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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy for Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CAST) website

Effective Date: April 17th 2024

The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CAST) values the privacy of our members, partners, and website visitors. This Privacy Policy outlines the types of information we collect, how it is used, and the measures we take to protect your personal information.

Information We Collect

We collect both Non-personal and Personal Information from our users. Non-personal Information includes data that cannot be used to personally identify you, such as anonymous usage data. Personal Information includes but is not limited to:

  • Name

  • Email address

  • Telephone number

  • Mailing address

  • Payment details (e.g., credit card information)

  • Other relevant data

This information is gathered from you when you engage with our site in ways including, but not limited to, membership registration, newsletter subscription, and during event registration.

How We Collect Information

We collect data through several methods:

  • Direct interactions from you when you provide it to us, such as by filling out forms or communicating with us via email or phone.

  • Automatically, as you navigate through the site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses, and information collected through cookies and other tracking technologies.

How We Use Your Information

The information we collect is used for the following purposes:

  • To provide and improve our services.

  • To administer and manage your membership and participation in programs.

  • To communicate with you about CAST activities, including news, events, and services.

  • To process transactions and fulfill requests for services.

  • For internal analytics and reporting to understand website usage and trends.

Sharing Your Information

We may share your personal information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf, such as website hosting, data analysis, payment processing, and other administrative services. We require these service providers to safeguard the confidentiality of your information and to use it only in compliance with our directives.

In addition, we may disclose your information if required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation

  • Protect and defend the rights or property of CAST

  • Act in urgent circumstances to protect the personal safety of CAST members, website visitors, or the public

  • Protect against legal liability

Data Security

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you place an order or enter, submit, or access your personal information. These measures include SSL technology to ensure that your data is encrypted and transmitted securely over the Internet.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

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.

Your Rights

You have the right to access, correct, update, or request deletion of your Personal Information. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Privacy Policy Updates

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in response to changing legal, technical, or business developments. When we update our Privacy Policy, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal information, please contact us on the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's main website.

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