Policy key definitions:
- “I”, “our”, “us”, or “we” refer to the business, Cheshire Farm Yurts.
- “you”, “the user” refer to the person(s) using this website.
- GDPR means General Data Protection Act.
- PECR means Privacy & Electronic Communications Regulation.
- ICO means Information Commissioner’s Office.
- Cookies mean small files stored on a users computer or device.
Processing of your personal data
Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and/or process the following personal information about you electronically
Yurt Booking Form
- Tel contact
Your individual rights
Under the GDPR your rights are as follows. You can read more about your rights in details here;
- the right to be informed;
- the right of access;
- the right to rectification;
- the right to erasure;
- the right to restrict processing;
- the right to data portability;
- the right to object; and
- the right not to be subject to automated decision-making including profiling.
You also have the right to complain to the ICO www.ico.org.uk if you feel there is a problem with the way we are handling your data.
We handle subject access requests in accordance with the GDPR.
Data security and protection
We ensure the security of any personal information we hold by using secure data storage technologies and precise procedures in how we store, access and manage that information. Our methods meet the GDPR compliance requirement.
Transparent Privacy Explanations
We have provided some further explanations about user privacy and the way we use this website to help promote a transparent and honest user privacy methodology.
Sponsored links, affiliate tracking & commissions
Our website may contain adverts, sponsored and affiliate links on some pages. These are typically served through our advertising partners; Google Adsense, eBay Partner Network, Amazon Affiliates, or are self served through our own means. We only use trusted advertising partners who each have high standards of user privacy and security. However we do not control the actual adverts seen / displayed by our advertising partners.
Clickable sponsored or affiliate links may be displayed as a website URL like this; www.thetafhotel.co.uk or as a titled text link like this: Bed & Breakfast in Whitland.
Clicking on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links may track your actions by using a cookie saved to your device. You can read more about cookies on this website above. Your actions are usually recorded as a referral from our website by this cookie. In most cases we earn a very small commission from the advertiser or advertising partner, at no cost to you, whether you make a purchase on their website or not.
We use advertising partners in these ways to help generate an income from the website, which allows us to continue our work and provide you with the best overall experience and valued information.
If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any adverts, sponsored or affiliate links found throughout the website.
Email marketing messages & subscription
Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the “Processing of your personal data” above. Any email marketing messages we send are done so through an EMS, email marketing service provider. An EMS is a third party service provider of software / applications that allows marketers to send out email marketing campaigns to a list of users.
Email marketing messages that we send may contain tracking beacons / tracked clickable links or similar server technologies in order to track subscriber activity within email marketing messages. Where used, such marketing messages may record a range of data such as; times, dates, I.P addresses, opens, clicks, forwards, geographic and demographic data. Such data, within its limitations will show the activity each subscriber made for that email campaign.
Any email marketing messages we send are in accordance with the GDPR and the PECR. We provide you with an easy method to withdraw your consent (unsubscribe) or manage your preferences / the information we hold about you at any time. See any marketing messages for instructions on how to unsubscribe or manage your preferences, you can also unsubscribe from all MailChimp lists, by following this link, otherwise contact the EMS provider.
We currently do not use an EMS on this website
Who is Cheshire Farm Yurts?
We are a Yurt hire business based in Cheshire solely owned and managed by Anna Roden whose sole trader name is “Cheshire Farm Yurts”.
If I have a questions about my data, what do you do ?
Who has access to my Booking Form/Contact Form (data ) once I submit and what if I want to request for it be deleted ?
All unconfirmed/unpaid bookings submitted will be automatically deleted after 4 weeks ( 30 days ) or after the booking date you supplied , we have quoted for has expired , which ever the nearest date. Any data , (namely the booking ), a user wishes to be deleted within 4 weeks, the user must email their request to . and we will delete as requested within 24 hours and confirm .
Are any other third parties or their agents allowed access to Cheshire Farm Yurts websites or data?
Access to the web site is permitted only to Wrap up Web ,(the web site builder and server host) and the owner , Anna Roden. No third party or their agents will be allowed access under any circumstances .
What data do you collect and what happens to my data once submitted ?
The only data collected will be on the form submitted by the user known as the “Booking Form” which will be temporarily stored for 4 weeks or less , the information submitted by the user which consists of name , email address, address and telephone number is required for Cheshire Farm Yurts to provide accurate booking confirmation and for Cheshire Farm Yurts to be able to offer the booking as requested.
Should the user confirm and book , the booking form will convert into a confirmed booking, we will be retain this data for 24 months from the date of the completed booking to be used as reference for costing purposes should the user wish to use our services again . Should the user wish for their data to be deleted after Cheshire Farm Yurts have completing the booking , the user will need to email their request using the same format as previously mentioned for deleting quotes .
Do we contact you in anyway or send junk emails from Cheshire Farm Yurts after completing the booking ?
The only emails you will receive will be after the quote form has been confirmed by the user as booked, which will to be for updating purposes for the users benefit or request . We will occasionally send one off email requesting a review on the service we have provided once we have completed the booking you requested . Once Cheshire Farm Yurts has completed the booking , we will not contact you directly or indirectly for any other reason not related to the booking.
If you feel that the data ( quote/booking form ) has been used inappropriately , please email Anna Roden at explaining the reasons for your complaint along with any evidence that will help support and clarify your concerns and the owner will review the complaint . Once this has been investigated , he will respond to you with his findings with 30 days of receiving you compliant and take the appropriate action . If you feel after receiving your final response from Cheshire Farm Yurts you are not satisfied , then you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office ( ICO ) at www.ico.org.uk.
Resources & further information
- Overview of the GDPR – General Data Protection Regulation
- Data Protection Act 1998
- Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
- The Guide to the PECR 2003
- Small business GDPR policy template
You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website.
Your consent applies to the following domains: www.cheshirefarmyurts.co.uk
What are cookies ?
Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. The cookies are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make the website more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.
The third-party cookies used on our websites are used mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.
What types of cookies do we use ?
Essential: Some cookies are essential for you to be able to experience the full functionality of our site. They allow us to maintain user sessions and prevent any security threats. They do not collect or store any personal information. For example, these cookies allow you to log-in to your account and add products to your basket and checkout securely.
Statistics: These cookies store information like the number of visitors to the website, the number of unique visitors, which pages of the website have been visited, the source of the visit etc. These data help us understand and analyze how well the website performs and where it needs improvement.
Marketing: Our website displays advertisements. These cookies are used to personalize the advertisements that we show to you so that they are meaningful to you. These cookies also help us keep track of the efficiency of these ad campaigns.
The information stored in these cookies may also be used by the third-party ad providers to show you ads on other websites on the browser as well.
Functional: These are the cookies that help certain non-essential functionalities on our website. These functionalities include embedding content like videos or sharing contents on the website on social media platforms.
Preferences: These cookies help us store your settings and browsing preferences like language preferences so that you have a better and efficient experience on future visits to the website.
How can I control the cookie preferences ?
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