Your privacy and online security are important to us, information is collected, used and stored only for the purposes intended.
Otway Escapes adheres to the National Principles under the Privacy Act 1988. The act can be viewed on the website of the Office of the Federal Privacy Commissioner. The website also contains links to relevant state legislation.
Otway Escapes records information from persons who complete our online booking forms, join our e-mail list or who send us emails. This information is collected for business purposes. The type of information we keep on record will depend on whether or not you choose to stay at Otway Escapes' accommodation facilities but will not include "sensitive information" per the Victorian Information Privacy Act 2000 unless such information is freely volunteered. Generally a record will be kept of:
Otway Escapes respects your privacy at all times and will not transfer your private details to any other party without your permission.
Credit Card details sent via our online reservations system
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After you have made your selection of accommodation and dates you will proceed to the secure page designed to collect your details - see the "padlock" symbol on your browser window.
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"Cookies" are tiny pieces of information that are stored by your web browser program on your computer and automatically sent back to the originating site each time you return. As such, cookies can be used to track your progress through a website and, if associated with a third party site, can conceivably be used to profile your browsing habits on the Internet.
Otway Escapes originates a cookie to your browser whenever you visit the Otway Escapes booking enquiry form. This cookie is for session control and is used solely as an anti-spam measure to prevent third parties from abusing the form to send unsolicited commercial email (commonly known as "Spam"). The cookie records no personal information and is automatically deleted by the browser when it is closed.