At Le Touriste, we aim to be open about the way our site works to collect
user data, we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors;
this policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1.1.1 Data controller
personal information, please write to us by email using our contact us page or
by post to Le Touriste, 709 Route du Lavanchy, 74110 Montriond, FRANCE.
1.1.2 Your rights
It is important for you to understand and be able to exercise your "data
rights"; in particular, your right to not to have personal data used for direct
marketing purposes. Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), you
have the right to access, modify, and delete your data.
220.127.116.11 Withdrawal of consent including marketing opt-out
You may withdraw consent for data processing at any time, without affecting
the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal;
You may also instruct us not to process your personal information for
marketing purposes. In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in
advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we
will provide you with an opportunity to opt-out of the use of your personal
information for marketing purposes.
Our contact details are above should you wish to exercise these important
18.104.22.168 Access to personal data
You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold
about you, in relation to information we store on your name, email address,
profile information such as company and job title, and your payment history.
Following a request we require up to 30 working days to provide you with your
We may withhold such personal information to the extent permitted by law.
22.214.171.124 Retention of your data
Information relating to your financial transactions with us will be kept for
the period required by relevant French legislation.
Your personal data will be kept in our offline accounts for Le Touriste, and
for up to 7 years. If you choose to opt in to our mailing list, you will receive
a notification of how your data is managed by our newsletter provider.
In all other cases, we will erase or obfuscate your data once it is no longer
necessary for the purpose we obtained it for.
126.96.36.199 Changing or erasing data
You may instruct us to change any inaccurate data or to erase data that is no
longer required for a specified purpose.
188.8.131.52 Complaints to a supervisory authority
You have a right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority. In France
you should first make your complaint to the Information Commissioner.
1.1.3 What information do we collect?
We collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
(a) We reserve the right to use in the future, Google Analytics to analyse
the use of this website, including information about your computer and about
your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical
location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of
visit, page views, and website navigation). Google Analytics generates
statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which
are stored on users' computers. The information generated relating to our
website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will
(b) information relating to any transactions carried out between you and us
on or in relation to this website, including information relating to any
purchases you make of our products - we do not store any credit card or payment
method information as part of payment processing.
(c) information that you provide to us for registering with us and for
purchasing our products, email notifications and/or newsletters (including name,
email, telephone an address);
(d) and any other information that you choose to send to us.
Personal information submitted to, and acquired via, this website will be
of the website. It is processed in either in accordance with your consent and/or
for contractual necessity e.g. your payment information.
1.1.4 Using your personal information
We may use your personal information to:
improve your browsing experience by using your data to profile you and
personalise the website;
enable your use of the services available on the website;
send to you reciepts of products purchased via the website, and supply to you
services purchased via the website;
send statements and invoices to you, and collect payments from you;
send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
send you email notifications which you have specifically requested;
send you our newsletter and other marketing communications relating to our
business [or the businesses of carefully-selected third parties] which we think
may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically agreed to
this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no
longer require marketing communications);
deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website;
provide third parties with anonymous statistical information about our users;
administer the website;
Where you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will
publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the license you
grant to us.
Le Touriste transmits credit card information directly to PayPal.com. The
credit card information is not communicated to our servers. All transactions are
protected with SSL encryption. Le Touriste does not store credit card numbers
before, during or after the transmission is complete.
We may disclose information about you to any of our employees, officers,
agents, suppliers or subcontractors insofar as reasonably necessary for the
Based on your actions on our website e.g. form completion, we will identify
trading partners with whom we may share the personal data you have provided.
In addition, we may disclose your personal information:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal
(c) to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing
information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit
(d) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset that
we are (or are contemplating) selling; and
(e) to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other
competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our
reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order
disclosure of that personal information.
1.1.6 Cookie use
visit, however we may in the future decide to implement a customer area with a
secure login feature. If this feature becomes active we will inform you by email
or other method you may have indicated. In the event that we upgrade our site to
- By continuing to use our website, after having been informed about the
set out in this policy.
- As required by the UK interpretation of EU law on Cookies, we have
reviewed the cookies used by our service and give advice so that you can
- A cookie consists of a piece of text sent by a web server to your web
browser, which is then stored by your browser. The information is then sent
back to our web server each time your browser requests a page from the
server. This enables the web server to identify individual web browsers. It
does not contain personally identifiable information such as your name or
other personal details - but may enable us to identify and profile your
activities if you are logged in to our site.
- Accessing our free blog content
- When you can access our free blog posts, a cookie is placed on your
computer by our content management system (CMS) WordPress, which uses a
session cookie. This temporary cookie is not used for tracking purposes,
it's an essential, "strictly necessary" part of providing content to you
through our CMS.
- Accessing our member content - cookies are used to remember you are
logged-in so you can download documents
- We use persistent cookies to enable our website to recognise you when
you return to our site. These cookies are essential to use of our web
service in recognising your membership status, and as such are permitted by
- We also use other web services provided by other companies to improve
the experience for users of Le Touriste and to help us review how we improve
our service for users and commercially.
- How do I block cookies from these service?
- Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers
allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet
Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options",
"Privacy", and selecting "Block all cookies" using the sliding selector.
Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the
usability of many websites, including this one.
- If you want to manage privacy we recommend you install Ghostery which
gives you a chance to learn more about each service it identifies on a site
and block their cookies or Scripts. It gives information on how they
describe themselves, a link to their privacy policies.
1.1.7 Third party websites
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the
privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
1.1.8 International data transfers
Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred
between any of the countries in which we operate to enable us to use the
Information which you provide may be transferred to countries, including the
United States, which do not have data protection laws equivalent to those in
force in the European Economic Area.
In addition, personal information that you submit for publication on the
website will be published on the internet and may be available, via the
internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such
information by others.
You expressly agree to such transfers of personal information.
1.1.9 Security of your personal information
We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent
the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.
We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure
(password and firewall protected) servers. All electronic transactions you make
to or receive from us will be encrypted using SSL technology.
Of course, data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we
cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.
You are responsible for keeping your password and user details confidential.
We will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to the website in
the event we develop a customer login area).
1.1.10 Updating information
In the event we develop a customer login area; you can update the information
we hold on you when logged into the website.
1.1.11 Sale of the business
In the event that the business is sold or integrated into another business,
your details may be disclosed to our advisors, and to any potential purchaser's
advisors, and following completion of a sale would transfer to the new owners of
1.1.12 Policy amendments
on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy
with any changes.