WE PROTECT YOUR DATA AND DO NOT SHARE IT WITH THIRD PARTIES
When you book online with Travel Center or any of its affiliated websites, you will be required to enter details regarding the lead passenger i.e. Name, address, telephone number and email address. In addition to that you will be required to enter all the names and dates of birth of all travelling passengers. This information will be utilized by us to help us handle your booking. Additionally your name and travel details will be passed on to the airline from which the tickets will be purchased. Please note that your information may be subsequently passed on to certain government organizations as required by law.
All calls and chats are recorded for training and monitoring purposes.
As part of the booking transaction, we will collect payment details from you including your credit card details. Travel Center will only use this information to gain payment for services rendered and your credit card details will be removed from our servers. In certain occasions we will contact you via telephone to confirm these details. Travel Center will never request for your payment details via e mail and we urge you not to send such information via e mail and to use our secure payment portal to enter your credit card details.
COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
All personal information given to use over the internet is protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to ensure your privacy and safe transmission. Your information will be stored on secure file servers protected by industry standard firewalls. Data is backed up on secondary servers and tape backup. You can contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org at anytime to inquire about the details we hold on you.
We may use your personal information to:
- improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website
- enable your use of the services available on the website
- provide you with the services purchased through our site
- send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you
- send you email notifications which you have specifically requested
- send you our e newsletter and other news relating to our business which may be of interest to you, where you have signed up for such information via e mail or other means (you can unsubscribe from marketing communications at any time)
- deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website
- keep the website secure and prevent fraud
At no time will Travel Center provide your personal information to a third party unless you have provided us your express consent.
All our website financial transactions are handled through our payment services provider. We will share information only to the extent necessary for the purposes of processing payments you make via our website, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds.
Travel Center has an opt-in email alert service which requires your email address to sign up. Your e mail address will only be used for marketing useful information about Travel Center services and offers. We will not rent, sell or share your e mail address with any third party. You can unsubscribe from our emails anytime by emailing us at email@example.com. If you are unable to do so please email firstname.lastname@example.org and specify the email address you want removed from our mailing list.
SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent loss of, misuse of or the alteration of personal information provided by you.
All personal information given to use over the internet is protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and in addition to password and firewall protection.
Due to the inherent nature of the internet however, we cannot guarantee the security of the data sent over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential. We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website).
Cookies are small digital signature files that are stored by your web browser that allow your preferences to be recorded when visiting the website. They may also be used to track your return visits to our sites.
We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach a specified expiry date.
We will use the session cookies to:
- keep track of you whilst you navigate the website
- keep track of items in your shopping basket
- prevent fraud and increase website security
We use Google Analytics to track the number of visitors and their behaviors on our website.
- System administration reasons, i.e. tracking faults with the sites.
- For planning purposes – to monitor effectiveness of campaigns and to keep track of the most visited destinations.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The Travel Center website may contain links to other websites for ease of use. However, once you have clicked a link and left our website it should be noted that we do not have control over that website. Thus we are not responsible for the protection of any information you provide while visiting such a site. Please ensure that you read the privacy statement applicable to the website in question prior to providing personal information.
Data Protection Officer
The General Data Protection Regulation is a regulation in European Union law that seeks to protect the privacy of all citizens of the European Union and is centrally targeted towards protecting and giving control to individuals over their personal data.
Following this law, we at Travel Center UK give our customers the ability to request, retrieve or be enlightened of what their information is used for.
If you wish to make a subject access request to let us know that you have changed your mind about the access we have on your personal information, you can request a copy of the information we have gathered on you, request erasure of your information or request to restrict our access to your information in the future, to do this you can use the following link or request via our Help Centre
Link: SAR link
If you have any complaint or doubts regarding the use of your information or about our policy, don’t hesitate to contact your travel consultant or reach out to us.
Contact us at:
- Email: email@example.com
- Attention: Data Protection Officer
- Address: Travel Center 38 Riding House Street, London W1W7ES
- Telephone: 0207 612 7222
We will respond to your enquiries and complaints in 30 days.
Last updated on 1st August 2019