The Golden Boat, 443 Old London Road Road, Hastings, East Sussex, TN35 5BH.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
You may give us information about you by filling in forms on our website or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This will include information which you provide to us when you subscribe to our newsletter, such as your name and email address, or if you participate on any of our social network sites (or discussion boards).
(We may also collect information about your computer, (tablet or mobile) including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type for system administration purposes and information about how you use our website. This is simply statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and you will not be identifiable as an individual from it.)
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We will use your information to:
- ensure that content from our website is presented to you in the most effective manner;
- provide you with information about our products and services and any other information, services or offers which we think may be of interest to you by email (where you have consented to receive such information); and
- notify you about any changes to our website or our services.
It is our intention to only send you email communications that will be useful to you and that you want to receive. We may occasionally send notifications of new products, services or offers from us to your designated email address. You may opt out of receiving these notifications from us at any time by opting out through your confirmation subscription email.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We will never disclose your personal data to any third parties except in the circumstances set out in this section. We use a number of trusted suppliers and service providers to help provide our website and other services to you. We may need to disclose your personal data to them but will only do so to the extent that it is necessary for them to be able provide the services we require.
We may also disclose your personal information:
- in the event that our company, or substantially all of its assets, is sold, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the buyer and you agree that if you have provided us with consent to contact you by email or otherwise, any such buyer shall also be deemed to have received the same consent; and
- if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the company, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
HOW WE STORE YOUR DATA
All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers which are operated by our trusted providers.
(Currently all the providers we use to help us provide the website and services connected to it are located within the United States (“USA”) but this may change in the future. (Although, we will take reasonable steps to inform you of any change to our arrangements in this respect,) By submitting your personal data, you agree to it being transferred to, stored and processed outside the USA for the purposes of providing you with the services connected with this website. We will always aim to ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance with the rules set out under U.S. law or alternatively in accordance with other national or international legislation, systems or contractual provisions which are recognised by the United States as being adequate to safeguard your personal data.)
We will keep your personal information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal information was collected.
Transmission of data over the internet
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
We are not responsible for the data collection practices, the privacy policies or the content of websites which are not operated by us, including social network sites. You should contact the operators of those websites directly if you wish to enquire about their privacy practices and policy before providing your personal information to any third party.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.