Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This website is operated by Women In Tourism who are contactable via This Privacy Policy explains our data processing practices with regard to this website. We have updated this policy in respect of the General Data Protection Regulation coming into force on 25 May 2018. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.

Information collected

We collect personal information from you through the use of request forms on the site. Please note that the information given by you will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 for the purposes of processing your request, providing you with information about services we offer, and for auditing usage of the site. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the 1998 act from 25 May 2018 onwards. Your details will also be entered into our database for general administration purposes. We will respect your instructions not to send you additional information if this has been indicated.

To help us to address the needs of our users, we may keep track of how you use the information which we send to you or which is available on our website. We keep a record of which links are accessed by users on our website to enable us to find out which kinds of information are of most interest to those users. We use this information to provide a service which is tailored to the needs of users of our website and those who have chosen to receive information from us. This information is held on an anonymous basis and you will not be personally identifiable from this information. This information is stored on our privately owned and maintained servers.

Collection and Use of Users’ Personal Information

Women in Tourism collects and uses Users’ personal information provided for the following purposes:

  • To manage membership subscriptions for WIT members and communicate with them accordingly
  • To signpost events which WIT has created for industry networking and debate
  • To update subscribed WIT members on membership benefits, news, events, industry activities and more
  • To send regular email communications signposting subscribers to the above
  • To communicate relevant opportunities and information which we believe is relevant to our membership and e-news database based on preferences indicated

Updating information

You have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may make a small charge to cover the cost of administration) and to have any inaccuracies corrected. You may unsubscribe from our emails at any time.

Third Party Sites, Services and Providers

Users may find information or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our industry partners, suppliers, supporters and other relevant third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.

To assist us with managing our memberships we may use third party service providers to help us operate our business activities and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as managing transactions on joining, sending out newsletters or surveys, promoting business events and more. We may share your information with these third parties for these limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

Cookies uses cookies in order to find out more about our audience.  These cookies are placed in the browser file of your computer in order that we can monitor the number of visitors accessing our site.  The delivery of cookies will enable us to ensure you are receiving the best service while accessing our website.  You can delete these cookies from your PC, however you may find that you are not able to receive the best experience while on our website.


The information you provide to us will only be used for internal purposes.  We will not distribute, disclose or trade your data with any other party unless you have opted in to do so.

Contact Us

Should you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, any concerns regarding use of personal data, or any questions relating to our website and email communications, do not hesitate to contact us by emailing