SO. Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Bar So uses and protects any information that you give Bar So when you use this website.

Bar So is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Bar So may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page regularly to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

1. Information Collected

Bar So collects personal information from you in order that the Bar So service can be offered as effectively as is possible. The data will be used also for the following purposes:

  • Sending out Bar So newsletters
  • Sending out details of Bar So competitions
  • Sending out details of Bar So parties & events
  • Building marketing profiles
  • Internal marketing analysis
  • Measure the amount of traffic to our site
  • Send out information about our products and services and those of our subsidiaries, affiliates, and parent companies and any of their related businesses
  • Providing a personalised service
  • Conducting market research surveys.
  • Providing you with carefully selected information about products and services which you have shown an interest in.

You can decide what personal information you provide to Bar So. Bar So will only collect personal information that you choose to provide. You choose to provide Bar So with personal information if, for example, you: contact Bar So with an enquiry; register on the website, fill out a data sheet or other form with your personal information, request Bar So to provide you with information, enter a competition, post information to public areas on the website or participate in a promotion. By providing any personal information to Bar So, you fully understand and clearly consent to the transfer of such personal information to, and the collection and processing of such information in, other countries or territories. Any such transfer and processing by Bar So will be in accordance with this privacy policy. Third parties may also use tracking technologies by or through the site. We have no responsibility or liability for any tracking, data collection or other activities by such third parties.

2. Personal Information

However, you will be able to choose whether or not to receive such communications when you first provide personal information to Bar So. We may also share non-personal information with others, such as advertisers. However, this information will not contain any personally identifiable information about you.

If consent is given by you, Bar So will use the information outside of the uses outlined above for the following purposes:

  • Marketing purposes for Bar So.
  • Bar So may market third party products and services.

Bar So may pass your data to carefully selected third parties who then in turn contact you for marketing or other purposes

Internet users should be aware that when they disclose personal information on any public bulletin board or chat areas of any web site used as a result of use of this web site that information can be collected and used by anyone who views the web site or sites and may result in unsolicited messages from other participants or other parties. Bar So is not responsible for any such messages.

Legal purposes

We may disclose your personal information if permitted by law or required to do so by law or where we believe such action is necessary in order to protect or defend Bar So’s interests or the interests of our customers or users of our site. This site may contain links or references to other Web sites outside of our control. Please be aware that we have no control over these sites and our privacy statement does not apply to these sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statements and terms and conditions of linked or referenced sites you enter.

3. Use of cookies

In common with many websites, Bar So use “cookies” to help us gather the following information from visitors to Bar So, for example:

  • the IP address from which you access the site
  • the type of browser and operating system used to access the site
  • the date and time of your access to the site and the pages you visit
  • the internet address of the website from which you accessed the site

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer. They relate to a specific site, and can be used to enhance that site’s functionality and your interaction with it; they may also be used for usage tracking, research, targeting, etc. You can control the use of cookies on your computer by adjusting your web browser preferences, choosing to allow them, block them, only allow them from selected sites or only allow certain types of cookies. Restricting cookies for a site may interfere with some of the functionality of that site, though.

4. Security

Bar So take security seriously and Bar So take precautions to keep your personal information secure, and employs a system of user name and passwords on its computer system to ensure that access to the systems is limited to those with authorisation.

Bar So maintains physical security around its premises to ensure that access cannot be gained to the premises by anyone who is not authorised. Bar So is constantly reviewing the security measures required to prevent third parties from accessing any data that it holds.

However, due to the open communication nature of the Internet, Bar So cannot guarantee that communications between you and Bar So, or information stored on bar-so.com servers, will be free from unauthorised access by third parties.

5. Your details and contacting Bar So

You can check what personal information Bar So hold about you, update your information, ask Bar So to remove your information, correct any inaccuracies in such personal information or ask Bar So questions about our Privacy Statement, by contacting us atbarso@royalexeterhotel.com. We will respond to your request in a timely manner.