Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy

Who we are:

At Magellan, we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our visitors to our web site. In particular, we want you to know that Magellan is not in the business of selling, renting or trading email lists with other companies and businesses for marketing purposes. We just don’t do that sort of thing. But just in case you don’t believe us, in this Privacy Policy, we’ve provided lots of detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure. Grab a cuppa and read on.

Types of Data we collect:

Cookies

Our website use cookies to collect information. This includes information about browsing and purchasing behaviour by people who access our website. This includes information about pages viewed, products purchased and the customer journey around our websites. Detailed information is set out in our Cookie Policy

Google Analytics

When someone visits www.magellanmotorcycletours.co.uk 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 parts of the 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.

Mailing lists

As part of the registration process for our monthly e-newsletter, we collect personal information. We use that information for a couple of reasons: to tell you about stuff you’ve asked us to tell you about; to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information; to check our records are right and to check every now and then that you’re happy and satisfied. We don’t rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third-party provider, MailChimp, to deliver our newsletter. We gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our e-newsletter. For more information, please see MailChimp’s privacy notice. You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing our data protection officer Felix Billington.

Booking data

When you book a tour with Magellan your personal data from your booking from will be stored in our secure booking system. Please be assured that we do not share your personal details with any other company without your consent.

Third parties

We may share personal information with other organisations, particularly hotels and crossing companies, who use this to complete and cofirm your reservations.

We will let them know about your booking and share data appropriate to this but they can’t contact you unless you direct. We will not share unnecessary sensitive information or your payment details.

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to our data protection officer Felix Billington at admin@magellanmotorcycletours.co.uk

Changes to this Privacy Notice

We review this privacy notice yearly to ensure it complies with all new legislation.

Cookie Policy

Like most websites, Magellan website sometimes use cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website. They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites. Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our websites and to help you interact with us online. They are also used to tailor the products and services offered and advertised to you, both on our websites and elsewhere.

Information collected

Some cookies collect information about browsing and purchasing behaviour when you access this website via the same computer or device. This includes information about pages viewed, tours purchased and your journey around a website. We do not use cookies to collect or record information on your name, address or other contact details. Magellan can use cookies to monitor your browsing and purchasing behaviour.

How are cookies managed?

The cookies stored on your computer or other device when you access our websites are designed by:

– Magellan and are necessary to enable you to a make purchases on our website;

What are cookies used for?

The main purposes for which cookies are used are: –

For technical purposes essential to effective operation of our websites, particularly in relation to on-line transactions and site navigation.
For Magellan to market to you, particularly web banner advertisements and targeted updates.
To enable Magellan to collect information about your browsing and shopping patterns, including to monitor the success of campaigns, competitions etc.

How do I disable cookies?

If you want to disable cookies you need to change your website browser settings to reject cookies. How you can do this will depend on the browser you use. Further details on how to disable cookies for the most popular browsers are set out below: –

For Microsoft Internet Explorer:

Choose the menu “tools” then “Internet Options”
Click on the “privacy” tab
Select the setting the appropriate setting
For Google Chrome:

Choose Settings> Advanced
Under “Privacy and security,” click “Content settings”.
Click “Cookies”
For Safari:

Choose Preferences > Privacy
Click on “Remove all Website Data”
For Mozilla firefox:

Choose the menu “tools” then “Options”
Click on the icon “privacy”
Find the menu “cookie” and select the relevant options
For Opera 6.0 and further:

Choose the menu Files”> “Preferences”
Privacy

What happens if I disable cookies?

This depends on which cookies you disable, but in general the website may not operate properly if cookies are switched off. If you only disable third party cookies, you will not be prevented from making bookings on our sites. If you disable all cookies, you may be unable to complete a purchase on our site.