Privacy Policy.

Here at Old Rectory House we are committed to protecting your personal data and respecting your privacy. All our practises conform with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This privacy policy describes any personal  data we may collect from you during the course of our business activities and the ways we may use that data. The controller for the purposes of GDPR is :

Old Rectory House Somerset
Sea Lane
Kilve
Somerset
TA5 1EG
info@oldrectoryhousesomerset.com

We collect your personal data in various ways including the following :

Directly from the customer when they book a stay, sign up to our newsletter, interact with us on social media or contact us directly through our website. The Old Rectory House Somerset website uses cookies. This helps us to provide a more user friendly experience to the customer. You can reject the cookies, however this may reduce the functionality of our website. Cookies can be deleted at any time through the settings on your internet browser. Certain information may be collected through your browser as part of website analytics. We may also collect data through third parties. We take bookings through Airbnb and Luxury Coastal as well as market our properties through CoolStays and Coolplaces.

What personal data we collect :

- Name.
- Address.
 - Email.
- Date of Birth.
- Demographics.
- Any personal data you give us in our communications with yourself.
- Social media handles.
- Technical information including your IP address, how and when you visited our website and how you interacted with our site.

How we use your data :

The main purpose of your data is so we can run our business efficiently and welcome guests to our property in a warm and tailor made fashion. We like to make all visits as bespoke as possible whether you are celebrating a special occasion or we are catering for any dietary requirements. We also use your data for marketing purposes when you have given us consent. We regularly send out news and special offers via our newsletter and social media channels. We only ever share your personal data with third parties when it is vital in the course of running our business. We never sell or give your data to any third parties for their own purposes.

The security of your data :

We will take all precautions to prevent the loss or misuse of any information your share with us. We destroy all hard copies and all digital information is password protected and security software is enabled.

Data retention : 

We will only retain your data for as long  as it is necessary. For example any data relating to an individual stay will be deleted after the stay. Any data that may be used for future marketing reasons will be kept until we no longer need it for marketing purposes or until you remove your consent.

Your rights : 

At any time you can ask to see what personal data we hold about you and ask us to update this data. You have the right to stop us using your data for marketing purposes. You also have the right not to be subjected to automated decision making by algorithms. You have the right to request that we erase all your personal data.

If you would like to exercise any of the above rights, or if you have any questions about our privacy policy and your personal information you can contact us by email info@oldrectoryhousesomerset.com or calling 07810480009 or by post Old Rectory House Somerset, Sea Lane, Kilve, Somerset, TA5 1EG.