In order to provide the services you want, and to allow you to experience a more personalised service when you revisit us, we may ask about your interests. We find these out by asking you to fill up a questionnaire, by reading your comments and by looking at which are the most popular areas of our site.
Collecting personal information
We will only collect personal information from you (name, address, telephone number, email address etc) which you have provided voluntarily to us either by completing registration or enquiry forms or sending emails to us. Examples of where we may collect your personal information include (without limitation):
If you order a brochure to be sent by post we ask for your name, address and e-mail address. If you submit a holiday enquiry we ask for your name, telephone number and e-mail address. If you enter a contest or promotion we ask for your name, address and e-mail address. If you use our â€œrequest a call backâ€ service, we ask for your name and telephone number.
Collecting other information
We reserve the right to use any pictures taken by The Unique Traveller team during our tours or activities. By accepting the Terms and Conditions you allow The Unique Traveller to publish images in the website, documents, leaflets or any other publication, regardless you appear in them or not. All texts, pictures and information in the web page belongs to The Unique Traveller.
Use of your information
You agree that we may obtain, hold, correlate, merge and use your information (including personal information) for the purpose of providing you with our services and ancillary services and for our internal business purposes. These include (without limitation): To inform you about our products, changes in the website, services or promotional offers that you might find interesting; Communication (and personalising such communication) with you from The Unique Traveller, and from other reputable and trustworthy third parties (if you have agreed to such);For market research purposes.
To prevent you from posting illegal, offensive or objectionable comments on our sites.
To enable third parties to carry out statistical technical analysis, logistical or other functions on our behalf including determining behavioural preferences to manage online advertising; For strategic development; For any purpose required by law or regulation; and for accounting purposes.
We may disclose your information to any company within The Unique Traveller of companies by means of a centralised database to which all companies have access or by means of a direct transfer of data from one office to another.
We may provide third parties, at our discretion, with certain aggregate statistical data about your use of our websites, which data may include demographic data such as age range and/or geographic location of groups of user. It will not include information that could personally identify you. With your consent, we may supply personal information to third parties.
We reserve the right to access and to disclose personal information to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests or requests by applicable regulatory bodies, to operate our systems properly or to protect either ourselves or our other users.
We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of The Unique Traveller.
You consent to the transfer of your personal information outside of the European Economic Area (which may not provide the same protection for such information as the United Kingdom provides) in the event that the processing of your information involves such a transfer.
We may monitor and keep records of email communications which you send to us and other communications with you in accordance with this policy and our other business interests.
Safeguards and Security
No data transmission over the internet can be entirely secure, and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information and/or use of our sites. However we use our reasonable endeavours to protect the security of your personal information from unauthorised access.
In addition to our safeguards your personal information is protected in the UK by the Data Protection Act. This provides that the information which we hold about you should be processed fairly and lawfully and should be accurate, relevant and not excessive. The information should, where necessary, be kept up to date and not retained for longer than is necessary. Please help us to keep your personal information accurate by updating your registration details on the website.
Changing or accessing your information