This Policy applies as between you, the User of this Website and Ballydugan Cottages the owner and provider of this Website. This Policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us in relation to your use of the Website.
1. Definitions and Interpretation
In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Data” means collectively all information that you submit to the Ballydugan Cottages via the Website. This definition shall, where applicable, incorporate the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998;
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details of the cookies used by this Website are set out in Clause 11;
“Ballydugan Cottages” means Ballydugan Cottages, 12 Lake Road, Downpatrick, Co. Down, Northern Ireland. Bt30 8HY
“UK and EU Cookie Law” means the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011;
“User” means any third party that accesses the Website and is not employed by Ballydugan Cottages and acting in the course of their employment; and
“Website” means the website that you are currently using (ballydugan.com).
2. Scope of this Policy
This Policy applies only to the actions of Ballydugan Cottages and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.
3. Data Collected
Without limitation, any of the following Data may be collected by this Website from time to time:
3.2 contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
3.3 IP address (automatically collected);
3.4 Other information required to facilitate an enquiry (either general enquiry or booking enquiry)
4. Our Use of Data
4.1 Any personal Data you submit will be retained by Ballydugan Cottages for 12 months.
4.2 Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to Clause 5, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. .
4.3 All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. Fore more details on security see Clause 10 below.
4.4 Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:
4.4.1 internal record keeping;
4.4.2 Improvement of our products / services;
5. Third Party Websites and Services
5.1 Ballydugan Cottages may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to, payment processing, delivery of purchased items, search engine facilities, advertising and marketing. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.
5.2 Any Data used by such parties is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that Ballydugan Cottages requests. Any use for other purposes is strictly prohibited. Furthermore, any Data that is processed by third parties shall be processed within the terms of this Policy and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
6. Links to Other Websites
7. Changes of Business Ownership and Control
7.1 Ballydugan Cottages may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Ballydugan Cottages. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this Policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.
7.2 In the event that any Data submitted by Users is to be transferred in such a manner, you will be contacted in advance and informed of the changes.
8. Your Right to Withhold Information
8.1 You may access the Website without providing any Data at all.
9. Accessing your own Data
You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Ballydugan Cottages (where such data is held) on payment of a small fee which will not exceed £10.00.
10.1 Data security is of great importance to Ballydugan Cottages and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website.
11.2 All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law
11.3 You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
11.4 You can choose to delete Cookies at any time however you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.
11.5 It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.
12. Changes to this Policy
Ballydugan Cottages reserves the right to change this Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the Policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.