Our company respects the privacy of every individual who visits this Website or responds to our guestbook, contests, or interactive advertisements. This Privacy statement outlines the information we will collect and how we will use that information. This Policy will also inform you what to do if you do not want your Personal Information to be shared or divulged when you visit our Website or respond to our advertising.
We do not attempt to collect excessive or irrelevant information, whether that information personally identifies you or not. We collect information solely for the purposes stated below. We will take reasonable steps to delete or de-identify information about you that we collect when it is no longer needed to interact with you. You agree that until you notify us by following the instructions under “Opt-out” below, or we determine that the information is no longer needed, we may retain the information indefinitely.
PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION
We will not collect any Personal Information (that is your name, address, telephone number, or email address) unless you provide it voluntarily. If you do not want your Personal Information collected do not submit it to us.
If you do submit Personal Information we will store and process that information to better understand your needs, offer certain products and services in connection with our Website, communicate to you, supply customer service, provide a personalized shopping experience, prevent fraud, fulfill your orders, including delivery and billing, complete payment method processing and improve our products and services.
We may also use your Personal Information or provide it to outside companies to contact you, and/or provide your Personal Information to partners to enable you to access those partners’ websites.
We will not distribute or sell your Personal Information to any outside company for marketing or solicitation of any product not affiliated with our company and your Personal Information will only be used to support your relationship with our company and its partners. In each case, we will do our best endeavors to ensure that the outside company shall protect your Personal Information and use it solely as our company directs.
There are certain limited instances where we may disclose or transfer your Personal Information other than as described above. For example, we may provide such information to appropriate authorities if we believe in good faith that the law requires it or to protect our legal rights or property. Additionally, as we continue to develop our business, we may buy or sell business assets. In such transactions, customer information is generally one of the transferred business assets. However, we are not in the business of selling customer information to others, and aside from certain exceptional circumstances, we will take appropriate measures to ensure protection of your Personal Information.
AGGREGATING THIRD PARTY INFORMATION WITH PERSONAL INFORMATION
CHANGING MY PERSONAL INFORMATION
We take reasonable steps to ensure that all of your Personal Information we collect, use or disclose is accurate, complete, up to date, stored in a secure environment and accessed only by authorized personnel for permitted purposes. If your Personal Information changes, you may contact us (see paragraph “Contact US” below) to review the Personal Information you provided, update your Personal Information or request that we remove your Personal Information from our records. If so requested, we will use all reasonable efforts to delete your Personal Information from our existing records.
UNDER AGE CHILDREN
We do not knowingly collect, use or retain any Personal Information from visitors to our Website who are minors for any purpose whatsoever (including internal or external marketing purposes). Where appropriate our company or its affiliates will instruct minors not to submit information to our Website or advertisements. If a child has provided us with Personal Information a parent or guardian should contact us at the e-mail address listed at the bottom of this statement if they want this information to be deleted from the records. We will use all the reasonable efforts to delete the child’s information from our existing files.
While our policy prohibits the collection of information from under age children, parents should supervise their children’s online activities and consider using parental control tools available from online services and software manufacturers that help provide a kid-friendly online environment. These tools can also prevent children from disclosing online their name, address and other personal information without parental permission.
NON-PERSONALLY – IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION COLLECTED AUTOMATICALLY
In general, you can visit our Website and view its content while remaining anonymous by not providing any Personal Information. In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not Personal Information. Examples of this type of information include the Internet browser you are using, the type of operating system, the domain name of the website which linked you to our site, the pages you visited while you were using our Website, the domain name of the website you next go to, and your Internet Protocol address. When collected, we use non-personally identifiable information to determine the overall reaction to various sections of our Website (the length and frequency of stays at our Website and the variety of searches of our Website’s database), measure the effectiveness and usefulness of various pages (how our Website is navigated, how many visitors arrive at specific pages), and to improve the flow and interconnectivity of the site.
When you view our Website we may also store information from time to time on your computer. This information is stored in the form of “Cookies”. “Cookies” allow us to tailor our Website or advertisement to better match your interests and preferences. With most Internet browsers you can block, receive a warning or erase all “Cookies” from your hard drive. Please refer to your browser instructions or help screen to learn more about these functions. If you choose not to accept “Cookies”, you should be aware that you might not be able to experience the full functionality of our Website. The data on your use of our Website may be linked to the Personal Information you have chosen to share with us when you register.
LINKS AND PRIVACY
We may provide links to websites outside of our Website. These linked sites are outside of our control, and we are not responsible for the conduct of companies linked to our Website.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small text file that is saved in your browser. Cookies allow websites to recognize browsers that make subsequent requests and to store website settings within the web browser. This allows websites to remember user preferences, to enable users to securely log into their accounts and to create reports on which pages are popular, so that the website can be improved.
Cookies may be stored directly by a website that you visit (“first party cookies”) or by third party services that the website your visit depends upon (“third-party cookies”).
The cookies we use:
When you visit our website, the following first-party and third-party cookies may be stored in your browser:
- Own Website cookies
These are first-party cookies that are required for the correct operation of our website. They include, for example, a cookie that enables our website to see you as a single visitor as you move from one page to another and to log securely into your account the website. Additionally, cookies protect against hackers submitting unauthorized data to our server using your account.
- Analytics cookies
- Third Party cookies
HOW TO MANAGE COOKIES
You can block and/or delete cookies by changing the settings on your browser. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.
Most web browser settings are configured by default to accept both first-party cookies and third party cookies. However, you can adjust those settings to decide for yourself which cookies to accept or reject. You can also manually delete all cookies currently stored. Note however, that deleting or deactivating types of cookies will likely prevent many of the world’s websites from operating correctly (including ours). Cookies are a standard part of most modern websites. We recommend that you, for the highest functionality of our website, use the default configuration of your web browser.
If after registering on or otherwise providing your Personal Information when visiting our Website you no longer wish to receive any materials, offers or correspondence, please send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org your preference to “unsubscribe” and we will promptly remove you from our list. Please be sure to include your name and email address in your email.
For the payment process, we do NOT save any financial information from customers. However to allow customers to pay for bookings in the most securely way we have an online payment facility provided by a third company who undertakes the payment as financial intermediary between the customer and our Website.
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