Cookies Policy

The purpose of this cookie policy is to inform you clearly and precisely about the cookies used on the Sonsoles Hostel Madrid website.

What are Cookies?

A cookie is a file that is downloaded to your computer when you access certain web pages. The
cookies allow a web page, among other things, to store and retrieve information about the browsing habits of a user or their
browsing habits of a user or their computer and, depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, they can be used to recognize your computer.
Depending on the information they contain and the way you use your computer, they can be used to recognize the user.


Cookies store information of a technical nature, personal preferences, content personalization. Cookies do not normally contain any personal information.
Any personal information they may contain is only that which the user has entered in a form on the site.
Most of the time, when a cookie contains personal information, it is encoded in a way that is unreadable to any third party that might have access to your cookie file.

Types of Cookies

  • Depending on the entity that manages the domain from which the cookies are sent and treats the data obtained, they are distinguished:
    Own cookies: they are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain managed by the editor itself and from which the service requested by the user is provided.
  • Third-party cookies: these are sent to the user’s terminal equipment from a computer or domain that is not managed by the editor, but by another entity that processes the data obtained through the cookies.
    Depending on the length of time they remain stored in the user’s browser, they are distinguished:
  • Session cookies: they collect and store data while the user accesses a web page. They are usually used to store information that is only of interest to keep for the provision of the service requested by the user on a single occasion (e.g. a list of products purchased).
  • Persistent Cookies: The data remain stored in the terminal and can be accessed and processed for a period defined by the person responsible for the cookie, which can range from a few minutes to several years.
    Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained are processed, the following cookies are distinguished:


Depending on the purpose for which the data obtained are processed, the following cookies are distinguished:
Technical cookies: allow the user to navigate through a web page, platform or application and the use of the different options or services that exist in it as, for example, control traffic and data communication, identify the session, access parts of restricted access, remember the elements that make up an order, make the buying process of an order, make the application for registration or participation in an event, use security features during navigation, store content for broadcasting videos or sound or share content through social networks.


  • Customization Cookies: Allow the user to access the service with some general characteristics predefined according to a series of criteria in the user’s terminal such as the language, the type of browser through which you access the service, the locale from which you access the service, etc..
  • Analysis Cookies: They allow the responsible, monitoring and analysis of the behavior of users of the websites to which they are linked. The information collected through this type of cookies is used in measuring the activity of websites, application or platform and for profiling of user navigation of such sites, applications and platforms, in order to make improvements based on the analysis of usage data made by users of the service.
  • Advertising Cookies: They allow the management, in the most effective way possible, of advertising spaces.
  •  Behavioral advertising cookies: They store information on user behavior obtained through the continuous observation of their browsing habits, allowing the development of a specific profile to display advertising based on the same.
  • Cookies from external social networks: They are used so that visitors can interact with the content of different social platforms (facebook, youtube, twitter, linkedIn, etc..) and are generated only for users of these social networks. The conditions of use of these cookies and the information collected are regulated by the privacy policy of the corresponding social platform.

Cookies used on the web

The cookies that are being used on this website and its type and function are identified below:

The website of Hostal Madrid Sonsoles uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service developed by Google, which allows the measurement and analysis of navigation on web pages. In your browser you can see cookies from this service. According to the previous typology, they are own cookies, session cookies and analysis cookies.

Through web analytics, information is obtained on the number of users accessing the website, the number of pages viewed, the frequency and repetition of visits, their duration, the browser used, the operator providing the service, the language, the terminal used and the city to which your IP address is assigned. Information that enables a better and more appropriate service by this website.

To ensure anonymity, Google will anonymize your information by truncating the IP address before storing it, so that Google Analytics is not used to locate or collect personally identifiable information about visitors to the site. Google may only send the information collected by Google Analytics to third parties where it is legally obliged to do so. In accordance with the terms of service of Google Analytics, Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Cookies Type Temporality Ownership Purpose Domains
Cookies from Google Analytics:
  • _ga
  • _gat
  • _gid
  • Other possible cookies to be loaded by Google's visitor monitoring service [1]
Analytics Permanent/ Temporary External. Conditions of service: [2] They are used to generate a unique user identifier, used to count how many times a user visits the site, as well as the date of the first and last time the user visited the site. They record the date and time of access to any of the portal pages. Check the need to keep a user's session open or create a new one. Identify the user's session, to collect the approximate geographic location of the computer accessing the web.

[1] – Use of Google Analytics cookies on websites:

[2] – Google Analytics Privacy Terms:


Upon entering the website, a cookie notice will be activated that will allow the user to accept the installation of all cookies used by the website or not to authorize the use of cookies, being able to access the Cookies Preferences Settings section, to disable them all or select and authorize the installation of those cookies that are of interest.
However, you are informed that, by using the website, the user expressly accepts and in any case, the installation of cookies of a technical nature and necessary for the proper functioning of the Website.
The user is informed that the information obtained by the use of cookies will be retained for the duration of their persistence.

Acceptance of Cookies Policy

Hostal Madrid Sonsoles displays information about its Cookies Policy at the bottom of any page of the portal with each login in order to make you aware of it.
In view of this information it is possible to carry out the following actions:

  • Accept cookies. This notice will not be displayed again when accessing any page of the portal during the current session.
  • Modify the configuration. You can get more information about what cookies are, know the Cookies Policy of Hostal Madrid Sonsoles and modify your browser settings to restrict or block cookies from Hostal Madrid Sonsoles at any time. In the case of restricting or blocking cookies may be reduced functionality of the web.

How to modify the Cookies configuration

It is possible to restrict, block or delete cookies from Madrid Sonsoles Hostel or any other web page, using your browser. In each browser the operation is different, the ‘Help’ function will show you how to do it.