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Privacy Policy

UNIQUE BOUTIQUE TRAVEL – DATA PROTECTION & PRIVACY POLICY

1. Scope of this policy.

Our privacy policy is intended to explain and clarify how we meet our own expectations regarding the privacy of visitors to our website, as well as meet the requirements of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into effect in UK and EU law on Friday 25 May 2018.

2. Privacy notice.

 i) Who are we and what do we do? Unique Boutique Travel (https://www.uniqueboutiquetravel.co.uk) is a product recommendation website. Our contributors post recommendations for boutique travel experiences. The website may contain affiliate links to external products. Unique Boutique Travel may receive a commission for purchases made through these links. This does not influence our recommendations.

ii) We take data protection very seriously and understand the importance of protecting your privacy and personal information. The personal data we might collect from you is strictly limited in scope and is only collected if you make a comment or email us directly. Simply visiting the site does not require you to provide any personal information. Personal information is information that identifies you as an individual such as your name, email address or IP address.

 iii) Our website is hosted by TSOHOST in the UK and you can read their privacy policy here.

 iv) Unlike some ‘social media’ companies access to the material on Unique Boutique Travel does not require registration, as such no personal information is obtained from you by us before you use the site, or while you use the site. The information is provided freely to you and all you need to do is visit the site.

v) There are numerous links on our website to external websites. Generally, these websites will be providers of boutique travel services, accommodation and accessories. These organisations will have their own privacy policy and, should they request you to register with them, we strongly advise you to consult their privacy policy.

vi) In order to provide our information service free of charge, we may accept advertisements on our pages and these may be supplied by Google. We strictly control the type of advertisement we show. If you have concerns regarding how your data might be used please consult Google’s Adsense policy notice. In summary, their policy states that:

Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s previous visits to a website and other websites. Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve relevant ads to you based on your visit to our site and/or other sites on the Internet. You may opt out of personalised advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Or you can opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalised advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.)

3. Consent.

i) If you purchase material through our affiliate partners it is necessary for you to provide them with information to enable your order to be fulfilled. These organisations will have their own privacy policy and, should they request you to register with them, we strongly advise you to consult their privacy policy.

ii) You may withdraw consent at any time by emailing us at admin@uniqueboutiquetravel.co.uk stating that you ‘do not want Unique Boutique Travel to hold my personal data’. Data will be removed within 24 hours of this request.

4. Disclosure.

Unique Boutique Travel gathers no personal data from you directly and hence will never pass on your personal data to third parties.

5. Your rights as a data subject.

We do not collect or store personal information when you visit Unique Boutique Travel nor do we use your data other than to allow user comments on our recommendations. We are obliged to inform you of your rights as a ‘data subject’, which are:

• Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.

• Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.

• Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.

• Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.

• Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.

• Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.

• Right to object to automated processing, including profiling – you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.

• Right to judicial review: in the event that Unique Boutique Travel refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to complain as outlined in clause 6 below.

6. Complaints.

In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Unique Boutique Travel, or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with Unique Boutique Travel’s data protection representatives.  

 Our data protection representatives can be contacted directly here: admin@uniqueboutiquetravel.co.uk

7. Contact.

For further information contact us at admin@uniqueboutiquetravel.co.uk