Privacy Policy

By using this site You are accepting that You agree with the terms of our Privacy Policy as outlined below. This Privacy Policy applies to any and all Personal Information which is given to Us by You via the web site www.different-travel.com and is intended to provide You with confidence about the use and security of Your Personal Information such as Your name, address, email address and other Personal Information. We process personal data only in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated legislation. We may change this privacy policy from time to time and You should check this page regularly. Your use of the The Different Travel Company website will be deemed an acceptance of the privacy policy existing at that time. Any site that You connect to from here is not covered by this Privacy Policy.

Data Collection

When using www.different-travel.com You may encounter webpages with links such as 'book now', 'enquiries' or 'sign up for our e-newsletter' and upon clicking these links You will be asked to enter Personal Information. When You provide Us with Personal Information You are authorising Us to use this for the purpose which it was intended (such as to process a booking or add You to our electronic mailing list.)

How We use Your information

The information entered will only be used for the purposes for which it was collected in accordance with this Privacy Policy and We shall be entitled to use Your Personal Information as follows. Your Personal Information will be passed on to the principal and to the relevant suppliers of Your travel arrangements such as the airline, ground handler and tour leader. The information may also be provided to public authorities such as customs or immigration if required by them, or in order for Us to comply with any requirements imposed on Us by law. We will only pass Your information on to persons responsible for Your travel arrangements or to comply with law or customs and/or immigration rules. This applies to any sensitive information that You give to Us such as details of any disabilities, or dietary/religious requirements. In making a booking, You consent to this information being passed on to the relevant person.
Examples of where information is passed to a third party include (but are not limited to) making a booking with an airline, and informing the ground handler and tour leader of Your name and any dietary requirements, allergies or medical conditions You may have. Your name, date of birth, passport number and dietary requirements are required for Us to process hotel reservations and internal flight bookings overseas. By entering Your Personal Information, You accept that We may retain this information and that it may be held by Us or any third party company which processes it on our behalf. When You provide Personal Information We may contact You with periodic communications, predominantly be e-mail about Your challenge, our products, events and special offers unless You ask Us not to do so. You will not be added to our electronic mailing list unless You specifically request to be added. We will never pass on Your details to any third party person or company for marketing purposes.

Cookies

Cookies are text files that store basic information that a web site can use to recognise repeat site visits. The Different Travel Company may use cookies to collect information during Your visit to our website, such as the particular site areas You visit and which country You are in, this statistical information builts in an Analytics Package. We collect this information to better tailor our site and our products to Your interests and needs. Cookies are never used to collect information of a private nature, such as email addresses or contact details. Cookies do not attach to Your system and damage Your files. If You do not want information collected through the use of Cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows You to deny or accept the Cookie feature. We use the performance cookies on our website to help provide you with a better user experience. These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. By using our website, You agree that We can place these types of cookies on Your device.

Security

Security is very important to Us and We will take all reasonable precautions to ensure Your Personal Information is secure. All Personal Information is subject to restricted to prevent unauthorised access, misuse or modification.

Contact

Please write to Sarah Yalland, Managing Director, The Different Travel Company Ltd, 4 Downs Park Crescent, Totton, Southampton, Hampshire, SO40 9GH if You have any comments or questions about this Privacy Policy or would like to correct or up-date Your Personal Information or remove Yourself from our electronic mailing list.