Last updated: 14 July 2020
Nature of Personal Information
Personal Information refers to any personal information you may provide us, which allows us – directly or indirectly – to identify you as an individual and communicate with you.
Information Collection and Use
Your Personal Information is used to register you as a member of the Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance and to provide the services and benefits you are entitled to as a member. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your full name, email address, phone/fax number, postal address, profile image (“Personal Information”). If you are making a purchase on the Site, it may also include your credit card number information, billing information, bank details.
Personal Information collected through the Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance Website is generally collected and maintained solely by the Alliance or its contracted vendors.
The Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance does not sell to third-parties, e-mail addresses obtained from member applications or renewals.
Sensitive Personal Information – The Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance does not share with third parties, sensitive Personal Information such as passcodes, ID numbers, credit card numbers, except as necessary to complete transactions requested by you, to process job vacancy advertisements, or to comply with legal obligations, and under strict confidentiality and security protections; nor does the Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance publish such sensitive Personal Information.
We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information that is relevant to your membership in the Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance. We may use your profile image in materials to promote the Alliance.
Rights of Access, Rectification, Deletion and Opposition
You have the right to access and rectify information concerning you through a written request. You may also, for legitimate reasons, oppose the processing of data concerning you.
To exercise any of these rights and obtain details of the information concerning you, simply contact:
Sri Lanka Tourism Alliance
46/38 Nawam Mawatha, (Forbes Building 2nd floor)
Western Province 00200
Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site (“Log Data”).
This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.
In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Google AdSense, etc. that collect, monitor and analyse this.
Certain information relating to navigation on your computer terminal may be stored in files called “Cookies” installed on your device, subject to the choices you have expressed regarding Cookies, which you can change at any time.
A Cookie is a small text file which is stored in a dedicated area of your computer’s hard drive when you consult an online service through your browser. It allows the sender to identify the terminal wherein it is stored, for the duration of the Cookie’s validity or registration.
Cookies from partner companies (third-party Cookies) can be placed on your computer via the pages of our website or via the content broadcast within our advertising space. This space contributes to funding the content and services we offer you. Only the issuer of a Cookie is liable to read or modify the information contained therein.
Cookies on our Website
The Cookies that we issue are used for the purposes described below, during the period of validity of the Cookie in question, subject to your choices resulting from the settings of your browser software when you visit our Site, which you can change at any time.
The Cookies we issue allow us to:
Adapt the presentation of our Site, spaces and advertising content to your device’s display preferences (language used, screen resolution, operating system used, etc.), as appropriate, depending on the location data sent by your device with your prior permission, as well as your personal data.
Store information about the forms completed on our Site or about products, services or information chosen via our Site; manage and secure access to restricted and personal spaces.
Establish statistics and volumes related to our Site traffic and the use of its various components (sections and content consulted) in order to enhance the value and usability of our services.
Cookies Issued on Our Website by Third Parties
(a) Social networks
We may include third-party IT applications on our website which allow you to share content from our website with others or to inform them of your inquiry or opinion regarding our website content. This is true, in particular, of the ‘Share’ and ‘Like’ buttons from social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, etc.
The social network providing these application buttons may identify you using these buttons, even if you do not use them when you visit our website. Indeed, this type of application button can allow the social network in question to track your navigation on our website if your account on this social network is enabled on your terminal (open session) at the time you visit our website.
(b) Targeted advertising Cookies issued by third parties
Our websites may contain cookies issued by third parties (advertising agencies, audience measurement companies, targeted advertising providers, etc.) allowing them, during the period of validity of such cookies, to:
– Collect navigation information relating to the terminals connecting to our websites;
– Determine advertising content likely to correspond to the centres of interest identified in relation to prior navigation via the terminal in question.
Your Choices Concerning Cookies
You can choose, at any time, to express and modify your wishes regarding Cookies, through the means described below.
The choices you are offered by your browser:
You can configure your browser so that Cookies are stored on your device or, on the contrary, rejected, either systematically or depending on their issuer. You can also set your browser so that you will be offered the choice of whether to accept or reject Cookies each time a Cookie is liable to be stored on your device. For more information, see the section on ‘How to exercise your choices, depending on the browser you use’.
(a) Agreeing on Cookies
Registering a Cookie in a terminal essentially depends upon the desires of the terminal user, which can be expressed or modified at any time, free of charge, through the choices offered by the browser. If, through your browser, you accepted the registration of Cookies in your terminal, the Cookies integrated in the pages and content you view can be stored temporarily in a dedicated space on your device. They will be readable only by their issuer.
(b) How to exercise your choices, depending on the browser you use
The configuration of each browser, for the purpose of Cookie management and your choices, is different. This is described in the help menu of your browser, which allows you to find out how to change your requirements regarding Cookies.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.