Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how The George Hotel uses and protects any information that you give The George Hotel when you use this website.


The George Hotel is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.


The George Hotel may change this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 17th May 2018.


The George Hotel data protection, privacy and cookie policy

The George Hotel is referred to in this policy as "we", "us" or "our", are pleased to provide information to all of our customers about our online privacy policy. Please be assured that we use our best efforts to protect the privacy of visitors to this web site.


Types of Information We Collect and How It Is Used

We shall not ask you to supply any personal data as a condition of your use of this site. We will only ask for personal data if you choose stay or dine with us. We only gather personal information, such as first and last names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses.


This information is collected to help us:

  • fulfil your order
  • send you event or offer notifications
  • ensure, as far as is practical, that our websites and applications are compatible with the browsers and operating systems used by most of our visitors
  • enhance or improve user experience and our site.

We also use your information for research and analysis. This helps us to:

  • improve our understanding of customer needs
  • create marketing profiles
  • support strategic development

All the information you give us is protected by a secure server. The secure server software SSL (Secure Socket Layers) encrypts all information you enter before it is sent to us. The information is only de-encrypted when it reaches our server.


Sharing of Personal Information

We never share personal information

Our website may, from time to time, contain links to external sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of such sites and we recommend that you read the privacy policies on any external sites you use.


Cookies

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your hard drive when you visit The George website. The only personal information a cookie can obtain is information a user supplies themselves. A cookie cannot read data from your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies, however, enhance our web site performance in a number of ways, including providing a secure way for us to verify your identity during your visit to our web site and personalising your experience on our site, making it more convenient for you.

We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:

  • identifying returning users
  • eliminating the need for returning users to re-enter their login details
  • enabling you to move more easily around our sites
  • tracking your use of our sites to better develop our sites and applications in accordance with your requirements
  • analysing usage trends and building up an anonymous profile based on your browsing patterns across the site

This web site uses visitor tracking software that will use cookies to track information about how visitors come to the website, which pages they visit, and other actions that visitors make whilst on the site. This data is then used in order to improve the user experience of the web site. All user data collected in this manner is anonymous.

Most browsers are defaulted to accept and maintain cookies and you can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it or not. Should you wish to do so, you can refuse cookies by disabling them in your web browser’s settings, and you do not need to have cookies turned on to successfully use our the site. Please consult the support documentation for your web browser, which can be found online, for more information.

By visiting our website, you consent to the use of cookies as explained above. Further information on the use of cookies can be found at: www.cookiecentral.com/faq.


Access

If you register and set up a password it is your responsibility to keep that password confidential and we ask you not to share it with anyone.
You are in control of any personal information you provide to us online. If you wish us to stop sending you any information about our events, please use the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the email.

Your right to stop information being sent to you is separate from and does not affect your rights under applicable UK privacy and communications legislation.


Changes to our Privacy Policy

From time to time, it may be necessary for us to change this privacy policy, so we suggest that you check here periodically. Rest assured, however, that any changes will not be retrospectively applied and will not alter how we handle previously collected information.


How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact the Data Controller at The George Hotel, 71 St Martins, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2LB

If you are unhappy with the way we have handled your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office. Further information, including contact details, is available at https://ico.org.uk


Companies

In accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998, the following companies in the Goodwood Group are registered with the United Kingdom's Information Commissioner's Office as a data controller to collect information:

Data controller: Poste Hotels Limited
Registered company number: 942008
ICO number: ZA224611