Privacy Policy and Information on cookies

The Freedom Travel Group Ltd and Future Travel Ltd understand and respects the importance of your privacy. Please read the following information carefully.

Information we may collect we collect when you use this site and why we collect it:
We use your IP (Internet Protocol) address to diagnose problems with our server and administer the site – monitoring visitor traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop and improve the our site further.

Your right to access any personal data we hold:
The Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) gives you the right to check that your personal data is being processed lawfully (“subject access right”). Your subject access right can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any subject access request must be made in writing to: The Compliance Manager, Freedom Travel Group, 4th Floor Cardinal House, 20 St Mary’s Parsonage Manchester M3 2LY, and may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of any personal data we hold about you.

Links To Third Party Web Sites:
Our site contains links to and from the websites of members of the Freedom Travel Group, our suppliers, advertisers and other third parties. If you follow a link to any of these other websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or for these 3rd party websites. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

COOKIES
A cookie is a simple, tiny text file that is stored on a web browser when you visit a website that is incapable of performing any tasks or functions. When you revisit a web page, your browser checks to see if any cookies that are stored on your computer are valid ones for the page you are visiting. If they are, the information contained within them is sent back to that webserver. To learn more about cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

This Site uses cookies to let us identify the device you are using and how you use our website – but not you personally. They are essential for many features of our website to work, help us identify and resolve errors, monitor web traffic and identify which pages are being used to help us analyse data and improve our site. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and they in no way give us any information about you.

You can accept or decline cookies at any time by accessing the preference panels from your browser’s main menu (usually found under ‘Edit’, ‘Tools’ or ‘Options’). However, if you choose to remove cookies parts of the Site may not work properly or your use of the Site may be impaired.

Our cookies’ key features allow you to:
• Select a preferred agent / to set as your ‘Preferred Agent’ This would enable cookies to be able to set all contact forms to be sent directly to that agent.
• Collect information and surveys so Freedom can learn more about how you use our website and improve your online experience.
• Provide you with relevant prices and offers on our own website and through our marketing activity.
• Allow you to share holidays you are interested in among your choice of social media channels

The cookies this website uses
Performance
‘Performance’ cookies collect information about how you use the [Website Name] website, such as which pages you visit and if you experience any errors. Performance cookies don’t collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how the website works, understand what interests you and measure how effective our advertising is.

We use performance cookies to:
• Gather statistics on how our website is used
• See how effective our adverts are (we don’t use this information to target adverts to you when you visit other websites)
• Help us improve our website by noting any errors that happen
Cookies we have defined as ‘performance’ cookies will NOT be used to:
• Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites
• Remember your preferences after your visit to our website
• Target adverts to you on another website

Targeting
‘Targeting’ cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as ‘Like’ buttons and ‘Share’ buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.

We use ‘targeting’ cookies to:
• Link to social networks like Facebook, who may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites
• Measure the effectiveness of online marketing campaigns so we can bring you the most relevant holiday offers possible and limit the number of times an ad is shown to you

Social media
We offer a share page widget on all of our web pages for Facebook, Twitter and Google+. This allows you to easily share holidays or travel related information that you are interested in with your friends, family and social networks.
These sites may set a cookie when you are logged into their services. [Website Name] has no control or liability over these cookies set, so you should check with the relevant third party’s cookie policy for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: if you choose to use this Site without declining any non-essential cookies, then your use will constitute implied consent to the non-essential cookies that are set.

Changes to our privacy policy
We reserve the right to update or alter this Privacy Policy from time to time without notice to you.