Your privacy is important to us. This privacy statement explains how Holidaying with Dogs (ABN 816 141 145 73) (“us” “we” “our”) treats your personal information. The term “personal information” means any information that is identifiable to you as an individual.
The type of information we collect
The type of information that we collect depends upon the purpose that you are engaging with us. We collect personal information such as:
- Email address
- Telephone number
- Information you provide in enquiries
How we collect personal information
We collect personal information directly from you when you visit our site www.holidayingwithdogs.com.au (the Site). We collect personal information in a number of ways,
including when you visit our website, include your property in our directory, submit a booking request, book a property or when you contact us by phone or email.
You may choose to register an account with us. Property owners will provide the information and photographs to display on our Site, so this information is public with the property owners consent. We assume that the property owner has obtained the relevant consent from any relevant third parties.
How we use your information
We will use your information first and foremost to provide our services to you. If you register an account with us we will keep your personal information to facilitate a streamlined process for you when you revisit the Site. We will also use your information to address your queries and provide you with our email updates. You are able to unsubscribe from our emails at any time.
We may use aggregated information about visitors to our website for analytical purposes to assist us with our business and marketing. The information will not be used in a personally identifiable manner.
Discussions between guests and property owners are between you, however we retain administrative access to those messages.
Holidaying with Dogs may also use your personal information for the primary purpose for which it was collected and secondary purposes related to the primary purpose. Such primary and secondary purposes may include, without limitation, use of your personal information to:
- Respond to booking enquiries;
- Communicate regarding confirmed bookings;
- Market properties featured on the Holidaying with Dogs website;
- Carry out market research and surveys;
- Verify your identity;
- Develop, run, administer and market competitions, programs, activities and other Events relating to Holidaying with Dogs and other dog-related businesses;
- Administer and manage our respective websites and provide you with access to those websites;
- Keep you informed of news and information relating to Holidaying with Dogs and travel by distributing newsletters, publications, and other communication via various mediums;
- Research and develop new products, services and merchandise relating to Holidaying with Dogs and other dog-related businesses.
Disclosing your information
We do not sell your information to third parties. Our server is based in Australia so we do not transfer any information overseas. We use a third-party payment providers (eWAY) to process your payments. We will not have access to your payment information as it will be provided directly to them. We recommend that you review the privacy policies of these third parties. https://www.eway.com.au/legal#privacy.
We may also disclose aggregated information about visitors to our Site and users of our service to our business advisors and affiliates to assist us to understand your needs, and provide a better service to you. We will not otherwise disclose your information without your consent unless we are required by law to do so.
Any information that we retain is kept securely to avoid unauthorised use or disclosure. When we no longer require your information, it will be safely destroyed. We take reasonable security measures to protect your information however to the extent permitted by law we are not liable for unauthorised access (including third party interference) to this information.
Use use of an Security Sock Layer (SSL) has established a secure browser session between Hoidaying with Dogs, Property Managers and Guests and will be implemented on the new Site.
Accessing your information
You are entitled to access your personal information that we hold and we will accommodate your request in so far as we are able to while still complying with our legal obligations. It is also important that the information that we keep is accurate and up to date so please notify us of any changes.
You can do this by contacting [email protected]
For further information, or to make a complaint about our treatment of your personal information please email [email protected] we will endeavour to respond to you within 30 days.
Changes to this Statement
We may make changes to this Privacy Statement from time to time, so we encourage you to revisit this page to ensure that you are up to date.