Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Trek Sierra Nevada uses and protects any information that you provide to Trek Sierra Nevada when you use this website.

Trek Sierra Nevada is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. We do not collect or store any personal information whatsoever unless you choose to contact us by using the contact form. If you do provide us with personal information then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Trek Sierra Nevada will always comply with regulations governing confidentiality of personal data, but we may occasionally make changes to this policy by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st January 2011.

What we collect and how we use the information

We do not collect or store any information that you do not knowingly and voluntarily provide.

If you contact us via the contact form, the information you provide will be kept private and confidential, and will be held only for the purpose of contacting you to respond to your query. Trek Sierra Nevada will never pass on your personal information to other companies or individuals.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. We will at all times comply with the regulations governing confidentiality regarding personal data, and with the obligation to store this information securely, taking any necessary technical and organisational measures required to guarantee the security of this information and avoid any alteration, loss, or unauthorised access to it.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file placed on your computer’s hard drive that helps analyse web traffic or tracks when you visit a particular site. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to users’ needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages people find useful and which they do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you. The table below sets out the cookies that we use on this website:

CookieTypeDurationDescription
Cookie HeaderPersistent1 yearIn the footer of each web page on this site you will see a message alerting you of our privacy and cookie policy. If you've seen this message once, you probably won't want to see it again. We use a cookie to remember this setting. User data is all anonymous.
FacebookIf you click on a facebook "like" link on our website, then facebook may store a cookie on your computer.
Google AnalyticsTo understand how people use our site, and to discover areas on our site with issues, we use Google Analytics. Most websites use some sort of analytics program like this. The data it collects helps us see things like how many people visit our site, which country they are from, how many pages they visited, how fast our site loaded, and so on. All data collected is completely anonymous, so it does not identify you as an individual in any way.
Third party advertisingThis website uses third-party advertising companies such as Google to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies use cookies to collect information (including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In particular Google uses the DoubleClick DART cookie to serve ads to users based on their visit to this and other sites on the Internet. If you would like more information about this practice, and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, and the option of opting out, click here
WordPressPersistent1 yearWordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when you log in and out, which is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are a registered user, so for most people it is not set at all. User data is all anonymous.

Advertising

We participate in a few carefully selected affiliate programmes designed to provide a means for us to earn advertising fees by linking to the following websites:

  • amazon.co.uk
  • tradedoubler.co.uk (who run affiliate programmes on behalf of several advertisers)
  • booking.com

We also use third-party advertising companies such as Google to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies use cookies to collect information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In particular Google uses the DoubleClick DART cookie to serve ads to users based on their visit to this and other sites on the Internet. If you would like more information about this practice, and would like to know your options in relation to not having this information used by these companies, and the option of opting out, click here.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.