Destinations By John and By George
Destinations By George is situated in the heart of Monkseaton with FREE car parking close by.
Destinations By John is situated in the heart of Whitley Bay a few steps from both Greggs and the pick up point for Alfa Travel.
We are ABTA Bonded and sell ATOL protected holidays so you are safe in the knowledge that your holiday is secure.
Inside Destinations By George
Inside Destinations By John
Independent Travel Agent North Tyneside
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Destinations by John and by George!
What personal information do we ask for?
Whether you make an enquiry, request or booking, we will usually ask for name, address, email address and telephone number. If making a booking for travel and the airline or supplier requests it, we will also require your passport number. For all bookings we also require the date of birth for all persons travelling. If you choose to pay by credit/debit card we will also require these details which will be destroyed once payment is taken.
Why we collect it?
We require these details in order to carry out our obligations to you and to provide an effective service, and to arrange travel and other services you are requesting. Also to communicate with you regarding your booking, to notify of any changes to our services, and to provide answers to any of your own queries. We may also need to collect more sensitive personal data such as any medical conditions, disabilities and special requirements dependent on the type of holiday you are booking. We will also use your details to provide you with information about products, services and promotions that may be of interest to you, usually, but not exclusively in an email newsletter. This will always be sent to the contact person or email given when making the request/booking.
Will we share or disclose any of this personal information?
We will not share your personal data unless we have to. When making a travel booking, as we are a Business Partner of Barrhead Travel Services (BTS) your data will be disclosed BTS where it will be stored on their systems. Should we stop working with BTS your data shall be retained by them or as the case may be transferred to them. Likewise, some of the personal data you provide will need to be passed to and processed and stored by relevant third parties, such as airlines, hotels and transport companies to facilitate your booking. Some of these parties may be based outside of the UK. Organisations that are based outside of the UK may not be subject to the same level of controls in regard to data protection as exist within the UK. In order for you to travel overseas, we may be required by law to disclose some of your personal data to government bodies or other authorities in the UK and in other countries, such as those responsible for immigration, border control, security and anti-terrorism. For bookings to the United States of America please note that in accordance with an International Agreement between the European Union and the United States, we are required to transfer to the US Department of Homeland Security certain travel and reservation data about passengers flying between the European Union and the United States of America.
How do we protect customer information?
All the information you provide us with online is protected by a secure server. Any credit/debit card details will be destroyed once payment is made. We will never share your private details with anyone else, unless as specified above to facilitate your booking.
Data Retention periods
We will hold your personal data for as long as required to deliver the products and services you have requested or shown an interest in. This includes; If you are an existing customer, information which relates to previous bookings and/or quotes will be kept for 5 years. Your email address will be retained indefinitely for marketing and will enable us to keep you updated with our latest special offers and destination updates. You can opt-out of this service at any time.
Accessing your information
If you have a complaint with the way in which we have handled your personal data, please contact us. You have the right to complain to a supervisory authority; in the UK this is the Information Commissioner www.ico.gov.uk.