Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy & Cookie Policy

Information Collection

 We collect personal information (such as your name, email address and any other details you provide to us that identifies you as an individual) from you when you submit a request for information or when you submit your details for any other reason. Personal information will only be collected with your permission.

When you browse our Website, we may log your IP address. We do not link your IP address to any other personal information that you send to us. Like many other websites, we may use a standard technology called a “cookie” to collect information about how you use the Website.

Save for the use of cookies, we do not automatically log data or collect data apart from information you specifically provide to us.
Use Of Information We Collect

We will use your information for several general purposes including: fulfilling any requests for information or services placed by you, processing any other transactions authorised by you, personalising your experience on our Website and keeping you up to date with news about the Lodge. Your personal information shall not be used for any other purposes.
Who May Process Data

 
Your personal information may be processed by us in accordance with this privacy policy. We take all reasonable care to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal data. Personal information will not be sold or transferred to unaffiliated third parties without your prior consent.
Security Measures

We are serious about guarding the security of your personal information that we have under our control from unauthorised access, improper use and disclosure, unauthorised destruction or accidental loss. However we cannot guarantee the protection of your personal data as due to the nature of the Internet, the Website is theoretically accessible by any user of the World Wide Web. You should be aware that when you disclose personal information on the Website it may be collected by another user and may result in unsolicited messages from other Internet users.
Changes to this Policy

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. When such a change is made we will post a revised version on the Website. It is your responsibility to view this privacy policy from time to time to be aware of any such change. Your continued use of the Website will indicate your agreement to any such change.

 

Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies, as do almost all websites. The purpose of these is to help provide you with the best experience possible. Cookies are small text files stored by your browser on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.

Our cookies enable us to:

  • • Make our website work as expected
  • • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook and Twitter
  • • Continuously improve our website for you
  • • Track visits to our articles so we know what kind of information is most popular

We do not use cookies to:

  • • Collect any personally identifiable information
  • • Collect any sensitive information
  • • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • • You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

 

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your web browser are set to accept cookies we understand because of that, and your continued use of our website, you are in agreement of how we use cookies.  Should you wish to remove or disable cookies please follow the instructions below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

 

Our own cookies

Our site includes the following which may use cookies:

  • • Videos (powered by YouTube and Vimeo)
  • • Google Maps
  • • Other embedded content
  • • Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties

 

Visitor Statistics Cookies:

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac OS X or Windows PC) which helps to identify how our site works on particular platforms. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us, on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from google) and whether they have been here before helping us develop our services.

Google Analytics – you can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics (we’d prefer you didn’t though as this data is seriously helpful to us in improving our website and therefore your experience on it (https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout)

Turning Cookies Off:

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our, and a large proportion of the world’s, websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.

Mozilla Firefox:

To block cookies or change cookie settings in Firefox, select ‘options’ then choose ‘privacy’.  Since Firefox accepts cookies by default, select “use custom settings for history”. This will  bring up additional options where you can uncheck ‘accept cookies from sites’ or set exceptions, ‘accept third party cookies’, and decide how long cookies will be stored (till they expire, till you close the browser, or ask you every time). You can also see the list of stored cookies and delete those you don’t want manually. You also have the option of deleting all cookies either from the history window or the privacy window. P

Permissions for blocking or allowing cookies for single sites can also be set via the Permissions tab.

Google Chrome:

To block cookies or change cookie settings in Google Chrome, click on the wrench (spanner) on the browser toolbar. Choose ‘settings’, then ‘under the hood’. Find the ‘privacy’ section and click on ‘content settings’. Then click on ‘cookies’ and you will get four options allowing you to delete cookies, allow or block all cookies by default or set cookie preferences for particular sites or domains.

Internet Explorer:

To block cookies or change cookie settings in Internet Explorer, select Tools (or the gear icon), Internet Options, Privacy. You can choose from a number of security settings including Accept All Cookies, Block All Cookies and intermediate settings that affect cookie storage based on privacy and whether cookies set allow third parties to contact you without your explicit consent.

Safari:

To block cookies or change cookie settings in Safari 5.0 and earlier, go to Preferences, Security and then Accept Cookies. You can choose from Always, Only from sites you navigate to or Never. In Safari 5.1 and later go to Preferences, Privacy. In the Block cookies section choose Always, Never or From third parties and advertisers.

You now have all the information you need to manage and delete cookies, but please don’t forget that doing so might mean the web doesn’t look quite the way you would expect!