Stein Inn

Privacy Policy and Cookies

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Privacy Policy & Cookies.

On May 25th 2012 a European Union law was implemented by UK legislation, The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011, with a requirement that websites that leave non-essential cookies on visitors’ devices have to inform the visitor what these cookies are. This website complies with this law by providing information on the cookies we use so that if you choose you can either modify your browser settings to manage cookies or leave the website.

Stein Inn has also created this policy to abide by the General Data Protection Regulations which came into force on 25th May 2018and to advise that we are committed to the privacy of the users of the website www.stein-inn.co.uk.

Visiting our website with your personal browser settings configured to accept cookies implies to us that you are in consent to our use of cookies as described below.

1. Use of Cookies                                                                      

Our website uses cookies, to which you will be asked to consent at the outset.  

The information collected is about your computer and how you use our website. In particular we use Google Analytics, which is a web analytics tool that helps us understand how you engage with us through the website.  Google Analytics provide reports which we can use to improve the use of the website and how it is accessed.  You are at liberty to refuse the use of cookies by disabling them in your web browser settings.  You do not require to have cookies turned on to successfully use our website  – for more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit this Google page.

Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.

2. Information Collected

We do not collect any personal information from visitors to our website other than information that is knowingly and voluntarily given. Anonymous information is collected, such as the number of visitors to the website in a given period or details of properties and dates selected for online bookings, but it is purely statistical and cannot be used to identify an individual user. Cookies are not used to collect any other information from visitors to the website. Visitors cannot be contacted unless such information is given.

3. Security

Should you send us personal information through the website, via email, or enquiry form or booking form, that information will be securely kept and not shared out with Stein Inn.  It will be used to answer any enquiry or make a booking if requested. We will not share it with any third parties.  We will take all reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.  We will store your personal information you provide via the website on a secure server.  Should your contact with us develop into a booking then details will be saved and protected by encryption technology.  We will not use your contact details for direct marketing purposes to you unless you request it by signing to our newsletter through the website.

3. Financial Security

Any website financial transactions are dealt with by our payment services provider, Paypoint. You can view their Privacy Policy on their website.  We will share information with them as necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunds or dealing with complaints and or queries relating to said payments or refunds.

4. Updates

We may update this privacy policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website as knowledge of the new regulations develop.  You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes.

5. Access to Personal Information

You can ask us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you, for knowledge and accuracy.  We would require proof of identity.  You can also ask us to delete your personal information.

6. Enforcement

Any queries relating to our collection or use of personal information should be addressed to angus.teresa@stein-inn.co.uk or Angus & Teresa McGhie, Stein Inn, Waternish, Isle of Skye, IV55 8GA.

Angus & Teresa McGhie 

30th May 2018

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