We are Folly View Holiday Let, care-of:
Orchard House, Clun Road, Craven Arms, Shropshire SY7 9QS
This policy is for customers who book stays directly with us, or through our agents, Holiday Cottages
My customers are important to me and I will do everything I can to protect and respect their privacy. We do not keep a digital database of your personal information. We do not share your personal information with other organisations or anyone else unless legally required to. We do not carry out any digital marketing. This may seem old fashioned but we believe simple is best.
Information Collected and Stored
For Holiday Cottage customers, you should have been informed by Holiday Cottages that they will pass data onto us digitally. This information is: the start of your stay, how long you are staying and the name of the lead booker. Along with the invoice from get from Holiday Cottages we receive a booking form which contains your personal details. This will be deleted at the end of your stay.
Subject Access Request
You have the right to know what information we have about you. You can ask for erasure of all personal data we hold on you if we no longer need that information. Contact us at the above address. Please remember you may need to give us personal data for us to find the personal data we hold on you.
Guest Reviews of Folly View
I would like to use the reviews you often leave in our visitor’s book, on our web site – www.follyviewlet.co.uk. We would like to gain your permission for this. On the review page on our web site we only use first names, the area or county you come from, for example East Anglia or Suffolk, and the month and year of your stay. If you wish to provide a review, on the form provided in the flat, please leave the name and area you would like us to use and sign to provide permission. We will destroy this form when we take your review off of our web site.
Further information about the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
- Personal data shall be processed fairly and lawfully.
- Personal data shall be obtained only for one or more specified and lawful purposes and shall not be further processed in any manner incompatible with purpose or those purposes.
- Personal data shall be adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purpose or purposes for which they are processed.
- Personal data shall be accurate and where necessary kept up to date
- Personal data processed for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or purposes.
- Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the rights of data subjects under this Act.
- Appropriate technical and organisational measures shall be taken against unauthorised or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data
- Personal data shall not be transferred to a country or territory outside the European Economic Area unless that country or territory ensures an adequate level of protection for the rights and freedoms of data subjects in relation to the processing of personal data.
For more information look at the ICO office web site at: ico.org.uk
To help you to navigate through this long Cookies Policy it is divided into sections with links below:
We do use some third-party cookies to provide essential security for the site.
A cookie is a small bit of information that is stored on your computer. A cookie is a text file which a Web server can place on an end-users device accessed via in their Web browser. Whether you view a Web site on a desktop, a laptop, a tablet or a mobile ‘phone, a Web site can be configured to place one or more cookies on your device.
Cookies are browser-specific – which means that different browsers cannot see other browsers’ cookies. Cookies are site-specific if they are first-party cookies – which means that other Web sites cannot see these cookies. Third party cookies work across Web sites and are described later.
The role and purpose of cookies varies and can include the following which benefit the user:
- maintain certain functionality through preferences
- record the users’ location or other details
- help to protect users’ data from unauthorised access
There are other potential uses for cookies that can benefit the Web site owner and these include:
- collecting Web analytics data like Google Analytics
- collecting other tracking data
- serving personalised adverts to users
- increasing advertising effectiveness by re-marketing
There are various types and categories of cookies:
First Party Cookies
Third Party Cookies
Strictly Necessary Cookies
First Party Cookies
These cookies are issued by the Web site being visited and can only be read by the issuing Web site.
Third Party Cookies
These cookies are issued by Web site(s) other than the Web site being visited.
An example of commonly used Third Party Cookies are those for Google Analytics.
These cookies expire as soon as you end the browsing session or close the browser window.
An example of a temporary cookie that the FVL Web site uses is the wordpress_test_cookie which expires at the end of the browsing session.
These cookies expire only on the set expiration date and can remain on your device when you end the browsing session or close the browser window.
An example of a persistent cookie that the our Web site uses is the Google Analytics _ga cookie which expires 26 months after being set.
Strictly Necessary Cookies
These are cookies that are required for the operation of a Web site and an example is cookies that enable users to login securely.
These types of cookies allow the Web site to count visitors and monitor how they move around within the Web site. These are typically third-party cookies and examples include cookies for Google Analytics.
We do not use any cookies to serve advertisements nor to carry out re-marketing.
We do not use transparent graphic pixel cookies – also known as web beacons.
We do not use Flash cookies.
The list below explains the cookies we use and why.
Civic Cookie Control
Cookie: Cookie preference
Purpose: Remembers a users choice about cookies on follyviewlet.co.uk. Where users have previously indicated a preference, that user’s preference is stored in this cookie.
Cookie: Google Analytics
Names: _ga, _gat, _gid
Purpose: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the follyviewlet.co.uk Web site and WordPress blog. We use the information to compile reports about which pages and blog posts are visited. This helps us to improve the Web site for you. These cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors, where visitors to the Web site have come from, and which pages and blog posts they visited.
Google Analytics cookies are created as soon as you visit a Web site on which a valid Google Analytics tracking code is installed.
Google Analytics does not store, and does not allow, any personally identifiable information in its cookies.
You can find more information at Google’s Safeguarding your data page.
The Cookies Consent mechanism that we use allows you to opt-out of Google Analytics on our site.
To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all Web sites you can use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Cookie: WordPress Test Cookie
Purpose: WordPress uses this cookie to enable registered users to login to the Web site. This is a first party temporary or session cookie that expires when the browser is closed.
Cookie: WordPress Saving Post Cookie
Purpose: WordPress uses this first-party cookie to facilitate auto-saving of draft blog posts by registered users.
We use a Cookies Consent mechanism – Cookie Control V8 – provide by Civic UK.
When you first visit the Web site you are asked to confirm your preferences and consent for cookies. You can use this consent mechanism to opt-out of Google Analytics cookies if you wish.
You can control settings in your browser to:
- delete all cookies
- allow all cookies
- block all cookies
- block third-party cookies
- clear all cookies when you close the browser
The next section provides links to information about controlling cookies in your browser.
Further information about cookies in general can be found at the following links:
This Cookies Policy was last updated on 25th May 2018.
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