Privacy & Cookies

Last Updated April 24, 2018

Luxury Travel Diary (‘Luxury Travel Diary’, ‘we’, ‘our’, ‘us’) is a trading name of Luxury Travel Diary Limited. We respect the privacy rights of online visitors (‘you’, ‘your’, ‘yours’) and recognise the importance of protecting the information collected about them. We have adopted a company-wide Privacy Policy that guides how we collect, store, and use the information that you provide us with.

The following information is provided by Luxury Travel Diary to enable our online visitors to be fully informed of our Privacy Policies. By visiting www.luxurytraveldiary.com, (our ‘website’, ‘site’, ‘luxurytraveldiary.com’), you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy and our Terms and Conditions.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to websites maintained by other companies or organisations to which we link, and Luxury Travel Diary is not responsible for any personal information you submit to third parties via our website. Please ensure that you read the Privacy Policy of such other companies or organisations before submitting your details.

A visitor agrees to be bound by subsequent revisions to this Agreement after the posting of the revisions on this page. Accordingly, you should periodically visit this page to review the current practices described within.

The Information We Store
We collect personal information when you opt to join our mailing list or register for a service offered by Luxury Travel Diary. By registering, you are consenting to the collection of your data.

A comprehensive list of the personal data we store and the reasons why we store it are listed in the table below.

Personal DataCollection PointStorage DurationReason For Storing
Email AddressWebsiteLifetime Of AccountUsed by Luxury Travel Diary to send our optional newsletter as well as notices in relation to the website’s auctions and any bids placed by a user. Never shared with any third party whatsoever.
Bidding HistoryWebsite AuctionsLifetime Of AccountDisplayed to the user for reference and used by Luxury Travel Diary to identify users who have entered fraudulent bids / and or defaulted on payment. Will also be used to produce statistics and analytics in regard to the website’s auctions. Will be anonymised before sharing with any 3rd party.
Auction Winner’s NamePayPal InvoiceLifetime Of AccountUsed by Luxury Travel Diary for our records and to introduce the winner to the provider of the prize they have won in order to arrange their prize stay or delivery of their prize item. Only every shared with provider of the prize they have won and no other third party whatsoever.
Auction Winner’s EmailPayPal InvoiceLifetime Of AccountUsed by Luxury Travel Diary for our records and to introduce the winner to the provider of the prize they have won in order to arrange their prize stay or delivery of their prize item. Only every shared with provider of the prize they have won and no other third party whatsoever.
Auction Winner’s Postal AddressPayPal InvoiceLifetime Of AccountUsed by Luxury Travel Diary for our records and where necessary to arrange delivery of prize item. Only every shared with provider of the prize they have won, (so they can send the item to the address), and no other third party whatsoever.
Auction Winner’s Country of ResidencePayPal InvoiceLifetime Of AccountUsed by Luxury Travel Diary for our records, statistics and for tax purposes. No third party whatsoever.

How This Information Is Used And Who It Is Shared With
Luxury Travel Diary may use your personal information for the provision of our online auctions, payments concerning those auctions and provide you with a personalised experience on our website. We will also use your details to manage your account.

We may also use your personal information to send you marketing updates but only ever in accordance with your preferences, (see Marketing Opt-In And Opt-Out Provision). Your details will never be sold to a third party, by us, for any reason, marketing or otherwise.

We do collate information about site traffic, sales, wish lists, and other commercial information which we may pass on to third parties but this information does not include any information which can identify you personally.

We may use your personal information for our internal marketing and demographic studies, together with non-personal data to monitor customer patterns so we can consistently improve our site design to meet our visitors’ needs better.

Marketing Opt-In And Opt-Out Provision
When you register, you will be given the option to opt-out of subscribing to our regular update service which will send you direct mail alerts for new products, features, enhancements, special offers, contests, events of interest, and one-off marketing promotions.

Marketing communications you subscribe to will only be sent by Luxury Travel Diary.

At all times, we will offer you the opportunity to unsubscribe from any service or update to which you have subscribed, if you change your mind. Any e-mail we send you will contain an easy automated unsubscribe link so that you can opt-out of that particular mailshot. Simply follow the indications in the e-mail.

Your Rights
You are legally entitled to: (i) A copy of all the personal information held by us, regarding yourself; (ii) To correct any errors in that information. Provision for both these entitlements is made by signing into Luxury Travel Diary and viewing your online Profile. For more information contact our support team.

Safeguarding Your Information
We will take reasonable care to maintain appropriate safeguards to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of the information you have provided us with. We use a Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption which encrypts your information before it is sent to us to protect it from unauthorised use. In addition, we will take reasonable steps to ensure that third-party business partners’ to whom we transfer any data will provide sufficient protection of that personal information.

Cookies
Our site uses cookies (small files that are sent by us to your computer or other devices) which we can access when you visit our site in future.

Cookies that luxurytaveldiary.com uses roughly fall into four categories:

Functionality cookies
These cookies enable you to browse our website and use features that require some sort of tailoring to you individually, e.g. displaying the list of your recently views articles at the bottom of every page.

Preference cookies
When browsing our website will remember certain preferences you make. Storing preferences makes the browsing experience more personal to you, e.g. remembering how you prefer to sort the listing of our auctions.

Analytics cookies
We use these cookies to measure and analyse how customers use our website, allowing us to improve luxurytaveldiary.com continuously. These cookies are created and maintained by trusted third parties.

Targeting cookies or advertising cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts relevant to you. In addition, they limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as helping to measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. These cookies are created and maintained by trusted third parties.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device and access them when you visit the site in the future.

If you want to delete any cookies that are already on your computer, please refer to the help and support area on your internet browser for instructions on how to locate the file or directory that stores cookies.

Information on deleting or controlling cookies is available at www.AboutCookies.org. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our site.

Should you have any questions please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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