Westfjords Adventures recognizes that your trust for us is essential for a successful relationship. Protecting your privacy is a responsibility we take very seriously. This Privacy Policy will help you understand how Westfjords Adventures collects, uses and protects the personal information you provide to us on our website. Westfjords Adventures reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time.

 

Purchases

When you visit wa.is, your IP address is collected. In order to purchase our products or services, it is necessary for you to share some personal information, e.g. your name, address, email address and credit card details. All credit card transaction at wa.is are verified and safeguarded at all times. All credit card information are encrypted, making the purchasing process secure.

Westfjords Adventures uses this information to:

  • To confirm your bookings/purchases
  • To ensure you are correctly billed
  • To give you the information you request about our services/products
  • To contact you if needed

Westfjords Adventures does not share these information with a third party, except when responding to defend legal claims or when potential fraud and/or other illegal activities are suspected.

 

Handling your personal information

Westfjords Advenures’s Privacy Policy applies to data that may be collected through its web site or through other electronic communications. Westfjords Advenures follows the Icelandic law no. 90/2018 on the protection of personal data and handling of personal data as well as the provisions of the European Union Privacy Policy, GDPR.

Westfjords Advenures is responsible for handling information that the company collects about its visitors and will always have security and privacy as a guiding principle. Information collected by the company will not be used by third parties.

Westfjords Advenures does not collect unnecessary information about its customers or employees. This applies to visits to Westfjords Advenures website and other electronic communications such as email communications.

 

Security of your personal data

Our website and Apps have appropriate security measures in place to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorized way, altered or disclosed. All information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. We have also put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach.

Where you have chosen a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website or our Apps, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you to choose an effective, secure password and not to share your password with anyone.

We recommend only connecting to secure wireless networks that you trust to reduce the risk of unauthorized people intercepting your online activity. Beware of the risks of using public wifi.

If you receive an email purporting to be from us asking for personal data, please do not respond to the email but please let us know that this has happened so we can check whether the email is genuine.

 

Changes to our privacy policy

The terms of this Privacy Policy will govern the use of the Site and any information collected therein. We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, so please re-visit this page frequently. We will provide notice of substantial changes of this policy on the homepage of the Site and/or we will send you an e-mail regarding such changes to the e-mail address that you provided us with, if applicable. Such substantial changes will take effect seven (7) days after such notice was provided on our Site or sent by email (if applicable). Otherwise, all other changes to this Privacy Policy are effective as of the stated “Last Revised” date and your continued use of the Site after the Last Revised date will constitute acceptance of, and agreement to be bound by, those changes.

 

Links to other organizations

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

 

Cookies

Cookies are small text files stored on your computer or other smart devices that you use to visit a website for the first time. The cookies make the webpage remember you and how you used the site every time you visit it again. Cookies do not contain personal information such as your name, email address, phone number, or social security number. Cookies have a certain period of validity and the browser deletes the cookie when it is expired. Each cookie is tied to the web server that sent the cookie and only the web server can see the information stored by the cookie.

By agreeing to the terms of use of cookies you are granting us permission to collect and analyze information such as:

  • Number of guests and number of visitors
  • How long guests stays on the website
  • Which pages within the site are viewed and how often
  • What operating systems and browsers are used to view the website
  • What keywords by search engines refer to the website
  • Which website referred the user to the website
  • Whenever the web site is viewed

Most browsers offer the possibility that cookies are not used on the relevant website. Here you can find instructions on how to configure cookies or completely disable their use in the various browsers.

 

Analytics

Westfjords Advenures´ website uses Google Analytics to measure traffic on the website. Listed are items such as IP address of the hosts, from which website came, browser and operating system as well as time and date. No personally identifiable information is recorded when you visit the site, and the statistics are only used to further improve the site, e.g. by checking what content is popular on the web at any given time and how the website is visited.

 

Mailing list

If an individual enrolls in Westfjords Advenures mailing list, the company will work with information about the customer’s address and after the occurrence of other information provided by the client, such as name, address and gender. This processing is based on customer approval, but it is permitted to withdraw the approval at any time and unsubscribe from the company’s mailing list.

The Westfjords Advenures mailing list is used to send registered individuals news of the company’s business or educational content.

 

Your right

You have the right to access the personal information we may have about you. You may also in some cases be entitled to correct or delete information.

If you want information about personally identifiable information we may have about you, send us an email at wa@wa.is.

If you disagree with the processing of personal information at Westfjords Advenures, you can send a notice to the Icelandic data protection authority.

 

Limitation of liability

If we fail to comply with these terms, we are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breach of these Terms or our negligence, but we are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if it is an obvious consequence of our breach or if it was contemplated by you and us at the time we entered into this contract. We only supply the Products for domestic and private use. You agree not to use the product for any commercial, business or resale purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity. We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations caused by any act or event beyond our reasonable control (including without limitation, flood, drought, earthquake or other natural disaster, fire, explosion or accident, labour or trade disputes or strikes, non-performance by suppliers or subcontractors or interruption or failure of a utility service). We will contact you as soon as reasonably possible to notify you if any of our obligations will be suspended or delayed, and please refer to the Delivery section above.

 

General

These terms sets out the entire understanding and agreement between you and us in relation to your purchase of products from us. No other person shall have any right to enforce these terms. Nothing in these terms shall create or imply any agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship between you and us. Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of the provisions to which they relate. If any provision in these terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the rest of the terms shall remain in full force and effect. You may only transfer your rights or your obligations under these terms to another person if we agree in writing.

Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others shall not be considered as a waiver of our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

 

All Rights Reserved

All information, intellectual property rights in all text, sounds, images, software and all other materials found and used at wa.is are owned by Westfjords Adventures. No license or right is granted for the use or reproduction of any part of this site in any way. You may not browse this site, use and/or reproduce its content for commercial gain or any other then your personal purpose.