Privacy and cookies policy



holidays.ch AG (“we”, “us”) are officially licensed to promote and contract for the sale of Ryanair Holidays. As part of our promotion and sale of Ryanair Holidays, we are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting holidays.ryanair.com/ you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is holidays.ch AG, Centralbahnstr. 9, CH-4051 Basel - Switzerland.


Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process all or some the following data about you.


Information you give us

You may give us information about you by making a booking or filling in forms on our site holidays.ryanair.com/ (“our site”) or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you search for travel arrangements, book travel arrangements and when you report a problem with our site. The information you give us may include your name, address, e-mail address and phone number, financial and credit card information, special requirements (such as those relating to ny disability or medical condition which may affect your chosen arrangements) and dietary restrictions (which may disclose your religious beliefs).


Information we collect about you

With regard to each of your visits to our site we may automatically collect the following information:


technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;


information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time); travel arrangements you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.


Information we receive from other sources

We may receive information about you if you use any of the other websites we operate or the other services we provide. We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers and search information providers) and may receive information about you from them.


Uses made of the information

We use information held about you in the following ways:


We will use your name, address and credit / debit card details to complete your booking with us.;


we will also use your details to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts that you enter into with us, to provide you with the information, arrangements and services that you request from us, to manage your booking, send you notifications and communicate with you generally;


for the purpose of completing your booking we will have to disclose some of your information to the providers of the travel arrangements making up your booking (who could be located outside the UK/EEA). We may also have to disclose some information to third parties in relation to customer services, credit card processing or other services;


your data may be used for entering and staging a travel prize draw;


to provide you with information about other travel arrangements or services that we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;


to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about travel arrangements we feel may interest you. If you are an existing customer, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about travel arrangements similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you. If you are a new customer, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this. If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please notify us of this at the point we collect your data;


to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.


Information we collect about you

We will use this information:


to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;


to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;


to allow you to participate in any interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;


as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;


to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;


to make suggestions and recommendations to you and other users of our site about goods or services that may interest you or them.


Information we receive from other sources

We may combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We may us this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).


Disclosure of your information

We may share your personal information with any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.


We may share your information with selected third parties including:


business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;


advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. 


analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site


We may disclose your personal information to third parties:


in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.


who act as “data processors” on our behalf, or to other organisations that perform business functions on our behalf, some of whom are outside the UK/EEA. These functions include administration, providing services (and contacting you where necessary), customer care, business management and operation, re-organisation/structuring/sale of our business (or our group companies), risk assessment, security and crime prevention/detection, research and analysis, marketing, monitoring, measuring and assessing customer purchasing preferences and trends, dispute resolution, credit checking and debt collection.


Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (EEA). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your booking, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy


All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. When you submit your payment information to us, all the data is encrypted using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology. When the connection is encrypted, it should read ( https:// ) in the address bar of your browser. At the bottom right corner of the screen, you will also see a symbol that confirms that the connection is encrypted. If you use Internet Explorer icon, the icon is a small padlock. Other browsers may display different symbols to signify encryption. 


Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.


Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at service@ryanairholidays.com


Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.


Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.


Amendment and deletion of information

If the information you have provided to us is incorrect or incomplete, you can correct some of it on the Internet. Otherwise, you can contact service@ryanairholidays.com to correct, supplement or delete any incorrect data.


Cookies

Information about our use of Cookies

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our website and also allows us to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.


What are Cookies?

We use the following cookies:Strictly necessary cookies. These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing or logging into secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided. Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.Functionality cookies. These are used to recognise you when you return to our website. This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.


Objecting to Cookies

Most browsers have options that allow the visitor to control whether the browser will accept cookies, reject cookies, or notify the visitor each time a cookie is sent. You may elect to reject cookies by adjusting your browser's settings. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.


Lifetime of Cookies

Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire after 30 days.


Further information

To find out more information about cookies, please visitwww.allaboutcookies.org.


External links

Please note that our site contains certain literature and hyperlinks to websites owned by third parties. This privacy policy covers websites owned and controlled by us only. Links to other websites and any information collected by these sites are not covered by this privacy statement.


Monitoring

To ensure that we carry out your instructions accurately, to help improve our service and in the interest of security, we may monitor and/or record: (1) your telephone calls; and (2) customer transactions and activities on our website. All recordings are an shall remain our sole property.


Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.


Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to service@ryanairholidays.com