When contacting us about birding tours via any of our available means, including but not limited to email, contact forms, booking forms, telephone, posted correspondence or any digital messaging system, we usually collect collect several items of personal information. These items of personal information include, but are not limited to:
- Title and full name
- Date of birth
- Email address
- Telephone numbers
- Postal address
- Passport number
- Dietry requirements, allergies and medical needs
- Emergency contact information
Calidris Birding Tours takes all reasonable steps to make sure your personal data remains private. We do pass on information such as name, date of birth, passport details, dietary requirements where needed to our local guides so that they can make the necessary arrangements to ensure the smooth running of the trip in terms of access permits, domestic flights etc. We never sell, exchange or provide for free any of your details to third party marketing companies or data harvesting organisations. However, we do retain your email address for our own marketing newsletters. To opt out of any Calidris Birding Tours marketing/newsletters just send us a quick email – firstname.lastname@example.org
How long we retain your personal information
In the case of enquiries about tours and when booking tours we will retain your email address indefinitely for our own marketing/newsletter purposes only unless you tell us you wish to opt out of this.
In the case of all other personal details provided to us when booking one of our birding tours, your full names will be retained indefinitely on our accounts so that origin of finances can be clearly identified according to law. All other details will be retained for one year from conclusion of the tour the client has participated in before being deleted; we retain this information for period because we hope that you will travel with us again and having your information to hand will make it easier for you to make another booking.
Embedded content provided by other websites
On this website there are a number of items of embedded content (e.g. YouTube videos, Facebook and Twitter feeds). This embedded content is provided by these other websites and behaves in the same way as if the visitor had actually visited those websites.
When you click on links on our wesbite they may, in some cases, lead you to other websites. All efforts have been made to ensure that these links lead our website users to useful resources and are provided in good faith but we are not responsible for the privacy policies of those wesbites. We would encourage users to read the privacy polices of these external websites.
In some cases links will take users to external shopping websites where if you make a purchase we will make a small commission at no extra expense to you. This is the case with some of the field guides we recommend.
We may disclose your personal data if we are required to by law or if you violate our terms and conditions.
We reserve the right to disclose personal data to comply with any reasonable request by law enforcement agencies and/or government in the case of investigations into serious crimes.
If Calidris Birding Tours is acquired by new owners or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners for marketing purposes only. If this should happen those whom we hold email addresses and other personal data will be notified and given the opportunity to opt out of this transference.
What rights you have over your data
You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data that we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
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