Privacy Policy is owned and run by Shanklin Hotel & Accommodation Association (SHAA) which is a membership organisation for accommodation providers in the PO37 postcode. This privacy policy sets out how we use and protect information that you give us. At SHAA we are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Types Of Data We Collect

Website Cookies places cookies, which are small data files, on your computer or handheld device. This is standard practice for all websites. Cookies are essential for helping us to deliver a high quality website and some collect information about browsing behaviour. By using and browsing our website, you consent to cookies being used in accordance with our policy. If you do not consent, you must disable cookies or refrain from using the site.

Google Analytics

When someone visits we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various pages of our site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Direct Interactions

You may provide data by filling in forms on our site (or otherwise) or by communicating with us by post, phone, email, face-to-face or otherwise, including when you: join the association, request to advertise on the website, enter a competition, prize draw, promotion or survey, pose a question to SHAA, give us feedback or for any other reason that you choose to contact SHAA directly by any form of communication. Your personal data will only be seen by those processing the reason for your communication and will be a member of the SHAA committee. A list of committee members can be found here.

Third Parties

When you send an email to us it will be read and responded to by a member of the SHAA committee. A list of committee members can be found here. If it is necessary, in order to respond to your enquiry effectively, to forward your email to the SHAA membership this will be done. You will then be responded to directly by SHAA members. SHAA members are those listed under the Accommodation section of . Your information will not be shared with any other third parties under any other circumstance.

The website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have followed a link to leave this 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 site and such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

This website uses social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to social media platforms. Before using such social media sharing buttons you are advised that you do so at your own discretion. The social media platform in question may track and save your request to share a web page through your social media account. Social media platforms have their own privacy policies and terms and conditions.

SHAA is not in any way responsible for the privacy policies of the individual members and individual members are not governed by this policy. There are circumstances where the SHAA committee will receive details from SHAA members about particular guests who may have behaved in an inappropriate manner. If the SHAA committee believes that the members have a legitimate interest to be made aware of these circumstances the guest’s name only will be shared. The name of a child will not be shared.

Access To Your Personal Information

You are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal data that SHAA hold. Email your request to us here.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

SHAA may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 07 March 2019.