Heritage Holidays

Guided tours of British heritageExclusive guided tours through 5000 years of British history & heritage

Mottisfont Abbey

Use of Cookies

This site stores information about visitors in "cookies" as described below. A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your computer if your browser settings accept them.

Google Analytics - our website uses Google Analytics to collect statistical and analytical information about how people use this site. The cookies that are generated by Google Analytics anonymously track things such as general geographical location, popular pages and time spent on pages. We use this information to improve our site and its content.

More information about Google Analytics is available at this link - Google Analytics, Safeguarding your data.

We treat your continued use of this site as implied consent to our use of cookies.

Privacy Policy

In order to make a booking with Heritage Holidays, you may be required to answer certain questions and provide certain personal information about yourself. In addition, such personal information may be disclosed to us during or as a consequence of our providing services to you. The Data Protection Act 1998 sets out your rights as a consumer in respect of information held about you by businesses. These terms and conditions are provided to set out clearly the relationship between us. By making a reservation at Heritage Holidays and/or using this website you consent to these terms and conditions. However, this shall not affect your rights in relation to your personal data which are explained below.

1. WHO WILL HOLD YOUR INFORMATION?

1.1 Your information will be held by Heritage Holidays, the details of which are set out in the Terms & Conditions. Heritage Holidays is called the "Data Controller" because it has control over and responsibility for your personal information.

1.2 If the business of Heritage Holidays is sold or integrated with another business your details may be disclosed to our advisors and any prospective purchasers and their advisors and will be passed on to the new owners of the business.

2. THE INFORMATION ABOUT YOU WHICH WE HOLD?

2.1 The information about you which we will hold may include:

2.1.1 Personal details such as name, address, age, telephone number, and e-mail address;

2.1.2 Information about the transactions you undertake including payment details.

2.1.3 General descriptions and details about your interests.

3. SOURCE OF THE INFORMATION WE HOLD ABOUT YOU?

3.1 We will receive information about you directly from yourself when you contact us through the Heritage Holidays website, make a reservation, and during your vacation.

3.2 We may receive information from third parties who believe that you may be interested in Heritage Holidays.

4. PURPOSES FOR WHICH WE HOLD AND USE YOUR INFORMATION?

4.1 We may use your information for a number of purposes which are outlined below:

4.1.1 The provision of our services to you:

4.1.1.1 To administer and maintain our records;

4.1.1.2 To ensure that the service we offer you continues to be the most appropriate service for your needs;

4.1.1.3 To respond to any query that you may raise with us; and

4.1.1.4 To update our systems to provide an enhanced service to you.

4.1.2 We will not market, sell or trade in your personal information to any third parties without your permission.

4.1.3 Other purposes:

4.1.3.1 Your information may be used by Heritage Holidays for the purpose of research and statistical analysis;

4.1.3.2 The period of use of the personal data supplied by you will not be longer than we deem necessary but may, subject to clause 8.1.4, be unlimited.

5. KEEPING INFORMATION UP TO DATE

5.1 In order to help the Data Controller keep your information up to date registered users may be asked to provide details of any changes in their information at regular intervals.

5.2 If any of the information that you have provided to Heritage Holidays changes, for example if you change your email address, name or payment details, please let us know the correct details by contacting us by email.

6. SECURITY FOR YOUR INFORMATION

6.1 We have in place a level of security appropriate to the nature of the data and the harm that might result from a breach of security. However, all publicly accessible websites are susceptible to malicious practices, and we accept no liability if security is breached.

6.2 We further undertake that we will not hold information about you which is excessive in respect of the purposes for which it is processed.

7. YOUR RIGHTS

7.1 You have certain rights under the Data Protection Act in relation to the information that we hold about you. These rights are set out below:

7.1.1 You are entitled to have access to your personal data. You may request by writing to Heritage Holidays (at the address given in the Terms & Conditions), details of your information which we hold and the purposes for which it is held. We will provide this information within 40 days of your request, subject to any routine processing continuing between that time and the time of response. You may be charged a reasonable fee (as permitted by the Data Protection Act 1998) for this information.

7.1.2 You are entitled, by writing to Heritage Holidays, to require that we do not commence using the information and request that we stop using information about you for the purpose of direct marketing i.e. the communication to you (by whatever means) of any advertising or marketing material;

7.1.3 You are entitled, by writing to us, to require us to ensure that no decision taken by or on behalf of Heritage Holidays and which significantly affects you is based solely on the automated processing of your information, for the purpose of evaluating such matters as, for example, your creditworthiness, reliability or conduct; and

7.1.4 If it is held by a court that the personal information held is inaccurate, you are entitled to apply to ask the court for an order that such inaccurate information be rectified, blocked, destroyed, or erased.

8. YOUR CONSENT

8.1 Your use of the Heritage Holidays Website and/or application to make a booking with us indicates your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If we change our privacy policy we will post the changes on this page and may place notices on other pages of the website, so that you may be aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times.