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Privacy Statement for Country Connect

Country Connect is committed to your privacy and the protection of your personal information. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site.

What Data Do We Collect?

a. Technical Data
As you navigate the Web site, we may collect and track data and information about your computer, including internet addresses or other technical identifying information, and information about your use of the Web site. This is done by using data-tracking software that tells us what parts of the Web site you have visited.

This tracking is handled using cookies set by Google Analytics.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer.

The cookies used are as follows:

__utmz: Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine they used, what link was clicked on, what keyword they used, and where in the world they are when they accessed the website.

_utmv: Stores information used within Analytics to identify user as part of a custom segmentation.

_utmc: Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor leaves the site

_utmb: Holds timestamp of the exact moment in time when a visitor first visits the site

_utma: This cookie keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.

None of this activity personally identifies any individual Website user.

b. Personal Data
You may also provide at your option, by means of the Country Connect Feedback Form , personal information about yourself, such as your name, e-mail address and telephone number

How We Use Your Data

Any personal data collected by Country Connect is limited to the details which visitors decide to include in the website Feedback Forms. This information is used solely by ourselves, to reply to the visitor who chooses to contact us in this way. The data is not stored for any other purpose. We do not operate a mailing database.

We will disclose personal information under the following circumstances:
- to protect or defend ourselves in any legal action
- to an affiliate or service provider engaged to maintain or host the Web site, subject to that party's agreement to honour this Privacy Statement
- to comply with a legal requirement
- to operate our service properly or to protect ourselves or our other visitors.

We do not at any time collect financial payments from any individual via the Web site by credit card or by any other means.

Site Security

The Web site has security measures in place to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures that are designed to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. These measures may or may not be vulnerable to determined or unscrupulous hacking, and we do not guarantee complete security.

Third Parties - Links

The website contains hypertext links to the websites of third parties. Such links are provided for your convenience and reference only. The inclusion of a link to a web site does not imply any endorsement of the services or the site, its contents, or its sponsoring organisation. Country Connect is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other web sites. The website does not operate or control in any respect any information, software, products or services available on such third party web sites and this privacy policy does not cover them. It is your sole responsibility to check the privacy policy of third party sites and decide if you wish to use them.

Third Parties - Advertiser Cookies and Web Beacons

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads and booking facilities when you visit our website. These companies may use information (including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

Advertising agencies, advertising networks, and other companies (together, "Advertisers") whose advertisments may appear on the website and on the Internet generally may or may not use their own cookies, web beacons, and other technology to collect information about individuals in order to serve more relevant advertisments. The Country Connect website does not control advertisers' use of such technology and the website has no responsibility for the use of such technology to gather information about individuals.

Contact Us

If you have questions regarding our privacy policy please contact us by:

Using our feedback form >> Send Feedback
Or write to Country Connect Shipton Road Milton OX7 6JU

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can:

Use our feedback form >> Send Feedback
Or write to Country Connect Shipton Road Milton OX7 6JU

This Privacy Policy is effective May 1st 2012. Country Connect reserves the right to change or update this policy at any time. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately upon posting to the Web site, and we therefore recommend that visitors check this Privacy Policy page regularly.