Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy

Your privacy is extremely important to us. We never, ever, ever share your information with anyone without your prior consent. If anyone ever, ever, ever asks for your contact information we will take theirs and forward it to you OR ask you if you would like us to share such personal information. There are more nitty gritty details below. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.



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What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect names and e-mail addresses to help with your enquiries in our forms.

Contact forms

We collect your e-mail address so that we can reply to your enquiry. All e-mail addresses are kept for internal purposes only.

Rate Enquiry forms

We collect your e-mail address here too with an opt out option. All e-mail addresses are kept for internal purposes only. We also collect your IP address.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles 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.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


We use Google Analytics. To opt out of this collection of data please download the browser add-on below and follow the instructions on the page.

Who we share your data with

We don’t share your data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

Any data collected for Google Analytics is retained for 36 months for year to year comparison only.

We retain your e-mail address on file for one year, unless you have opted into our e-mail list.

If you are on our e-mail list you may opt out at anytime. Your e-mail address will be erased from our records within one year of opting out.

What rights you have over your data

You may 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.

Where we send your data

Contact forms may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Our contact information

If you have concerns about your privacy on our site please e-mail tara(at)


Our vision at Matara is to continually develop a relaxed, unique and joyous place that allows you to celebrate all of life’s moments your way.

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