At The Georgian Apartment we respect your privacy, and aim to comply with the latest data protection regulations. This policy explains how we collect and handle data relating to website visitors and any subsequent electronic communication.
Please note that all data thus captured will be used and held in accordance with the requirements of the 2018 GDPR.
The information is being collected by the owners of The Georgian Apartment. The person responsible for handling data is Ian Paterson. He can be contacted via email at .
Information can be collected in the following ways:
We collect information from visitors to our website via bookings placed. We need it to process your booking, inform you of any issues or problems and occasionally to send you special offers and promotions. We also collect your details when you email us with an enquiry.
We do not hold any data pertaining to minors.
In addition to the above, we collect information automatically about your visit to our website. The anonymous data relating to website traffic is limited to details of the device or connection being used to access our website (including the IP address of your computer, the country the connection is made from, the browser, etc.) and a record of the pages visited, plus the time spent on each page.
We process personal information collected via this website for the purposes of:
Your data will be kept for a period of 3 years and will be stored on our secure booking system. Some data will also be used for internal record keeping (e.g. for the accounts that we are legally obliged to maintain), and to help us assess how to improve the services that we offer.
We will not sell or rent your information to third parties. We will not share your personal information with third parties for marketing purposes. Personal information will only be given to a third party when we are legally obliged to do so.
We will only disclose data when obliged to disclose personal data by law, or the disclosure is ‘necessary’ for purposes of national security, taxation and criminal investigation, or we have your consent, and to the following: Successors in title to our business.
Anonymous data derived from cookies may be shared with third parties, but only for technical purposes, not marketing ones.
Please note that your information may be used to send you details of those products or services that we offer that we have identified as likely to be of interest to you. This will be in accordance with the preferences that you indicated when you completed the booking form, enquiry form or newsletter subscription.
If at any point you would like to opt-out of receiving communications from us, please contact us at .
You have the right to see what personal data we hold about you. To obtain a copy of the personal information we hold about you, please email us at . You have the right to see, rectify, have removed and restrict the use of any personal information held.
Please note that we reserve the right to charge a fee of up to £10 for any such request.
Given that the Internet is a global environment, using it to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. This means for instance that data you pass to us may be processed outside the UK, although the data will always be held securely and in line with the requirements of UK data protection legislation. By communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Any user under 18 years of age must have their parents'/guardians' consent to use our website. Users without this consent are not allowed to provide us with personal information.
When details such as your name and email address are submitted via a contact form or email, this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your information, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
A cookie is a small file sent to your computer's hard drive by a web page that you visit. Cookies allow web applications to recognise your device (not you personally) as you move from one page on the site to another, or if you revisit the site within a certain period of time. If you express a preference on a web page, for instance, that preference can then be recalled in the future. A cookie in no way gives us access to other files on your computer or to any other of your device's functions.
We use traffic log cookies to compile statistics about the popularity of pages on our site and about how people have arrived here. This helps us improve our website. We only use this information for statistical purposes.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, however, you can usually modify your browser settings to decline or block cookies if you prefer.
The following table indicates which cookies we are using and what they do.
|These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site, which we use to help improve it. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.|
|CMS||PHPSESSID||This stores information anonymously merely to note whether visitors to the website are logged into the content management system or not.|
|Cookie warning||acceptgrt||This simply stores your acceptance of the warning about cookies when you first arrive on the website.|
|Resolution||resolution||This merely records the width of your screen so that the site can send images to your device of an appropriate width.|
If you prefer, it is possible to block some or all cookies, or even to delete cookies that have already been set; but you need to be aware that some functions of the website might become inoperable. If you use the Internet Explorer browser, find out more info HERE. If you use Firefox, see the information HERE. If you are using Safari, see HERE.