Bernie Travel Ltd. T/A Midland Travel (“the Company”) is a company incorporated in the Republic of Ireland.
The purpose of this statement is to set out how we may use personal information that we may obtain about you. By using this web site generally you agree to this use.
This privacy statement is provided by Midland Travel (referred to as 'us', 'our', 'we' or 'Midland Travel' in the statement) for the information of visitors (referred to as 'you' or 'your' in the statement) to our website.
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. By visiting our website, you consent to the use of your information as set out in this privacy statement. We may change our privacy statement at any time. If we change our privacy statement we will post the changes on this website.
Please note that this privacy statement is subject to the terms and conditions of use of our website.
Use of your personal information:
We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give to us in any other way. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of some of our features.
We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customising our online services for you, improving our online services and communicating with you.
Where you voluntarily provide personal information, the information may be used for analysis, research or customer service purposes only. We will use your data for the purpose for which it was originally provided and will not be disclosed in any manner which is incompatible with the purpose for which it was obtained.
We will only disclose your data to third parties who are our employees and for purposes in relation to the services we provide to you. In certain cases we share your information with carefully selected third parties who provide services to you on our behalf. In these cases we will ensure such third parties only use your data in accordance with our instructions and that adequate safeguards are in place to protect your data.
We may use your information to make decisions about you using computerised technology, for example using this technology to ascertain if there are other products that may appeal to you. We would like to keep you informed of such products (including special offers, discounts, offers etc) by any of the following methods:
· Telephone (including automated calls)
· SMS text message and other electronic messages such as picture messaging
· Or otherwise
If you do not wish to receive information about such products and services, please tick the opt-out box provided when we collect your details.
In carrying out the activities specified in this section, we may transfer data to reputable companies outside the European Economic Area. We take steps to ensure that your information will be afforded the same level of protection as that required of us under applicable Irish data protection legislation.
If you are purchasing a television from us, please note that the Wireless Telegraphy Act (1972) requires us to notify the An Post within 28 days of each transaction, giving full details of the buyer.
Fraud Prevention - Protecting Your Security
To ensure that your credit, debit or charge card is not being used without your consent, we will validate name, address and other personal information supplied by you during the order process against appropriate third party databases. By accepting these terms and conditions you consent to such checks being made. In performing these checks personal information provided by you may be disclosed to a registered Credit Reference Agency which may keep a record of that information. You can rest assured that this is done only to confirm your identity, that a credit check is not performed and that your credit rating will be unaffected. All information provided by you will be treated securely and strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts 1998 – 2003.
"Cookies" are small pieces of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information from the browser and which may then be stored on your system.
Cookies allow us to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our website.
You can usually adjust your browser so that your computer does not accept cookies or tells you when a website tries to put a cookie on your computer. You can find our more about the way cookies work on http://www.cookiecentral.com.
Please note that whilst you do not need to allow your browser to accept cookies in order to browse much of our website, you must have cookies enabled if you wish to shop online or access any areas reserved for registered users.
Please remember, cookies do not contain confidential information such as your home address, telephone number or credit card details. We do not exchange cookies with any third party websites or external data suppliers and only keep cookies for the duration of your visit to our Website.
Your browser also generates other information, including which language the website is displayed in, and your Internet Protocol address ("IP address"). An IP address is a set of numbers which is assigned to your computer during a browsing session whenever you log on to the Internet via your internet service provider or your network (if you access the Internet from, for example, a computer at work). Your IP address is automatically logged by our servers and used to collect traffic data about visitors to our websites. We do not use your IP address to identify you personally.
We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information. However, we cannot guarantee the security of any data you disclose online. You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the Internet and will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless this is due to our negligence or willful default.
You have the right to access personal data that we keep about you which we shall provide you with upon receipt of a written request and payment of a small fee. Requests should be directed to the address below. If you are concerned that any of the information we hold on you is incorrect, please contact us (see details below).
Please be aware that our site may link to other websites which may be accessed through our site. We are not responsible for the data policies or procedures or the content of these linked websites.
How can I get my name removed from the Midland Travel mailing list?
If you want to be removed from our mailing list, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the word 'remove' in the subject line and the email address that you wish to be removed within the email. Please note that it may take up to 14 days to action your request. In addition, each electronic mailing we send you will contain details of how you can unsubscribe.
For further information on using the website to check and reserve, please read our Terms and conditions.