Privacy Policy

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This privacy policy sets out how Russian River Getaways uses and protects any information that you give Russian River Getaways when you use this website, our online booking site, and newsletter subscription site. For more information specific to our newsletter subscription service, click here. We also use Google Analytics which is governed by its own privacy policy. Russian River Getaways is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website; you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Russian River Getaways may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from October 1, 2008.

We May Collect the Following Information
-Name and job title
-Contact information including email address
-Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
-Credit card information held through a secured site

What We Do with the Information We Gather
We collect this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
-Internal record keeping, billing.
-Improving our products and services.
-Customizing the website according to your interests.
-For those who subscribe to our newsletter, we will periodically send promotional emails about new houses, special offers, or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How Cookies Work
Some of our websites may use cookies as follows:
-A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
-We may use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
-Overall, cookies may help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you.
-You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to Other Websites
Our website contains links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question. The exception to this is our online booking site and newsletter subscription service, which are covered by this policy.

Controlling Your Personal Information
-To request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998, please email us. We charge $25.00 for this service. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.