THE WHALE CENTRE’S PRIVACY POLICY

Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

Google Analytics

When someone visits this 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.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit Google Tools.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

When you visit this website for the first time, a banner informs you of the use of cookies and provides a direct link to this information page. If you confirm your acceptance of cookies by closing the banner, or if you continue to browse the site, you are confirming your consent.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings.

How We Use Information

We do not sell, trade, rent or otherwise share your Personal Information with any third parties. We may share your Personal Information with vendors and other third-party providers who are performing services for the Company, but only when it is required to complete a booking. n general, the vendors and third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide for the Company. For example, when you provide us with personal information to complete a booking, you consent to our collecting and using such personal information for that specific purpose, including by transmitting such information to our vendors performing these services for the Company.

For these third-party service providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so that you can understand the manner in which your Personal Information will be handled by such providers:

  • XOLA

  • SMARTWAIVER

  • MAILCHIMP

Links to Other Sites

This website may contain hyperlinks to third party websites. We are not responsible for the content of such websites, or for the manner in which those websites collect, hold, use, and distribute any personal information you provide.  When visiting a third party website from hyperlinks displayed on this website, we encourage you to review the privacy statements of those websites so that you can understand how the personal information you provide will be will collected, held, used and distributed.  

Web Forms

We collect personally identifiable information through forms on our website, but only if you choose to fill in your information and submit it to us. Common uses of this information include: to allow our staff to contact you to respond to your questions, to allow you to subscribe to an email newsletter, or to allow you to complete an order. The intent of each web form will be clearly labelled.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page.

We will let you know via email and/or a prominent notice on our Service, prior to the change becoming effective and update the “effective date” at the top of this Privacy Policy.

Last updated February 2019.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy please contact us via email: whales@island.net or phone 1-888-474-2288.