Holiday Reviews Privacy Policy

Introduction

HTW Reviews is the review area of HolidayTravelWatch™. HTW Reviews and HolidayTravelWatch ™ consider that the storage of personal data is a serious issue. We do not share your data with any third party (please see important exceptions below). In order to prevent the placing of fraudulent or fake reviews on the HTW Reviews review site, all donors of reviews are required to be registered. We do not accept reviews from unregistered users.

Information Collected from Registered Users

In order to place a review on HTW Reviews, you must be registered. This will allow you to place one or more multiple posts within the review area; it will also allow you to add to posts created by other registered users.

There are two categories of registered user, travel consumer and travel industry.

HTW Reviews is intended to foster and promote views and debate on travel related issues. It encourages reviews, positive or negative, from both categories of user.

As a user you must comply with the code of conduct found with our terms of use; failure to comply with the code of conduct will result in the immediate cessation of registered use.

In order to activate registered use you will be required to provide the following information:

Travel Consumer Registration:

Title, Last Name, First Name, 1st Line Address, 2nd Line Address, 3rd Line Address, Town/City, County, Post Code/Zip Code, Country, Contact Telephone Number, E Mail Address

Travel Industry Registration:

Title, Last Name, First Name, 1st Line Address, 2nd Line Address, 3rd Line Address, Town/City, County, Post Code/Zip Code, Country, Contact Telephone Number, E Mail Address, Name of Travel Company, Position in Travel Company

Each registered category will be required to read and accept the terms and conditions of the following:

  • Legal Notice for use of HTW Reviews Review Site
  • Legal Notice of Privacy Policy of HTW Reviews Review Site
  • Legal Notice for photographic material on HTW Reviews Review Site (where such material is posted by the registered user)

Before registration is completed, acceptance must be given by any intending user that they accept the legal notices for the use of and the private policy of the HTW Reviews review site. A record will be maintained of each registered user’s acceptance of those legal notices. If a registered user wishes to place photographic material alongside their post, on each occasion, they will be required to accept the legal notice for photographic material on the HTW Reviews review site. A record will be maintained of each registered user’s acceptance of that legal notice.

We do not accept data from other third party sources for the registration of users of the HTW Reviews review site.

We do not accept registration from anyone under the age of 17 years. We would draw your attention to the section below dealing with disclosure to third parties, and in particular to the paragraph where we consider or suspect that there has been a breach of the law.

From time to time it may be necessary to change or update the terms and conditions of the review area of HTW Reviews. Where possible, we will endeavour to advise you of such changes, you can then decide if you wish to continue with your registration or unsubscribe.

We do not share your data with any third party (please see important exceptions below).

What do we do with your data ?

The collection of data of registered users is designed to protect the integrity of the donated review. The mandatory submission of data actively promotes the provenance of review data and discourages attempts at fraudulent posting.

Registration allows users to log into HTW Reviews for the purpose of placing reviews on the HTW Reviews site.

It allows the registered user to opt in or opt out of subscription to the ‘Getaway’ Travel-Zine produced by HolidayTravelWatch.

If you wish to cancel your registration to the HTW Reviews review site, then you can do so by using the unsubscribe feature following the log in process.

Disclosure to third parties

We do not share your data with any third party; however, the following exceptions apply:

  • If we are required to provide information of a personal nature to police or other governmental authority, full consideration will be given to their request. We shall take further legal advices and where it is determined that we are required to provide personal data, by registering with HTW Reviews you accept and agree that we are entitled to do so.
  • If we are required through any legal action by the said authorities to provide information of a personal nature, we shall comply with the said court or other order, by registering with HTW Reviews you accept and agree that we are entitled to do so.
  • Where we consider or suspect that there has been a breach of the law, you understand and agree that we shall forward all personal data and any other relevant material that will assist any police or governmental authority.
  • Where we consider that attempts, real or otherwise are made by any registered user, to place fraudulent or fake reviews within the HTW Reviews review area, we reserve the right to forward all personal data and any other relevant material to the UK Office of Fair Trading and any other Agency they recommend.

How do we protect your information ?

HTW Reviews employs rigorous procedures to protect your information. Access to information is strictly monitored and limited. We also employ measures to prevent access to your personal data. Whilst every reasonable step is taken to protect your information, we cannot fully guarantee that your data will remain fully secure.

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