Who Is Gradient Adventure?
Gradient Adventure is the trading name for this website owned by Glyn Calland, Creigle, Brynrefail, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 3NY.
What Is This Policy About?
In this policy, Gradient Adventure has provided information on what personal information is collected, when and why we collect your personal information, how it is used, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how it is kept secure.
Gradient Adventure is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of visitors to its website. In particular, please note that Gradient Adventure does not sell, rent, or trade your contact details with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes or financial gain.
When Do We Collect Data?
Gradient Adventure collects your personal data when you:
1. Visit this website.
2. Make a booking online or over the phone.
3. Fill in a form on our website.
4. Contact us on the phone.
5. Send us a review.
6. Send us an email.
What Types Of Data Do We Collect & Why?
- Personal Data
We need to know your basic personal data: e.g. name, contact address, contact phone number(s), your email address and your payment card information. We collect this information in order to provide you with our services, to claim our right to be paid in return for our goods & services.
We do not collect any personal data from you that we do not need in order to provide our services.
If you do not provide this basic personal information, then we will be unable to provide the services you have requested.
- IP Address
When you make a booking with Gradient Adventure we collect your IP address. This allows us to cross-check your order details with the country of origin identified by your IP address. This check is made for security purposes.
- Website Cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyse 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 use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being viewed. This helps us analyse 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 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, other than the data you choose to share with us.
You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your web browser settings to decline cookies if you prefer.
When someone visits our website, we use a third-party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.
How Do We Protect Your Personal Data?
We know how much data security matters to all our customers. With this in mind we will treat your data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it. We secure access to all areas of our website using 'https' technology. Access to the website and your password protected personal data is secured by SSL encryption.
We regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks and we carry out security testing of our website & networks to identify ways to further strengthen security.
How Long Do We Keep Your Data?
Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we'll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected.
At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised, for example by aggregation with other data so that it can be used in a non-identifiable way for statistical analysis and business planning.
Who Do We Share Your Data With?
We sometimes share your personal data with trusted third parties for processing payments, fraud screening and with couriers for delivery of your order. We only provide the information they need to perform their specific services.
We may also be required to disclose your personal data to the police or other enforcement, regulatory or Government body, in your country of origin or elsewhere, upon a valid request to do so. These requests are assessed on a case-by-case basis and take the privacy of our customers into consideration.
Access To Your Personal information
Under the new European General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you have right to access, amend or delete any personal data that we hold of yours free of charge.
Contacting The Regulator
If you feel that your data has not been handled correctly, or you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made to us regarding the use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office.
This policy was created on 24/12/2019 and is under constant review. Please check this page regularly for updates.