www.VisitBournemouth.com ("Visit Bournemouth") is committed to protecting the privacy of its website users. Accordingly, we strictly adhere to all accepted guidelines and will continue to review and improve our privacy policy and procedures to ensure the safety and protection of your information.

Visit Bournemouth adheres to all UK Data Protection legislation made in Parliament that governs the confidentiality of each website user and guarantees the privacy of all databases and client/inquirer lists. The databases remain the property of Visit Bournemouth and will not be given or shared with any other organisation, company or individual. Security systems have been put in place to expel any likelihood of unauthorised access to our database and confidential list information.

Contacting You

By registering your contact details with Visit Bournemouth you agree that we can contact you via any method using the details submitted to us, you grant us the right to contact you until you notify us not to. You may do so at any time by emailing Visit Bournemouth.

Email Marketing

By registering your contact details on with us you agree that we can send you marketing emails at any time and these will continue until you notify us to remove you from our mailing list.

Personal Information

In some cases, you may voluntarily provide personal information. For instance, you may provide your address or email address in order to receive further information or create an account. We may collect this information and use this information to respond to your request for the information requested.


Like most Internet sites, we may use "cookies" to enhance user's experience on the Web. We cannot use these cookies to personally identify you in any way, and these cookies in no way damage your system or files. On your first visit to the site we inform you about cookies and require express consent via a button to clear the norification.

Google Analytics
__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz     
A random unique number or string of letters and numbers to identify your browser, the times and dates that you interacted with the site recently and the marketing materials or referring pages that led you to the site.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”), to help us see how our website is used. In doing so information about your use of our website, including your IP address, may be transmitted to Google and stored on servers in the United States. The data collected by Google Analytics is used to analyse how frequently the same people revisit the University website, how the website is found (from advertising or referring websites), and which pages are most frequently viewed. This information is combined with data from thousands of other users to create an overall picture of website use, and is never identified individually or personally and is not linked to any other information we store about you.
The longest lasting cookie expires 2 years after your last visit to the website. Others are deleted 6 months, 30 minutes and the moment you close your browser.

Google Maps
Various unique identifiers, except for PREF which stores your options such as preferred zoom level.
Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.     Most of the cookies expire 10 years after your last visit to a page containing a Google Map.

__utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmv, __utmz, __qca, disqus_unique, UIDR, mc, UID, testCookie     
Unique numbers that identify your browser and interaction history, and a unique ID that identifies our service.     
Disqus set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Disqus comment box. While we have no control over the cookies set by Disqus, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Disqus users, including information that links your visits to our website with your Google, Facebook, Twitter or Disqus account if you are signed in to one. This cookie does not identify you personally unless you are logged into Disqus, in which case it is linked to your Disqus, Google, Twitter and Facebook accounts.
The __utma, -b, -c, -v and –z cookies have the same expiration as our Google Analytics cookies. __qca expires 26 years after your last visit to a page containing Disqus, while disqus unique expires in 6 months.

Javascript check
has_js     A binary value of 1 (true) or 0 (false).     
This cookie helps the website understand if the browser javascript functionality is enabled or not, so as to proceed accordingly.     
The cookie is deleted when you close your web browser.


This privacy statement applies solely to the technology of our website www.VisitBournemouth.com

Our web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage you to be careful that when leaving our site you should ensure you read the privacy statements of each web site that collects your personally identifiable information.

Consumer Privacy

If you should have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact Tom Faull at Visit Bournemouth. We recommend you periodically review our Privacy Statement as we may update it from time to time.

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