Visit Jersey Limited referred to as ‘Visit Jersey’, ‘we’ or ‘our’ is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information.
This Privacy Notice describes how we collect and use personal information about you during and after your relationship with us, in accordance with the Data Protection (Jersey) Law 2018 (DPJL) and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Visit Jersey is a “Data Controller”. This means that we are responsible for deciding how we hold and use personal information.
We are required under data protection legislation to notify you of the information contained in this Privacy Notice.
Visit Jersey is registered with the Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner – Registration No. 61181.
We will comply with data protection law. This says that the personal information we hold about you must be.
1. Used lawfully, fairly and in a transparent way;
2. Collected only for valid purposes that we have clearly explained to you and not used in any way that is incompatible with those purposes.
3. Relevant to the purposes we have told you about and limited only to those purposes.
4. Accurate and kept up to date.
5. Kept only if necessary and for the purposes we have told you about.
6. Kept securely.
We will also only transfer your information when it is safe to do so, when it is necessary to do so and your information is protected in the same way that we protect it.
Visit Jersey is accountable to you and the Authorities to not only show compliance with the data protection laws but also to demonstrate how we are compliant.
The Data Protection Manager (“DPM”)
We have appointed a DPM to oversee compliance with this Privacy Notice.
If you have any questions about this Privacy Notice or, how we handle your personal information, please contact the DPM at
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner, the supervisory authority in Jersey for data protection issues.
Contact details for these is outlined at the bottom of this Privacy Notice.
The Kind of Information We Hold About You.
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data)
To explain this to you, we will when necessarily list our different services when we collect or use different information about you.
How Is Your Personal Information Collected?
We collect personal information about you when you contact us, interact with marketing campaigns, competitions or provide us with your information for another specific purpose.
What information do we collect about you?
• Preferred Language
• Email address
• Areas of Interest*
* Information is not mandatory to provide
What Special Category Data we collect about you?
Visit Jersey does not collect any Special Category data from non-employees.
How We Will Use Information About You?
We will only use your personal information when the law allows us to, this is called a legal basis (highlighted in bold) for processing your information (data).
Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:
1. Where you have given, your consent to contact you for a specific purpose. In most cases this will be to receive information about Jersey as a holiday destination.
2. Where we need to comply with a legal obligation. This would be when we have to comply with a lawful authority to disclose information to the Police or another Government agency for a specific reason.
3. Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests. An example of this is when we have had a pervious relationship with you and we believe you would be interested to hear about a specific promotion we are running.
We may also use your personal information in the following situations, which are likely to be rare:
1. In an emergency and it is in your vital interest that we share your information.
Where you have given your consent for us to process your information, you can withdraw this consent at any time by contact us at
Change of purpose
We will only use your personal information for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose.
If we need to use your personal information for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
We may on occasions pass your Personal Information to organisations outside of Visit Jersey exclusively to process on our behalf, these organisations are called Data Processors. If you would like a list of the Processors, we use please contact [email protected]
We require these parties to agree to process this information based on our instructions and requirements consistent with this Privacy Notice.
We do not pass on information gained from your engagement with us without a clear legal basis for doing so. However, we may disclose your Personal Information to meet legal obligations, regulations, or valid governmental request such as a Police request for CCTV.
The personal data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).
It may also be processed by companies operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our service providers.
If we do this, we ensure that your privacy rights are respected in line with this Policy and the same protection is given to your personal information as laid down by the DPJL and DPGL.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal information from being accidentally lost, altered or disclosed, or accessed in an unauthorised way. In addition, we limit access to your personal information to those Colleagues, Agents, Contractors and other third parties on a need-to-know basis.
They will only process your personal information on our strict instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
Details of these measures may be obtained from our DPM.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected data security breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected breach where we are legally required to do so.
We will only retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
You can request our Data Retention Schedule from our DPM if required.
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal information so that it can no longer be associated with you, in which case we may use such information without further notice to you.
Rights of Access, Correction, Erasure, and Restriction
It is important that the personal information we hold about you is accurate and current.
Please keep us informed if your personal information changes during your relationship with us.
Under certain circumstances, by law you have the right to:
• Request access to your personal information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
• Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
• Request erasure of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal information where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (see below).
• Object to processing of your personal information where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal information for direct marketing purposes.
• Request the restriction of processing of your personal information. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of personal information about you, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it.
• Request the transfer of your personal information to another party.
If you want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal information, object to the processing or request that we transfer a copy of your personal information to another party, please contact our DPM at
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal information (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.
How to request your information and what we may need from you
Please use the Data Subject Access request form, available on our Cookie Banner. If you have any questions about this process or any of your rights, please contact our DPO at [email protected]
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access the information (or to exercise any of your other rights).
This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal information is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.
We will respond to your request within 4 weeks after and upon satisfactory verification of your identity.
Right to Withdraw Consent
In the limited circumstances where you may have provided your consent to the collection, processing and transfer of your personal information for a specific purpose, you have the right to withdraw your consent for that specific processing at any time.
To withdraw your consent, please contact our DPM at
Once we have received notification that you have withdrawn your consent, we will no longer process your information for the purpose or purposes you originally agreed to, unless we have another legitimate basis for doing so in law.
We would like the chance to resolve any complaints you have about the way we process your information; however, you do have the right to complain to the Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner about how we have used your personal data.
Visit Jersey – Jersey
Commercial House, 3 Commercial Street, St Helier, Jersey, JE2 3RU Telephone +44 (0) 1534 835383 or email [email protected]
Office of the Information Commissioner – Jersey
2nd Floor, 5 Castle St, St Helier, Jersey JE2 3BT Telephone +44 (0) 1534 716530 or Email: [email protected]