We are committed to protecting your personal information and your right to privacy. If you have any questions or concerns about our policy, or our practices with regards to your personal information, please contact us.
Who we are
Erin Farmhouse & Cottages is a Guest Farm near Middelburg, Eastern Cape. We specialise in proving guest accommodation on a Karoo Farm
Our website address is: www.erinfarm.co.za
Information we collect and why we collect it
Generally, you control the amount and type of information you provide to us when using our Website. The personal information that we collect depends on the context of your interaction with us and the Website, the choices you make and the products and features you use.
As a Visitor, you can browse our Website to find out more about our services without providing us with any personal information.
On our website there is a contact form for your convenience. When completing the form you enter limited personal information when you express an interest in obtaining more information about our services.
The personal information we collect include the following:
The type of service you are interested in
This information is emailed to us and we will respond directly to you either by email or telephonically.
We may place small text files called ‘cookies’ on your device when you visit our website. These files do not contain personal data, but they do contain an identifier allowing us to associate your browsing pattern with a certain device.
Blocking or deleting Cookies
We use different types of cookies on our website. Some of these cookies are placed by us, while others are placed by our third-party plug-ins, suppliers or advertisers. These cookies may be deleted from your device at different times, such as at the end of your browsing session (when you leave the website) or after a pre-set amount of time. Some may persist on your device until you delete them.
Most modern browsers let you easily delete/block cookies, control browsing data, and specify what sort of files it should accept or block.
You can read about deleting Cookies from your device at the following website – Digital Trends. [ https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/how-to-delete-cookies/ ]
Deleting or no longer accepting cookies may prevent you from accessing certain aspects of our website where cookies are required or because the website “forgot” your preferences.
The Cookies We Use
- Essential cookies – these are cookies that allow our website to perform its essential functions. Without these cookies, some parts of our website would stop working.
- Site analytics cookies – these are cookies that monitor how our website is performing, and how you interact with it. We use them to know how best to improve our website or services.
Embedded content from other websites
The content on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
We use Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/
Who we share your data with
We may share the information we collect with companies that provide support services to us. This information about you is required to provide the service you requested. We limit information shared with service providers to what is necessary to fulfill the services.
How long we retain your data
Should you submit an enquiry or send us an email this information may be retained for as long as is necessary to render a service. We may also use this information to contact you in future with information that may be of interest to you. Should you no longer wish to receive communication from ourselves please request us by email to remove your details from our records.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on our Website, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.