Privacy and Cookie Policy

Privacy Policy

Vogar ferðaþjónusta ehf is committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect information about you, how we use the information we collect, and how you can instruct us if you prefer to change the use of that information.

 

1. Who we are

Vogar ferðaþjónusta ehf is a family run business offers different type of accommodation: rooms in the guesthouse and camping.  

2. How we collect your information

Information about you will be collected by Vogar ferðaþjónusta ehf in a number of ways:

  •  When you book accommodation

  •  When you submit a general enquiry via our website

  •  When you send a request regarding accommodation, Groups, tour and activities

  •  When you contact us

  •  When you use our websites

  •  When you interact with us through social media or email

  •  When you book our accommodation through third party websites

 

3. What personal information we collect

Vogar ferðaþjónusta ehf may collect the following types of personal data about you:

  •  Name and contact information (address, email and telephone number)

  •  Details about your vehicle (if staying on the campsite)

  •  Payment details

  •  Details of other people associated with a booking or membership

  •  Information relating to your online interaction with Vogar ferðaþjónusta ehf, for example the pages you visit on our websites, your IP address, device and browser type, as well as social media interactions

 

4. How we use the information we collect

We use your personal information in the following ways:

  •  To confirm and remind you of your reservations

  •  To provide the services you have requested

  •  To record your interactions with us

  •  To contact you by email, post, text message or phone with relevant communications about our products and services

  •  To analyse data so that we can better understand customer and supporter behaviour, trends and the impact of our activities

Where we process your personal information, it may be held by Vogar ferðaþjónusta ehf or by trusted third party companies which processes it on our behalf.

Please also read our Cookie Policy and our website terms and conditions.

5. How long we keep your information

We retain your personal information for as long as it is needed to fulfil the service you requested. In some cases we must retain it in order to meet our legal obligations for reporting (for example, retaining financial records for up to seven years).

When your information is no longer required we will delete it securely.

We may retain information about customers whose conduct has been anti-social or breached our policies, for the purpose of restricting those customers’ future use of our services.

6. How we keep your information safe

We follow good security practices (including appropriate technical and organisational measures) in the processing, storage and disclosure of information which you have given us. 

Our company website is hosted on the Wix.com platform. Wix.com provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our services to you. Your data may be stored through Wix.com's data storage, databases and the general Wix.com applications. They store your data on secured servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by Wix.com and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI - DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. 

7. Disclosing your information to other organisations

We may use trusted third parties to process your information on our behalf and when we do, appropriate data privacy contracts will be in place. We will only transfer your personal information on the understanding that the third party has undertaken to us that they have in place adequate technical and organisational measures to protect that information.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, processed or stored at, a trusted third party destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).

We may also provide anonymous statistics to reputable third parties for the purpose of analysis. These statistics will not include any personal information.

8. Your rights

You may, at any time:

  •  Ask us what information we hold about you and what we are doing with it

  •  Request copies of the information we hold about you

  •  Ask us to correct your information if it is inaccurate

  •  Request that we delete your information

  •  Ask us to change the way we process your information

  •  Object to our processing of your information

  •  Change how we communicate with you

If you have a complaint about our use of your information, we would prefer you to contact us directly in the first instance so that we can address your complaint. 

9. Updates to this privacy policy

We regularly review and update this privacy policy, and as our services and use of personal data evolves. If we want to make use of your personal data in a way that we haven’t previously identified, we will contact you to provide information about this and, if necessary, to ask for your consent.

10. How to get in touch

If you have any questions regarding our privacy policy please or wish to exercise your data privacy rights contact us info@vogahraun.is

 

Cookie Policy

When you visit Vogar Travel Service´s website we use cookies to make this website function properly as well as to improve the user experience of our visitors. Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies. We are providing this information as part of our initiative to comply with recent legislation, and to make sure we’re honest and clear about your privacy when using our website. The cookies used on our website do not collect personal our policies and may change from time to time.

 
What are cookies?

A cookie is a small data file that a website sends onto your computer, tablet or mobile device each time you use the device to visit our website. Cookies enable our website to remember your actions and preferences over a period of time so whenever you come back to the website it will recognise your device.


How do we use cookies?

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. We use cookies to improve our website, its content and layout, and to identify our most popular web pages. Cookies help us to improve usability and user experience as well as the performance of the website. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Essential Website Cookies

These cookies are strictly necessary to provide you with services available through our website, subscription service and to use the website features and we don’t ask for your consent to place these on your computer.​​

  •  Forms related cookies

When you submit data to through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

  •  Site preferences cookies

In order to provide you with a great experience on this site we provide the functionality to set your preferences for how this site runs when you use it. In order to remember your preferences we need to set cookies so that this information can be called whenever you interact with a page is affected by your preferences.

Performance and functionality cookies and third party cookies

These cookies are used to enhance the performance and functionality of the website, subscription service but are non-essential to their use. However, without these cookies, certain functionality may become unavailable and necessary we will always ask for your consent before placing them. As well as the cookies we use, various third parties also place them on your computer, again with your consent. These are cookies from Google Analytics, Adwords and eCommerce tracking.

Analytics and customisation cookies: These cookies collect information that is used either in aggregate form to help us understand how our websites, subscription service are being used or how effective our marketing campaigns are, or to help us customise our websites for you.

Advertising cookies: These cookies are used to make advertising messages more relevant to you. They perform functions like preventing the same ad from continuously reappearing, ensuring that ads are properly displayed for advertisers, and in some cases selecting advertisements that are based on your interests.

Social networking cookies: These cookies are used to enable you to share pages and content that you find interesting on our websites, subscription service through third party social networking and other websites. These cookies may also be used for advertising purposes too.

 
How can I control cookies?

You can control and/or delete cookies on your device by using the settings in your web browser. Please note that if you delete all cookies and/or prevent our website from using cookies, some services and functionalities on our website may not function correctly.

Where can I get further information?

If you have any questions about our use of cookies or other technologies, please contact us info@vogahraun.is

 

This cookie policy was last updated May 28th, 2022

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