For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), Travelwhere Limited (“We” “us” and “our”) of The Old Cottage, Shalden, Hampshire, GU34 4DU, is a data controller. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.This policy (together with our Website User Conditions sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.) Please read the following carefully.
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A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer's hard disk so that the website can, among other things,
remember who you are.
This website makes use of a session cookie called ASP.NET_SessionID. This cookie contains no personally identifiable information and is necessary for website functionality. It is held temporarily in memory and deleted when the web browser is closed.
We also use an additional cookie to store your wishlist only if you add items to the wishlist. Use of the website implies your consent to us placing these cookies on your computer.
What information do we collect from you?
We may collect and process the following data about you from a variety of different sources including:
Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site www.travelwhere.co.uk (“our site”).
If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
We may also ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
Details of transactions you carry out or enquiries you make through or via our site.
Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise and the information that you access.
The information we collect may include (but may not be limited to) your name, address, email address and contact details including telephone numbers.
IP addresses and cookies
We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.
For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
To estimate our audience size and usage pattern.
To store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests.
To speed up your searches.
To recognise you when you return to our site.
Where do we store your personal data?
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
What do we do with the information we collect?
We use information held about you in the following ways:
To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
To provide you with information or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
To carry out our obligations arising from any agreement made between you and us.
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so.
To notify you about changes to our service.
We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you and we or they may contact you about these. If you do not/do want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant boxes situated on the Registration form on which we collect your data.
We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to a particular target audience. We do not however disclose your personal data to our advertisers.
When and how will we disclose your information
We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
If Travelwhere Limited or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our Website User Conditions and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Travelwhere Limited, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (at the time of collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at the address referred to above firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our site contains links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
Access to information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you. In certain circumstances we are entitled to refuse your request.