This policy covers all users of the website, individuals who sign up for our including guests who make a booking, members of the guest's party and any other individual about whom we collect personal information.
How I collect data
What information I may collect.
I may collect and process the following data about you:
Cookies are small files that are typically created when you visit a website and are stored in the cookie directory of your computer. There are two types of cookie; Persistent and Session Specific. Persistent cookies are used to collect non-personal data about how the site is being used. Session Specific cookie are used to enable you to navigate around the Bookalet site and use its functionality without having to constantly re-enter your username and password.
We specifically use Session Specific cookies so once logged in you can easily navigate around the site. We also use Google analytics to track who is using our site.
We collect information only where necessary for the provision of our services to you.
You have control over what cookies to accept by changing the settings on your browser to either accept or reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Further information can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/
How We Use Your Data
We use your data to run the Bookalet website; providing owners with an online bookings system for their accommodation and to provide holidaymakers with a means of renting holiday accommodation.
Disclosure of information to 3rd parties
We will only disclose your data to the extent it is necessary to run our business. We will provide your personal data and information to the owners or operators of the rental accommodation that you book via the Bookalet service.
If you choose to use the Channel Management facility to sync your property, availability and pricing information to 3rd party accommodation portals, we may pass your personal data to these channels.
If we buy or sell the business or any business assets we may disclose your personal data in order to effect the transaction.
We will also disclose your personal data where required by law or to enforce our own legal rights.
How long do we retain your data?
We only retain your personal data for as long as necessary.
Specific Retention Periods:
Security of personal data and Information
Bookalet on behalf of Cottages on Arran take appropriate and proportionate organisational and technical measures to secure your personal information and data and to protect it against unlawful use and/or accidental loss. All data is held on secure servers with access limited to account holders and authorised internal staff. All data transferred to and from the Bookalet platform is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
You may request us to provide you with any personal information and data we hold about you. Provision of this information is subject to you providing us with appropriate evidence of your identity.
You also have the following rights with regards to your personal data:
In the UK, the supervisory authority is the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO).
Please visit: https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/
Cottages on Arran is the Trading Name of Penelope Ann Brass. Bookalet is a trading name of BnBSelec.com Ltd.
Please address correspondence to:
The Data Controller
Mrs P A Brass
Isle of Arran
Alternatively, you can telephone us on: 01770 302064 or fill in the 'Contact Us' form on the https://www.cottagesonarran.co.uk website.
Version 1.0 25 May 2018