“relaxnride.com” is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
“relaxnride.com” may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01/02/2018.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
- name and job title
- contact information including email address
- demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
- other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our products and services.
- We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
- From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
- We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
Disclosure of your information
We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our sister company Siesta Advisor SL. We may share your information with selected third parties including:
- Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with [them or] you.
- Advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. [We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in London). We may make use of the personal data we have collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience].
- Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.
- [Credit reference agencies for the purpose of assessing your credit score where this is a condition of us entering into a contract with you.]
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
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Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
- if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Privacy Protection Changes
THE GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) comes into force on 25 May 2018 and will impact how companies collect, store and use your personal information.
We are reviewing our processes in the light of this new regulation and the ongoing guidance being published by the Information Commissioner’s Office in the period leading up to the implementation of the regulation.
Until 25 May 2018, the processing of personal data is still governed by the Data Protection Directive (Directive 95/46/EC) and you can find out information about our current policies in our privacy statement.
As we sell our holidays and bike rentals direct to the general public we are currently using booking and enquiry information to decide what to mail and email customers and enquirers. Our experience is that these communications are well received and those who prefer not to receive them are happy to simply let us know so that we can stop sending them.
This way of direct marketing is a core part of the way we operate as a business and, as we currently understand the forthcoming legislation, this constitutes what is termed a legitimate interest. In terms of the regulation this can be the legal basis for processing an individual’s booking and enquiry data for the purposes of marketing.
Following the introduction of GDPR, it is currently our intention to continue to send promotional information about our holidays to individuals based on the bookings and enquiries they have previously made and, on occasion, tell people about a product or service from another company if we feel it relates to our Relax’N’Ride philosophy and we think it may interest them. You will, of course, continue to have the right to request that we send no further marketing information.