The Galata Hotel Istanbul Collection
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With a view to provide information and ensure transparency, hotel The Galata Hotel Istanbul Collection established this policy so that you can learn more about:
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We recommend that you read the policies of these social networks to familiarize yourself with how they use the browsing information they may collect, especially with regard to advertising. These policies must specifically allow you to make choices on these social networks, particularly by configuring your user accounts for each of them.
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You can change your mind at any time using the various methods described in section “Deleting and/or blocking cookies”.
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If your browser is set to accept cookies on your device, the cookies embedded in the pages and content that you view may be temporarily stored in a dedicated space on your device. They can only be read by their issuer.
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