This Policy describes how we at Marine Hotel Ballycastle collect and use your personal data when you contact us and/or use our services or our website
We respect your right to privacy and comply with all legislation under the Data Protection Acts 1998, 2002 & 2018.
TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
When you complete a booking, sign up to our newsletter, consult with our sales team, send us an email, or communicate with us in any way, you are voluntarily giving us information that we collect. This information can include:
Credit card information
Details including, gender, location, purchase history and other demographic information.
By giving us this information you are consenting to us using, collecting, disclosing, transferring or storing this by the hotel or our 3rd party providers as described in this policy. In the interest of your privacy, we only collect, use and retain information reasonably required for our legitimate business interests, such as processing bookings and queries or providing you with marketing materials.
PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE HOLD YOUR INFORMATION
WE WILL USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION SO THAT WE CAN COMMUNICATE WITH YOU AND IN PARTICULAR TO:
Confirm your reservations
Send you emails relating to your stay
Respond to your customer service inquiries or requests
Confirm, update and improve customer records
Confirm Restaurant reservations
Identify and inform you of service which may be of interest to you
Analyse and develop a relationship with you
Our website uses cookie technology, a cookie is a small data file that stores information by the browser on your computer, at the request of our server.
We like to be able to send you information about special offers, discounts and any other hotel news we may have. You have the right at any time to stop is from contacting you for marketing purposes and you can unsubscribe by any of the following methods:
Select UNSUBSCRIBE link included in our emails or on our website
Contact our marketing team on firstname.lastname@example.org
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Your personal information is stored for as long as is required to manage hotel bookings for both business and legal purposes or in accordance with applicable laws. We ensure that all data is disposed of in a safe manner when applicable. Please note should you choose to unsubscribe from mailing list personal data may still be retained on our database to the extent permitted by law.
HOW WE SHARE INFORMATION
We never sell or make available your personal data to any third party except where it is required in direct relation to your booking. These party’s include:
Payment processors for secure credit/debit card transactions
Service providers such as booking agents who work with us to help provide our services
Email service providers to send emails pertaining to your booking. Such providers may send emails of a marketing nature if you have agreed to receive.
Law enforcement or government organisation requesting information in accordance with the law
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
Your personal data is held on a secure server hosted by our internet provider and is only accessible by a limited number of people. We take reasonable and appropriate measures to protect Personal Information from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction, considering the risks involved in the processing and the nature of personal information. The nature of the internet is such that we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us via the internet. No data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed 100% secure. However, we will take all reasonable steps (including appropriate technical and organisation measures) to protect your personal data.
ACCESSING YOU PERSONAL INFORMATION
You have the right to see all personal information we hold on you, you can also update or verify any personal data we may hold. Please contact email@example.com. Any such data subject requests may be subject to the prescribed fee. If you believe there is a breach in the way we handle our data you have the right to complain to the ICO.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Any information, communications or materials you submit to us via a social media platform is done at your own risk without expectation of privacy. We cannot control the actions of other users of these platforms or the actions of the platforms themselves. Your interactions with those features and platforms are governed by the privacy policies of the companies that provide them.
Like most websites, we gather statistical and other analytical information collected on an aggregate basis of all visitors to our website. This Non-Personal Data comprises information that cannot be used to identify or contact you and can include demographic information which provides IP addresses where they have been anonymised, browser types and other anonymous statistical data to help us gain a better understanding of our visitors.