What information do we collect and how is it used?
The information we collect may be used for a variety of purposes, including: operating and maintaining the website, sending promotional emails, administrative communications, responding to inquiries, user support, tracking and measuring advertising, processing payments, and protecting against unauthorized or illegal activity.
Third-party use of personal information
We may share your information with third parties when you provide your consent. Plus, we use third-party service providers to help with the Website’s operations. These include:
Advertising and affiliate partners
We work with two amazing affiliate programs: Booking.com and Viator. Through the Booking.com affiliate program, we are able to link to products and sites, and earn commissions. As for Viator, their program allows us to do the same. To learn more about their privacy policies, please check out their websites.
Links to Other Websites
At present, we do not share your personal information with any third-party applications. This may change at our discretion.
We will not sell, distribute, or reveal your email addresses or other personal information without your consent, except when required by law. However, we may disclose personal information collected through the Website to third parties who acquire all or part of our business, due to a merger, consolidation, purchase of our assets, or as a result of bankruptcy or reorganization proceedings.
We may use anonymous data, which does not identify you, or when combined with data from other sources. This anonymous data may be shared with other parties for marketing, advertising, or other purposes. This may include analytics or information collected from cookies.
Publicly visible information
Certain information may be publicly visible when visitors leave comments on the Website.
Sponsored Content Tracking Pixels
Whitehaven-beach.com may partner with influencer networks, brands, and agencies for sponsored campaigns. Any sponsored content will be disclosed in accordance with the FTC’s guidelines. Sometimes, these campaigns may use tracking pixels, also known as web beacons, which could contain cookies to collect data on audience and usage. This data is used by the sponsoring company to track the results of the campaign. No personally identifiable information collected by whitehaven-beach.com is used with these tracking pixels.
Affiliate Program Participation
Whitehaven-beach.com may engage in affiliate marketing by including tracking links on the website. If you click on one of these links for an affiliate partnership, a cookie will be placed on your browser to track any sales for commission purposes.
How we protect your data
To ensure data security, whitehaven-beach.com has an SSL Certificate, which is a service provided and installed by SiteGround, our web host. This certificate encrypts all communication between your browser and the website using Hyper Text Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS).
While we do our best to safeguard information, we cannot guarantee security. We will, however, inform appropriate authorities of data breaches and notify you if there is a threat to your rights or interests. We will take all reasonable measures to prevent security breaches and cooperate with authorities if any breaches occur.
Rights related to your personal information
Opt-out – You may opt-out of future email communications by using the unsubscribe links in our emails or contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be removed from our mailing list.
Access – You may request access to the personal information we have about you by contacting us at email@example.com.
Amend – You may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to amend or update your personal information.
Forget – In certain circumstances, you may request that we erase or forget your personal data. To do so, please send a request to email@example.com.
Please note that we may need to retain some information for recordkeeping purposes, to complete transactions, or as required by law.
Sensitive personal information
We do not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 16. If you believe that we have such information, please contact us immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will make every effort to remove it from our records.