WhatsOnInBarbados Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement
WhatsOnInBarbados (hereinafter only referred to as “we”) takes the protection of your personal data as the Data Controller very seriously. Your personal data will be treated confidentially and in accordance with the data protection laws by which we are governed. This privacy statement informs you about how, to what extent and for what purposes we process the customer data using WhatsOnInBarbados website. 

 

Your data is private, including information such as names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers.

 

Customers can easily use our website without providing personal data. You are neither obliged to visit this website nor to provide any personal data.  However if you choose not to provide us with personal data, some individual functions of this website might be inaccessible. The collection of your data on our site is always on a voluntary basis, except in the cases described in the following: (Notably data transmission over the Internet (e.g. communication by email) can have security gaps.  And we cannot be held accountable for the complete protection of data against access by third parties.)

 

To this end the personal data you provide when booking or registering an account for our member area, is collected, processed and used for the following purposes:

 

In order for us to register you on our system and execute your contract we collect use and process: 

  • Information provided when setting up an account, such as your name, email address, telephone number, mobile phone number, address and data which will be provided depending on the service you use.  
  • Data regarding your activities on the websites (e.g. content related to your account, purchases etc.) 
  • Reviews, chats and correspondence on the website or by email. 
  • Other data that we may ask you to provide for special purposes.

 

With Regard to Payment Processors
All payments made are processed by a PCI/DSS-compliant (these are payment card industry security standards) payment processing service engaged by us. All information collected by these third-party providers for purposes of processing your payments is not available to us unless you have otherwise provided this in-formation to us in connection with your use of the Websites or our products and services.

 

To Allow Use of the Website

When you visit our website, we collect the necessary data to enable you to use it (usage data).  The Data is used to provide and design the service according to your preference. 

This includes:

    • IP address 
    • Data on usage times
    • Subjects / content consumed 

 

  • Identification data (e.g. your login data when you log into a secure area). 

 

 

For Use in Marketing Activities
WhatsOnInBarbados may process and use your personal data for marketing purposes, e.g. to send emails with general information or of an advertising nature (newsletter), on the basis of the declaration of consent you have given us. You can revoke this regard at any time in the future by following the instructions provided in said marketing emails or by contacting us directly at admin@whatsoninbarbados.com

 

For Use on Mobile Devices
Data may be collected  & processed during downloads or when users access our  mobile optimized sites. Including location data to allow for optimal site functionality.  Location services can be disabled at any time on your device.

 

Cookies

When you visit our website, information may be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie. Cookies are small identifiers that are transferred to your computer through your Web browser. Cookies also enable our website and App to function properly and as such you may not be able to experience the full functionality of the website if you disable the use of cookies. By visiting our website without changing your settings, you agree to receive all cookies and other data collection tools; however, if you do not accept the use of these cookies, you can change your cookie settings at any time. 

 

Cookies help us to improve your user experience by allowing efficient navigation between pages, remember your preferences, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences and help to ensure that more relevant content is shown to you.   Cookies are also used on this site by Google Analytics to compile non personally-identifiable website usage statistics, and by Google Adsense to display advertisements .

Cookies used can fall under the following main categories: – Cookies for essential services, functionality cookies, cookies for performance and analytics, as well as cookies for social media  or advertising and tracking purposes.   


You have the right to accept or prevent cookies from being stored on your device at any time by modifying the settings in your web browser, however this may disable some of the interactive features on our site. 


Third Parties

We do not share personally-identifiable customer details with any third party.
However where necessary we will only disclose your information to third parties/ government authorities if required by law or if you have provided your prior consent to do so.

 

Customer-Service

Please e-mail us at admin@whatsoninbarbados.com if you have any questions, would like to know what data we have stored pertaining to you personally, or wish to request removal of that data from our systems.

 

Data Deletion
We seek to be compliant with all applicable regulatory standards as it relates to the deletion of your data, however, we may retain some data for the duration of your business relationship with us and otherwise as is required under applicable law.

 

Data Security 

Whatsoninbarbados.com uses industry-standard SSL technology to encrypt data being transmitted. Sites other than Whatsoninbarbados.com may not use this technology. However we strive to take the necessary technical and internal measures to protect the personal data provided by you against loss, destruction, manipulation and unauthorized access in compliance with GDPR or other data protection laws.


Changes To Our Privacy Policy 

From time to time, we may need to update or modify this Privacy Statement, to reflect changes in our business practices, data collection practices or organization. We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Statement at any time, for any reason, without notice to you, other than the posting of the amended Privacy Statement on our website, or, if you have provided your email address to us, sending you an email notifying you of the amended Privacy Statement. It is strongly recommended to check the Website often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the top. We will in any case not reduce your rights under this Privacy Statement without your explicit and informed consent. If you do not agree to the changes, you should discontinue your use of the Website, and cease providing personal information to us, prior to the time the modified Privacy Statement takes effect. If you continue using the Website or provide personal information after the modified Privacy Statement takes effect, you will be bound by the modified Privacy Statement.