Raoul W aims to be transparent and trustworthy when it comes to protecting your privacy, and being honest about what data it holds on you and what it does with that data. Raoul W does not share your data, personal or otherwise with any unauthorised third parties but we do work with third parties to manage and in some cases receive data that is required to process your charter. That third party being Sunseeker Charters. For more information on third parties data handling read the section entitled ‘How we work with third parties.’ It’s important to us that you should use our website, and enquire about chartering the luxury sunseeker, Raoul W with the knowledge that your data is secure, and will not be used to compromise your privacy. You will only be contacted by Raoul W after you have stayed with us once, and will only be contacted again if you decide that you would like to, and have opted in. You can get in touch with our Data Controller directly using the Contact details below, to find out what data we hold on you, and to make a request for the use of that data.
You should read this policy in conjunction with our Terms and Conditions to fully understand how we use any information we have. Our policies will be updated from time to time, so please always check back to ensure you have the most accurate information.
Sections in the policy include:
- Information we collect
- How we use this information
- Who controls the data that is collected
- Information you are required to provide
- How we work with Third Parties
- Retaining and Storing Information
- Other Relevant Privacy PoliciesContact Us
Information we collect
When you make an enquiry with Raoul W, whether this is directly through this website, or through a third party you are required to provide your Name, and an e-mail address. You should not be required to provide any further information than this. Once you confirm a booking with Sunseeker Charters you are required to provide proof of identity to ensure the booking name matches one of the persons chartering the yacht.
When you use any of our online platforms we collect information that helps us to deliver the service you have chosen and to improve your experience. This is done through cookies and other technologies. Examples of the type of information we may collect are Browser, Email Provider, The pages you read on our websites and how you got to them, Device, IP address, Internet Connection, Location (in some cases). All of this data is collected and stored by Google, in accordance with their own Privacy Policies.
Raoul W may sometimes publish content on social media platforms e.g. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram through both “organic” and “paid” methods:
- “Organic” methods describe where content and/or offers are published onto a social platform so that they may appear in your social platform’s content, without being promoted or forced to appear more prominently, e.g. if you follow us on Facebook.
- “Paid” methods describe where content and/or offers are published onto a social platform so that they will appear more prominently, or be shown to users that do not currently follow Astor Hostels social pages e.g. a promoted tweet on your Twitter Timeline.
If you do not wish to receive such information, you should simply Unfollow/Unsubscribe in the relevant Social Media platform that you are receiving such information for Organic, or change your preferences so that you do not receive ‘relevant’ promotions but random promotions.
How we use this information
We use your name and e-mail address to store your unique booking within our system, to allocate your booking to the right person, and to deal with any enquiries or issues you might have relating to your reservation before you arrive. For example, if you need to modify or cancel your charter you need to contact Sunseeker Charters to do so. We will hold only your name and e-mail address on file when you have made an enquiry.
I you have chosen to opt in to receive further information from us, such as information we deem relevant, promotions we have or news then we will use your e-mail address to send you more information, but only if you have explicitly opted in to receive such information. Our website also collects data about.
We may use Social Media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter to post information that we feel is relevant to our followers on those platforms. If you do not wish to receive this information you may simply Unfollow or Unsubscribe to us on those platforms.
Who controls the data that is collected
This data protection notice will mention ‘we’ ‘us’ or ‘Raoul W and this refers to Astor Leasing & Marketing or Raoul Wand any companies wholly or part-owned by these companies, which are registered at 1 Berghem Mews, Blythe Road, London W14 0HN.
Should you have any questions related to what kind of personal data that we hold on you, how we store that data, what we do with it, and if you would like it deleted you can read our FAQ’s below and you may also write to email@example.com to request what information we hold on you. Under current legislation, we are required to provide this information to you, free of charge within 30 days of your request.
Information you are required to provide
You are not obliged to provide us with any of your personal data. However, if you want to book a charter you will need to provide us with the information that is indicated as required on our booking page. If you don’t provide us with this information, we won’t be able to process your charter. This information includes your Name and E-mail Address. Similarly, you may be required to provide certain information if you want to enter into a competition, participate in a survey, or if you contact our Customer Services team with a query or complaint.
How we work with Third Parties
Raoul W works with Sunseeker Charters to process your charter. Once you have made an enquiry with us, and are happy to proceed with chartering your yacht you will then deal with Sunseeker Charters to complete the charter reservation. They are an authorized broker, and therefore are best placed for your own security and peace of mind to process the charter request.
Each of the third parties, receive information about you in order to process your charter request in accordance with their own Privacy policies, and pass the necessary information onto us, including your name, e-mail address and any other information necessary to fulfill your charter.
Finally, we also use Social Media Platforms and you may choose to follow us on these platforms, in which case you may see information from us that we deem relevant for our followers. If you should choose that you do not wish to receive further information from us via the Social Media Channels, you should Unfollow or Unsubscribe to our page via the Social Media Channel itself. Raoul W cannot process any claims for information or data that is held by a third party Social Media channel.
Retaining and Storing Information
Raoul W, in accordance with the latest Data Protection Regulation, will only hold data for a reasonable amount of time, or as long
In the case of Personal data such the Name and E-mail Address used to make a reservation, this data will be held for a period of up to 5 years in case of any disputes, or if the customer wishes to obtain information regarding their stay, or an invoice. For financial and tax reasons, we must keep a copy of all financial transactions for a period of 7 years, and therefore just the name of a booking will be held for a period of 7 years, but no other personal information other than the name of the person that booked is held. If you wish to have your personal data remove entirely you need to merely contact our Data Controller and we will do so immediately. The deletion of personal data will be done on an annual basis.
We will keep a copy of personal data that is required in order to send you marketing messages for as long as you are subscribed to receive those marketing messages. We will also retain certain information in relation to your transactions in order to allow us to customise our marketing messages.
All data is stored in one of two places, either with Cloud beds securely on their servers, or with Microsoft using their cloud computing service, One Drive.
Other Relevant Privacy Policies
If you wish to get in touch with us regarding any personal information or data that is held on you, you should write to firstname.lastname@example.org and we shall endeavour to get back to you within 14 days. If you wish to request what data is held on you, we will get back to you within 30 days, free of charge with the data that we hold on you and you may request what we do with that data.
- How can I see what information you hold on me?
By contacting us using the details above under ‘Contact Us’
- How do I opt out of marketing?
You can update your preferences at any time, by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails.
- How do I make a complaint?
If you are still not satisfied with the outcome of your complaint, you may write to the Information Commissioner’s Office as set out below.
- Can I write to the ICO?
Yes, you can. Contact details are at Information Commissioner’s Office.
- How long do you hold my information for?
We generally hold information for up to 5 years if we have had no interaction with you. It may be 7 years or longer if required for financial, tax or legal reasons.
- Can I ask you to delete my information?
Yes, just contact us.
- How do I update my information?
You can update it at any time by contacting us.
- How do I manage cookies?
You can manage and delete Cookies using the System Preferences in your browser.
- What are my rights under GDPR?
You have a right to ask us for information we hold about you, please email the data controller including the subject line, “Subject Access Request”, so that we can respond as promptly as possible.
You also have the right to ask for us to update, delete or stop processing information we hold about you. However, please note that there are circumstances in which complete erasure of your information or ceasing to process your information will not be possible for operational, legal and business reasons.
Changes to this policy