Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

The Privacy Policy sets out what information we collect, how we collect it, and what we do with it, and should be read in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions. In all your dealings with us you must ensure that others you represent are aware of the content of these policies and terms, and consent to your acting on their behalf.

If you have previously consented to us using your personal data for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time and ask to be removed from our mailing list. Please phone, email or write to us to let us know.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters you may click the 'Unsubscribe' link at the foot of every newsletter we send you. You are entitled to see the personal information held about you under the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you wish to do this, please contact us.
If at any time you would like to correct or update the personal information we hold about you, please contact us.
By using our services or providing your personal data to us, you expressly consent to the collection, use and transfer of that personal data by us or on our behalf as set out in this Privacy Policy. You still have the right to ask us not to process your data in certain ways, and if you do so, we will respect your wishes.

We hope the following sections will answer any questions you have, but if not please do get in touch with us.

Information About Us

We are a limited company registered in England and Wales under company number 7530514, and our registered address is at 69 Abbey Road, Bourne, Lincolnshire Pe109EN. The best way to contact us is by email at info@ecotourswildlife.co.uk.

What Information We Collect

We collect information such as your name, contact details, passport details, travel preferences and special needs/dietary requirements that you supply us or is supplied to us, about you and other persons on your booking.We may also keep a record of: the date that you contacted us and how you first found us, booking-related emails and correspondence, tour feedback forms, and details of any previous bookings with us.

How We Collect Your Information

We collect your information when you request from us more details about our holidays, contact us by email or phone (and vice versa), make a booking, use our website, connect with us via social media and any other interaction we have with you. We will update your information whenever we can to keep it current, accurate and complete.

What We Use Your Information For

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By dealing with us, you are giving your consent to this use, which may include the transfer and disclosure of your personal data both within the UK and/or overseas for our ordinary business purposes. Examples of the kind of trusted third parties we work with include:
  • To be able to supply you with our services, including your holiday, security, incident/accident management, etc., we may disclose and process your information outside the UK/EEA. In order for you to travel abroad, it may be obligatory to disclose and process your information for immigration, border control, security and anti-terrorism purposes, or any other purposes which are deemed as appropriate. Most countries will only permit travel if you provide your advance passenger information (passport details), although these requirements may differ depending on your destination and you are advised to check.
  • Information (such as health) may be viewed as “sensitive personal data”. We may collect it to provide you with our services, cater to your requirements or act in your interest, and we are only willing to accept sensitive personal data on the provision that we have your positive consent. By booking with us you also agree for your insurers, their agents and medical staff to exchange relevant information and sensitive personal data with us in situations where we/they need to act on your behalf or in the interest of passengers or in an emergency.
  • We may collect and process your information for the purposes listed below and disclose the same to companies and service providers who act as “data processors” on our behalf, or to credit and fraud agencies (some of whom are located outside the UK/EEA). These purposes include service, customer care, operation and efficiencies, product innovation, administration, business management, risk assessment/management, security, fraud and crime prevention/detection, social media, reviews, advertising and marketing, research and analysis, activities and trends, profiling customer purchasing preferences, credit checking and debt collection, dispute resolution/litigation.
  • Outside the European Economic Area (EEA), data protection controls may not be as strong as the legal requirements in this country, although we will take every effort to ensure your information is handled appropriately as much as possible.
  • IT companies who support our website, electronic mailings and other business systems may have access to personal information if needed to perform functions necessary to maintain our business, but will only be permitted by us to use such personal information for the purpose of performing that function (which may include one to which you have expressly given your consent) and not for any other purpose.
  • If you do not agree to our use of your information as described above, we cannot accept your booking.

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    What We Will Never Use Your Information For

    Please be assured that we will never share, sell or distribute your personal data to any third parties except where a booking has been made with us and we have your consent (see following), or we are required by law to do so.
    We will never collect or store any financial information such as your bank account or payment card details on our database.

    How Long Do We Keep Your Data

    Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected or the law requires.
    We usually keep any general email correspondence with you for a period of five years, then delete it.

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    Security Statement

    We have taken all reasonable steps and have in place appropriate security measures to protect your information. This site is hosted on a server in the UK and any personal data retained by us with your consent will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.

    Links

    Our website contains links to certain other websites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies, practices or content of these websites and the privacy policy of that other company will apply instead of ours. We advise you to read the privacy policies of each website you visit which collects personal data.

    Changes To This Policy

    Any changes to this Policy will be either posted on our website and/or made available on request. Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to info@naturetrek.co.uk. For more information about data production, including any complaints, please refer to the Information Commissioner’s Office: www.ico.org.uk

    Last updated 24 May 2018
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