This website and its contents (the Site) are owned by the East Coast Regional Tourism Organisation.
(a) Information you provide
We receive and store the information that you enter into the site. This will vary depending upon the matter in which you are interested e.g. votes, enquiries etc.
(b) Secondary information
We may receive and store certain automatic information relating to your use of the Site. For example, areas of the Site you have accessed, the time, date and URL of the pages requested by you, your browser software, your IP address, and/or the previous website from which you may have linked to the Site.
Cookies are small pieces of information stored by your Internet browser on your computer’s hard drive. Their use allows your browser to remember certain information related to your use of the Site and store information about your preferences. Cookies are not used to retrieve information from your computer that was not originally sent by us. We will not allow third party access to Cookies placed by our site and, except as outlined in paragraphs (a) and (b) below, do not disclose such information to third parties.
DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
(a) Generally, information that is collected from the Site is used to:
operate the Site
provide product information or a service requested from the Site
enable us to gain a better understanding of user preferences and requirements, so as to further develop and improve the Site
to notify users about changes to the Site, and to inform them of our services and any special offers. In all instances, if you do not want to receive such offers, you will be able to opt out from receiving them.
(b) It may sometimes be necessary for us to disclose information to third parties, however, this disclosure shall only occur in the following circumstances:
Employees, contractors and agents: At times we are required to engage or employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Some examples are; processing credit card payments, using mailing services, providing marketing assistance, providing legal or accounting advice and/or providing information technology and related services. The information is provided solely to these persons to perform their specific function and no other purpose.
Legal requirements: where disclosure of information is ordered by a court or is subpoenaed in relation to third party litigation.
Access to any information which we have collected about you from the Site may be sought by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org We will endeavour to provide you with details of such information as soon as practicable and will seek to remedy any errors which you identify in that information. We may, at our discretion, request a reasonable charge for time spent in providing access.