Any personal information you provide to us including and your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of Holiday in Med. Except where required by us to process your booking and to ensure that your travel arrangements run smoothly and meet your requirements we need to use the information you provide such as name, address, any special needs.
We take full responsibility for ensuring that proper security measures are in place to protect your information. We must pass the information on to the relevant suppliers of your travel arrangements such as your tour companies, Yacht companies,hotels, transport companies etc. The information may also be provided to security or credit checking companies, public authorities such as customs/immigration if required by them, or as required by law.
Additionally, We will not however, pass any information onto any person not responsible for part of your travel arrangements. This applies to any sensitive information that you give to us such as details of any disabilities, or dietary/religious requirements. (If we cannot pass this information to the relevant suppliers, we cannot provide your booking. In making this booking, you consent to this information being passed on to the relevant persons.)
Usually your tour operator or other principal will pass this information onto their suppliers once we have provided it to them. The tour operator or other principal's use of your information is subject to their policy, both in respect of your booking and any future marketing, and is their responsibility.
Credit & Debit Card Details
All credit card information and personal information is encrypted as it is passed between your browser and our web site. When you make a booking your initial payment is cleared using the information you provide. Your credit card number is not held in our database. All encryption is performed using at least 128 bits making it virtually impossible to decrypt without the necessary decryption key.
We use 'analytical' cookies to allow us to count the number of visitors and to see how those visitors move round the site. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example by making sure that users are finding what they need easily.
We use a 'session' cookie that lasts for the duration of your visit. This is deleted when you close your browser and is purely used to recognise that you are the same user as you move from page to page on the site (for example, through the booking process).
In addition, we use a cookie to remember your search criteria which makes it easier for you to complete the search form each time you use it. We also use this to show a list of your recent searches below the form, as a shortcut for you to re-run a prior search.
Cookies from other websites
When browsing the Holiday in Med website, cookies from other websites (known as ‘third party cookies’) will also be placed on your computer. These are used exclusively for the purpose of placing Holiday in Med advertising on those sites in future. This advertising may be targeted at you based on the fact that you have visited the Holiday in Med website and is personalised based on the hotels that you have viewed or with relevant recommendations.
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You can use your browser settings to accept or reject all, or certain, cookies. Your browser will also allow you to delete cookies that have already been stored. The menu options for this will differ by browser and browser version; instructions will be provided if you use the browser's Help function and search for 'cookies'.