Essência - Eventos & Comunicação, Lda ("Essência") is committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of users of the www.winetravelweek.com website and the platforms it manages.
1. THE INFORMATION COLLECTED AND USED
If you use this website, you are in control of what information is collected, but if you choose not to share your information, you may not be able to access or use some areas of this website.
1A. HOW INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
This information may be collected, stored and used when you use this website and when you contact Wine & Travel Week via the enquiry form.
1B. WHAT INFORMATION IS COLLECTED
The information collected may include but is not limited to:
_information about your computer and about your visits to, and use of, the website (including your IP address, approximate geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views);
_and any other information you may provide to the provider of this site.
1C. USING COOKIES OR OTHER ON-DEVICE STORAGE
Cookies are information files stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone that help websites remember who you are and information about your visit. For further information, please see below.
First Party Cookies
These cookies enable the functionality of various aspects of our website:
_Random numbers and letters – PHP session cookie which identifies a specific user’s session. This will expire when you leave the website.
Third Party Cookies
Third party cookies are created by companies to provide various services which we use to enhance our site. The only one we use is Google Analytics – a free, powerful analytics tool used to determine where our visitors are coming from and what content they are looking at. No personal information is collected by Google Analytics.
_Any cookies beginning with _ga, _gat, _utm(x) are used to collect information about traffic and user activity.
2. HOW INFORMATION COLLECTED IS USED
2A. WHEN YOU USE THIS WEBSITE
2B. CUSTOMISATION OF THIS WEBSITE AND ADVERT TARGETING
The information collected when you use this website may be used to build up a picture of your interests. This information may be used to try to make sure that when you visit or use the website, you don’t miss offers and information that might interest you. This is called advert targeting.
2C.TRACKING HOW THE WEBSITE IS USED
Information may be collected about activity on the website, or other organisations may be used to collect it and to share it. This information is used to:
_track pages and paths used by visitors to, or users of, the website;
_target the adverts or offers, such as banners, on the website and on the websites of other organisations;
_track the use of the internet banner adverts and other links from marketing partners’ websites to this website.
2D. CONTACT FORM ENQUIRIES
If you submit an enquiry via the contact form on a contact page, the contact information that you supply will be stored by us. You will only be contacted by Wine & Travel Week through any of the contact details that you have supplied.
3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
Your information may be passed to one or more of the following organisations:
_Wine & Travel Week;
_government and enforcement agencies and the police.
Every now and again, requests are received for information from government departments, the police and other enforcement agencies. If this happens, and there is a proper legal basis for providing your information, it will be provided to the organisation asking for it.
4. HOW YOUR INFORMATION IS KEPT SECURE
The security of information is taken very seriously. Technology and security policies are in place to protect the information held.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement or policy applicable to the website in question.
If you feel that your data has not been handled correctly, or you are unhappy with our response to any requests you have made to us regarding the use of your personal data, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner's Office.