Private and Off Piste Ski Instruction in Val d'Isere


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What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.
Ensure all parts of the website requested by visitors work correctly and appear quickly.
Alert us whenever a page on the website or the entire website is slow and not working at all.
Analyse how visitors use our website, so that we can continually improve it by adding more information and services that are relevant to you and making it easier to navigate and use.
To ensure that products you as a customer add to your shopping basket remain in your basket as you go through the checkout process, so you get what you pay for.

To remember you as a customer

To deliver you news and information that you have requested and authorised by way of you opting in for such information.
Some cookies used by us are sent to your computer or mobile device as soon as the first page you view on our website is displayed. As a result we infer consent for these and other cookies if you use our website.
Please note none of the cookies we use contain or pass personal, confidential, financial information or any other information that could be used to identify individual visitors to the website.
Using your browser settings you are free to turn off and refuse cookies. However, for purely technical reasons this may cause errors when trying to use our website.

We use third party cookies for the following purposes:

Performance cookies

Google analytics helps us to see which pages are useful to you, in turn this helps us to improve our service to you. We do not collect any personal information.

Targeting cookies

Google adwords helps us to see which pages are useful to you, in turn this helps us to improve our service to you. We do not collect any personal information.

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Cookies list

Cookie Name
Expiration Time
2 years
Used to distinguish users.
24 hours
Used to distinguish users.
1 minute
Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.
30 seconds to 1 year
Contains a token that can be used to retrieve a Client ID from AMP Client ID service. Other possible values indicate opt-out, inflight request or an error retrieving a Client ID from AMP Client ID service.
90 days
Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.
Cookie Name
Default Expiration Time
2 years from set/update
Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
10 minutes
Used to throttle request rate.
30 mins from set/update
Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
End of browser session
Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit.
6 months from set/update
Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
2 years from set/update
Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.

Email delivery

Mailchimp is our third party email delivery tool. Each time you opt in to one of our services such as a newsletter of a free guide you are given clear instructions and you can opt out easily at anytime by following the links in each delivery. Learn more about mailchimps privacy policy.

Payment processing

PayPal is our third party payment processor. All Payments all conducted on PayPals ssl secure server. Learn more about PayPals privacy policy.

Information sharing and disclosure

Except for the limited situations listed here in this privacy policy, we will not share your personal information with third parties.

Legal compliance

Company reserves the right to disclose member information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with either intentionally or unintentionally company rights or property, other visitors, list members, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. Company also reserves the right to disclose visitor or list member information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it.

Communications, customer service

Based upon the information you provide us, we will communicate with you in response to your enquiries, to provide the services you request, and to manage your account. We may communicate with you by email or telephone.

Newsletters, Promotions, Discounts, Gift Offers

We may provide you the opportunity to opt in to newsletters or promotional communications sent by email. If you have opted in or otherwise qualify to receive these forms of communication we may use your name and email address to communicate with you. Out of respect for your privacy, we provide you a way to unsubscribe at all times. Please see the choice opt in / opt out section below.

Choice opt in / opt out

You are always given explict information to OPT IN to any of our services such as free guides and newsletter. We never send you these without you first requesting them.

We may provide you the opportunity to opt in to additional newsletters or promotional communications sent by email. If you have opted in or otherwise qualify to receive these forms of communication, and no longer wish to receive our newsletter or other promotional communications by email, you may opt out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each communication.

Spam policy

We operate a strict no spam policy.

Our news services that we provide for you are strictly operated with an opt in confirmation so that you authorise and agree to the information that you have subscribed to receive. This information is intended for your own use and gain.

We wish to make it very clear that during all communications that you receive from us that you are at anytime able to unsubscribe from our services as clearly indicated in all our communications.

We actively encourage you to unsubscribe if you feel that you will not make large gains in your personal improvement and enjoyment.

Security and information protection

We use PayPal as our payment process provider. We never request any financial details. In fact we never see your financial details, these are always passed in an encrypted and secure format with PayPal (our official authroised and verified secure payment provider who manages your purchases on a secure ssl server).

The security of your information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information such as a credit card number on our third party providers payment forms (PayPal), PayPal encrypt that information using Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.

No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security but we will practice maximum prudence at all times.


Protecting the security of your personal information is very important to us. When we store information that you have provided to us when registering for the service, that information is protected by security measures that include firewalls, a combination of computer hardware and software that helps keep unauthorised visitors from accessing information within our computer network, intrusion detection systems, a combination of computer hardware and software that helps detect any unauthorised visitors and other tools such as data encryption and physical security, where appropriate. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or data repository can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while company strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any information you disclose or transmit to us online and cannot be responsible for the theft, destruction, or inadvertent disclosure of your personal information.

Links to other sites

Please be aware that when you are on the site, or when you receive an email message from us through the service, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There may be links to other sites from the sites pages or from the email message we send to you that take you outside our site. These other sites may send their own cookies to visitors, collect data, or solicit personal information. The privacy policies of these other sites may be significantly different from this privacy policy. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of these other sites and cannot guarantee the security of any of your personal information collected there. Note that when you link to a third party site from the site, you may see pre populated data fields with your personal information, however, that information is not available to the third party unless you take certain actions on the third parties site, such as submitting a form.

How to control cookies

You can control and / or delete cookies as you wish – for details, see You can delete all cookies that are already on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some services and functionalities may not work.

Privacy Policy

The Information we collect and use.

By information we mean information about you collected through our service website (s), including your email address, first name, last name, telephone number, skiing level and message. Any information provided to us will be used solely for the purposes of fulfilling your request for information, fulfilling a request through a site feature, performing and carrying out the terms of the service, or communicating with you as a member of the service.


Registration for the service is not required to simply view the site. If you elect to register for the service, skimckay asks you for information that enables us to provide the service. You will be registering with skimckay on the form provided and such registration may require you to provide relevant contact information such as your name, email address, telephone number land address. We only use this information to contact you and fulfil your request of information. We will delete this information as soon as we have delivered you the services that you have requested.

Aggregate information

From time to time, we may collect general, non personal, statistical information about the use of the site and the service, such as how many visitors visit a specific page on the site, how long they stay on that page, and which hyperlinks, if any, they click. We collect this information through the use of technologies such as cookies and IP addresses, which are discussed in greater detail below. We may also group this information into aggregate visitor data in order to describe the use of the site and service to our existing or potential business partners or other third parties, or in response to a government request. However, please be assured that this aggregate data will in no way personally identify you, other list members or any other visitors to the site.

IP addresses

An IP address is a number thats automatically assigned to your computer whenever you're surfing the web. Web servers, the computers that serve web pages, automatically identify your computer by its IP address. Company collects IP addresses for the purposes of system administration, to report aggregate information to third parties and to track the use of the site. When visitors request pages from the site or click on a link in a mailing sent through the service our servers log the visitors IP addresses. We reserve the right to use IP addresses to identify a visitor or list member when it will enhance the users experience or if we feel it is necessary to enforce compliance with the sites policies or to protect company, the site, its visitors, the service, our internet service provider partners, list members or others. You can select to accept cookie access on every page of our site.

Privacy policy for children

We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18 on the site or through the service. If you are under the age of 18, please do not provide any information to us. If we become aware that we have collected information from a child under the age of 18, we will make commercially reasonable efforts to delete such information from our database.

Terms and conditions


The information provided on this website is of a general nature. It is not a substitute for specific advice in your own circumstances. You are recommended to obtain specific professional advice from a professional before you undertake and apply information that may be found on this website.

Whilst we endeavour to use reasonable efforts to furnish accurate, complete, reliable, error free and up to date information, we do not warrant that it is such. We and our associates disclaim all warranties.

Third party sites

This website may contain links to websites operated by third parties. Such links are provided for your convenience only and we have no control over their individual content. We therefore make no warranties or representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any of the information appearing in relation to any linked websites nor as to the suitability or quality of any of their products or services. The provision of links to third party sites does not imply any endorsement of the sites or those that control them.

Intellectual property

The contents of this website including but not limited to text, images, sound clips, video clips, page layouts, underlying code and software is our or our affiliates property. The content may not be reproduced, transmitted or stored in whole or in part other than in accordance with the following permissions.

You may print, copy, download or store any of the content of this website for your own private personal use or use by others within your organisation provided that any such material is reproduced in full without any amendment and that it is not incorporated into any other material whether in hard copy, electronic form or promotional use such as commercial or private benefit.

You specifically agree that you will not use the content of this website for any commercial purpose whatsoever.


All ski reservation cancellations will be subject to a full deposit charge for all ski lessons, accommodation and travel.

Any natural disruption, late arrival or cancellation [ eight weeks or closer ] to your booked date block will incur a full remittance / balance charge for your entire booking period. You are advised to have adequate holiday insurance to cover your full cancellation costs.

Changes to this policy

We will post any changes to this policy on our website. Those changes will then apply to any future use by you of our website.

This page was last updated on May 11th 2018.

Contacting us

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