Privacy Policy | The Beacon Hotel

Privacy Policy

General statement

We respect your right to privacy. Visitors are advised that each timethey visit a Website, two general levels of information about theirvisit can be retained. The first level comprises statistical and otheranalytical information collected on an aggregate and non-individualspecific basis of all browsers who visit the site. The second isinformation which is personal or particular to a specific visitor whoknowingly chooses to provide that information.

The statistical and analytical information provides general and notindividually specific information about the number of people who visitthis Website; the number of people who return to this site; the pagesthat they visit; where they were before they came to this site and thepage in the site at which they exited. This information helps usmonitor traffic on our Website so that we can manage the site’scapacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts ofthis site are most popular and generally to assess user behaviour andcharacteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the variousareas of the site.

Through this Website you may have an opportunity to send usinformation, such as through the "registration" pages or any other areawhere you may send e-mails, provide feedback, etc. By choosing toparticipate in these, you will be providing us with some level ofpersonal information relating to you. This information will only beused by this site for:

  1. the purposes for which it was provided by you;
  2. verification purposes and statistical analysis; and
  3. marketing and administration purposes.

Collection and use of personal information

Personal information: information that is associated with your name orpersonal identity. The this site Website does not collect any personaldata about you on this Website, apart from information which youvolunteer (for example, by emailing us, or registering with us). Anyinformation which you provide in this way is not made available to anythird parties, and is used by this site only in line with the purposefor which you provided it.

Collection and use of non-personal information

Non-personal information: data collected for statistical purposes whichis not associated with a specific identity. This site collects andanalyses technical information in order to evaluate our Website. Thetype of technical information we log is confined to the following:

  • The IP address*1 of the visitor’s Web server
  • The top-level domain-name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net)
  • The pages visited on the this site Website, i.e. URL’s*2 visited
  • The previous Website address from which the visitor reached us, including any search terms used
  • Clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this Website (for example, pages accessed)

*1 An IP address is an identifier for a computer or device on aTransmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) network, suchas the World Wide Web. Networks use the TCP/IP protocol to routeinformation based on the IP address of the destination. In other words,an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to yourcomputer whenever you are surfing the Web, allowing Web servers tolocate and identify your computer. Computers require IP addresses inorder for users to communicate on the Internet, browse and shop.

*2 A URL (Uniform Resource Locator) is the global address of documentsand other resources on the World Wide Web.

In operating our website we may collect and process the following data about you:

Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data.

Information that you provide by filling in forms on our website, such as when you registered for information or make a purchase. (Please note that we have the ability to retain your contact details should you input them on our website using VeCapture by Ve Interactive, even if you do not complete your registration/transaction/quote by clicking submit. Such contact details may be used to contact you to assist with your registration/transaction) .Information you enter into our booking forms may be collected and stored briefly by us so that we may contact you in relation to the nature of your enquiry/attempted transaction, even if you don't confirm the transaction. This may be used to send operational emails to enquire as to why the transaction was not completed. We will not use this data for any other purpose, we won't store it for longer than necessary and we certainly won't share it with any other company. Our aim is simply to provide you with the highest level of service that we can.

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