Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://hostvas.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

Cookies

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 visit our login page, 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Analytics

Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also 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

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Privacy & Cookie use policy

The online booking platform created by Guesty that allows guests or tenants to perform online booking or reservations of properties and rooms from Guesty clients who are Property managers or Property Owners. The Guesty platform includes the websites, apps and related online services, together the “Service”.

This Privacy Policy describes how your information is collected, used and shared when you use the Service.

The Service is intended for use by Property managers or Property Owners and in accordance with their instructions and is provided to you by them as is.

Property managers or Property Owners act as Data controllers and are responsible for the collection and use of any data that you submit or provide through the Service and such use is governed by the terms they have in place with Guesty who was authorized by them to act as Data processor of your personal information.

In addition to this privacy statement, Property managers or Property Owners may have additional policies or codes of conduct which will apply in relation to your use of the Service. If you have any questions about your use of the Service, please contact your Property managers or Property Owners.

I. What kind of personal information is collected?

The following kind of personal information is collected from you:

  • your contact information, such as full name, phone and email address;billing information;
  • billing details

II. Use of collected information

Property managers or Property Owners will share the information that it collects with Guesty, as provider of the platform, in order to allow Guesty to provide and support the Service:

  • communicating with users and administrators regarding their use of the Service;
  • enhancing the security and safety of the Service for, such as by investigating suspicious activity or violations of applicable terms or policies;
  • developing new tools, products or services within the Service;
  • associating activity on the Service across different devices operated by the same individual to improve the overall operation of the Service;
  • to identify and fix bugs that may be present;
  • conducting data and system analytics, including research to improve the Service.

III. Disclosure of information

Property Managers or Property Owners may disclose the information collected in the following ways:

  • to third-party service providers that assist in providing various services to you as a guest;
  • to third-party apps, websites or other services that Property managers or Property Owners connected to through the Service;
  • to protect the safety of any person; to address fraud, security or technical issues;
  • in connection with a subpoena, warrant, discovery order or other request or order from a law enforcement agency.

IV. Accessing, modifying, exporting or deleting your information

You and your Property managers or Property Owners may access, correct, export or delete information that you have submitted to the Service using the tools within the Service (for example, editing your personal information). If you are not able to do so using the tools provided in the Service, you should contact your Property managers or Property Owners directly for access, modification, export or deletion of your personal information.

V. Third-party links and content

The Service may contain links to content maintained by third parties that your Property managers or Property Owners does not control. You should review the privacy policies of each website that you visit.

VI. Children’s privacy

We do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children who are under 13 years of age.

VII. Cookies

Property managers or Property Owners and their third-party website analytics and marketing providers (such as Google) use cookies on the Service. Cookies are packets of information sent by our servers to your web browser and then sent back by the browser each time it accesses our servers. The cookies may contain a variety of information, such as the web pages you have accessed, session durations and IP addresses. Cookies are used for various purposes, such as to collect statistical information about your use of the Service and save you the need to re-login with your username and password when you use the Service.

This information is used to make websites work more efficiently, as well as to provide business and marketing information, and to gather such personal data as browser type and operating system, referring page, path through site, domain of ISP, etc. for the purposes of understanding how visitors use a website. Cookies and similar technologies help us tailor our website to your personal needs, as well as to detect and prevent security threats and abuse.

When you first visit the website you are provided the option to accept use of marketing and tracking cookies for a three-month period.

If you wish to block cookies, you may do so through your browser’s settings or using the option in the service website for blocking marketing cookies. You can delete cookies that are already on your computer and you can set your browser to prevent them from being placed going forward. Please refer to the browser’s help menu for further information. However, please bear in mind that disabling cookies may adversely affect your user experience on the Service. To learn more about how to reject cookies, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

VIII. Changes to the privacy policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time. When updated the “Effective date” above will be amended and the new Privacy Policy will be posted online.

IX. Contact

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact your Property manager or Property Owner using contact email provided in the footer.

Last revised on 21-05-2018