This policy was last reviewed on 1 December 2020.
“Personal information” is information that is associated with your name or personal identity. This may include your name, contact phone number(s), email address, postal address, country, names of other guests staying onsite and reservation information. We require this information in order to:
– Respond and follow-up to a booking enquiry you have initiated either via our website, over the phone, by direct email to us or through a third party Channel
– Create and manage a booking in your name through Seekom’s iBex platform (refer to the next section)
– Communicate with you with regards to; your booking pre-arrival; follow up on your guest experience post-departure; or to let you know of seasonal updates to Flaxmill that may be of interest to you
You have the right to ask for a copy of the personal information we hold about you. You can also ask for it to be updated or deleted. To do so, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org or on +64 7 866 2386
As required by the Privacy Act 2000, we follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information, which you have given us, to prevent unauthorised access. Only Flaxmill staff and contractors can access this data through password encrypted logins for each service below.
On our website
The contact details that you provided to us when sending an enquiry through any Contact Form on our website, are stored for a time on our secure web server. This is to ascertain the performance of our sales conversion from enquiry to booking and is routinely deleted. The personal information stored includes; your name, email address and contact phone number.
Online bookings made through our website are processed through our booking management platform, Seekom (refer below).
On Seekom’s Ibex Platform
You can opt-out of the creation of a user profile, storing of data about your usage of our site and Hotjar’s use of tracking cookies on other websites by following this opt-out link.
We have contracted with third parties that have met industry-standards for security. This includes external booking channels such as Airbnb, Expedia and Booking.com and MailChimp. These channels have their own rigorous security and privacy protection processes to an international standard.
For NZ bookings relating to Big Toe Foundation (BTF), we may share information provided by you to BTF, however this is solely for the purposes of facilitating your booking or acquiring subsequent feedback about your stay/event.
Other than above, Flaxmill will not disclose, sell or rent your personal information to a third party except in the following circumstances, as required by law:
i) To respond to duly authorised information requests of governmental authorities
ii) To comply with any law, regulation, or court order
iii) To help prevent fraud or to enforce or protect the rights and properties of Flaxmill Bay Hideaway Ltd. or to protect the personal safety of its employees
We do collect some “non-personal information” from our web visitors and guests. This is aggregated data collected for the purposes of marketing, referral sources, improvements to guest experiences and to provide aggregated statistics about our bookings to Statistics New Zealand.
This data does not include any personally identifying information. Some of this information is collected within Seekom, some through cookies as per the following section.
Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website. Flaxmill has online marketing tools that use a combination of cookies for the purposes of enabling a more efficient visitor experience while you are using our site and to determine the effectiveness of our marketing. These include:
Targeting or Remarketing – these cookies let us build an anonymous list of visitors who have been to our website. As a result, we can serve you our ads on other websites you’re looking at.
If you want to remove or block cookies from your computer or device at any time, you can set your browser to block cookies in the settings (consult your browser’s “help” menu to learn how). If you would like more information about cookies, it can be found at https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-pecr/cookies-and-similar-technologies/
Please be aware that deleting or disabling cookies may affect your ability to perform certain transactions or functions on this and other websites.
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