Lonely Escapes can be considered as a “data controller” under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) as we collect your personal information explicitly provided by you for the business purpose. As a travel agency in the UK,Lonely Escapes is in a position to collect, process and disclose certain personal information of yours in order to perform our usual business activities that include booking travel related services on behalf of you. However, as a well reputed travel agency, we are highly committed in protecting your personal data and privacy via various physical, technological, electronical and other relevant controls in place.
In the course of providing its Services,Lonely Escapes collects, uses, and discloses personal data. Personal data is any information that can be used to identify you or that we can link to you. You, as traveller, or user of the Services, may be asked to provide certain personal data when you use our Services, such as:
By providing any of your personal information to our official email correspondences, entering and submitting them on our corporate and any affiliated websites, via official phone calls, by written documents to the authorised personnel and by any other means, you agree that the below stated privacy policies are understood and will apply to how we handle your details. By doing so you explicitly give us the consent to collect, process and disclose your personal details as detailed below.
Personal data collected is shared with or disclosed to:
Data consolidation companies may also be used by Lonely Escapes or your Company for the purpose of creating reports and related statistics for benchmarking or other related purposes, including, without limitation, utilizing cumulative statistical data, which may incorporate data acquired from your Company for ordinary business purposes customary in our industry and the Services we provide, but without identifying, directly or indirectly, you or your Company.
When sharing with or disclosing personal data to other parties, including toLonely Escapes’s related companies, affiliates, subsidiaries, joint ventures, partners, subcontractors, and agents who provide Services and maintain facilities, your personal data may be transferred to countries with data protection laws providing a lower standard of protection for your personal data than your country.
Typically,Lonely Escapes stores personal data on its cloud based servers and with third party storage providers. All personal information given to use over the internet is protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and in addition to password and firewall protection.:
Lonely Escapes uses appropriate technical and organizational security measures to protect the personal data we hold on our network and systems from unauthorized access, disclosure, destruction, and alteration. We conduct periodic reviews of our data collection, storage, processing, and security measures to verify we are only collecting, storing, and processing personal data that is required for our Services and to fulfil our contractual obligations. While we make every effort to protect the integrity and security of our network and systems, we cannot guarantee, ensure, or warrant that our security measures will prevent illegal or unauthorized activity related to your personal data. When using our Services, you should be aware that no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed as totally secure. Although we strive to protect your personal data, we do not warrant the security of any data and information that you transmit to us over the Internet and you do so at your own risk..
In order to protect your personal data, we kindly ask you to NOT send us credit card information or other similar personal data to us via email. We also encourage you to keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other person. If you are sharing a computer with anyone you should log out before leaving a site or service to protect access to your password and personal data from subsequent users. Please alert us immediately if you believe your password or any of your personal data has been misused. Please note, we will never ask you to disclose your password or credit card information in an unsolicited phone call or email..
Lonely Escapes does not knowingly collect personal data from children. Individuals under 18 years of age should not use our Services to submit any personal data about themselves.
You may choose what personal data (if any) you wish to provide to us. However, if you choose not to provide certain details, your experience with some or all of our Services may be affected.
To the extent required by applicable law, you have the right to access your personal data and confirm the processing of your personal data. Also, where applicable, you have the right to rectify inaccuracies or errors, erase, restrict the processing, object to processing, and withdraw consent to processing of your personal data, and where applicable, the right to data portability of your personal data. Lonely Escapes will handle such requests in the time specified by applicable law and where permitted by applicable law, may charge a reasonable administrative fee to cover the costs of responding to any such request.
We may automatically collect information using “cookies”. Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. They may also be used to track your return visits to our sites.
We use Google Analytics tracking cookies to collect anonymous traffic data about your use of this website.
TheLonely Escapes website may contain links to other websites for ease of use. However, once you have clicked a link and left our website it should be noted that we do not have control over that website. Thus, we are not responsible for the protection of any information you provide while visiting such a site. Please ensure that you read the privacy statement applicable to the respective website in question prior to providing personal information..