about the main cookies this Website is using, their descriptions and features, included their duration.