Pontins takes your privacy seriously. Because we gather certain types of information about our users we want you to understand the terms and conditions surrounding the collection and use of that information. This Data Protection statement discloses the types of information we gather, how we use it and how to correct or change it.
How and why do we collect information about you?
At certain points during your visit to our website, we may ask you to enter personal details such as your name, address, telephone number or email address. You may also be asked whether you consent to use of that data and for what purposes. We will not use your data except to fulfil a request you make when disclosing those details, or if you consent.
Where we have your consent to do so, we may use the information to contact you or keep you informed of products or services that may interest you such as special promotions, late deals or news. This contact may take the form of email or other methods.
We may also collect information about your preferences both when you tell us what these are and by analysis of site traffic, including using cookies and IP addresses. This information may be used to personalise your visits to our web site or provide you with relevant information based on your previous choices or information entered. You can configure your browser not to accept cookies and to prevent us using your information in this way. For further information see Cookies and IP Addresses below.
Some pages of our website will allow users the option to register or sign-up for Pontins Emails and Communications – e.g. weekly offers, newsletters, etc. – using data capture forms that may require the user’s name and email address, as well as other information that will enable us to provide the requested service. User’s may choose to provide additional non-mandatory information for a more personalised experience.
Email Offers and Newsletters
When subscribing to our email offers or newsletters a visitor needs to provide the following mandatory information: Title, First Name, Last Name, Email Address, and type of requested communication. These communications will be sent out twice-weekly or more.
Changing/Editing Personal Information
Every email sent by Pontins allows users to update, edit or remove any information they provided us when registering for Pontins Emails an Communications.
Users who wish to no longer receive Pontins Emails an Communications may click on a link named “Unsubscribe” which is embedded with every email sent by Pontins in order to not receive future messages.
Other Web Sites
Our website may contain links to other websites. Once you have clicked on these links we do not have any control over the websites at which you will arrive. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information that you provide whilst visiting such sites. You should look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Cookies and IP Addresses
A cookie is a piece of information that is deposited by our server when you visit our website and is stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. This makes it easier for Pontins to identify you, to personalise your experience when you visit our website and to analyse web traffic. You can configure your browser not to accept cookies, although this may hinder the functionality and enjoyment of the website. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you chose to share with us.
Pontins make use of both first party cookies and cookies from carefully selected third parties, primarily for analytical, tracking and re-marketing purposes. All of our cookies are anonymous, containing no personally identifiable information. Please see the table below for a detailed breakdown of all the cookies used by Pontins.
By using this website you consent to receive cookies from Pontins and carefully selected third parties. If would like disable cookies, the Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies allow you to take full advantage of some of this websites most useful features and we recommend that you leave these turned on. If you do leave cookies turned on, be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer. If you would like to learn more about cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.
When you visit our website, we store web server logs which show your IP address, this gives us information such as which pages you looked at, whether the page request was successful or not and which browser you use to view the page. The use of this data is purely for statistical purposes.
|Cookie Source Name||Type||Description|
Google Analytics is a free service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about visitors to a Web site for marketers. Google Analytics makes it possible to track users across search engines, email campaigns and display advertising giving advertisers the opportunity to optimize campaigns on multiple platforms.
|Admeld||3rd Party||AdMeld provides optimization and targeting technology for premium online publishers. Its technology monitors sites for brand safety, and provides access to a variety of advertisers from networks, exchanges, and demand side platforms. Their technology provides audience optimization through targeting data and their Semantic Targeting matches ads with content according to context and sentiment in real-time.|
|DoubleClick||1st Party||DoubleClick offers technology products and services sold primarily to advertising agencies and media companies. Clients can traffic, target, deliver, and report on interactive advertising campaigns through its main product line DART and across Google’s content network.|
|1st Party||Coming Soon|
|Right Media||3rd Party||Right Media operates an online advertising exchange, a marketplace that enables advertisers, publishers and ad networks to buy and sell digital media. Their core services provide integrated ad serving, optimization and business development. Technology providers develop services for the Exchange through APIs. Right Media is a Yahoo! company.|
|Session||1st Party||Coming Soon|
|1st Party||Coming Soon|
|.mythings.com||3rd Party||MyThings is a performance based advertising network focused on retargeting solutions. They analyze on-site browsing behavior then present individualized, dynamic advertising banners to visitors wherever they surf the web. For example, if a visitor leaves the site without purchasing from a Web page featuring sweaters, the advertising messages presented to that visitor when they are browsing a different website, may include messages about sweater promotions.|
|.pubmatic.com||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|.smartadserver.com||3rd Party||Smart AdServer develops and markets ad serving technologies for the management of online campaigns for media agencies and publishers. They provide publishers, ad networks, agencies and advertisers with an integrated display, video, rich-media and mobile ad serving solution. Smart AdServer is a subsidiary of the Axel Springer Group.|
|.delivery.sc.qsoft.co.uk||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|eas.apm.emediate.eu||3rd Party||Emediate is a Denmark based ad serving and management company. They provide web publishers with a user friendly and flexible system for handling online advertising delivery Their product EmediateAd comes in three different packages depending on the number of websites, the need for support or tailor-made setup. Their customers range from small web publishers through media groups and large portals to advertising networks. Emediate is an Ad Pepper Media subsidiary.|
|.clickfuse.com||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|.guardian.co.uk||3rd Party||24/7 Real Media is a digital marketing company that provides solutions for advertisers and publishers to engage their target audience. Their multi-platform services include behavioral targeting, ad serving, Web advertising, and search marketing capabilities on a single integrated platform.|
|oas.guardian.co.uk||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|.ccm2.net||3rd Party||24/7 Real Media is a digital marketing company that provides solutions for advertisers and publishers to engage their target audience. Their multi-platform services include behavioral targeting, ad serving, Web advertising, and search marketing capabilities on a single integrated platform.|
|.aimfar.solution.weborama.fr||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|www4.smartadserver.com||3rd Party||Smart AdServer develops and markets ad serving technologies for the management of online campaigns for media agencies and publishers. They provide publishers, ad networks, agencies and advertisers with an integrated display, video, rich-media and mobile ad serving solution. Smart AdServer is a subsidiary of the Axel Springer Group.|
|.openx.net||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|.rubiconproject.com||3rd Party||The Rubicon Project is a publisher network focused on promoting publisher content to premium advertisers. REVV for Publishers is a yield management optimization platform engineered to accelerate revenue for premium web publishers.|
|ad.360yield.com||3rd Party||Improve Digital is an online advertising yield management company. They enable premium publishers to maximize unsold and premium inventory using their optimization and self-learning technology.|
|.overture.com||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|.pixel.rubiconproject.com||3rd Party||The Rubicon Project is a publisher network focused on promoting publisher content to premium advertisers. REVV for Publishers is a yield management optimization platform engineered to accelerate revenue for premium web publishers.|
|.abmr.net||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|.www.burstnet.com||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|.adnxs.com||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|communicatoremail.com||3rd Party||Communicator Corp is a global enterprise email management company. They provide technical email solutions as well as strategy and expertise for email communications.|
|twitter.com||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|av.vimeo.com||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|yieldlab||3rd Party||Yieldlab develops the operating system for real-time trading and execution of advertising in digital channels. They support Web sites, marketers, media companies and publishers, their relationship with agencies and advertisers to intensify and become more efficient.|
|Vertical Network||3rd Party||The vertical network media GmbH is a pioneer in the development of thematic portals on the Vertical Network principle in Germany. We are a digital media company with highly innovative capabilities for the production of brands on the web.|
|Mediaplex||3rd Party||Mediaplex provides advertising technology software solutions and services. They supply tools for media planning and delivery, proprietary 3rd-party ad serving for advertisers, tracking and reporting, and media management applications. Their technology services enable companies to deliver customized online advertising messages in response to changes in their business variables. Mediaplex is a ValueClick company.|
|Pirchio||3rd Party||Ours is a network composed of advanced high-level sites, who settled in the center of developments affecting the world of Internet and information technology.|
|emediate||3rd Party||Emediate is a Denmark based ad serving and management company. They provide web publishers with a user friendly and flexible system for handling online advertising delivery Their product EmediateAd comes in three different packages depending on the number of websites, the need for support or tailor-made setup. Their customers range from small web publishers through media groups and large portals to advertising networks. Emediate is an Ad Pepper Media subsidiary.|
|eyeconomy||3rd Party||Coming Soon|
|communicator corp||3rd Party||Communicator Corp is a global enterprise email management company. They provide technical email solutions as well as strategy and expertise for email communications.|
|Appnexus||3rd Party||AppNexus operates an online advertising exchange. Their core technology platform enables ad networks and agencies real-time media buying capabilities and a gateway to multiple inventory aggregators. Their platform is supported by cloud computing technology.|
|AOL Advertising||3rd Party||AOL Advertising is the display advertising subsidiary of AOL Corp. They integrate AOL’s media properties, targeted marketing technology, and Advertising.com’s reach into a unified advertising solution for advertisers as well as publishers. AOL Advertising is a division of AOL Corporation.|
|Adverline||3rd Party||Adverline is an online advertising network based in France. Their proprietary ad serving technology adapts to various evolving formats and provides optimization for online advertising campaigns. Services for publishers include technology that serves ads related to the context of content on each site.|
|Adtiger||3rd Party||AdTiger is an German marketing agency. AdTiger.de is a project of arejo Ltd.|
|Adtech||3rd Party||ADTECH is an ad serving technology and international supplier of digital marketing solutions. The company’s flagship product is an integrated ad server solution that enables web publishers, ad networks, agencies and advertisers to manage, serve and evaluate virtually any kind of online advertising campaign including display, video and mobile formats. ADTECH is an AOL company.|
|Adjug||3rd Party||AdJug is a UK-based online advertising exchange. The marketplace connects buyers and sellers of online advertising. They allow publishers to set the price and worth of their inventory while advertisers have transparency on where their campaigns are allowed to run.|
|AdFox||3rd Party||AdFox is a Russian contextual advertising company.|
|ad6media||3rd Party||ad6media’s personalised banner service is simple and guarantees revenue. It is available to websites with over 1,000 visitors per day.|
|Ad Spirit||3rd Party||AdSpirit.de is an independent ad serving solution that provides an ad serving platform for publishers/advertisers, marketers and agencies. AdSpirit is a Linux-based system with an Apache server and mySQL as the database server.|
|Google Adwords||3rd Party||AdWords is Google’s main advertising product. AdWords offers pay-per-click (PPC) advertising, cost-per-thousand (CPM) advertising, and site-targeted advertising for text, banner, and rich-media ads. The AdWords program includes local, national, and international distribution. Google’s text advertisements are short, consisting of one headline and two additional text lines. Image ads can be one of several different Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) standard sizes.|
|Microsoft Atlas||3rd Party||Microsoft adCenter is the division of the Microsoft Network (MSN) responsible for MSN’s advertising services. The network provides pay per click advertisements and allows advertisers to target their ads by restricting them to a given set of demographics. They also provide customer analytics. Microsoft adCenter is a Microsoft subsidiary.|
We may pass your information on to carefully selected companies who have products or services that may interest you. These companies may use this information to contact you. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information passed on we will respect your wishes.
Should you have any queries regarding the capture, storage and use of personal information by Pontins please contact us at the following address:
Data Protection Officer, Pontins Ltd, Shore Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 2PZ
Fax Number: 01704 882 601
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org for privacy updates. Please note this email address is not to be used for price requests or complaints.
What if you think we have incorrect information or you would like a copy of the information we hold about you?
Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request details of personal information that call our friendly contact centre on 0800 298 0117
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us as soon as possible to the above address. We will correct any information which is found to be incorrect promptly.