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Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, often encrypted, text files, which are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. They are used to remember useful information which allows certain functionality within the website to work, for example remembering where you have reached within an order process, or if you’ve logged in to a site. Cookies can’t harm your computer.

• For more information about cookies, please see the websites listed in the related links.

How long do cookies last?

Cookies last for different lengths of time depending on what they are used for.

• Session cookies are temporary cookies and are only stored until you leave the website or when you close your web browser.

• Persistent cookies last for a fixed period of time, defined within the cookie, and allow the website to recognise the device again when the user returns to that website on that device.

Types of cookies and how we use them

Cookies can be categorised by who sets the cookie and also by how the cookie will be used.

Who sets the cookie?

• First party cookies – these are set by the website that you are visiting and can only be read by that website.

• Third party cookies – these are set by an organisation other than owner of the website. This might be for the purposes of website measurement, being able to watch a video on the site or for the purposes of advertising.

Both first and third-party cookies are set on Grand Historic Tours. We will be publishing a list of these in the near future.

How cookies are used

On Grand Historic Tours we use cookies that perform a different variety of functions. The categorisation and definitions are based on the guide published by the International Chamber of Commerce:

Strictly necessary cookies

These types of cookies are used to make sure parts of a website work and that you can use the site effectively, such as remembering certain information on a form when you go to another page before the form has been completed.

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to measure the performance of websites and see how websites are used. We use ‘Performance’ cookies to improve how the website works and measure our marketing activity. Information that is collected using these cookies are aggregated and anonymous and we are not able to identify individual users with these cookies.

On Grand Historic Tours we may use ‘Performance’ cookies to:

1) Provide aggregated statistics on how our website is used.
2) See how effective our marketing activity is (we don’t use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites).
3) Provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website. This lets our partners improve their website. We don’t allow our partners to reuse this information for further advertising.
4) Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur and also to improve the performance of the site.
5) Test different designs of page on our website.

Cookies we have defined as ‘Performance’ cookies will NOT be used to:

1) Gather information that could be used to target you with advertising on other websites.
2) Remember any preferences you have set beyond the current visit.

Functionality cookies

These types of cookie allow websites to remember choices you make (for example, your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services on the site such as watching a video. These cookies do not track your browsing activity on other websites.

Advertising or Targeting cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

How to manage cookies

You can manage how you use cookies using the settings in your web browser. Below is a list of common browsers and links through to help managing your cookie settings for them.
• Firefox
• Internet Explorer (IE)
• Google Chrome
• Safari (OS X)
• Safari (iOS)
• Android

Information on how to manage cookies can be found using settings within other browsers, or for more cookie information, visit allaboutcookies.org

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Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Grand Historic Tours’ Privacy Policy sets out the ways Grand Historic Tours processes personal data. This Privacy Policy only relates to personal data collected by Grand Historic Tours via Grand Historic Tours website, membership forms, fundraising responses, emails and telephone calls.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to personal data provided to Grand Historic Tours by any other means or via any other website. Users should be aware that if they access other websites, using the links provided, these are outside our control. If they provide personal data to other companies, the privacy polices of those companies determine the uses to which that information is put and Grand Historic Tours’ Privacy Policy will no longer apply.

2. The Data Protection Act 1998

Grand Historic Tours makes every effort to comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

3. Use Made of Personal Information

Personal information provided to Grand Historic Tours via Grand Historic Tours website, emails and telephone calls will be used for the purposes outlined at the time of collection or registration.

Personal data collected and processed by Grand Historic Tours may be used, for the following purposes:

a. Fulfilment of orders for goods and services requested.

b. In-house research and statistical analysis.

c. Communication about its activities.

Processing personal data for the above purposes may entail sharing the information with employees, contractors, agents and professional advisors of Grand Historic Tours and other carefully selected organisations. Written agreements exist between Grand Historic Tours and such parties that there must be no further disclosure of such personal data.

4. Consent

By providing personal data to Grand Historic Tours you consent to the processing of such data by Grand Historic Tours as described in this Privacy Policy. You can alter your preferences as described below.

5. Use of Data For Direct Marketing by post and telephone

At each point of data collection or registration you are given options to opt-out from being sent future direct marketing material from Grand Historic Tours or other carefully selected organisations by post or telephone. Where you do not opt-out of such communications, Grand Historic Tours may send you information on its conservation, membership, fundraising and other activities and those of other carefully selected organisations.

If at any time you want to alter your preferences or request that Grand Historic Tours stop communicating with you in this way then you should write to the address shown in section 8.

6. Use of Data for email

At each point of data collection or registration you are given the option to opt-in to receiving email marketing from Grand Historic Tours. Where you do opt-in to such communications, Grand Historic Tours may provide information on its activities and those of carefully selected organisations.

If at any time you want to alter your preferences or request that Grand Historic Tours stop communicating with you in this way then you should write to the address shown in section 8.

7. Accessing your personal data held by Grand Historic Tours

You have the right to ask Grand Historic Tours, in writing, for a copy of all the personal data held about you (this is known as a ‘subject access request’) upon payment of a fee of £10. If you would like to access your personal data held by Grand Historic Tours, please apply in writing to:

Data Protection Officer
Grand Historic Tours
Beyond Capricorn
2, The Square
Lynden Way
Beaminster
Dorset DT8 3AX

8. Verifying, updating and amending your personal information

If, at any time, you want to verify, update or amend your personal data or preferences please write to:

Grand Historic Tours
Beyond Capricorn
2, The Square
Lynden Way
Beaminster
Dorset DT8 3AX

Verification, updating or amendment of personal data will take place within 28 days of receipt of your request.

If subsequently you make a data protection instruction to Grand Historic Tours which contradicts a previous instruction (or instructions), then Grand Historic Tours will follow your most recent instruction.

9. Cookies

Please see our see our page regarding our Cookie Policy.

10. Links to Third Party Websites

This Privacy Policy applies solely to the personal data collected by Grand Historic Tours and does not apply to third party websites.

Grand Historic Tours is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites. Grand Historic Tours advises users to read the privacy policies of other websites before registering any personal data.

11. Security

Grand Historic Tours holds your personal data in accordance with the security provisions of the UK Data Protection legislation. We use industry standard Secure Server Software (SSL) for your transactions with us. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.

12. Notification of Changes

If Grand Historic Tours decides to change its Privacy Policy, it will post such changes on its website under the section entitled ‘Privacy Policy’.

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Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small, often encrypted, text files, which are stored on your computer when you visit some websites. They are used to remember useful information which allows certain functionality within the website to work, for example remembering where you have reached within an order process, or if you’ve logged in to a site. Cookies can’t harm your computer.

• For more information about cookies, please see the websites listed in the related links.

How long do cookies last?

Cookies last for different lengths of time depending on what they are used for.

• Session cookies are temporary cookies and are only stored until you leave the website or when you close your web browser.

• Persistent cookies last for a fixed period of time, defined within the cookie, and allow the website to recognise the device again when the user returns to that website on that device.

Types of cookies and how we use them

Cookies can be categorised by who sets the cookie and also by how the cookie will be used.

Who sets the cookie?

• First party cookies – these are set by the website that you are visiting and can only be read by that website.

• Third party cookies – these are set by an organisation other than owner of the website. This might be for the purposes of website measurement, being able to watch a video on the site or for the purposes of advertising.

Both first and third-party cookies are set on Grand Historic Tours. We will be publishing a list of these in the near future.

How cookies are used

On Grand Historic Tours we use cookies that perform a different variety of functions. The categorisation and definitions are based on the guide published by the International Chamber of Commerce:

Strictly necessary cookies

These types of cookies are used to make sure parts of a website work and that you can use the site effectively, such as remembering certain information on a form when you go to another page before the form has been completed.

Performance cookies

These cookies are used to measure the performance of websites and see how websites are used. We use ‘Performance’ cookies to improve how the website works and measure our marketing activity. Information that is collected using these cookies are aggregated and anonymous and we are not able to identify individual users with these cookies.

On Grand Historic Tours we may use ‘Performance’ cookies to:

1) Provide aggregated statistics on how our website is used.
2) See how effective our marketing activity is (we don’t use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites).
3) Provide feedback to partners that one of our visitors also visited their website. This lets our partners improve their website. We don’t allow our partners to reuse this information for further advertising.
4) Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur and also to improve the performance of the site.
5) Test different designs of page on our website.

Cookies we have defined as ‘Performance’ cookies will NOT be used to:

1) Gather information that could be used to target you with advertising on other websites.
2) Remember any preferences you have set beyond the current visit.

Functionality cookies

These types of cookie allow websites to remember choices you make (for example, your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services on the site such as watching a video. These cookies do not track your browsing activity on other websites.

Advertising or Targeting cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

How to manage cookies

You can manage how you use cookies using the settings in your web browser. Below is a list of common browsers and links through to help managing your cookie settings for them.
• Firefox
• Internet Explorer (IE)
• Google Chrome
• Safari (OS X)
• Safari (iOS)
• Android

Information on how to manage cookies can be found using settings within other browsers, or for more cookie information, visit allaboutcookies.org

Privacy Policy

1. Introduction

Grand Historic Tours’ Privacy Policy sets out the ways Grand Historic Tours processes personal data. This Privacy Policy only relates to personal data collected by Grand Historic Tours via Grand Historic Tours website, membership forms, fundraising responses, emails and telephone calls.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to personal data provided to Grand Historic Tours by any other means or via any other website. Users should be aware that if they access other websites, using the links provided, these are outside our control. If they provide personal data to other companies, the privacy polices of those companies determine the uses to which that information is put and Grand Historic Tours’ Privacy Policy will no longer apply.

2. The Data Protection Act 1998

Grand Historic Tours makes every effort to comply with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

3. Use Made of Personal Information

Personal information provided to Grand Historic Tours via Grand Historic Tours website, emails and telephone calls will be used for the purposes outlined at the time of collection or registration.

Personal data collected and processed by Grand Historic Tours may be used, for the following purposes:

a. Fulfilment of orders for goods and services requested.

b. In-house research and statistical analysis.

c. Communication about its activities.

Processing personal data for the above purposes may entail sharing the information with employees, contractors, agents and professional advisors of Grand Historic Tours and other carefully selected organisations. Written agreements exist between Grand Historic Tours and such parties that there must be no further disclosure of such personal data.

4. Consent

By providing personal data to Grand Historic Tours you consent to the processing of such data by Grand Historic Tours as described in this Privacy Policy. You can alter your preferences as described below.

5. Use of Data For Direct Marketing by post and telephone

At each point of data collection or registration you are given options to opt-out from being sent future direct marketing material from Grand Historic Tours or other carefully selected organisations by post or telephone. Where you do not opt-out of such communications, Grand Historic Tours may send you information on its conservation, membership, fundraising and other activities and those of other carefully selected organisations.

If at any time you want to alter your preferences or request that Grand Historic Tours stop communicating with you in this way then you should write to the address shown in section 8.

6. Use of Data for email

At each point of data collection or registration you are given the option to opt-in to receiving email marketing from Grand Historic Tours. Where you do opt-in to such communications, Grand Historic Tours may provide information on its activities and those of carefully selected organisations.

If at any time you want to alter your preferences or request that Grand Historic Tours stop communicating with you in this way then you should write to the address shown in section 8.

7. Accessing your personal data held by Grand Historic Tours

You have the right to ask Grand Historic Tours, in writing, for a copy of all the personal data held about you (this is known as a ‘subject access request’) upon payment of a fee of £10. If you would like to access your personal data held by Grand Historic Tours, please apply in writing to:

Data Protection Officer
Grand Historic Tours
Beyond Capricorn
2, The Square
Lynden Way
Beaminster
Dorset DT8 3AX

8. Verifying, updating and amending your personal information

If, at any time, you want to verify, update or amend your personal data or preferences please write to:

Grand Historic Tours
Beyond Capricorn
2, The Square
Lynden Way
Beaminster
Dorset DT8 3AX

Verification, updating or amendment of personal data will take place within 28 days of receipt of your request.

If subsequently you make a data protection instruction to Grand Historic Tours which contradicts a previous instruction (or instructions), then Grand Historic Tours will follow your most recent instruction.

9. Cookies

Please see our see our page regarding our Cookie Policy.

10. Links to Third Party Websites

This Privacy Policy applies solely to the personal data collected by Grand Historic Tours and does not apply to third party websites.

Grand Historic Tours is not responsible for the privacy policies of third party websites. Grand Historic Tours advises users to read the privacy policies of other websites before registering any personal data.

11. Security

Grand Historic Tours holds your personal data in accordance with the security provisions of the UK Data Protection legislation. We use industry standard Secure Server Software (SSL) for your transactions with us. It encrypts all of your personal information, including credit card number, name, and address, so that it cannot be read as the information travels over the Internet.

12. Notification of Changes

If Grand Historic Tours decides to change its Privacy Policy, it will post such changes on its website under the section entitled ‘Privacy Policy’.

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