Weekend:IN privacy policy

 

Introduction

Here at Weekend:IN we take your privacy seriously. This Policy explains when and why we collect personal information about guests who visit our website, how we use it and how we keep it secure. 

Since we are a growing website and internet technologies are constantly evolving, we may update this Policy from time to time. Please check by this page occasionally to ensure you’re happy with any changes. By using, registering or placing an order on our website, you are agreeing to the terms of this Policy.

The data controller in respect of our website is Olivia Tripp of Weekend:IN, 11 Verdigris, 114 Jacob St, Old Market, Bristol, BS2 0AF. If you have any questions regarding this Policy, please contact olivia@wkndin.co.uk.

 

What information do we collect and how do we collect it?

We collect data in the following ways -

a.     Information that is given to us by you, for example when you visit, register or purchase products/services from www.wkndin.co.uk you may be asked to provide information including your name, email address, contact details and home/business address

b.     Information that is collected automatically, for example your IP address, information from cookies, information on your computer/device, usage habits and geographical location. 

 

How do we use your information? 

The information we obtain is used for administrative and business purposes only. This includes contacting you, improving our business and website and providing contractual obligations. From time to time, we may use such voluntary information for marketing our products and services that we feel may be of interest unless you have “opted out”. You may “opt out” by clicking the “unsubscribe” button found on the bottom of the emails we send, or by contacting olivia@wkndin.co.uk.  

 

Do we share your information? 

Only to the extent necessary to run our business*, fulfil any contractual agreements with you and to comply with any applicable law, regulation or legal processes. We will never share/sell user information to any 3rd-party not affiliated with Weekend:IN, except in connection with the business sale or similar event.


How do we keep your information secure?

We are committed to doing all that we can to ensure your information is kept safe. We have established systems and processes to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure of your data. For example, we use secure servers to store your information and only grant access to your information where necessary. Please be aware that any information you transmit over the internet can never be guaranteed 100% secure - whilst we strive to protect the information you provide, you do so at your own risk. 

 

How long do we keep your information for?

We do not keep your information for longer than necessary for the purposes it was collected for, taking into account any operation or legal considerations. For example, we are legally required to hold some types of information for tax records, performance of a contract, or our legitimate interests as a business. Our retention periods are reviewed on a regular basis.

 

What legal basis do we have for processing your personal data?

Under the GDPR, we are required to rely on one or more lawful grounds to process your personal information. We believe the following to be relevant: 

a.     Consent - Where you have provided specific consent for us to use your personal information in a certain way, like sending you a marketing email. 

b.     Contract - Where we are entering a contractual agreement with you, like suppling goods or services from our website.

c.     Legal Obligation - Where necessary to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation which are part of the laws of England and Wales, like needing to disclose your information to pursue a court order.

d.     Legitimate Interests - Where we rely on our legitimate interests, for example: improve and analyse our website, charge for products and services, market the products and services which we think will be of interest, respond to enquiries and keep a record of correspondence, prevent crime or suspected criminal behaviour such as fraud, resolve potential disputes, keep our website safe and secure, identity consumer trends and measure website usage. 

 

What rights do you have in relation to your information?

Under the GDPR, you are entitled to see the personal information held about you. You may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date, or (subject to certain limitations) erased/anonymised. You must write to us at Weekend:IN, 11 Verdigris, 114 Jacob St, Old Market, Bristol, BS2 0AF or email olivia@wkndin.co.uk to exercise any of the above rights, along with sufficient proof of your identity. Please note that exceptions do apply and we recommend you review the guidance published by the UK’s ICO. You also have the right to complain to a supervisory authority, if you’re in the UK we suggest you visit the ICO Make a complaint webpage. 

 

What are Cookies? 

‘Cookies’ are small pieces of data that are stored by your browser, on your chosen computer or device. You can think of Cookies as a ‘memory’ for the website. This means that when you return, the service or third party recognises you and can therefore react appropriately, such as remembering user preferences.

 

Do we use Cookies? 

Like many other websites, Weekend:IN uses Cookies to help customise your experience. By using our website you agree that, unless you have them disabled in your browser, we can place the type of Cookies listed below on your device in accordance with this Policy:

Cookie Name

Duration

Purpose

crumb

Session

Prevents cross-site request forgery, an attack vector that tricks a browser into taking unwanted action.

ss_cvisit

30 minutes

Identifies and tracks unique visitors sessions on the website.

ss_cpvisit

30 minutes

Identifies and tracks unique visitors sessions on the website.

ss_cvt

30 minutes

Identifies and tracks unique visitors sessions on the website.

ss_cid

2 years

Identifies and tracks unique visitors sessions on the website.

ss_cvr

2 years

Identifies and tracks unique visitors sessions on the website.

_ga

2 years

Helps us to count how many people visit Weekend:IN by unique tracking.

_gid

24 hours

Helps us to count how many people visit Weekend:IN by unique tracking.

_gat

10 minutes

Used to manage the rate page view requests are made.

You can turn off Cookies at any time through your browser settings, however please be advised this may impact your online experience with us.

 

*Disclosure of your information to service providers:

As we mentioned, we only share your information to the extent necessary to run our business. We use a selection of trusted third parties to provide us with services which are necessary to achieve this. This includes the following:

https://www.squarespace.com/privacy/

https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

https://policies.google.com/

 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 1st July 2018.