1. How we obtain personal data
Personal data means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person.
First of all, we collect personal data that you choose to voluntarily provide to us when making an enquiry. In addition, we collect certain personal data by using cookies when you visit the website.
Contact Forms & Emails
We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via email or other direct contact from you. We will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organisation, other than as necessary to fulfill your request, e.g. to register you in a dive course with PADI, TDI or another dive organisation.
Comments on Our Blog
When you decide to leave comments on one of our blog posts, we will collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely.
Our website is created using a WordPress platform which uses “cookies”. Cookies are small text files that are place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your email address or other personal information. A cookie is like an identification card. It is unique to your computer and can only be read by the server that gave it to you.
If you want to control which cookies you accept. You can configure your browser. Below we have prepare you a list of links to popular browsers on how access these settings.
- Managing cookies on FireFox (https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences)
- Managing cookies on Safari (https://support.apple.com/kb/ph21411?locale=en_US)
- Managing cookies on Chrome (https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/61416?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=en)
- Managing cookies on MS Edge (https://privacy.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10-microsoft-edge-and-privacy)
You may find that some parts of the site will not function properly if you have refused cookies.
For the exclusive reason to analyze how our users use the website, such as which pages are visited, how long pages were visited and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page, we use Google Analytics.
Information collected by Google Analytics cookies will be transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the USA in accordance with its privacy practices. For further information of Google’s privacy practices and how this applies to Google analytics, please visit:
To enrich our website content, sometimes we may embed video content from YouTube or we have place a google map on our contact page.
Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded, you may be presented with cookies from these website.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
2. The types of personal data we may obtain
We may collect and receive the following personal data from you:
- Name and contact details (such as name, address, email and phone numbers)
- Information on your use of the website
- Personal data included in our contact form
- Traffic data (such as your Internet usage)
- Any other information that you voluntarily want to give us (such as whether you would like to receive Information about diving courses and or boat trips).
3. How we may use personal data
We may use the personal data we collect and receive for the following purposes:
- To provide information, proposals and services to you;
- To analyse how the website is used, such as which pages are visited, how long pages were visited and the paths taken by visitors to our website as they move from page to page;
- To verify compliance with applicable legal requirements and our policies.
We may share the personal data we collect and receive on a need to know basis with the following third parties:
- Service providers (eg. PADI, TDI or the appropriate diving agency of the course you book with us)
- Competent public authorities if required by law.
We do not sell, rent or trade your personal data.
4. How we protect personal data
We take precautions to protect your information.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only Slydive employees who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, organise your next dive holidays with us) are granted access to personally identifiable information. The computers/servers in which we store personally identifiable information are password protected and kept in a secure environment.
5. Your Rights, Our Responsibility
There are several rights granted to you immediately upon providing us with your personal information; we’d like you to know that at Slydive we take your rights as a Natural Person seriously and will always conduct ourselves in a way that is considerate of our responsibility to serve your legal rights. You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:
- See what data we have about you, if any.
- Change/correct any data we have about you.
- Have us delete any data we have about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative or legal purposes.