We take your privacy very seriously and are committed to being completely transparent with how we use your information. The Tinker Travels website and its owners Tinker Travels (“Company,” “we,” “us,” or “our”) ensure that the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.
Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computer’s hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.
Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.
You can find out more about the cookies we use over on the cookies tab on this page.
Contact and Communication
Users contacting the Tinker Travels website and/or Company do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.
Adverts and Sponsored Links
The Tinker Tavels website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.
- Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
Social Media Platforms
Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and Company participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.
Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened Links in Social Media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls (web addresses), for example: http://bit.ly/abcDef.
Users are advised to take caution and good judgment before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
We work hard to protect our users from unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of information we hold, however no website is entirely secure and you should therefore make every effort to protect any account information that you may have in your possession.
What are cookies?
To get the best Tinker Travels experience, you need to have cookies enabled. If you don’t wish to enable cookies, you will still be able to use the site but you may not be able to use some of the essential features we offer such as placing an advert so we recommend you keep them enabled.
Cookies used on the website
We use Google Analytics to carry out statistical analysis of page use, page interactions and paths through the Website to evaluate and develop our Website. This is known as ‘digital analytics’. We may also record certain information that customers provide during a Website purchase or other process.
This information allows us to understand individual behaviours and needs more accurately.For more information on how Google uses the data collected via this service, see here: http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/
To opt out of being tracked via Google Analytics, you can also use Google’s opt-out browser add-on: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
First party cookies
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