This policy is designed to inform you of our commitment to upholding your right to privacy when using our web site. It describes the ways in which we capture information and the ways in which we use it.
The Bahamas Tourist Office (BTO) considers its obligations under the Data Protection Act and related legislation to be of paramount importance, and has taken steps to ensure compliance with those provisions.
What personal information do we collect?
The information we request from you when requesting a brochure is only that necessary to enable us to provide you with the service you have requested.
How do we contact you?
We may contact you to provide the services that you have requested. We will not send you marketing information unless you actively specify that you are interested in receiving this information.
What do we do with your information?
We guarantee not to pass your information to any third parties.
A cookie is a piece of text that a website transfers to a directory on your computer's hard disk, so that the website can remember who you are. This text file is known as a 'cookie'.
A cookie will typically contain the name of the website from which the cookie has come, the "lifetime" of the cookie, and a value, usually a randomly generated unique number. Allowing a website to create a cookie does not give that or any other website access to the rest of your computer, and only the site that created the cookie can read it.
Two types of cookies are used on websites:
Which are temporary cookies that remain in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site.
Our cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.
Find out about cookies at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/cookies/
To allow you to carry information across pages of our site and avoid having to re-enter information.
We do not use persistent cookies on this website.
Disabling / enabling cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you may not be able to use all the interactive features of our site if cookies are disabled.
You have two options if you wish to disable cookies:
You may opt out of the third party cookies used on this site by following a few simple steps which can be found at http://www.websidestory.com/privacy/
You may disable cookies through your browser by following the instructions found at http://www.allaboutcookies.org/manage-cookies/
Protecting your information
We use up-to-date industry procedures to protect your personal information.
We have appropriate security measures in place in our physical facilities to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of information that we have collected from you via our websites.
The internet is not a secure medium of communication. BTO cannot guarantee the security of any information you input on this website or send to us on the internet.
BTO is not, and will not be, responsible for any damages you or others may suffer as a result if the loss of confidentiality of any such information.
Changes to this policy
We may revise this policy at any time by posting the revised policy on the BTO website. Your continued use of the site will mean that you accept those revisions.
Links to other websites
BTO cannot be responsible for your protection and privacy when visiting such websites. You should check the privacy policies of those websites before entering any personal information.