A Fun Interactive Indoor Exhibition of Dinosaurs and Fossils


This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this website and Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd, the owner and provider of this Website.  Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd takes the privacy of your information very seriously.  This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Information collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.  Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and Interpretation.

In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:


Collectively all data that you submit to Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd via the website.  This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions provided in the Data Protection Act 1998 and the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) effective date 25/05/18;

User(s) or you

Any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd and acting in the course of their employment or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd and accessing the website in connection with the provision of such services.

Scope of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd and Users with respect to this website.  It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this website including but not limited to links we many provide to social media websites.

What Information is Collected

We do not collect any personal information about you if you use our website or visit our attraction.  The only information gathered is anonymised data gathered by cookies when visiting our website, or location services provided by social media websites when you visit our attraction.

How do we collect Information?


  • This website uses cookies to monitor your use of this website. We do this by placing a ‘cookie’, which are small text files, on your computer’s hard disk.
  • The vast majority of web browsers accept cookies. However, you can change your browser settings so that cookies are not accepted. If you do this, you may lose some of the functionality of this website.
  • All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law: The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.
  • For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to: https://www.aboutcookies.org/

How do we use this Information?

  • For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR, Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd is the “data controller”.
  • Unless we are obliged by law to do so, we do not share any data with any third parties.
  • Cookies are used to speed up access to this website and provide essential functionality, which allows you to effectively browse the website. This information will not identify you personally.
  • Cookies are also used, for example by Google Analytics, to collect information about your computer, such as your IP address, browser and general geographical information of where visitors to our website are from, which we will use for administration purposes and statistical analysis. This information will not identify you personally. You can disable Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
  • All information is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.  For more details on security see the clause below (Security).
  • Any and all of the above Information may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website.  Specifically, Information may be used by us for the following reasons:
    • Internal record keeping
    • Improvement of our products and services
  • You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies.

Your Consent

Before the website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a pop-up requesting your consent to set up those Cookies.  By giving your consent to set up the Cookies, you are enabling Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd to provide a better experience and service to you.

Third Party Websites and Services

Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the website.  The providers of such services do not have access to any Information provided by the Users of this website.

Links to other Websites

This website may provide links to other websites.  We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites.  This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites.  You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.


  • Information security is of great importance to Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd and to protect your information we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure any Information collected via this website.
  • We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Information.  However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk.  We cannot ensure the security of your information transmitted to the website.

Social Media Buttons

If you take the opportunity to share content from our site through our social buttons (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, TripAdvisor etc.), you should be aware that these sites are likely to collect information about your online activities. We have no control over this. We suggest that you check the privacy policies (if any) of such third-party websites for more information about their use of your information and/or how to opt out or delete such information.

Job, Volunteering and Placements

  • Job applications
    When you apply to work at Torquay’s Dinosaur World, we use your personal information to process your application and to monitor recruitment statistics. If your application is unsuccessful, we will keep your personal information for 12 months. Should you wish to remove your details prior to automatic deletion, please contact us.
  • Volunteering/Student placements
    When you register your interest to volunteer or take a placement opportunity at Torquay’s Dinosaur World, we use your personal information to process your interest. If this is unsuccessful, we will keep your personal information for up to 6 months.

Image Rights

From time to time, we take photographs or carry out filming for promotional purposes in the attraction. We will always ask for your permission to photograph or video before doing so. If you consent to this, we will store the image(s) and permission forms for our records. We do not use any of this information for any other purpose.


  • You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person.  We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.
  • If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed or be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.
  • Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

Torquay’s Dinosaur World Ltd reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law.  Any changes will be immediately posted on the website and you deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following the alterations.

If you have any questions about this Policy or about any information we may hold about you, please contact us by email at info@torquaysdinosaurworld.co.uk

May 23rd 2018

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