Privacy Policy

 Austins Guesthouse Cardiff Privacy Policy


We at Austins Guesthouse respect the privacy of our
visitors and are committed to preserving your online safety by preserving your
privacy at anytime you visit or communicate with our site. Our privacy
policy has been provided and reviewed by the solicitors at Legal Centre who specialise in online internet

Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy offers you a
thorough explanation regarding your personal data provided to us or any data we
may collect from you.

This Privacy Policy is updated from time to time;
therefore, it should be reviewed occasionally.

[For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, Austins
Gueshouse is our data controller.]

1. Collected Information

Data can be
collected and processed during the operations of our website. The following are
ways we may perform these actions:

1.1 Data
regarding your visit(s) to our website and any resources used are
collected. The following is included and not limited to: location data,
weblogs, traffic data, and any other communication information.

1.2 Any
forms you filled out on our site allows us to collect data such as registering
for information or when you complete a purchase.

1.3 If for
any reason you communicate with our personnel or site we may collect

2. Cookie Usage

There are
instances where we may use cookies to gather information regarding our services
in a mathematical collection for our website and our advertisers.

Any information
collected will not have any identifying data. It is statistical data about our
visitors and how they have used our site. No personal details will be
shared that could identify you.

We may assemble
information about your common internet use with a cookie file. When used,
the cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. The cookie is
stored on the hard drive, with transferred information. The data sought
by the cookie helps us improve our website and any service offered to

Your browser has
the ability to decline cookies. This is done by setting your browser
options to decline all cookies. Note: if you do decline the download of
cookies, some aspects of our site may not work or allow you access.

Our advertisers
may download cookies to which we have no control. If used, these cookies
are downloaded by clicking on an advertisement found on our website.

3. Our Use of Your Information

stored or collected regarding you helps us improve and offer services you
need. The following list contains how we might use your data:

3.1 Any
request you make of our site or personnel allows us to use information you
provided us with, relating to the products or services we have. We may
also send information on products or services you may be interested in, as long
as consent has been received.

3.2 Contract
Commitments: To meet any Commitment we make to you.

3.3 Changes
or Improvements made to the site can warrant use of your information, with
regard to notification of such changes.

3.4 An
existing customer may be contacted regarding products and services related to
any item of previous sale you made on our site.

3.5 We may
use data or allow third parties to use information that is not related to goods
or services you may be interested in. We or third parties contact you
only if consent has been provided by you at anytime, based on information we

3.6 Any new
customer can only be contacted by us or third parties if consent has been
offered via our site. We only send communications you have consented to.

3.7 Anyone
who does not wish to give consent for our site or third party use has the
opportunity to decline. Once we receive your withhold for consent we will
remove your details from any mailings or third party communications.

3.8 None of
the information collected about you will offer identifiable
characteristics. Information shared to a third party is statistical only.
We will not reveal who you are, only mathematical information about our

4. Personal Data Storage

4.1 Locations
outside the European Economic Area may be used for transferring data we collect
about you. These data sites are for storing or processing of your
information. The information we share outside the European Economic Area
may be shared with staff based on the process and storage of said data.
It may include such processes as processing a payment or offering support for
your service or product needs. The staff processing or storing
information may work for our suppliers outside the European Economic
Area. By submitting your data to use you have agreed to this transfer and
storage of data. We take all reasonable action to ensure the safety of
your personal data in agreement with this Privacy Policy.

4.2 Information
we are provided will be stored on secure servers. Transaction data is
encrypted for your safety.

4.3 You
should understand data via online transmission is not completely secure.
We cannot guarantee full protection and security data, only that we take all
reasonable action to protect information sent to us electronically.
Transmission of any data by you is at your own risk. Where applicable you
may be given access to sections of our site that require a password. You
are responsible for the passwords safety and confidentiality.

5. Information Disclosure

5.1 At
times we may disclose personal information to persons in our group. This
can include subsidiaries, holding companies, or any other subsidiaries involved
in our business, if applicable.
5.2 Third Party disclosure may occur for the following reasons:

5.2.1 Selling
any or all of our business to a third party may result in sharing your

5.2.2 At
any time when we are legally required to we may disclose information about you
and your visits to our sites.

5.2.3 To
prevent fraud and help in fraud protection in order to reduce credit risk, we
may disclose information.

6. Third Party Links

Third party
links may be discovered on our site. These third party links have their
own privacy policy, which you agree to when you click on the link. We are
not responsible nor do we accept responsibility for third party links.
Our liability covers us only on our site, and thus we do not accept liability
for third party links as we have no control over them.

7. Information Accessibility

We cannot
withhold data we collect about you, as per The Data Protection Act 1998. This
act provides you with access to any information we may hold on you. If
you wish to have access about our data collection on you please pay our fee of
£10. The fee covers our costs for processing your request and getting the
data to you. Please use the contact details below to formulate your data
access request.

8. Contacting Us

Please feel free
to contact us with queries, requests, or comments you may have about our
Privacy Policy. We welcome any communication via the email address
supplied here: [email protected]