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Regal Port Douglas Privacy Policy

Policy Purpose is the domain name and website owned and operated by J & K Swindles Pty Ltd ABN 52 091 216 081 of PO Box 3 Port Douglas, Queensland 4877 referred to in this policy as “Regal Port Douglas”, “we” and “us”.

This policy addresses personal privacy matters and in particular how Regal Port Douglas collects and handles personal information. References to ‘you’ or ‘your’ relate to natural persons as opposed to other entities such as companies, incorporated associations or trusts. Regal Port Douglas is committed to safeguarding the privacy of the personal information collected by us.

What is personal information?
Personal information is information or an opinion (including information or an opinion forming part of a database), whether true or not, and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an individual whose identity is apparent, or can reasonably be ascertained, from the information or opinion.

What information do we collect? How do we collect it?
Regal Port Douglas will only collect the personal information that we reasonably require to do business with you and other individuals on whose behalf you make enquiries or bookings.

The type of personal information that we may collect includes:

information that you provide us such as name, email address, accommodation address, telephone number and tour products of interest; and

credit card information including card type and number, expiry date, cardholders name and CVV

In addition we collect analytical information about our website through Google Analytics. This enables us to track site usage patterns but does not disclose personally identifying information.

Personal information may be collected by us through a number of mediums including text, email, telephone, hard copy forms, through our website and social media apps such as Facebook Messenger. Such information will generally be provided directly by you:

by direct contact with us when you make an enquiry, booking or other request, using one or more of the mediums referred to above;

if you subscribe to our newsletter or other information service;

if you participate in a competition, survey or promotion conducted by us or by a tour operator.

Why do we collect personal information? Who is it disclosed to?
We collect personal information for one or more of the following purposes:-

  • responding to your enquiries in relation to any of the tours or services offered by us or the operators of products and tours listed on our website;
  • communicating with tour operators, booking agents, affiliates and you for the purpose of checking availability, confirming or changing bookings, and processing payments, refunds or charges;
  • communicating with credit card providers or other payment gateways in relation to booking payments, charges or refunds;
  • providing you with information that might be of interest to you including specials or promotions;
  • managing our IT systems;
  • statistical purposes, including providing aggregate statistics to tour operators, but such aggregate statistics will not include personally identifying information;
  • complaints handling;
  • as necessary to comply with our legal obligations;
  • to a likely or actual buyer of our business (or part of our business) if such disclosure is reasonably necessary for the purposes of sale;
  • COVID-19 tracing contact purposes.

We will only use your personal information for the primary purpose for which it is collected and any related purpose where you would reasonably expect that it would be used and/or disclosed without your further consent.

Use of Cookies
Cookies are small data files that a website transfers to your hard drive for record keeping purposes. Our cookies enable us to track site usage patterns that we use to manage and improve our website service. Our cookies do not contain any personally identifying information. Most browsers automatically accept cookies but can be configured to block them or delete existing cookies. You can still use the features of our website without cookies.

Alteration of records containing personal information
You may request access to the personal information we have collected about you including to request the correction of inaccuracies by contacting us at: Easily accessible information will be provided free of charge. An access fee may be charged or access refused in some circumstances. Details will be provided to you if applicable at the time of request.

Security of information
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss and unauthorized disclosure, including by using encrypted payment gateways. We do not store your credit card information on our server.

If you are not satisfied with the way in which we have handled your personal information you may make a complaint by emailing us at clearly setting out the nature of your complaint. We will investigate your complaint and respond promptly.

Changes in this policy
Changes to this policy will be posted to our website with a new ‘effective date’ noted.

Third party privacy policies
Tour operators and other third parties with whom we interact have their own privacy policies and Regal Port Douglas is not responsible for the policies and practices of any third party.