We store your information for as long as we need to do so in order to fulfil our legal obligations or in order to keep you informed of our products. We use your information to create generic information, which we then use for market and commercial analysis. This generic information does not identify you personally.Sharing Information
Information is shared with a) our bank and b) involved third parties.
a) When paying by credit or by debit card we pass your card details to our bank for authorisation of the transaction and for payment.
b) We may disclose your information to booking agents and hotels who will use your information in the ways described above in this privacy statement. We will provide only the information necessary to ensure the successful fulfillment of your travel arrangements. You should be aware that the hotel may not be subject to data protection laws.
c) Apart from sharing your information as mentioned above, we do not disclose your details to any other person without your consent unless there is an emergency situation that requires it or we are legally required to do so.
We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server and to analyse trends/administer the site/track user's movement for our internal site traffic statistics.Cookies
This site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites - this privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this site. Security
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We use Secure Socket Layers (SSL) to ensure the privacy of the information provided to us and at no time are your debit/credit card details transmitted unencrypted over the Internet. To further protect the information you share with us we have an exhaustive security system that includes world class firewall technologies; logical network segmentation to allow restricted access to stored profile information and logical and physical security restrictions to our databases and systems. Whilst SSL encryption is used to protect sensitive information online we also do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line. All your information is restricted in our offices and only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. All employees are kept up-to-date on our security and privacy practices with regular quarterly updates or whenever new policies are added. Changes to our Privacy Statement
Any material changes in the way we use personal information will be described in future versions of this privacy statement. By booking with us you agree that our privacy statement, current at the time of your most recent booking, shall apply to all your information, whether given to us at the time of that booking or at the time of earlier bookings. If at any time we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated in the privacy statement applicable to your information, we will notify you by way of an email and request your approval.Contacting us
In using the octopustravel site, you consent to the collection and use of this information in the ways described above. If you have any questions or comments about this privacy statement, the practices of this site or your dealings with the site please email us at the following firstname.lastname@example.org