Privacy Policy

Our Commitment to your privacy

This privacy policy sets out how the Timeshare Association uses and protects any information that you give the Timeshare Association when you use this website.

The Timeshare Association is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Timeshare Association  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 1st October, 2006.
What may we collect?

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • Contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers and/or purchases.

What we do with the information we gather?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes.
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Cookie Disclaimer We use cookies to ensure you get the best user experience from the TATOC/Sharetime website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website. If you would like further information, please read our Cookie Policy (link to cookie policy below)

 

Website Uses Cookies

WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookies are very small, completely safe and secure text files which are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit a website or application.  Your web browser (e.g. Safari, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox) then sends these files back to the website or application every time you return so that your user personal settings can be recognised.  Cookies are useful and help website developers and companies improve your website browsing experience.  Some cookies are strictly necessary to enable you to move around the site or to provide certain basic features.  Other types of cookies are used to monitor and improve our website’s functionality and performance.
HOW WE USE COOKIES
 TATOC/Sharetime continually strives to provide you with the best user experience possible when visiting our website. We therefore use cookies for example to:
•    Remember your settings during and between visits.
•    Allow interaction between our website and social networks like
Facebook.
•    Gather anonymous data about our users and the way they interact with our website to serve relevant and functional content.
•    Continually improve our website for you.
•    We do not sell the information collected by cookies, nor do we disclose the information to third parties, except where required by law (for example to government bodies and law enforcement agencies).

WHAT COOKIES WE USE ON OUR WEBSITE
1. Anonymous analytics cookies: Whenever a user visits our website, web analytics software provided by a third party generates an anonymous analytics cookie.  These help us find out whether or not you have visited our website before, how many individual unique users visit the site, what pages they look at most frequently etc.  Analytics provide anonymous user behaviour information.

2. Social Website cookies: Our website allows you to ‘Like’ and share content on social media networks like Facebook and Twitter. This functionality is enabled through use of third party cookies.  In this case, privacy implications vary and are dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen when registering with the social media sites. Our site enables sharing through:
•    Facebook
•    Twitter
•    LinkedIn

3. Session Cookies: Session cookies are used for users’ movement through the website. They allow you to proceed through many pages of a site quickly and easily without having to authenticate or reprocess each new area you visit. Session cookies are not stored on your computer. They expire when you close your web browser.
HOW YOU CAN CONTROL COOKIES
 We assume your consent to the use of cookies when you visit and use our website and most browsers are automatically set to accept them. You can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance of cookies, or delete cookies that have already been set. In this case, you may still utilise most of the sections on our website.
If you wish to restrict or block web browser cookies on your device, you can do this in your browser settings:
•    Apple Safari Users
•    Internet Explorer Users
•    Mozilla Firefox Users
•    Google Chrome Users

If you use a browser that is not listed above, try the “Help” section of your browser.


Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Use of cookies and other tracking devices

We use cookies to help personalise your use of our site. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your computer’s hard drive by the web server so that the website can remember who you are. This information may include information relating to your use of our sites, information about your computer such as the computer’s IP address and browser type, demographic data and, if you arrived at our site via a link from third party site, the URL of the linking page. If you are a registered user or subscriber this may include your name and email address for verification purposes.
We use information from cookies for purposes which may include:

identifying returning users, registrants and subscribers and to allow subscribers to be presented with a personalised version of the site, enabling you to move more easily around our site, tracking your use of our site to better develop our sites in accordance with your requirements. You can delete cookies from your hard drive at any time however this will mean that any settings such as your stored username and password will have to be reset. You can set your internet browser so that it will not allow cookies to be stored on your computer. This may reduce functionality of the site, prevent access to subscriber-only areas of the site and mean that certain features or content will not be available to you. Further information on how to prevent cookies from being stored on your computer can be found on http://www.allaboutcookies.org under the “manage cookies” section. Alternatively go to the help menu within your internet browser.

We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (”Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help us to analyse how users use the Timeshare Association site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our sites (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of our site, compiling reports on website activity for us and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Timeshare Association site. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. 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 privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to

Timeshare Association
Manchester House
84 -86 Princess St
Manchester
United Kingdom
M1 6NG

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.