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Privacy Policy

Trafalgar Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: 9th September 2014

  1. About this document

This document states our privacy policy in respect of customer personal data, which will govern the way we process personal data you provide us.  It serves as an expression of our commitment to protecting your private personal information, but is not a contract.  Please see Section 18 below for rights the law provides you in relation to your personal data.

2.           Your consent

By using our websites, providing any personal data to us, or booking any travel services with us, you confirm that you agree to and consent to the terms of this document, to the extent your consent is required by any applicable law.

3.           Copyright notice

This document, and all content of our websites is Copyright© Trafalgar Tours West, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

4.           About us

This is the privacy policy of Trafalgar Tours West, Inc. (referred to as "we", "us" or "our").  We are incorporated under the laws of California.  Our incorporation address is 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or about how we process your personal data, including any complaints, please contact us either by e-mail to help@trafalgar.com, telephone on 714-937-4900, or by post to 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, California, 92805.

5.           Our commitment

We respect your right to privacy and we aim to ensure you have a trustworthy experience with us, including when using our websites or shops and booking with or through us. We understand many of our customers care about how personal data is used by us, and we want to share with you our policies and practices.   

6.           Who our privacy policy covers

6.1         Our customers

Our privacy policy sets out how we process personal data (including information) relating to individuals who book or enquire about booking travel services with or through us or who are the recipients of any travel services booked with or through us (e.g. you are the passenger for a booking or booking enquiry made by someone else for you), or who are customers or potential customers or recipients of travel services that can be booked with or through us.

6.2         Examples of who this policy covers

We include in this privacy policy personal data we process relating to: (1) individuals who make an enquiry or booking with us or through us, and individuals in respect of whom any enquiry or booking is made (such as friends, family and tour group members, and officers and employees of businesses and organizations booking with or through us); (2) individuals in respect of whom an enquiry or booking is made with us by an agent; (3) where our customer is a business or organization, employees or individuals who act as representatives of that business or other organization, and individuals connected to that business or other organization, such as owners, partners, shareholders, and directors; and (4) individuals whose personal data comes from other companies in our group (such as where you consented to your personal data being disclosed to other group companies for marketing purposes). 

6.3         When we are data processor only

This privacy policy does not apply where we process personal data as a sub-contractor or data processor on behalf of a third party, and not on our own account.  You must look to that third party and their policy regarding how data in their possession or control is processed.

6.4         Terms used in this policy

When we refer to "you" and "your" in this privacy policy, we mean any such individual whose personal data we process from time to time.

When we refer to "processing" your personal data, this includes obtaining, recording, storing or holding your personal data, and anything we do with it, such as organizing, adapting or altering it, retrieving, consulting or using it, disclosing it or otherwise making it available to others, combining it with other data, and blocking, erasing or destroying it.

When we refer to "travel services" this covers all products and services which may be booked with or through us, such as bespoke vacations, package vacations, accommodation, tours, transport and transfers (whether by air, coach, bus, train, ferry, taxi or other means), car hire, cruises, and charters, and includes both (1) all such products and services which we supply or operate ourselves (including where we sub-contract); and (2) any such products and services provided by a third party which we book for you (acting as agent for you or the third party). Travel services also include any services we or a third party provide in association with travel, such as obtaining visas, foreign exchange, and providing local representatives and support.

7.           What laws we comply with

We process your personal data in accordance with the following data protection law(s): The Data Protection Act 1998 (which covers protection of personal data generally).

We also seek to comply generally with the laws of the United States in relation to the processing of your personal data.

8.           What types of personal data we process

This section summarizes the types of personal data about you that we process:-

8.1         Data concerning you as an individual

This includes name, age, photograph, gender, address, telephone, mobile, fax, e-mail, social networking contact details, proofs of identity and address, copies of passports, driving licenses, and utility bills, card and other payment details, and financial information, health information relevant to your planned travel, and travel insurances held, results of searches carried out about you (such as to verify your identity, address, and credit status), your preferences, frequent flyer or travel partner program affiliation and member number, and other information provided to us by or in relation to you which concern you as an individual.

8.2         Business Related Information

If you are an individual associated with a business or other organization that is our customer,  your personal data may include the following information that we link to you: business or organization details (such as name, address, telephone numbers, payment arrangements, financial information, etc.), your relationship with that business or organization (such as owner, partner, director, shareholder, employee, or agent), and your contact details within that business (such as work address, work telephone and mobile numbers, work fax number, and work e-mail address).

8.3         Enquiry and Booking information

Information concerning enquiries and bookings made with or through us for travel services, including where you are making the enquiry or booking or are the recipient of the travel services to which the enquiry or booking relates. This information may include: records of enquiries and searches for vacation and travel products made by or on your behalf, details of your personal interests, needs and other data relevant to your enquiry; details of results, quotes, proposals, estimates and other information given in response to enquiries; details of the vacation, accommodation, travel, car hire, and other travel services booked or enquired about; details of passengers / vacationers traveling; details of the provider of travel services (e.g. tour operator); dates and times of travel; price; payment details (including card details); passport information and visa information; foreign exchange requirements and arrangements; and sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, disability, religious or other special conditions or requirements.

8.4         Performance information

Information generated concerning the performance of any booking or other contract made with or through us, including information relating to anything arising during any vacation or other travel services, and information relating to payments to be made.

8.5         Survey Information

Information collected or generated out of surveys we conduct.

8.6         Competition Information

Information collected or generated out of competitions or promotions we run.

8.7         Account, Registration and Loyalty Information

Information concerning accounts, registrations, or memberships with us, or participation in loyalty programs.

8.8         Correspondence

Correspondence, communications and messages, including between you and us, and between us and third parties, including relating to any booking or booking enquiry, or performance of any contract.

8.9         Website Usage Information

We may collect information about your visits to, browsing of, and use of our website. The range of data we collect will depend on how you interact with our website.

This information may include: your IP address (a unique identifier allocated to your computer for your connection to the internet); your computer device details (PC, tablet, smartphone, watch, etc.); web browser make and version (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome) you use; operating system (e.g. Windows, Windows Phone, OSX, iOS, Android, Linux, etc); time-zone; browser plug-ins; web-page you came from, identified as referrer web page address by your web browser; cookies; page response times; download error; pages and parts of pages you visit; usage you make of our website, including enquiries and searches undertaken, and registrations for accounts, forums etc.; services and products viewed; length of visit to website and pages; page interaction information (such as scrolling, keys pressed, mouse clicks, touches, and mouse-overs). This will normally be collected and used anonymously, and aggregated for analysis, with your name and characteristics identifying you remaining anonymous, but our privacy policy will apply, and it will be treated as your personal data, if this information is linked to you personally.

This information may also include: data inputted into forms and field; registrations for any accounts, forum, feedback mechanism, social functionality, newsletters or other features of our site; usernames and passwords, log-in / out history, and settings; actions taken within any account or other registration, including view and update and changes to settings; and posts to any forum, feedback, review or other social functionality on our website.

9.           How we collect or generate your personal data

This section sets out ways in which we may collect or generate personal data concerning you.

9.1         Visiting our website

By visiting and using our website you or your computer may provide personal data. This includes: information that is automatically provided by your browser to our servers; information recorded on our web servers about your interaction with our website and pages viewed; information we capture or place on your computer or generate using cookies or other technologies on our website; and information you input into forms and fields on our website. 

9.2         Data you provide

Your personal data will include data you provide (or later amend), whether: from correspondence with you; verbally to us over the phone or in person; by filling in any field or form on a website; by filling in any printed form we provide you; by e-mail; from documents you provide us; and from updates to information provided from time to time.  This includes when you: register or subscribe for any service, account, members, or loyalty program, or make an enquiry or booking  for a vacation or other travel services whether in person, by phone, through our website or otherwise; send us your comments or suggestions; subscribe to any newsletter or other publication; or request sales or advertising information, including brochures.

9.3         Data obtained from third parties

We may obtain personal data concerning you from third parties, including: providers of vacations, accommodations, other travel services which are enquired about or booked, and their intermediaries; credit, fraud, identity and other searches we may undertake, including searches with public records and regulatory and private organizations; from any business or organization you are associated with; and telephone numbers identified by the telephone system when you telephone us.

9.4         Data generated by us

We and any suppliers or sub-contractors working for us may generate personal data relating to you, including in connection with responding to and dealing with any enquiry, booking or complaint; or in performing any booking or other contract with you; or through analysis of your personal data or data gained from your use of our website. We may record telephone calls with you when lawful to do so.

10.         What do we use your personal data for ?

This section sets out the uses which we make of your personal data.  We use your personal data to:

10.1      Operate our website

Operate and provide the search, booking, accounts, review, forums and other services, facilities and functions of our websites.  This includes managing accounts or registrations you have with our websites and making changes to your settings and profile at your request.

10.2      Provide information and respond to enquiries

Provide information to you about our website, systems and services, including to respond to booking enquiries and searches for vacations and travel, and keep you updated generally.

10.3      Bookings and other contracts

Enable you to make bookings, and to fulfill, provide, perform, administer, manage, and enforce all bookings,  orders, and other contracts which relate to you (including if you are a passenger in a booking made by someone else), and process transactions authorized or made with us which relate to you.

10.4      Payments

Collect and make payments due and administer our accounts.

10.5      Communication with customers

Communicate with you concerning enquiries, bookings, travel services provided, problems and complaints, and respond to submissions, enquiries or requests from you.

10.6      Record Keeping

Keep internal records and maintain reasonable archives, including as to enquiries, bookings, contracts, travel services, and complaints. 

10.7      Manage and Improve our business

Analyze, audit, provide, operate, administer, maintain and improve our business, website, systems, and services; carry out surveys and analyze the results; run promotions and competitions; undertake product or customer research/development; assist us in and help us improve sales, editorial, advertising and marketing processes; carry out other business development and improvement activities; and provide training to our staff, sub-contractors and suppliers. For example, we may use your personal data to help us profile how customers generally use our websites and book travel services with (or through) us. We may also use this information to ascertain interests so we can better tailor our business offerings.

10.8      Direct marketing

Carry out direct marketing to you.  See next section below for further information.

10.9      Advertising

Report aggregate information concerning usage of our websites to our advertisers. For example, we may create anonymous statistical data about browsing actions and patterns, without identifying any individual.

10.10   Cooperation with government, police and judicial authorities

Provide information in response to a command or request from a government, police or judicial authority. This could include, by way of example, a government agency, police department, or court that either requires or asks us to voluntarily cooperate in providing information for their investigation of any matter or for purposes of a pending proceeding.

10.11   Anything you specifically consented to

For any purpose which we obtained your consent to.

11.       Use of your personal data for direct marketing

We do not use or disclose your personal data for direct marketing purposes unless we obtained your consent, such as through an opt-in or opt-out tick box on any form or website of ours.

We may also use personal information you provide us to review and improve the guided vacations and services we offer, and to contact you (by mail, email, telephone or other means) about other guided vacations and services offered by Trafalgar that my interest you. If you don't want to receive this information, or you want a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to us at Trafalgar, 801 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805. Trafalgar may charge a fee for supplying you this information as permitted by law.

11.1      Direct marketing by us

Where you consented, we may use your personal data to carry out direct marketing and send you marketing messages, materials, adverts and promotions relating to travel services we provide or which are offered by or which can be booked with third parties through us or through any other company in the same group of companies as us (i.e. within The Travel Corporation group) or third parties selected by us.

You will be free to withdraw your consent at any time, by contacting us as detailed in this privacy policy or as detailed in any direct marketing you receive.  For example, our instructions may state that to unsubscribe, send us an e-mail stating "unsubscribe" in the subject heading.

11.2      Direct Marketing by Third Parties

Where you consented, we may disclose your personal data which is contact data (such as name, e-mail, postal address, telephone, mobile or fax number) to any other company in the same group of companies as us (e.g. within The Travel Corporation group), or to third parties.  They may use this to carry out direct marketing and send you marketing materials, adverts and promotions relating to products and services they offer or which can be booked through them. You will be free to withdraw your consent to our disclosure of your personal data for this purpose, by contacting us as detailed above. Withdrawing your consent will not affect any disclosures we already made (i.e. we will not be able to remove your personal data from anyone we disclosed it to), but we will tell you who they are on request, and you can contact them directly.

12.       Disclosure of your personal data

We transfer your personal data to third parties in the following circumstances:-

12.1      Credit Checks etc.

We may disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) to carry out checks concerning you or enforce a booking or contract with you (including credit, security, fraud and identity checks).  This may include credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors.

12.2      Bookings and performance of contracts

We disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) to deal with a booking enquiry made by or for you, to make a booking requested by or for you, to perform and administer a booking for you or other contract with or in respect of you.  This may include; to apply for visas on your behalf, collect payments to be made by you, investigate and respond to complaints, and enforce a booking or other contract with you. Such third parties may include suppliers or sub-contractors and their agents (e.g. airlines, coach, ferry or train companies, hoteliers, hire companies, cruise companies, tour operators etc.).

12.3      Suppliers of travel and other services

We may disclose your personal data to any third party (e.g. supplier, contractor sub-contractor) we make enquiries with or engage or sub-contract to perform a booking or other contract, including to provide any travel, tour or other products or services we agreed to provide to you. We may disclose your personal data to suppliers with whom we make an enquiry concerning or book travel or other products and services for you as agent (whether as agent for you, someone representing you, or the supplier), such as a tour operator. Details of any third party tour operators or other third parties who will be responsible for or supply you travel services booked or enquired about, may be obtained from us on request, and may be stated in any tour or other brochure provided by us.

12.4      Insurance

If an application is made through us for travel or other insurance to cover you, we will pass your personal data to the insurer.  Information provided by you may be put on to a register of claims and shared with other insurers to prevent fraudulent claims.

12.5      Business Function Outsourcing

Where we use third parties to host, provide, operate or supply any part of our websites, databases, systems, business, or services, or carry out on our behalf any of our business functions or actions (including sending mail, processing payments, providing marketing assistance, providing customer and advertising analysis, and providing customer services), we may provide your personal data to them for use for or processing as part of those purposes.

12.6      Public forums etc.

Where a facility on our website is designed to make certain of your personal data public (e.g. posts you make to a public forum or review of a facility) then personal data you provide in relation to that forum or facility, which is provided in circumstances indicating it is intended to be published, will be disclosed to the public.

12.7      Legal requirements

We may supply personal data to a government authority or regulator, police authority, court or party in litigation, where requested to cooperate with the authority or required to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, for purposes of customs, visas and immigration, or where reasonably required to protect your interests or enforce any booking or other contract.  We may disclose your personal data where otherwise required by or permitted by law.  

12.8      Direct Marketing by third parties

We may disclose your personal data to third parties to carry out direct marketing to you, where you have given consent, to third parties to carry out direct marketing.  See the direct marketing section above.

12.9      Customer Representatives

If our customer is a business or organization, and we hold your personal data in your capacity as an associate of that business or organization (including as agent, representative, contact, employee, officer, owner, partner, or director), we may disclose to them that personal data.   If our customer is making a booking or booking enquiry on your behalf, with your authority, then we may disclose to our customer your personal data as reasonably required in connection with such booking or enquiry, or the subsequent performance of or payment for any booking made.

12.10   Business acquirers

If our business is ever transferred to a third party, your personal data will be transferred to the acquirer to enable them to continue our business.  If we investigate or negotiate a possible transfer to a third party, your personal data may be transferred in the process of investigating the possible transfer.

13.       How third parties will handle your personal data

Where we provide your personal data to a third party one of the following two circumstances will apply:-

13.1      Processing on our behalf

In some cases, your personal data may be held and processed by them on our behalf.  Then we will remain responsible for what they do with your personal data, and your personal data will be held and processed by them in accordance with our instructions and this privacy policy.

13.2      Processing on their own account

In other cases, your personal data may be provided to them to be held and processed by them in their own right and on their own account.  In such case, they will have their own responsibility for that personal data, subject to their own privacy policy, and we will not be responsible for what they do with it following disclosure.

14.       Location of your personal data

We (and any affiliate, subcontractor or other person processing your personal data on our behalf) may transfer, store and otherwise process your personal data anywhere in the world. 

Where we disclose your personal data to third parties, the disclosure may involve transfer of your personal data anywhere in the world, and the third parties may transfer, store or otherwise process that information anywhere in the world.

We intend to comply with legal requirements concerning the transfer of your personal data by us to any third party outside the country where we are established, and where your personal data is still controlled by us or is being stored or otherwise processed on our behalf, our security measures (as detailed below) will also apply.

15.       Keeping your data secure

15.1      Our security measures

15.1.1      Security Measures

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures with a view to security of personal data.

15.1.2      Transmissions between your web browser and our servers

We use Secured Socket Layer (“SSL”) software to encrypt personal information you provide us while it is in transit over the internet. This will work if your browser is SSL enabled (which most are). You can verify that this is working by looking for the symbol of a closed lock or solid key on the bottom bar of your browser window, and checking that the prefix for the web address in the browser address bar has changed from “http” to “https”. 

15.1.3      Storage of your personal data

Personal information we collect from you online is stored by us and/or our service providers on databases protected through a combination of physical and electronic access controls, firewall technology and other reasonable security measures.

15.2      Your security measures

For your privacy protection, you should maintain anti-virus and other malware protection software on your computers and other devices, and maintain other measures and follow other procedures to protect your personal data.  You should not include sensitive personal data in any e-mails you send us, including payment card information.

We encourage you to be careful about whom you give personal data to. Regarding sensitive personal data, such as payment card information, or passport numbers or log-in details, we will only ask you for such information in person or through our website, or by telephone in connection with a booking you make or made. If you are ever in doubt about who is contacting you, asking for information, or why, please do not provide the information. Instead, contact us directly to inquire about the request for information. Please let us know if someone purports to contact you in other circumstances, using our name.

16.       How long do we keep your personal data for ?

We keep your personal data as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we use it, and if longer, for any duration required by law, and for statutory claims limitation periods where your personal data may be relevant to a possible obligation or liability we may have.

17.       Your Rights

Our privacy policy is not intended to create a contract or form part of any contract. You have certain non-contractual rights under the laws noted above, which we mention below. If you contact us about these rights, we may ask for proof of your identity before we act, and may refuse to act if you do not provide this or your identity is not established by you.

17.1      Access to your personal data

You may ask us to tell you whether we are processing personal data about you, to tell you what personal data we are processing and for what purposes, and to provide you a copy of your personal data that we hold. We may charge a fee for handling your request, in an amount prescribed by law. The law allows us, in certain cases to refuse your request, and we will advise you at the time if this is the case.

17.2      Use causing substantial distress or damage

You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for any purpose in any manner that causes you or is likely to cause you unwarranted and substantial damage or distress, subject to exceptions. 

17.3      Use for direct marketing

You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data to carry out direct marketing to you.

17.4      Correction of inaccuracies

You have the right to ask a court to order us to rectify, block, erase or destroy any inaccurate personal data we hold about you.

17.5      Compensation

You have the right to claim compensation for damage and (in certain cases) distress you suffer if we do not comply with the laws referred to above.

17.6      Complaints to applicable authority

The laws we comply with are regulated by the State of California Department of Justice.  In addition to your rights above, if you have a complaint or concern, you can seek assistance from such government regulator, who has powers to compel us to comply with laws and fine us for non-compliance. Before you do so, we hope you will contact us first to discuss any complaint or concerns you have.  

18.       Changes to this privacy policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time and from time to time without notice to you, including by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this privacy policy for updates each time you visit our website to be aware of changes.  You should check the top of the document to see the latest version in force. 

19.       Applicable Law and Disputes

This policy is subject to the law of the state of California, County of Orange[], and you must bring any claims against us exclusively in the courts of the state of California, County of Orange.[England and Wales].

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Contiki Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Last updated: 9th September 2014

About this document

This document states our privacy policy in respect of customer personal data, which will govern the way we process personal data you provide us.  It serves as an expression of our commitment to protecting your private personal information, but is not a contract.  Please see Section 18 below for rights the law provides you in relation to your personal data.

2.           Your consent

By using our websites, providing any personal data to us, or booking any travel services with us, you confirm that you agree to and consent to the terms of this document, to the extent your consent is required by any applicable law.

3.           Copyright notice

This document, and all content of our websites is Copyright© Trafalgar Tours West, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

4.           About us

This is the privacy policy of Trafalgar Tours West, Inc. (referred to as "we", "us" or "our").  We are incorporated under the laws of California.  Our incorporation address is 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or about how we process your personal data, including any complaints, please contact us either by e-mail to help@trafalgar.com, telephone on 714-937-4900, or by post to 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, California, 92805.

5.           Our commitment

We respect your right to privacy and we aim to ensure you have a trustworthy experience with us, including when using our websites or shops and booking with or through us. We understand many of our customers care about how personal data is used by us, and we want to share with you our policies and practices.   

6.           Who our privacy policy covers

6.1         Our customers

Our privacy policy sets out how we process personal data (including information) relating to individuals who book or enquire about booking travel services with or through us or who are the recipients of any travel services booked with or through us (e.g. you are the passenger for a booking or booking enquiry made by someone else for you), or who are customers or potential customers or recipients of travel services that can be booked with or through us.

6.2         Examples of who this policy covers

We include in this privacy policy personal data we process relating to: (1) individuals who make an enquiry or booking with us or through us, and individuals in respect of whom any enquiry or booking is made (such as friends, family and tour group members, and officers and employees of businesses and organizations booking with or through us); (2) individuals in respect of whom an enquiry or booking is made with us by an agent; (3) where our customer is a business or organization, employees or individuals who act as representatives of that business or other organization, and individuals connected to that business or other organization, such as owners, partners, shareholders, and directors; and (4) individuals whose personal data comes from other companies in our group (such as where you consented to your personal data being disclosed to other group companies for marketing purposes). 

6.3         When we are data processor only

This privacy policy does not apply where we process personal data as a sub-contractor or data processor on behalf of a third party, and not on our own account.  You must look to that third party and their policy regarding how data in their possession or control is processed.

6.4         Terms used in this policy

When we refer to "you" and "your" in this privacy policy, we mean any such individual whose personal data we process from time to time.

When we refer to "processing" your personal data, this includes obtaining, recording, storing or holding your personal data, and anything we do with it, such as organizing, adapting or altering it, retrieving, consulting or using it, disclosing it or otherwise making it available to others, combining it with other data, and blocking, erasing or destroying it.

When we refer to "travel services" this covers all products and services which may be booked with or through us, such as bespoke vacations, package vacations, accommodation, tours, transport and transfers (whether by air, coach, bus, train, ferry, taxi or other means), car hire, cruises, and charters, and includes both (1) all such products and services which we supply or operate ourselves (including where we sub-contract); and (2) any such products and services provided by a third party which we book for you (acting as agent for you or the third party). Travel services also include any services we or a third party provide in association with travel, such as obtaining visas, foreign exchange, and providing local representatives and support.

7.           What laws we comply with

We process your personal data in accordance with the following data protection law(s): The Data Protection Act 1998 (which covers protection of personal data generally).

We also seek to comply generally with the laws of the United States in relation to the processing of your personal data.

8.           What types of personal data we process

This section summarizes the types of personal data about you that we process:-

8.1         Data concerning you as an individual

This includes name, age, photograph, gender, address, telephone, mobile, fax, e-mail, social networking contact details, proofs of identity and address, copies of passports, driving licenses, and utility bills, card and other payment details, and financial information, health information relevant to your planned travel, and travel insurances held, results of searches carried out about you (such as to verify your identity, address, and credit status), your preferences, frequent flyer or travel partner program affiliation and member number, and other information provided to us by or in relation to you which concern you as an individual.

8.2         Business Related Information

If you are an individual associated with a business or other organization that is our customer,  your personal data may include the following information that we link to you: business or organization details (such as name, address, telephone numbers, payment arrangements, financial information, etc.), your relationship with that business or organization (such as owner, partner, director, shareholder, employee, or agent), and your contact details within that business (such as work address, work telephone and mobile numbers, work fax number, and work e-mail address).

8.3         Enquiry and Booking information

Information concerning enquiries and bookings made with or through us for travel services, including where you are making the enquiry or booking or are the recipient of the travel services to which the enquiry or booking relates. This information may include: records of enquiries and searches for vacation and travel products made by or on your behalf, details of your personal interests, needs and other data relevant to your enquiry; details of results, quotes, proposals, estimates and other information given in response to enquiries; details of the vacation, accommodation, travel, car hire, and other travel services booked or enquired about; details of passengers / vacationers traveling; details of the provider of travel services (e.g. tour operator); dates and times of travel; price; payment details (including card details); passport information and visa information; foreign exchange requirements and arrangements; and sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, disability, religious or other special conditions or requirements.

8.4         Performance information

Information generated concerning the performance of any booking or other contract made with or through us, including information relating to anything arising during any vacation or other travel services, and information relating to payments to be made.

8.5         Survey Information

Information collected or generated out of surveys we conduct.

8.6         Competition Information

Information collected or generated out of competitions or promotions we run.

8.7         Account, Registration and Loyalty Information

Information concerning accounts, registrations, or memberships with us, or participation in loyalty programs.

8.8         Correspondence

Correspondence, communications and messages, including between you and us, and between us and third parties, including relating to any booking or booking enquiry, or performance of any contract.

8.9         Website Usage Information

We may collect information about your visits to, browsing of, and use of our website. The range of data we collect will depend on how you interact with our website.

This information may include: your IP address (a unique identifier allocated to your computer for your connection to the internet); your computer device details (PC, tablet, smartphone, watch, etc.); web browser make and version (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome) you use; operating system (e.g. Windows, Windows Phone, OSX, iOS, Android, Linux, etc); time-zone; browser plug-ins; web-page you came from, identified as referrer web page address by your web browser; cookies; page response times; download error; pages and parts of pages you visit; usage you make of our website, including enquiries and searches undertaken, and registrations for accounts, forums etc.; services and products viewed; length of visit to website and pages; page interaction information (such as scrolling, keys pressed, mouse clicks, touches, and mouse-overs). This will normally be collected and used anonymously, and aggregated for analysis, with your name and characteristics identifying you remaining anonymous, but our privacy policy will apply, and it will be treated as your personal data, if this information is linked to you personally.

This information may also include: data inputted into forms and field; registrations for any accounts, forum, feedback mechanism, social functionality, newsletters or other features of our site; usernames and passwords, log-in / out history, and settings; actions taken within any account or other registration, including view and update and changes to settings; and posts to any forum, feedback, review or other social functionality on our website.

9.           How we collect or generate your personal data

This section sets out ways in which we may collect or generate personal data concerning you.

9.1         Visiting our website

By visiting and using our website you or your computer may provide personal data. This includes: information that is automatically provided by your browser to our servers; information recorded on our web servers about your interaction with our website and pages viewed; information we capture or place on your computer or generate using cookies or other technologies on our website; and information you input into forms and fields on our website. 

9.2         Data you provide

Your personal data will include data you provide (or later amend), whether: from correspondence with you; verbally to us over the phone or in person; by filling in any field or form on a website; by filling in any printed form we provide you; by e-mail; from documents you provide us; and from updates to information provided from time to time.  This includes when you: register or subscribe for any service, account, members, or loyalty program, or make an enquiry or booking  for a vacation or other travel services whether in person, by phone, through our website or otherwise; send us your comments or suggestions; subscribe to any newsletter or other publication; or request sales or advertising information, including brochures.

9.3         Data obtained from third parties

We may obtain personal data concerning you from third parties, including: providers of vacations, accommodations, other travel services which are enquired about or booked, and their intermediaries; credit, fraud, identity and other searches we may undertake, including searches with public records and regulatory and private organizations; from any business or organization you are associated with; and telephone numbers identified by the telephone system when you telephone us.

9.4         Data generated by us

We and any suppliers or sub-contractors working for us may generate personal data relating to you, including in connection with responding to and dealing with any enquiry, booking or complaint; or in performing any booking or other contract with you; or through analysis of your personal data or data gained from your use of our website. We may record telephone calls with you when lawful to do so.

10.         What do we use your personal data for ?

This section sets out the uses which we make of your personal data.  We use your personal data to:

10.1      Operate our website

Operate and provide the search, booking, accounts, review, forums and other services, facilities and functions of our websites.  This includes managing accounts or registrations you have with our websites and making changes to your settings and profile at your request.

10.2      Provide information and respond to enquiries

Provide information to you about our website, systems and services, including to respond to booking enquiries and searches for vacations and travel, and keep you updated generally.

10.3      Bookings and other contracts

Enable you to make bookings, and to fulfill, provide, perform, administer, manage, and enforce all bookings,  orders, and other contracts which relate to you (including if you are a passenger in a booking made by someone else), and process transactions authorized or made with us which relate to you.

10.4      Payments

Collect and make payments due and administer our accounts.

10.5      Communication with customers

Communicate with you concerning enquiries, bookings, travel services provided, problems and complaints, and respond to submissions, enquiries or requests from you.

10.6      Record Keeping

Keep internal records and maintain reasonable archives, including as to enquiries, bookings, contracts, travel services, and complaints. 

10.7      Manage and Improve our business

Analyze, audit, provide, operate, administer, maintain and improve our business, website, systems, and services; carry out surveys and analyze the results; run promotions and competitions; undertake product or customer research/development; assist us in and help us improve sales, editorial, advertising and marketing processes; carry out other business development and improvement activities; and provide training to our staff, sub-contractors and suppliers. For example, we may use your personal data to help us profile how customers generally use our websites and book travel services with (or through) us. We may also use this information to ascertain interests so we can better tailor our business offerings.

10.8      Direct marketing

Carry out direct marketing to you.  See next section below for further information.

10.9      Advertising

Report aggregate information concerning usage of our websites to our advertisers. For example, we may create anonymous statistical data about browsing actions and patterns, without identifying any individual.

10.10   Cooperation with government, police and judicial authorities

Provide information in response to a command or request from a government, police or judicial authority. This could include, by way of example, a government agency, police department, or court that either requires or asks us to voluntarily cooperate in providing information for their investigation of any matter or for purposes of a pending proceeding.

10.11   Anything you specifically consented to

For any purpose which we obtained your consent to.

11.       Use of your personal data for direct marketing

We do not use or disclose your personal data for direct marketing purposes unless we obtained your consent, such as through an opt-in or opt-out tick box on any form or website of ours.

We may also use personal information you provide us to review and improve the guided vacations and services we offer, and to contact you (by mail, email, telephone or other means) about other guided vacations and services offered by Trafalgar that my interest you. If you don't want to receive this information, or you want a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to us at Trafalgar, 801 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805. Trafalgar may charge a fee for supplying you this information as permitted by law.

11.1      Direct marketing by us

Where you consented, we may use your personal data to carry out direct marketing and send you marketing messages, materials, adverts and promotions relating to travel services we provide or which are offered by or which can be booked with third parties through us or through any other company in the same group of companies as us (i.e. within The Travel Corporation group) or third parties selected by us.

You will be free to withdraw your consent at any time, by contacting us as detailed in this privacy policy or as detailed in any direct marketing you receive.  For example, our instructions may state that to unsubscribe, send us an e-mail stating "unsubscribe" in the subject heading.

11.2      Direct Marketing by Third Parties

Where you consented, we may disclose your personal data which is contact data (such as name, e-mail, postal address, telephone, mobile or fax number) to any other company in the same group of companies as us (e.g. within The Travel Corporation group), or to third parties.  They may use this to carry out direct marketing and send you marketing materials, adverts and promotions relating to products and services they offer or which can be booked through them. You will be free to withdraw your consent to our disclosure of your personal data for this purpose, by contacting us as detailed above. Withdrawing your consent will not affect any disclosures we already made (i.e. we will not be able to remove your personal data from anyone we disclosed it to), but we will tell you who they are on request, and you can contact them directly.

12.       Disclosure of your personal data

We transfer your personal data to third parties in the following circumstances:-

12.1      Credit Checks etc.

We may disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) to carry out checks concerning you or enforce a booking or contract with you (including credit, security, fraud and identity checks).  This may include credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors.

12.2      Bookings and performance of contracts

We disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) to deal with a booking enquiry made by or for you, to make a booking requested by or for you, to perform and administer a booking for you or other contract with or in respect of you.  This may include; to apply for visas on your behalf, collect payments to be made by you, investigate and respond to complaints, and enforce a booking or other contract with you. Such third parties may include suppliers or sub-contractors and their agents (e.g. airlines, coach, ferry or train companies, hoteliers, hire companies, cruise companies, tour operators etc.).

12.3      Suppliers of travel and other services

We may disclose your personal data to any third party (e.g. supplier, contractor sub-contractor) we make enquiries with or engage or sub-contract to perform a booking or other contract, including to provide any travel, tour or other products or services we agreed to provide to you. We may disclose your personal data to suppliers with whom we make an enquiry concerning or book travel or other products and services for you as agent (whether as agent for you, someone representing you, or the supplier), such as a tour operator. Details of any third party tour operators or other third parties who will be responsible for or supply you travel services booked or enquired about, may be obtained from us on request, and may be stated in any tour or other brochure provided by us.

12.4      Insurance

If an application is made through us for travel or other insurance to cover you, we will pass your personal data to the insurer.  Information provided by you may be put on to a register of claims and shared with other insurers to prevent fraudulent claims.

12.5      Business Function Outsourcing

Where we use third parties to host, provide, operate or supply any part of our websites, databases, systems, business, or services, or carry out on our behalf any of our business functions or actions (including sending mail, processing payments, providing marketing assistance, providing customer and advertising analysis, and providing customer services), we may provide your personal data to them for use for or processing as part of those purposes.

12.6      Public forums etc.

Where a facility on our website is designed to make certain of your personal data public (e.g. posts you make to a public forum or review of a facility) then personal data you provide in relation to that forum or facility, which is provided in circumstances indicating it is intended to be published, will be disclosed to the public.

12.7      Legal requirements

We may supply personal data to a government authority or regulator, police authority, court or party in litigation, where requested to cooperate with the authority or required to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, for purposes of customs, visas and immigration, or where reasonably required to protect your interests or enforce any booking or other contract.  We may disclose your personal data where otherwise required by or permitted by law.  

12.8      Direct Marketing by third parties

We may disclose your personal data to third parties to carry out direct marketing to you, where you have given consent, to third parties to carry out direct marketing.  See the direct marketing section above.

12.9      Customer Representatives

If our customer is a business or organization, and we hold your personal data in your capacity as an associate of that business or organization (including as agent, representative, contact, employee, officer, owner, partner, or director), we may disclose to them that personal data.   If our customer is making a booking or booking enquiry on your behalf, with your authority, then we may disclose to our customer your personal data as reasonably required in connection with such booking or enquiry, or the subsequent performance of or payment for any booking made.

12.10   Business acquirers

If our business is ever transferred to a third party, your personal data will be transferred to the acquirer to enable them to continue our business.  If we investigate or negotiate a possible transfer to a third party, your personal data may be transferred in the process of investigating the possible transfer.

13.       How third parties will handle your personal data

Where we provide your personal data to a third party one of the following two circumstances will apply:-

13.1      Processing on our behalf

In some cases, your personal data may be held and processed by them on our behalf.  Then we will remain responsible for what they do with your personal data, and your personal data will be held and processed by them in accordance with our instructions and this privacy policy.

13.2      Processing on their own account

In other cases, your personal data may be provided to them to be held and processed by them in their own right and on their own account.  In such case, they will have their own responsibility for that personal data, subject to their own privacy policy, and we will not be responsible for what they do with it following disclosure.

14.       Location of your personal data

We (and any affiliate, subcontractor or other person processing your personal data on our behalf) may transfer, store and otherwise process your personal data anywhere in the world. 

Where we disclose your personal data to third parties, the disclosure may involve transfer of your personal data anywhere in the world, and the third parties may transfer, store or otherwise process that information anywhere in the world.

We intend to comply with legal requirements concerning the transfer of your personal data by us to any third party outside the country where we are established, and where your personal data is still controlled by us or is being stored or otherwise processed on our behalf, our security measures (as detailed below) will also apply.

15.       Keeping your data secure

15.1      Our security measures

15.1.1      Security Measures

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures with a view to security of personal data.

15.1.2      Transmissions between your web browser and our servers

We use Secured Socket Layer (“SSL”) software to encrypt personal information you provide us while it is in transit over the internet. This will work if your browser is SSL enabled (which most are). You can verify that this is working by looking for the symbol of a closed lock or solid key on the bottom bar of your browser window, and checking that the prefix for the web address in the browser address bar has changed from “http” to “https”. 

15.1.3      Storage of your personal data

Personal information we collect from you online is stored by us and/or our service providers on databases protected through a combination of physical and electronic access controls, firewall technology and other reasonable security measures.

15.2      Your security measures

For your privacy protection, you should maintain anti-virus and other malware protection software on your computers and other devices, and maintain other measures and follow other procedures to protect your personal data.  You should not include sensitive personal data in any e-mails you send us, including payment card information.

We encourage you to be careful about whom you give personal data to. Regarding sensitive personal data, such as payment card information, or passport numbers or log-in details, we will only ask you for such information in person or through our website, or by telephone in connection with a booking you make or made. If you are ever in doubt about who is contacting you, asking for information, or why, please do not provide the information. Instead, contact us directly to inquire about the request for information. Please let us know if someone purports to contact you in other circumstances, using our name.

16.       How long do we keep your personal data for ?

We keep your personal data as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we use it, and if longer, for any duration required by law, and for statutory claims limitation periods where your personal data may be relevant to a possible obligation or liability we may have.

17.       Your Rights

Our privacy policy is not intended to create a contract or form part of any contract. You have certain non-contractual rights under the laws noted above, which we mention below. If you contact us about these rights, we may ask for proof of your identity before we act, and may refuse to act if you do not provide this or your identity is not established by you.

17.1      Access to your personal data

You may ask us to tell you whether we are processing personal data about you, to tell you what personal data we are processing and for what purposes, and to provide you a copy of your personal data that we hold. We may charge a fee for handling your request, in an amount prescribed by law. The law allows us, in certain cases to refuse your request, and we will advise you at the time if this is the case.

17.2      Use causing substantial distress or damage

You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for any purpose in any manner that causes you or is likely to cause you unwarranted and substantial damage or distress, subject to exceptions. 

17.3      Use for direct marketing

You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data to carry out direct marketing to you.

17.4      Correction of inaccuracies

You have the right to ask a court to order us to rectify, block, erase or destroy any inaccurate personal data we hold about you.

17.5      Compensation

You have the right to claim compensation for damage and (in certain cases) distress you suffer if we do not comply with the laws referred to above.

17.6      Complaints to applicable authority

The laws we comply with are regulated by the State of California Department of Justice.  In addition to your rights above, if you have a complaint or concern, you can seek assistance from such government regulator, who has powers to compel us to comply with laws and fine us for non-compliance. Before you do so, we hope you will contact us first to discuss any complaint or concerns you have.  

18.       Changes to this privacy policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time and from time to time without notice to you, including by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this privacy policy for updates each time you visit our website to be aware of changes.  You should check the top of the document to see the latest version in force. 

19.       Applicable Law and Disputes

This policy is subject to the law of the state of California, County of Orange[], and you must bring any claims against us exclusively in the courts of the state of California, County of Orange.[England and Wales].

End of Document

Costsaver Privacy Policy

Last updated: 9th September 2014

1.           About this document

This document states our privacy policy in respect of customer personal data, which will govern the way we process personal data you provide us.  It serves as an expression of our commitment to protecting your private personal information, but is not a contract.  Please see Section 18 below for rights the law provides you in relation to your personal data.

2.           Your consent

By using our websites, providing any personal data to us, or booking any travel services with us, you confirm that you agree to and consent to the terms of this document, to the extent your consent is required by any applicable law.

3.           Copyright notice

This document, and all content of our websites is Copyright© Trafalgar Tours West, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

4.           About us

This is the privacy policy of Trafalgar Tours West, Inc. (referred to as "we", "us" or "our").  We are incorporated under the laws of California.  Our incorporation address is 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805.

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or about how we process your personal data, including any complaints, please contact us either by e-mail to help@trafalgar.com, telephone on 714-937-4900, or by post to 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, California, 92805.

5.           Our commitment

We respect your right to privacy and we aim to ensure you have a trustworthy experience with us, including when using our websites or shops and booking with or through us. We understand many of our customers care about how personal data is used by us, and we want to share with you our policies and practices.   

6.           Who our privacy policy covers

6.1         Our customers

Our privacy policy sets out how we process personal data (including information) relating to individuals who book or enquire about booking travel services with or through us or who are the recipients of any travel services booked with or through us (e.g. you are the passenger for a booking or booking enquiry made by someone else for you), or who are customers or potential customers or recipients of travel services that can be booked with or through us.

6.2         Examples of who this policy covers

We include in this privacy policy personal data we process relating to: (1) individuals who make an enquiry or booking with us or through us, and individuals in respect of whom any enquiry or booking is made (such as friends, family and tour group members, and officers and employees of businesses and organizations booking with or through us); (2) individuals in respect of whom an enquiry or booking is made with us by an agent; (3) where our customer is a business or organization, employees or individuals who act as representatives of that business or other organization, and individuals connected to that business or other organization, such as owners, partners, shareholders, and directors; and (4) individuals whose personal data comes from other companies in our group (such as where you consented to your personal data being disclosed to other group companies for marketing purposes). 

6.3         When we are data processor only

This privacy policy does not apply where we process personal data as a sub-contractor or data processor on behalf of a third party, and not on our own account.  You must look to that third party and their policy regarding how data in their possession or control is processed.

6.4         Terms used in this policy

When we refer to "you" and "your" in this privacy policy, we mean any such individual whose personal data we process from time to time.

When we refer to "processing" your personal data, this includes obtaining, recording, storing or holding your personal data, and anything we do with it, such as organizing, adapting or altering it, retrieving, consulting or using it, disclosing it or otherwise making it available to others, combining it with other data, and blocking, erasing or destroying it.

When we refer to "travel services" this covers all products and services which may be booked with or through us, such as bespoke vacations, package vacations, accommodation, tours, transport and transfers (whether by air, coach, bus, train, ferry, taxi or other means), car hire, cruises, and charters, and includes both (1) all such products and services which we supply or operate ourselves (including where we sub-contract); and (2) any such products and services provided by a third party which we book for you (acting as agent for you or the third party). Travel services also include any services we or a third party provide in association with travel, such as obtaining visas, foreign exchange, and providing local representatives and support.

7.           What laws we comply with

We process your personal data in accordance with the following data protection law(s): The Data Protection Act 1998 (which covers protection of personal data generally).

We also seek to comply generally with the laws of the United States in relation to the processing of your personal data.

8.           What types of personal data we process

This section summarizes the types of personal data about you that we process:-

8.1         Data concerning you as an individual

This includes name, age, photograph, gender, address, telephone, mobile, fax, e-mail, social networking contact details, proofs of identity and address, copies of passports, driving licenses, and utility bills, card and other payment details, and financial information, health information relevant to your planned travel, and travel insurances held, results of searches carried out about you (such as to verify your identity, address, and credit status), your preferences, frequent flyer or travel partner program affiliation and member number, and other information provided to us by or in relation to you which concern you as an individual.

8.2         Business Related Information

If you are an individual associated with a business or other organization that is our customer,  your personal data may include the following information that we link to you: business or organization details (such as name, address, telephone numbers, payment arrangements, financial information, etc.), your relationship with that business or organization (such as owner, partner, director, shareholder, employee, or agent), and your contact details within that business (such as work address, work telephone and mobile numbers, work fax number, and work e-mail address).

8.3         Enquiry and Booking information

Information concerning enquiries and bookings made with or through us for travel services, including where you are making the enquiry or booking or are the recipient of the travel services to which the enquiry or booking relates. This information may include: records of enquiries and searches for vacation and travel products made by or on your behalf, details of your personal interests, needs and other data relevant to your enquiry; details of results, quotes, proposals, estimates and other information given in response to enquiries; details of the vacation, accommodation, travel, car hire, and other travel services booked or enquired about; details of passengers / vacationers traveling; details of the provider of travel services (e.g. tour operator); dates and times of travel; price; payment details (including card details); passport information and visa information; foreign exchange requirements and arrangements; and sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, disability, religious or other special conditions or requirements.

8.4         Performance information

Information generated concerning the performance of any booking or other contract made with or through us, including information relating to anything arising during any vacation or other travel services, and information relating to payments to be made.

8.5         Survey Information

Information collected or generated out of surveys we conduct.

8.6         Competition Information

Information collected or generated out of competitions or promotions we run.

8.7         Account, Registration and Loyalty Information

Information concerning accounts, registrations, or memberships with us, or participation in loyalty programs.

8.8         Correspondence

Correspondence, communications and messages, including between you and us, and between us and third parties, including relating to any booking or booking enquiry, or performance of any contract.

8.9         Website Usage Information

We may collect information about your visits to, browsing of, and use of our website. The range of data we collect will depend on how you interact with our website.

This information may include: your IP address (a unique identifier allocated to your computer for your connection to the internet); your computer device details (PC, tablet, smartphone, watch, etc.); web browser make and version (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome) you use; operating system (e.g. Windows, Windows Phone, OSX, iOS, Android, Linux, etc); time-zone; browser plug-ins; web-page you came from, identified as referrer web page address by your web browser; cookies; page response times; download error; pages and parts of pages you visit; usage you make of our website, including enquiries and searches undertaken, and registrations for accounts, forums etc.; services and products viewed; length of visit to website and pages; page interaction information (such as scrolling, keys pressed, mouse clicks, touches, and mouse-overs). This will normally be collected and used anonymously, and aggregated for analysis, with your name and characteristics identifying you remaining anonymous, but our privacy policy will apply, and it will be treated as your personal data, if this information is linked to you personally.

This information may also include: data inputted into forms and field; registrations for any accounts, forum, feedback mechanism, social functionality, newsletters or other features of our site; usernames and passwords, log-in / out history, and settings; actions taken within any account or other registration, including view and update and changes to settings; and posts to any forum, feedback, review or other social functionality on our website.

9.           How we collect or generate your personal data

This section sets out ways in which we may collect or generate personal data concerning you.

9.1         Visiting our website

By visiting and using our website you or your computer may provide personal data. This includes: information that is automatically provided by your browser to our servers; information recorded on our web servers about your interaction with our website and pages viewed; information we capture or place on your computer or generate using cookies or other technologies on our website; and information you input into forms and fields on our website. 

9.2         Data you provide

Your personal data will include data you provide (or later amend), whether: from correspondence with you; verbally to us over the phone or in person; by filling in any field or form on a website; by filling in any printed form we provide you; by e-mail; from documents you provide us; and from updates to information provided from time to time.  This includes when you: register or subscribe for any service, account, members, or loyalty program, or make an enquiry or booking  for a vacation or other travel services whether in person, by phone, through our website or otherwise; send us your comments or suggestions; subscribe to any newsletter or other publication; or request sales or advertising information, including brochures.

9.3         Data obtained from third parties

We may obtain personal data concerning you from third parties, including: providers of vacations, accommodations, other travel services which are enquired about or booked, and their intermediaries; credit, fraud, identity and other searches we may undertake, including searches with public records and regulatory and private organizations; from any business or organization you are associated with; and telephone numbers identified by the telephone system when you telephone us.

9.4         Data generated by us

We and any suppliers or sub-contractors working for us may generate personal data relating to you, including in connection with responding to and dealing with any enquiry, booking or complaint; or in performing any booking or other contract with you; or through analysis of your personal data or data gained from your use of our website. We may record telephone calls with you when lawful to do so.

10.         What do we use your personal data for ?

This section sets out the uses which we make of your personal data.  We use your personal data to:

10.1      Operate our website

Operate and provide the search, booking, accounts, review, forums and other services, facilities and functions of our websites.  This includes managing accounts or registrations you have with our websites and making changes to your settings and profile at your request.

10.2      Provide information and respond to enquiries

Provide information to you about our website, systems and services, including to respond to booking enquiries and searches for vacations and travel, and keep you updated generally.

10.3      Bookings and other contracts

Enable you to make bookings, and to fulfill, provide, perform, administer, manage, and enforce all bookings,  orders, and other contracts which relate to you (including if you are a passenger in a booking made by someone else), and process transactions authorized or made with us which relate to you.

10.4      Payments

Collect and make payments due and administer our accounts.

10.5      Communication with customers

Communicate with you concerning enquiries, bookings, travel services provided, problems and complaints, and respond to submissions, enquiries or requests from you.

10.6      Record Keeping

Keep internal records and maintain reasonable archives, including as to enquiries, bookings, contracts, travel services, and complaints. 

10.7      Manage and Improve our business

Analyze, audit, provide, operate, administer, maintain and improve our business, website, systems, and services; carry out surveys and analyze the results; run promotions and competitions; undertake product or customer research/development; assist us in and help us improve sales, editorial, advertising and marketing processes; carry out other business development and improvement activities; and provide training to our staff, sub-contractors and suppliers. For example, we may use your personal data to help us profile how customers generally use our websites and book travel services with (or through) us. We may also use this information to ascertain interests so we can better tailor our business offerings.

10.8      Direct marketing

Carry out direct marketing to you.  See next section below for further information.

10.9      Advertising

Report aggregate information concerning usage of our websites to our advertisers. For example, we may create anonymous statistical data about browsing actions and patterns, without identifying any individual.

10.10   Cooperation with government, police and judicial authorities

Provide information in response to a command or request from a government, police or judicial authority. This could include, by way of example, a government agency, police department, or court that either requires or asks us to voluntarily cooperate in providing information for their investigation of any matter or for purposes of a pending proceeding.

10.11   Anything you specifically consented to

For any purpose which we obtained your consent to.

11.       Use of your personal data for direct marketing

We do not use or disclose your personal data for direct marketing purposes unless we obtained your consent, such as through an opt-in or opt-out tick box on any form or website of ours.

We may also use personal information you provide us to review and improve the guided vacations and services we offer, and to contact you (by mail, email, telephone or other means) about other guided vacations and services offered by Trafalgar that my interest you. If you don't want to receive this information, or you want a copy of the personal information we hold about you, write to us at Trafalgar, 801 East Katella Avenue, Anaheim, California 92805. Trafalgar may charge a fee for supplying you this information as permitted by law.

11.1      Direct marketing by us

Where you consented, we may use your personal data to carry out direct marketing and send you marketing messages, materials, adverts and promotions relating to travel services we provide or which are offered by or which can be booked with third parties through us or through any other company in the same group of companies as us (i.e. within The Travel Corporation group) or third parties selected by us.

You will be free to withdraw your consent at any time, by contacting us as detailed in this privacy policy or as detailed in any direct marketing you receive.  For example, our instructions may state that to unsubscribe, send us an e-mail stating "unsubscribe" in the subject heading.

11.2      Direct Marketing by Third Parties

Where you consented, we may disclose your personal data which is contact data (such as name, e-mail, postal address, telephone, mobile or fax number) to any other company in the same group of companies as us (e.g. within The Travel Corporation group), or to third parties.  They may use this to carry out direct marketing and send you marketing materials, adverts and promotions relating to products and services they offer or which can be booked through them. You will be free to withdraw your consent to our disclosure of your personal data for this purpose, by contacting us as detailed above. Withdrawing your consent will not affect any disclosures we already made (i.e. we will not be able to remove your personal data from anyone we disclosed it to), but we will tell you who they are on request, and you can contact them directly.

12.       Disclosure of your personal data

We transfer your personal data to third parties in the following circumstances:-

12.1      Credit Checks etc.

We may disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) to carry out checks concerning you or enforce a booking or contract with you (including credit, security, fraud and identity checks).  This may include credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors.

12.2      Bookings and performance of contracts

We disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) to deal with a booking enquiry made by or for you, to make a booking requested by or for you, to perform and administer a booking for you or other contract with or in respect of you.  This may include; to apply for visas on your behalf, collect payments to be made by you, investigate and respond to complaints, and enforce a booking or other contract with you. Such third parties may include suppliers or sub-contractors and their agents (e.g. airlines, coach, ferry or train companies, hoteliers, hire companies, cruise companies, tour operators etc.).

12.3      Suppliers of travel and other services

We may disclose your personal data to any third party (e.g. supplier, contractor sub-contractor) we make enquiries with or engage or sub-contract to perform a booking or other contract, including to provide any travel, tour or other products or services we agreed to provide to you. We may disclose your personal data to suppliers with whom we make an enquiry concerning or book travel or other products and services for you as agent (whether as agent for you, someone representing you, or the supplier), such as a tour operator. Details of any third party tour operators or other third parties who will be responsible for or supply you travel services booked or enquired about, may be obtained from us on request, and may be stated in any tour or other brochure provided by us.

12.4      Insurance

If an application is made through us for travel or other insurance to cover you, we will pass your personal data to the insurer.  Information provided by you may be put on to a register of claims and shared with other insurers to prevent fraudulent claims.

12.5      Business Function Outsourcing

Where we use third parties to host, provide, operate or supply any part of our websites, databases, systems, business, or services, or carry out on our behalf any of our business functions or actions (including sending mail, processing payments, providing marketing assistance, providing customer and advertising analysis, and providing customer services), we may provide your personal data to them for use for or processing as part of those purposes.

12.6      Public forums etc.

Where a facility on our website is designed to make certain of your personal data public (e.g. posts you make to a public forum or review of a facility) then personal data you provide in relation to that forum or facility, which is provided in circumstances indicating it is intended to be published, will be disclosed to the public.

12.7      Legal requirements

We may supply personal data to a government authority or regulator, police authority, court or party in litigation, where requested to cooperate with the authority or required to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, for purposes of customs, visas and immigration, or where reasonably required to protect your interests or enforce any booking or other contract.  We may disclose your personal data where otherwise required by or permitted by law.  

12.8      Direct Marketing by third parties

We may disclose your personal data to third parties to carry out direct marketing to you, where you have given consent, to third parties to carry out direct marketing.  See the direct marketing section above.

12.9      Customer Representatives

If our customer is a business or organization, and we hold your personal data in your capacity as an associate of that business or organization (including as agent, representative, contact, employee, officer, owner, partner, or director), we may disclose to them that personal data.   If our customer is making a booking or booking enquiry on your behalf, with your authority, then we may disclose to our customer your personal data as reasonably required in connection with such booking or enquiry, or the subsequent performance of or payment for any booking made.

12.10   Business acquirers

If our business is ever transferred to a third party, your personal data will be transferred to the acquirer to enable them to continue our business.  If we investigate or negotiate a possible transfer to a third party, your personal data may be transferred in the process of investigating the possible transfer.

13.       How third parties will handle your personal data

Where we provide your personal data to a third party one of the following two circumstances will apply:-

13.1      Processing on our behalf

In some cases, your personal data may be held and processed by them on our behalf.  Then we will remain responsible for what they do with your personal data, and your personal data will be held and processed by them in accordance with our instructions and this privacy policy.

13.2      Processing on their own account

In other cases, your personal data may be provided to them to be held and processed by them in their own right and on their own account.  In such case, they will have their own responsibility for that personal data, subject to their own privacy policy, and we will not be responsible for what they do with it following disclosure.

14.       Location of your personal data

We (and any affiliate, subcontractor or other person processing your personal data on our behalf) may transfer, store and otherwise process your personal data anywhere in the world. 

Where we disclose your personal data to third parties, the disclosure may involve transfer of your personal data anywhere in the world, and the third parties may transfer, store or otherwise process that information anywhere in the world.

We intend to comply with legal requirements concerning the transfer of your personal data by us to any third party outside the country where we are established, and where your personal data is still controlled by us or is being stored or otherwise processed on our behalf, our security measures (as detailed below) will also apply.

15.       Keeping your data secure

15.1      Our security measures

15.1.1      Security Measures

We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures with a view to security of personal data.

15.1.2      Transmissions between your web browser and our servers

We use Secured Socket Layer (“SSL”) software to encrypt personal information you provide us while it is in transit over the internet. This will work if your browser is SSL enabled (which most are). You can verify that this is working by looking for the symbol of a closed lock or solid key on the bottom bar of your browser window, and checking that the prefix for the web address in the browser address bar has changed from “http” to “https”. 

15.1.3      Storage of your personal data

Personal information we collect from you online is stored by us and/or our service providers on databases protected through a combination of physical and electronic access controls, firewall technology and other reasonable security measures.

15.2      Your security measures

For your privacy protection, you should maintain anti-virus and other malware protection software on your computers and other devices, and maintain other measures and follow other procedures to protect your personal data.  You should not include sensitive personal data in any e-mails you send us, including payment card information.

We encourage you to be careful about whom you give personal data to. Regarding sensitive personal data, such as payment card information, or passport numbers or log-in details, we will only ask you for such information in person or through our website, or by telephone in connection with a booking you make or made. If you are ever in doubt about who is contacting you, asking for information, or why, please do not provide the information. Instead, contact us directly to inquire about the request for information. Please let us know if someone purports to contact you in other circumstances, using our name.

16.       How long do we keep your personal data for ?

We keep your personal data as long as reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we use it, and if longer, for any duration required by law, and for statutory claims limitation periods where your personal data may be relevant to a possible obligation or liability we may have.

17.       Your Rights

Our privacy policy is not intended to create a contract or form part of any contract. You have certain non-contractual rights under the laws noted above, which we mention below. If you contact us about these rights, we may ask for proof of your identity before we act, and may refuse to act if you do not provide this or your identity is not established by you.

17.1      Access to your personal data

You may ask us to tell you whether we are processing personal data about you, to tell you what personal data we are processing and for what purposes, and to provide you a copy of your personal data that we hold. We may charge a fee for handling your request, in an amount prescribed by law. The law allows us, in certain cases to refuse your request, and we will advise you at the time if this is the case.

17.2      Use causing substantial distress or damage

You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for any purpose in any manner that causes you or is likely to cause you unwarranted and substantial damage or distress, subject to exceptions. 

17.3      Use for direct marketing

You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data to carry out direct marketing to you.

17.4      Correction of inaccuracies

You have the right to ask a court to order us to rectify, block, erase or destroy any inaccurate personal data we hold about you.

17.5      Compensation

You have the right to claim compensation for damage and (in certain cases) distress you suffer if we do not comply with the laws referred to above.

17.6      Complaints to applicable authority

The laws we comply with are regulated by the State of California Department of Justice.  In addition to your rights above, if you have a complaint or concern, you can seek assistance from such government regulator, who has powers to compel us to comply with laws and fine us for non-compliance. Before you do so, we hope you will contact us first to discuss any complaint or concerns you have.  

18.       Changes to this privacy policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time and from time to time without notice to you, including by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this privacy policy for updates each time you visit our website to be aware of changes.  You should check the top of the document to see the latest version in force. 

19.       Applicable Law and Disputes

This policy is subject to the law of the state of California, County of Orange[], and you must bring any claims against us exclusively in the courts of the state of California, County of Orange.[England and Wales].

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Brendan Vacations Privacy Policy

This document states our privacy policy in respect of customer personal data, which will govern the way we process personal data you provide us.  It serves as an expression of our commitment to protecting your private personal information, but is not a contract.  Please see Section 18 below for rights the law provides you in relation to your personal data.

Privacy Policy and Website Use Terms
Last updated: 24th of May 2018 Contents

1. About this policy

This document (our “privacy policy”) sets out information into how we use personal information relating to people we interact with including, for example, customers and website users It serves as an expression of our commitment to protecting their private personal information, but is not a contract.  Please see Section 17 below for the rights which the law provides you with in relation to your personal data.


2. Your consent

We will only use and retain your personal data with your consent or other lawful basis.  We ask for your consent on those occasions and in those places where we specify what we will use your personal data for. 


3. Copyright notice

This document, and all content of our websites is Copyright© Brendan Vacations, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


4. About us

This is the privacy policy of Brendan Vacations, Inc. (referred to as "we", "us" or "our"). We are incorporated under the laws of California. Our incorporation address is 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805. If you have any questions about our privacy policy or about how we process your personal data, including any complaints, please contact us either by e-mail to info@brendanvacations.com, telephone on 714-385-2555, or by post to 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, California, 92805.

5. Contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or about how we process your personal data, including any complaints, please contact us either by e-mail to info@brendanvacations.com, telephone on 714-385-2555, or by post to 801 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, California, 92805.


6. Our commitment

We respect your right to privacy and we aim to ensure you have a trustworthy experience with us, including when using our websites or shops and booking with or through us. We understand that you care about how your personal data is used by us, and we want to share with you the policies and practices we’ve adopted. This way you can feel confident about how we handle your personal data.


7. Who our privacy policy covers
7.1 Our customers

Our privacy policy sets out how we process personal data (including information) relating to individuals who are:

- booking or enquiring about booking travel services with or through us; or

- the recipients of any travel services booked with or through us (e.g. you are the passenger for a booking or booking enquiry made by someone else for you); or

- customers or potential customers or recipients of travel services that can be booked with or through us.


7.2 Examples of who this policy covers

We include in this privacy policy personal data we process relating to:

 (1) individuals who are making any enquiry or booking with us or through us, and individuals in respect of whom any enquiry or booking is made (such as friends, family members, and tour group members, and officers and employees of businesses and organisations booking with or through us);

(2) individuals in respect of whom any enquiry or booking is made with us by an agent;

(3) where our customer is a business or organisation, employees or individuals who are acting as representatives of that business or other organisation, and individuals connected to that business or other organisation, such as owners, partners, shareholders, and directors;

(4) individuals whose personal data from other companies in our group (such as where you have consented to your personal data being disclosed to other group companies for marketing purposes). 


7.3 When we are data processor only

Please however note that this privacy policy does not apply where we are processing personal data strictly as a sub-contractor or data processor on behalf of a third party, and not on our own account.  In this case, you should look to that third party and its privacy policy, who will be answerable for how we process that personal data.


7.4 Terms used in this policy

When we refer to "you" and "your" in this privacy policy, we refer to you, any such individual whose personal data we process from time to time.

When we refer to "processing" of your personal data, this includes obtaining, recording, storing or holding your personal data, and anything we do with it, such as organizing, adapting or altering it, retrieving, consulting or using it, disclosing it or otherwise making it available to others, combining it with other data, and blocking, erasing or destroying it.

When we refer to "travel services" this covers all products and services which may be booked with or through us, such as bespoke holidays, package holidays, accommodation, tours, transport and transfers (whether by air, coach, bus, train, ferry, taxi or other means), car hire, cruises, and charters, and it includes both

(1) all such products and services which we supply or operate ourselves (including where we sub-contract); and

(2) any such products and services provide by a third party which we book for you (acting as agent for you or that third party). Travel services also includes any services we or a third party provide in association with travel, such as obtaining visas, foreign exchange, and providing local representatives and support.

8. What types of personal data we process

This section summarizes the types of personal data about you that we process:-


8.1 Data concerning you as an individual

We may collect the following:

  • name,
  • age,
  • photograph,
  • gender,
  • address,
  • telephone,
  • mobile,
  • fax,
  • e-mail,
  • social networking contact details,
  • proofs of identity and address, copies of passports, driving licences, and utility bills,
  • card and other payment details, and financial information,
  • health information relevant to your planned travel and travel insurances held,
  • results of searches carried out against you (such as to verify you identity, address, and credit status),
  • your preferences,
  • frequent flyer or travel partner programme affiliation and member number; and
  • any other information provided to us by or in relation to you which concern you as an individual.

8.2 Business Related Information

If you are an individual associated with a business or other organisation that is our customer, then your personal data may include the following information that we link to you:

  • business or organisation details (such as name, address, telephone numbers, payment arrangements, financial information, etc.),
  • your relationship with that business or organisation (such as owner, partner, director, shareholder, employee, or agent), and
  • your contact details within that business (such as work address, work telephone and mobile numbers, work fax number, and work e-mail address).


8.3 Enquiry and Booking information

Information concerning enquiries and bookings made with or through us for travel services, including where you are making the enquiry or booking or are the recipient of the travel services to which the enquiry or booking relates. This information may include:

  • records of enquiries and searches for holiday and travel products made by or on your behalf,
  • details of your personal interests,
  • needs and other data relevant to your enquiry;
  • details of results, quotes, proposals, estimates and other information given in response to enquiries;
  • details of the holiday, accommodation, travel, car hire, and other travel services booked or enquired about;
  • details of the passengers / holidaymakers travelling;
  • details of the provider of the travel services (e.g. tour operator);
  • dates and times of travel;
  • price;
  • payment details (including card details);
  • passport information and visa information;
  • foreign exchange requirements and arrangements; and
  • sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, disability, or other requirements relevant to the service you are enquiring about or your contract with us.


8.4 Performance information

Information generated concerning the performance of any booking or other contract made with or through us, including information relating to anything arising during any holiday or other travel services, and information relating to payments to be made.

8.5 Survey Information

Information collected or generated out of any surveys we conduct.

8.6 Competition Information

Information collected or generated out of any competitions or promotions we run.


8.7 Account, Registration and Loyalty Information

Information concerning any accounts, registrations, or memberships with us, or participation in any loyalty program.


8.8 Correspondence

Correspondence, communications and messages, including between you and us, and between us and third parties, including relating to any booking or booking enquiry, or performance of any contract.


8.9 Website Usage Information

We may collect information about your visits to, browsing of, and use of our website, unless your web browser blocks this. The range of data we collect will depend on how you interact with our website.

This information may include: 

  • your IP address (a unique identifier allocated to your computer for your connection to the internet);
  • your computer device details (PC, tablet, smartphone, watch etc.);
  • the make and version of web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome) you are using;
  • your operating system (e.g. Windows, Windows Phone, OSX, iOS, Android, Linux etc);
  • your time-zone;
  • your browser plug-ins;
  • any web-page you came from, identified as the referrer web page address by your web browser;
  • cookies;
  • page response times;
  • download error;
  • pages and parts of pages you visit;
  • usage you make of our website, including enquiries and searches undertaken, and registrations for accounts, forums etc.;
  • services and products you viewed;
  • length of visit to website and pages;
  • page interaction information (such as scrolling, keys pressed, mouse clicks, touches, and mouse-overs).

This will normally be collected and used anonymously, and aggregated for analysis, with your name and any characteristics identifying you remaining anonymous, but our privacy policy will apply, and it will be treated as your personal data, if this information is in any way linked to you personally

This information may also include:

  • data inputted into forms and fields;
  • registrations for any accounts,
  • forum,
  • feedback mechanism,
  • social functionality,
  • newsletters or other features of our site;
  • usernames and passwords,
  • log-in / out history, and settings;
  • actions taken within any account or other registration, including view and update and changes to settings; and posts to any forum, feedback, review or other social functionality on our website.

8.10 Website Usage Information

What are Cookies?

A ‘cookie’ is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored on the user’s computer by the user’s web browser while the user is browsing. When you visit a site that uses cookies for the first time, a cookie is downloaded onto your computer/mobile device so that the next time you visit that site, your device will remember useful information such as items added in the shopping cart, visited pages or logging in options.

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or to work more efficiently, and our site relies on cookies to optimize user experience and for features and services to function properly.

What Cookies do we use?

There are different types of cookies. They all work in the same way, but have minor differences and we may use the following:

Session cookies

Session cookies last only for the duration of your visit and are deleted when you close your browser. These facilitate various tasks such as allowing a website to identify that a user of a particular device is navigating from page to page, supporting website security or basic functionality.

Persistent cookies

Persistent cookies last after you have closed your browser, and allow a website to remember your actions and preferences. Sometimes persistent cookies are used by websites to provide targeted advertising based upon the browsing history of the device.

We use persistent cookies to allow us to analyse customer visits to our site. These cookies help us to understand how customers arrive at and use our site so we can improve the overall service.

Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, and ensuring the security of your experience. Without these cookies services you have asked for, such as applying for products and managing your accounts, cannot be provided. These cookies don’t gather information about you for the purposes of marketing.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a web site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. All information these cookies collect is only used to improve how a website works, the user experience and to optimise our advertising. By using our websites you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can block these cookies using your browser settings.

Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your username). The information these cookies collect is anonymized (i.e. it does not contain your name, address etc.) and they do not track your browsing activity across other websites. By using our websites you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can block these cookies using your browser settings.

Targeting cookies

These cookies collect several pieces of information about your browsing habits. [They are usually placed by third party advertising networks]. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as media publishers. These organisations do this in order to provide you with targeted adverts more relevant to you and your interests.

Third party cookies

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

  • How can I exercise choice regarding cookies and other types of online tracking?

Most web browsers allow some control to restrict or block cookies through the browser settings, however if you disable cookies you may find this affects your ability to use certain parts of our website or services.

For more information about cookies visit https://www.aboutcookies.org.


9. How we collect or generate your personal data

This section sets out the ways in which we may collect or generate personal data concerning you.


9.1 Visiting our website

By visiting and using our website you or your computer may provide personal data. This includes:  information which is automatically provided by your browser to our servers; information record on our web servers about your interaction with our website and pages viewed; information we capture or place on your computer or generate using cookies or other technologies on our website; and information you input into forms and fields on our website. 


9.2 Data you provide

Your personal data will include data you provide (or later amend), whether:

  • from correspondence with you;
  • verbally to us over the phone or in person;
  • by filing in any field or form on a website;
  • by filling in any printed form we provide you with;
  • by e-mail;
  • from documents you provide use with; and
  • from updates to any information you provide to us from time to time.

This includes when you:

  • register or subscribe for any service, account, members, or loyalty program,
  • make an enquiry or booking for a holiday or other travel services whether in person, by phone, through our website or otherwise;
  • send us your comments or suggestions;
  • subscribe to any newsletter or other publication;
  • and request sales and advertising information, including brochures.

9.3 Data obtained from third parties

We may obtain personal data concerning you from third parties, including from:

  • providers of any holidays, accommodation, other travel services which are enquired about or booked, and their intermediaries;
  • credit, fraud, identity and other searches we may undertake, including searches with public records and regulatory and private organisations;
  • any business or organisation you are associated with; from telephone numbers identified by the telephone system when you telephone us.


9.4 Data generated by us

We and any suppliers or sub-contractors working for us may generate personal data relating to you, including:

  • in connection with responding to and dealing with any enquiry, booking or complaint; or
  • in performing any booking or other contract with you; or
  • through the analysis of your personal data; or
  • data gained from your use of our website.

We may record telephone calls with you.

10. What do we use your personal data for?

This section sets out the uses which we make of your personal data and the legal basis on which we rely to do this.


10.1 Operate our website

To operate and provide the search, booking, accounts, review, forums and other services, facilities and functions of our websites.  This includes managing any accounts or registrations you have with our websites and making changes to your settings and profile at your request.


10.2 Provide information and respond to enquiries

To provide information to you about our website, systems and services, including to respond to booking enquiries and searches for holidays and travel, and to keep you updated generally.  This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in ensuring our business is run efficiently.


10.3 Bookings and other contracts

To enable you to make bookings, and to fulfill, provide, perform, administer, manage, and enforce all bookings, orders, and other contracts which relate to you (including if you are a passenger in a booking made by someone else), and to process any transactions authorised or made with us which relate to you. This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in ensuring our business is run efficiently.


10.4 Payments

To collect and make payments due and administer our accounts.  This is necessary for the preparation of any contract between us.


10.5 Communication with customers

To communicate with you concerning any enquiries, bookings, travel services provided, problems and complaints, and to respond to any submissions, enquiries or requests from you.  This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in ensuring our business is run efficiently.


10.6 Record Keeping

To keep internal records and maintain reasonable archives, including concerning as to enquiries, bookings, contracts, travel services, and complaints.  This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in ensuring our business to run efficiently.

10.7 Manage and Improve our business

To analyse, audit, provide, operate, administer, maintain and improve our business, website, systems, and services;

  • to carry out surveys and analyse the results;
  • to run promotions and competitions;
  • undertake product or customer research/development;
  • to assist us in and help us to improve our sales,
  • editorial, advertising and marketing processes;
  • to carry out other business development and improvement activities; and
  • to provide training to our staff, sub-contractors and suppliers.

For example, we may use your personal data to help us profile how our customers generally are using our websites and booking travel services with (or through) us. We may also use this information to ascertain interests so that we can better tailor our business offerings.  This is done on the basis of our legitimate interests in ensuring our business to run efficiently.


10.8 Direct marketing

To carry out direct marketing to you, see section 12.1 for further information.


10.9 Advertising

To report aggregate information concerning usage of our websites to our advertisers. We normally create anonymous statistical data about browsing actions and patterns, and do not identify any individual.


10.10 Anything you have specifically consented to

For any purpose which we have obtained your consent to. We will do this only where you have a choice whether to consent or not, you have control over that data and you have had to take an affirmative step to give consent on an informed basis.

10.11 Consequences of Not Providing your Data

You are not obligated to provide your personal information, however, where the information is required for us to provide you with our services/deliver your products, we may not be able to offer some/all our services without it


11. Period of retaining your data

We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.

To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.

12. Use of your personal data for direct marketing

We do not use or disclose your personal data for direct marketing purposes unless:

  • we have obtained your consent to this, such as through an opt-in  box on any form or website of ours; and/or
  • you have made a booking with us and there is a legitimate interest to do so.

In addition to data protection law if we use your personal information for direct marketing purposes we may also be subject to additional rules that regulate direct marketing.  The term “direct marketing” essentially means direct marketing material or advertising at a particular individual.


12.1 Direct marketing by us

We will use your personal data to send you marketing information (including adverts and details of promotions) about travel services:

  • offered by us;
  • which can be booked with third parties through us;
  • which can be booked with other companies within our group (i.e. the Travel Corporation Group); and
  • offered by third parties selected by us.

Where applicable we will only send you marketing information about the categories of travel services you have selected. Also, we will only contact you in the manner you agreed to (e.g. by email).


12.2 Direct Marketing by Third Parties

From time to time we may disclose your contact details (i.e. your name, email address, postal address, telephone number, mobile number, fax number and preferences) to:

  • other companies within our The Travel Corporation; and
  • other companies which offer services that may enhance your travel experience or be able to help you to finalise your travel arrangements (“third parties”). Such third parties may then contact you directly with marketing information about services and products offered by them, third parties will only contact you in the manner you agreed to (e.g. email, text) when providing your consent.  

12.3 Withdrawing from Direct Marketing 

You are free to stop receiving marketing information from us at any time by contacting us as detailed in this privacy notice or by following the instructions set out in our marketing communications. If you email us to withdraw your consent, it would be helpful if you could insert the word “Unsubscribe” as the subject heading.”

When you elect to stop receiving marketing information we will, from that point onwards, not share you information further with any other third parties.

You are also free, at any time, to notify any third party to whom we have previously passed your contact details to, that you no longer wish to receive marketing communications from them.

13. Disclosure of your personal data

We transfer your personal data to third parties in the following circumstances:-


13.1 Credit Checks etc.

We may disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) as necessary to carry out any checks regarding your financial standing. The identities of these parties may change from time to time. They may include credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors.


13.2 Bookings and performance of contracts

We disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) as necessary to deal with any booking enquiry being made by or for you, to make any booking requested by or for you, to perform and administer any booking for you or other contract with or in respect of you.  This may include;

  • to apply for visas on your behalf,
  • to collect payments to be made by you,
  • to investigate and respond to complaints, and
  • to enforce any booking or other contract with you.

Such third parties may include any suppliers or sub-contractors and their agents (e.g. airlines, coach, ferry or train companies, hoteliers, hire companies, cruise companies, tour operators etc.). The identities of these parties may change from time to time and are engaged so we can provide our services to you.

13.3 Suppliers of travel and other services

We may disclose your personal data to any third party (e.g. supplier, contractor sub-contractor) we make any enquiries with concerning or engage or sub-contract to perform any booking or other contract, including to provide any travel, tour or other products or services we have agreed to provide to you in order to perform our contract with you.

We may disclose your personal data to any supplier with whom we make any enquiry concerning or book any travel or other products and services for you as agent (whether as agent for you, someone representing you, or the supplier), such as a tour operator.  Details of any third party tour operators or other third parties who will be responsible for or supply you with the travel services booked or enquired about, may be obtained from us on request, and may be stated in any tour or other brochure provided by us.


13.4 Insurance

If any application is made through us for any travel or other insurance to cover you, we will pass your personal data on to the insurer. Information provided by you may be put on to a register of claims and shared with other insurers to prevent fraudulent claims.


13.5 Business Function Outsourcing

Where we use third parties to host, provide, operate or supply any part of our websites, databases, systems, business, or services, or carry out on our behalf any of our business functions or actions (including sending mail, processing payments, providing marketing assistance, providing customer and advertising analysis, and providing customer services), then then we may provide your personal data to them as required for use for or processing as part of those purposes.


13.6 Public forums etc.

Where any facility on our website is clearly designed to make certain of your personal data public (e.g. posts you make to any public forum or reviews facility) then any personal data you provide in relation to that forum or other facility, which is provided in circumstance where it is clear that it is intended to be published, will be disclosed to the public accordingly, subject to moderation by us and to the terms of this privacy policy.

13.7 Legal requirements

We may supply personal data to a government authority or regulator where required to:

  • comply with a legal requirement,
  • for the administration of justice,
  • for the purposes of customs, visas and immigration, or
  • where reasonably required to protect your vital interests or
  • enforce any booking or other contract.

We may disclose your personal data where otherwise required by or permitted by law.  

13.8 Direct Marketing by third parties

We may disclose your personal data to third parties to carry out direct marketing to you, where you have given your prior consent, to third parties to carry out direct marketing.  See the direct marketing section above.


13.9 Business Customers who are businesses (not individuals)

If you are a business or organisation (“Business Customer”), and we are holding personal data of any authorised representative (such as an employee agent, employee, officer, owner, partner, or director), then we may disclose to them that personal data.  

If a Business Customer is making a booking or booking enquiry on behalf of an individual, with that person’s authority, then we may disclose to our Business Customer that individual’s personal data as reasonably required in connection with such booking or enquiry, or the subsequent performance of or payment for any booking made.


13.10 Business acquirers

If our business is ever transferred to a third party, then your personal data will be transferred to the acquirer to enable them to continue our business.


14. How third parties will handle your personal data

Where we provide your personal data to a third party one of the following two circumstances will apply: -


14.1 Processing on our behalf

In some cases, your personal data may be held and otherwise processed by others on our behalf.  We have not included the names of our service partners as these will change over time. We will remain responsible for what they do with your personal data, and your personal data will only be held and processed by them in accordance with our instructions and this privacy policy.  The sharing of your data is necessary for the performance of any contract with you and for the efficient provision of our services.


14.2 Processing on their own account

In other cases, your personal data may need to be provided to them to be held and processed by them in their own right and on their own account.  In such case, they will have their own responsibility for your personal data, subject to their own privacy policy, and we will not be responsible for what they do with it following disclosure. This will only be done to perform the contract


15. Location of your personal data

We (and any affiliate, subcontractor or other person processing your personal data on our behalf) may transfer, store and otherwise process your personal data anywhere within the European Economic Area (“EEA”). 

We will only send your personal data outside the EEA to companies either within our group or to parties with whom we have a contract.  We ensure your personal data is protected by requiring all our group companies to follow the same rules when processing your personal data. This means within our group and for those other organisations with whom we have contracts we ensure that we have in place adequate safeguards in respect of such transfers outside the EEA. You can find out about what adequate safeguards these are by contacting us using the details provided in section 2 of this privacy notice.


16. Keeping your data secure


16.1 Our security measures

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to secure your information and to protect it against unauthorized or unlawful use and accidental loss or destruction, including:

  • only sharing and providing access to your information to the minimum extent necessary, subject to confidentiality restrictions where appropriate, and on an anonymized basis wherever possible;
  • using secure servers to store your information;
  • verifying the identity of any individual who requests access to information prior to granting them access to information
  • using Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) software or other similar encryption technologies to encrypt your personal and payment transactions

Transmission of information over email is not secure, and if you submit any information to us over the internet by email you do so entirely at your own risk. We cannot be responsible for any costs, expenses, loss of profits, harm to reputation, damages, liabilities or any other form of loss or damage suffered by you as a result of your decision to transmit information to us by email.


16.1 Your Security Measures

For your own privacy protection, we encourage you to maintain anti-virus and other malware protection software on your computers and other devices, and to maintain your own measures to protect your personal data. Please do not include sensitive personal data in any e-mails you may send to us, including payment card information.

We also encourage you to be careful about who you give personal data to. We never contact you to ask you for sensitive personal data, such as payment card information, or sensitive personal data such as passport numbers or log-in details, and we will only ask you for such information in person or through our website, or by telephone in connection with a booking you are making or have made.  Please let us know if you someone purports to contact you in our name.


17. Your Rights

Our privacy policy is not intended to create a contract or form part of any contract. You have certain non-contractual rights under the laws noted above, which we summarize below. If you contact us about these rights, we may ask for proof of your identity before we act, and may refuse to act if you do not provide this or your identity is not established by you. This is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.  More information about your rights and our obligations can be found on https://ico.org.uk/


17.1 Access to your personal data

You may request us to tell you whether we are processing personal data about you, to tell you what personal data we are processing and for what purposes, and to provide you with a copy of your personal data that we hold.

The law does allow us, in certain cases to refuse your request, and we will advise you at the time if this is the case.

17.2 Rectification

You have the right to have your personal data amended if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

17.3 A right to object 

You have the right to object to the use of your personal information for direct marketing or where we use it on the basis that we say we have a legitimate interest in using it.

17.4 Deletion of Data inaccuracies

You have the right to have your personal information deleted or removed in certain circumstances and we may have the right in some cases to refuse to do so.

17.5 Portability

You have the right to obtain and re-use your personal information for your own use in certain circumstances.

17.6 Restrict Processing 

You may prevent or suppress the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.

17.7 Complaints to applicable authority

The laws we comply with are regulated by State of California Department of Justice.  In addition to your rights above, it is open to you, if you have a complaint or concern, to seek assistance from this supervisory authority who has powers to compel us to comply with applicable laws and fine us for non-compliance.  However, before you do so, we would hope that you will contact us first to discuss any complaint or concerns you have.  You can contact us using the details provided in section 2 of this our privacy notice.

17.8 Right to withdraw your consent

You are free to withdraw your consent at any time. Please contact using the details outlined in Section 5 of this policy. See also section 12.3 for details as to how to unsubscribe from our mailing lists.


18. Changes to this privacy policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time and from time to time without notice to you, including by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this privacy policy for updates each time you visit our website to be aware of changes. You should check the top of the document to see the latest version in force.


19. Applicable Law and Disputes

Our privacy policy is subject to the law of the state of California, County of Orange and disputes can be determined by the courts of state of California, County of Orange.

Luxury Gold Privacy Policy

Last updated: Oct 14, 2015


1. About This Document

This document sets out our privacy policy in respect of customer personal data, which will govern the way in which we process any personal data that you provide us with. It serves as an expression of our commitment to protecting your private personal information, but is not a contract. Please see Section 18 below for the rights which the law provides you with in relation to your personal data.


2. Your Consent


By using our websites, providing any personal data to us, or booking any travel services with us, that you confirm that you agree to and consent to the terms of this document, to the extent that your consent is required by any applicable law.


3. Copyright Notice


TThis document, and all content of our websites is Copyright© [2016 AND INSIGHT VACATIONS LTD]. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


4. About Us


This is the privacy policy of [Insight Vacations, Inc.] (referred to as "we", "us" or "our"). We are incorporated under the laws of [Massachusetts]. Our incorporation number is and our incorporation address or registered office is [555 Theodore Fremd Ave., Ste C204, Rye NY 10580 [We are a member of ABTA (Y181X) and licensed by the Civil Aviation Authority (10148).]


5. Contacting Us

If you have any questions about our privacy policy or about how we process your personal data, including any complaints, please contact us either by e-mail to [contactus@insightvacations.com], telephone on [1-800-582-8380], or by post to [555 Theodore Fremd Ave., Ste C204, Rye NY 10580.].


6. Our Commitment

We respect your right to privacy and we aim to ensure you have a trustworthy experience with us, including when using our websites or shops and booking with or through us. We understand that you care about how your personal information is used by us, and we want to share with you the policies and practices we’ve adopted. This way you can feel confident about how we handle your personal information that you entrust to us.


7. Who Our Privacy Policy Covers


7.1 Our customers Our privacy policy sets out how we process personal information relating to individuals who are booking or enquiring about booking travel services with or through us or who are the recipients of any travel services booked with or through us (e.g. you are the passenger for a booking or booking enquiry made by someone else for you), or who are customers or potential customers or recipients of travel services that can be booked with or through us.


7.2 Examples of who this policy covers We include in this privacy policy personal information we process relating to: (1) individuals who are making any enquiry or booking with us or through us, and individuals in respect of whom any enquiry or booking is made (such as friends, family members, and tour group members, and officers and employees of businesses and organisations booking with or through us); (2) individuals in respect of whom any enquiry or booking is made with us by an agent; (3) where our customer is a business or organisation, employees or individuals who are acting as representatives of that business or other organisation, and individuals connected to that business or other organisation, such as owners, partners, shareholders, and directors; (4) individuals who visit our website or other online sites operated by us or our contractors or affiliates; (5) individuals who create an online account (if applicable); (6) individuals whose personal information from other companies in our group (such as where you have consented to your personal information being disclosed to other group companies for marketing purposes); and (7) individuals or businesses from any other arrangement with us.


7.3 When we are an information processor only This privacy policy does not apply where we are processing personal information strictly as a sub-contractor or information processor on behalf of a third party, and not on our own account. In this case, you should look to that third party, who will be answerable for how we process that personal information and its privacy policy.


7.4 Terms used in this policy When we refer to "you" and "your" in this privacy policy, we refer to you, any such individual whose personal information we process from time to time. 

When we refer to “process” or "processing" of your personal information, this includes collecting, recording, storing or holding your personal information, and anything we do with it, such as organizing, adapting or altering it, retrieving, consulting or using it, disclosing it or otherwise making it available to others, combining it with other information, and blocking, erasing or destroying it.

When we refer to "travel services" this covers all products and services which may be booked with or through us, such as bespoke holidays, package holidays, accommodation, tours, transport and transfers (whether by air, coach, bus, train, ferry, taxi or other means), car hire, cruises, and charters, and it includes both (1) all such products and services which we supply or operate ourselves (including where we sub-contract); and (2) any such products and services provide by a third party which we book for you (acting as agent for you or that third party). Travel services also includes any services we or a third party provide in association with travel, such as obtaining visas, foreign exchange, and providing local representatives and support.


8. What Laws We Comply With

8.1 Privacy laws


We process your personal data in accordance with the following data protection law(s): Insight Vacations, Inc. complies with all data protection laws in the United States. 

Our regulator is The US Department of Consumer Affairs. 

We also comply generally with the laws of [The Commonwealth of Massachusetts] in relation to the processing of your personal data, and not any other laws. 

8.2 Other laws

We also comply generally with the laws of [England and Wales] And the Republic of South Africa in relation to the processing of your personal data, and not any other laws.


9. What Types Of Personal Information We Process

This section summarises the types of personal information about you that we process:-

9.1 Data concerning you as an individual
This includes name, age, photograph, gender, address, telephone, mobile, fax, e-mail, social networking contact details, proofs of identity and address, copies of passports, driving licences, and utility bills, card and other payment details, and financial information, health information relevant to your planned travel, and travel insurances held, results of searches carried out against you (such as to verify you identity, address, and credit status), your preferences, frequent flyer or travel partner program affiliation and member number, and any other information provided to us by or in relation to you which concern you as an individual.

9.2 Business Related Information If you are an individual associated with a business or other organisation that is our customer, then your personal data may include the following information that we link to you: business or organisation details (such as name, address, telephone numbers, payment arrangements, financial information, etc.), your relationship with that business or organisation (such as owner, partner, director, shareholder, employee, or agent), and your contact details within that business (such as work address, work telephone and mobile numbers, work fax number, and work e-mail address).

9.3 Enquiry and Booking Information Information concerning enquiries and bookings made with or through us for travel services, including where you are making the enquiry or booking or are the recipient of the travel services to which the enquiry or booking relates. This information may include: records of enquiries and searches for holiday and travel products made by or on your behalf, details of your personal interests, needs and other data relevant to your enquiry; details of results, quotes, proposals, estimates and other information given in response to enquiries; details of the holiday, accommodation, travel, car hire, and other travel services booked or enquired about; details of the passengers / holidaymakers travelling; details of the provider of the travel services (e.g. tour operator); dates and times of travel; price; payment details (including card details); passport information and visa information; foreign exchange requirements and arrangements; and sensitive information such as health, medical, dietary, mobility, disability, religious or other special conditions or requirements.

9.4 Performance Information Information generated concerning the performance of any booking or other contract made with or through us, including information relating to anything arising during any holiday or other travel services, and information relating to payments to be made. 

9.5 Survey Information Information collected or generated out of any surveys we conduct.

9.6 Competition Information
Information collected or generated out of any competitions or promotions we run.

9.7 Account, Registration and Loyalty Information
Information concerning any accounts, registrations, or memberships with us, or participation in any loyalty program.

9.8 Correspondence Correspondence, communications and messages, including between you and us, and between us and third parties, including relating to any booking or booking enquiry, or performance of any contract.

9.9 Website Usage Information We may collect information about your visits to, browsing of, and use of our website, unless your web browser blocks this. The range of information we collect will depend on how you interact with our website.

This information may include: your IP address (a unique identifier allocated to your computer for your connection to the internet); your computer device details (PC, tablet, smartphone, watch etc.); the make and version of web browser (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome) you are using; your operating system (e.g. Windows, Windows Phone, OSX, iOS, Android, Linux etc); your time-zone; your browser plug-ins; any web-page you came from, identified as the referrer web page address by your web browser; cookies; page response times; download error; pages and parts of pages you visit; usage you make of our website, including enquiries and searches undertaken, and registrations for accounts, forums etc.; services and products you viewed; length of visit to website and pages; page interaction information (such as scrolling, keys pressed, mouse clicks, touches, and mouse-overs). This will normally be collected and used anonymously, and aggregated for analysis, with your name and any characteristics identifying you remaining anonymous, but our privacy policy will apply, and it will be treated as your personal information, if this information is in any way linked to you personally. This information may also include: information inputted into forms and field; registrations for any accounts, forum, feedback mechanism, social functionality, newsletters or other features of our site; usernames and passwords, log-in / out history, and settings; actions taken within any account or other registration, including view and update and changes to settings; and posts to any forum, feedback, review or other social functionality on our website. 

10. How We Collect Or Generate Your Personal Information

This section sets out the ways in which we may collect or generate personal information concerning you.

10.1 Visiting our website By visiting and using our website you or your computer may provide personal data. This includes: information which is automatically provided by your browser to our servers; information record on our web servers about your interaction with our website and pages viewed; information we capture or place on your computer or generate using cookies or other technologies on our website; and information you input into forms and fields on our website. 

10.2 Data you provide Your personal information will include information you provide (or later amend), whether: from correspondence with you; verbally to us over the phone or in person; by filing in any field or form on a website; by posting on our social media channel; by posting on any forum referencing us; by filling in any printed form we provide you with; by e-mail; from documents you provide use with; and from updates to any information to provide from time to time. This includes when you: register or subscribe for any service, account, members, or loyalty program, or make an enquiry or booking for a holiday or other travel services whether in person, by phone, through our website or otherwise; send us your comments or suggestions; subscribe to any newsletter or other publication; and request sales and advertising information, including brochures.

If you do not provide us with your personal information we will be unable to provide you with information or book travel services for or on your behalf.

10.3 Data obtained from third parties We may obtain personal information concerning you from third parties, including from: people making enquiries or bookings on your behalf, providers of any holidays, accommodation, other travel services which are enquired about or booked, and their intermediaries; credit, fraud, identity and other searches we may undertake, including searches with public records and regulatory and private organisations; from any business or organisation you are associated with; from telephone numbers identified by the telephone system when you telephone us.

10.4 Data generated by us We and any suppliers or sub-contractors working for us may generate personal information relating to you, including in connection with responding to and dealing with any enquiry, booking or complaint; or in performing any booking or other contract with you; or through the analysis of your personal information or information gained from your use of our website. We may record telephone calls with you.


11. What Do We Use Your Personal Information For?

This section sets out the uses which we make of your personal information:

11.1 Operate our website To operate and provide the search, booking, accounts, review, forums and other services, facilities and functions of our websites. This includes customising your online experience by providing you with more relevant online offers and updates, managing any accounts or registrations you have with our websites and making changes to your settings and profile at your request.

11.2 Provide information and respond to enquiries To provide information to you about our website, systems and services, including to respond to booking enquiries and searches for holidays and travel, and to keep you updated generally.

11.3 Bookings and other contracts
 To enable you to make bookings, and to fulfill, provide, perform, administer, manage, and enforce all bookings, orders, and other contracts which relate to you (including if you are a passenger in a booking made by someone else), and to process any transactions authorised or made with us which relate to you.

11.4 Payments
 To collect and make payments due and administer our accounts.

11.5 Communication with customers
 

To communicate with you concerning any enquiries, bookings, travel services provided, problems and complaints, and to respond to any submissions, enquiries or requests from you.

11.6 Record keeping

 To keep internal records and maintain reasonable archives, including concerning as to enquiries, bookings, contracts, travel services, and complaints. 


11.7 Manage and Improve our business 
To analyse, audit, provide, operate, administer, maintain and improve our business, website, systems, and services; to carry out surveys and analyse the results; to run promotions and competitions; undertake product or customer research/development; to assist us in and help us to improve our sales, editorial, advertising and marketing processes; to carry out other business development and improvement activities; and to provide training to our staff, sub-contractors and suppliers. For example, we may use your personal information to help us profile how our customers generally are using our websites and booking travel services with (or through) us. We may also use this information to ascertain interests so that we can better tailor our business offerings.

11.8 Direct marketing 
To carry out direct marketing to you. See next section below for further information.

11.9 Advertising 

To report aggregate information concerning usage of our websites to our advertisers. We normally create anonymous statistical data about browsing actions and patterns, and do not identify any individual.


11.10 Advertising 

For any purpose which we have obtained your consent to.



12. Use Of Your Personal Information For Direct Marketing

We do not use or disclose your personal information for direct marketing purposes unless we have obtained your express consent to this, such as through an opt-in or opt-out tick box on any form or website of ours.

12.1 Direct marketing by us 

Where you have consented to this, we may use your personal information to carry out direct marketing and send you marketing messages, materials, adverts and promotions relating to travel services we provide or which can be booked with third parties through us. 


Where you have consented to this, we may also use your personal information to carry out direct marketing and send you marketing messages, materials, adverts and promotions relating to travel services which are offered by or which can be booked through any other company in the same group of companies as us (i.e. within the Travel Corporation group) or third parties selected by us.

You will be free to withdraw your consent to this at any time, by contacting us as detailed in this privacy policy or as detailed in any direct marketing that you receive or by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ button at the bottom of any of our emails. In any e-mail you send we would ask you to insert "unsubscribe" as the subject heading.

12.2 Direct marketing by third parties 

Where you have consented to this, we may disclose your personal information which is contact information (such as name, e-mail, postal address, telephone, mobile or fax number) to any other company in the same group of companies as us (e.g. within the Travel Corporation group), or to third parties selected by us. They will use this to carry out direct marketing in their own right and will use it to send you marketing materials, adverts and promotions relating to products and services they offer or which can be booked through them. You will be free to withdraw your consent to our disclosure of your personal information for this purpose at any time, by contacting us as detailed above. If you withdraw your consent, this will not affect any disclosures we have already made (i.e. we will not be able to remove your personal information from anyone we have disclosed it to), but we will tell you who they are on request, and you should contact them directly concerning this.



13. Disclosure Of Your Personal Information

We transfer your personal information to third parties in the following circumstances:-

13.1 Credit Checks
We may disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) as necessary to carry out any checks concerning you or enforce any booking or contract with you (including credit, security, fraud and identity checks). This may include credit reference agencies and other companies for use in credit decisions, for fraud prevention and to pursue debtors.

13.2 Bookings and performance of contracts
We disclose your personal data to third parties (including intermediaries) as necessary to deal with any booking enquiry being made by or for you, to make any booking requested by or for you, to perform and administer any booking for you or other contract with or in respect of you. This may include; to apply for visas on your behalf, to collect payments to be made by you, to investigate and respond to complaints, and to enforce any booking or other contract with you. Such third parties may include any suppliers or sub-contractors and their agents (e.g. airlines, coach, ferry or train companies, hoteliers, hire companies, cruise companies, tour operators etc.).

13.3 Suppliers of travel and other services
We may disclose your personal data to any third party (e.g. supplier, contractor sub-contractor) we make any enquiries with concerning or engage or sub-contract to perform any booking or other contract, including to provide any travel, tour or other products or services we have agreed to provide to you. We may disclose your personal data to any supplier with whom we make any enquiry concerning or book any travel or other products and services for you as agent (whether as agent for you, someone representing you, or the supplier), such as a tour operator. Details of any third party tour operators or other third parties who will be responsible for or supply you with the travel services booked or enquired about, may be obtained from us on request, and may be stated in any tour or other brochure provided by us. 

13.4 Insurance
If any application is made through us for any travel or other insurance to cover you, we will pass your personal data on to the insurer. Information provided by you may be put on to a register of claims and shared with other insurers to prevent fraudulent claims. 13.5 Business Function Outsourcing Where we use third parties to host, provide, operate or supply any part of our websites, databases, systems, business, or services, or carry out on our behalf any of our business functions or actions (including sending mail, processing payments, providing marketing assistance, providing customer and advertising analysis, and providing customer services), then then we may provide your personal data to them as required for use for or processing as part of those purposes.

Where any facility on our website is clearly designed to make some of your personal information public (e.g. posts you make to any public forum or reviews facility) then any personal information you provide in relation to that forum or other facility, which is provided in circumstance where it is clear that it is intended to be published, will be disclosed to the public accordingly, subject to moderation by us.

13.6 Public forums etc.

Where any facility on our website is clearly designed to make certain of your personal data public (e.g. posts you make to any public forum or reviews facility) then any personal data you provide in relation to that forum or other facility, which is provided in circumstance where it is clear that it is intended to be published, will be disclosed to the public accordingly, subject to moderation by us.

13.7 Legal Requirements

We may supply personal data to a government authority or regulator where required to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, for the purposes of customs, visas and immigration, or where reasonably required to protect your vital interests or enforce any booking or other contract. We may disclose your personal data where otherwise required by or permitted by law. 

13.8 Direct Marketing by third parties

We may disclose your personal data to third parties to carry out direct marketing to you, where you have given your prior consent, to third parties to carry out direct marketing. See the direct marketing section above.

13.9 Customer Respresentatives

If our customer is a business or organisation, and we are holding your personal data in your capacity as an associate of that business or organisation (including as agent, representative, contact, employee, officer, owner, partner, or director), then we may disclose to them that personal data. If our customer is making a booking or booking enquiry on your behalf, with your authority, then we may disclose to our customer your personal data as reasonably required in connection with such booking or enquiry, or the subsequent performance of or payment for any booking made.

13.10 Business acquirers 
If our business is ever transferred to a third party, then your personal data will be transferred to the acquirer to enable them to continue our business. 


14. How Third Parties Will Handle Your Personal Information


Where we provide your personal information to a third party one of the following two circumstances will apply:- 14.1 Processing on our behalf
In some cases, your personal information may be held and otherwise collected and used by them on our behalf, in which case we will remain responsible for what they do with your personal information, and your personal information will only be held and collected and used by them in accordance with our instructions and this privacy policy. 

14.2 Processing on their own account
In other cases, your personal information may need to be provided to them to be held and processed by them in their own right and on their own account. In such case, they will have their own responsibility for that personal information, subject to their own privacy policy, and we will not be responsible for what they do with it following disclosure.


15. Location Of Your Personal Information

15.1 Transfer of personal information overseas


We (and any affiliate, subcontractor or other person processing your personal information on our behalf) may transfer, store and otherwise process your personal information anywhere in the world to fulfill the purposes set out in this policy, for example to: (1) our overseas offices; (2) information processors (including operators of global travel distribution systems); (3) airlines, hotels and other travel service products; and information technology and business service providers.

In many cases the transfer is necessary to initiate or complete a booking or other transaction on your behalf in response to a request by you or for the purpose of entering a contract with a third party on your behalf.

Where we disclose your personal information to third parties, that disclosure may also involve a transfer of your personal information anywhere in the world, and those third parties may themselves transfer, store or otherwise process that information anywhere in the world.

In each case, we will comply with any legal requirements concerning the transfer of your personal information by us to any third party outside the country where we are established, and where your personal information is still controlled by us or is being stored or otherwise processed on our behalf, our security measures (as detailed below) will also apply.

15.2 Counties to which your personal information is transferred
The countries which we transfer your personal information depends on your booking. Generally such countries include those in Asia Pacific, Africa, North and South America and Europe.


16. Keeping Your Data Secure

16.1 Our security measures

16.1.1 Our general commitment

We are committed to doing what we reasonably can to keep your personal information secure, and we are obliged by law to put in place appropriate technical and organisational measures against unauthorised or unlawful processing of your personal information and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your personal information. We have accordingly implemented security policies, rules and technical measures with a view to achieving this.

16.1.2 Transmissions between your web browser and our servers
We use Secured Socket Layer (“SSL”) software in order to encrypt the personal information that you provide to us whilst it is in transit over the internet. This will work if your browser is SSL enabled (which most are). You can verify that this is working by looking for the symbol of a closed lock or solid key on the bottom bar of your browser window, and checking that the prefix for the web address in the browser address bar has changed from “http” to “https”. 

16.1.3 Storage of your personal information
The personal information we collect from you online is stored by us and/or our service providers on databases protected through a combination of physical and electronic access controls, firewall technology and other reasonable security measures.

16.2 Your security measures
For your own privacy protection, we encourage you to maintain anti-virus and other malware protection software on your computers and other devices, and to maintain your own measures to protect your personal information. Please do not include sensitive personal information in any e-mails you may send to us, including payment card information.

We also encourage you to be careful about who you give personal information to. We never contact you to ask you for sensitive personal information, such as payment card information, or sensitive personal information such as passport numbers or log-in details, and we will only ask you for such information in person or through our website, or by telephone in connection with a booking you are making or have made. Please let us know if you someone purports to contact you in our name.


17. How Long Do We Keep Your Personal Information For?


We keep your personal information for so long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we use it, and if longer, for any duration required by law, and for statutory claims limitation periods where your personal information may be relevant to any possible liability we may have to you.


18. Your Rights

18.1 Access to your personal data
You may request us to tell you whether we are processing personal data about you, to tell you what personal data we are processing and for what purposes, and to provide you with a copy of your personal data that we hold. We may charge a fee for handling your request, in an amount prescribed by law. The law does allow us, in certain cases to refuse your request, and we will advise you at the time if this is the case. 

18.2 Use causing substantial distress or damage
You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for any purpose in any manner that is causing you or is likely to cause you unwarranted and substantial damage or distress, subject to exceptions. 

18.3 Use for direct marketing
You have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data to carry out direct marketing to you. 

18.4 Correction of inaccuracies
You have the right to ask a court to order us to rectify, block, erase or destroy any inaccurate personal data we hold about you.

18.5 Compensation 

You have the right to claim compensation for damage and (in certain cases) distress you suffer if we do not comply with the laws referred to above.


18.6 Complaints to applicable authority
The laws we comply with are regulated by [The US Department of Consumer Affairs]. In addition to your rights above, it is open to you, if you have a complaint or concern, to seek assistance from such government regulator, who has powers to compel us to comply with applicable laws and fine us for non-compliance. However, before you do so, we would hope that you will contact us first to discuss any complaint or concerns you have. 

19. Changes To This Privacy Policy

We may change this privacy policy at any time and from time to time without notice to you, including by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this privacy policy for updates each time you visit our website to be sure that you are aware of any changes. You should check the top of the document to see the latest version in force. Any change will be prospective only, and we will not make any changes that have retroactive effect unless legally required to do so.

20. Applicable Law And Disputes

This policy is subject to the law of [Commonwealth of Massachusetts], and you must bring any claims against us exclusively in the courts of [Massachusetts].

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