At hamars.uk we are dedicated to safeguarding and preserving your privacy when visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
Preamble The text below is a legal requirement and some of the language is a little obscure, even to us. So in summary you should know that we basically hold your private information very dear, and do not allow it to be used for any purpose other than to inform you about our services, and only release private information to third parties when necessary to provide you with the service you requested. For example on a tour we provide your name to hotels.
Policy key definitions: "I", "our", "us", or "we" refer to the business, Hamars & Harps Ltd.. "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 any personal information about you electronically using the following lawful bases. As a small business, we are not required to be registered with the ICO under the Data Protection Register.
Lawful basis: Consent The reason we use this basis: Website users consent by providing their personal information on the website. We process your information in the following ways: Using secure databases. Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. Sharing your information: We do not share your personal information with any third parties, exeptt when necessary to provide the service you have requested.
Lawful basis: Contract The reason we use this basis: When using the Hamars & Harps website, a contract is formed. This contract can be viewed here. We process your information in the following ways: Using secure databases. Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. Sharing your information: We do share your personal information with third parties only when necessary to provide the service you have requested.
Lawful basis: Legal obligation The reason we use this basis: Data held for use by the government, HMRC and law enforcement. We process your information in the following ways: Using secure databases. Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. Sharing your information: We do share your personal information with third parties and they include; HMRC, government authorities and police/law enforcement.
Lawful basis: Criminal offence data The reason we use this basis: Data held for use by the government, HMRC and law enforcement. We process your information in the following ways: Using secure databases. Data retention period: We will continue to process your information under this basis until you withdraw consent or it is determined your consent no longer exists. Sharing your information: We do share your personal information with third parties and they include; police/law enforcement. If, as determined by us, the lawful basis upon which we process your personal information changes, we will notify you about the change and any new lawful basis to be used if required. We shall stop processing your personal information if the lawful basis used is no longer relevant.
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. These should be sent to us via the contact form on this website: https://hamars.uk/contact/
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.
Email marketing messages & subscription Under the GDPR we use the consent lawful basis for anyone purchasing our services, subscribing to our newsletter or marketing mailing list. We only collect certain data about you, as detailed in the "Processing of your personal date" 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 wesend 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.
On-Site Advertising We do now conduct on-site advertising on the Hamars & Harps website
Advertising Collection of Data Our site uses technologies of third-party partners to help us recognize your device and understand how you use our site(s) so that we can improve our services to reflect your interests and serve you advertisements about the products and/or services that are likely to be of more interest to you. Specifically, these partners collect information about your activity on our site(s) to enable us to: measure and analyze traffic and browsing activity on our site(s); show advertisements for our products and/or services to you on third-party sites; measure and analyze the performance of our advertising campaigns;
Cross-Device We do not share data, such as hashed email derived from emails or other online identifiers, with any external companies or advertisers.
Opting-Out Third-party partners may use non-cookie technologies that may not be impacted by browser settings that block cookies. Your browser may not permit you to block such technologies. For this reason you can use the following third party tools to decline the collection and use of information for the purpose of serving you interest based advertising: The NAI’s opt-out platform: http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ The EDAA’s opt-out platform http://www.youronlinechoices.com/ The DAA’s opt-out platform: http://optout.aboutads.info/?c=2&lang=EN