CoaST One Planet Tourism Network takes privacy seriously, and will take all reasonable precautions to safeguard the information you provide. This policy sets out our approach to your personal information.
This policy does not apply to information that does not identify living persons.
Personal information collected
We may collect the following personal information about you including:
(a) your name and address;
(b) your telephone numbers; and
(c) your preferences and interests
both directly from you and by your use of our web site.
Purpose of Use
We will use this personal information for the purposes of:
(a) billing and account collection in respect of membership fees where appropriate
(b) contacting you from time to time, in order to notify you of information and upcoming events we believe may be of interest to you;
(c) entering into the members' directory; providing to other members for their communication purposes; displaying in Discussion Forums
Contact may be by email, letter, phone or fax. We will not reveal your information to any third party (unless for the purposes mentioned above or required by law to do so) without your permission.
We may aggregate your personal information with that of others for the production of analytical and statistical tables. Neither you nor any of your information will be identifiable from the resulting tables. We do not sell our membership data.
By using our web site or providing information to us, you understand and agree to the collection, processing and use of such information by us in accordance with the terms of this policy.
Giving your personal information to us is entirely voluntary. If you do not wish us to use your personal information for the purposes described above, you may opt-out by editing your preferences in the “Your Profile” and "Settings" sections of the web site accordingly. Please note that we will still be able to retain and use your personal information for billing and account collection purposes.
On receiving a request, we will remove your personal information from our database (except as is needed for billing and account collection purposes) and shall immediately cease to use it.
Inaccuracies in personal information
If your personal information changes or is incorrect, please update it yourself within the "Your Profile" section of the web site.
We use encryption, firewalls and other technology and security procedures to help protect the accuracy and security of your personal information and prevent unauthorised access or improper use. We also have in place physical, electronic and managerial safeguards.
Data Protection Registration
CoaST One Planet Tourism Network registers the purposes for which we hold personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 under registration number Z9019030. For details of the Data Protection Act, go to the Information Commissioner’s Office web site www.ico.gov.uk