This Privacy Notice is valid for the all websites hosted by hotelmost and its subsidiaries (such as the hotel search websites, mobile apps) the hotelmost App and the hotelmost Newsletter.
In this Privacy Notice we provide information about the processing of personal data while using our Services. Personal data is any data that can be used to identify you. The protection of your personal data is very important to us. If you have any questions or would like more information about privacy at hotelmost, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Privacy Query’.
Continuous technological development, changes to our services, changes to laws, or other reasons may require us to amend our Privacy Notice. We will make changes to this Privacy Notice regularly and we ask that you keep yourself informed of its contents.
The controller of the personal data we process is hotelmost , Firdouse, Arikkulam, Kerala, India, telephone: +919946812275, E-mail: email@example.com
You can reach our data protection officer at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject ‘Privacy Query’.
You have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
You have the right to information, access, correction, deletion, restriction of processing, objection to processing, and data portability. If processing is based on your consent, you have the right to revoke it at any time.
Article 21(1) EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) gives you the right to object at any time for reasons arising out of your particular situation against the processing of personal data relating to you when your data is processed under Article 6(1)(e) or Article 6 (1)(f) GDPR. This also applies to profiling. If you object, we will no longer process your personal data unless we can establish compelling and legitimate grounds for processing that outweigh your interests, rights and freedoms, or if the processing aids the enforcing, exercising or defending of legal claims.
If we process your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing Article 21(2) GDPR gives you the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for the purpose of direct marketing; this also applies to profiling, insofar as it is associated with direct marketing.
If you object to processing for the purpose of direct marketing, we will no longer process your personal data for this purpose.
You also have the right to complain to a relevant data protection supervisory authority about our processing of your personal data.
We process your personal data using the legitimate interests legal basis, except in specific circumstances where you provide consent or where the processing is necessary for a contract that you have with us or where you have asked us to take specific steps prior to entering into a contract. We apply appropriate safeguards to protect your privacy and we process your personal data for the following purposes:
When you use our Services, we process these types of personal data:
When you use our Services, we may share your personal data with the following categories of recipients:
When you contact us by e-mail or through a contact form, we will store the data you provide (your e-mail address, possibly your name and telephone number) so we can answer your questions. Insofar as we use our contact form to request entries that are not required for contacting you, we have always marked these as optional. This information serves to substantiate your inquiry and improve the handling of your request. Your message may be linked to various actions taken by you on the hotelmost website. Information collected will be solely used to provide you with support relating to your booking and better understand your feedback. A statement of this information is expressly provided on a voluntary basis and with your consent, art. 6 par. 1a GDPR. As far as this concerns information about communication channels (such as your e-mail address or telephone number), you also agree that we may also, where appropriate, contact you via this communication channel to answer your request. You may of course revoke this consent for the future at any time.
We delete the data that arises in this context after saving is no longer required, or limit processing if there are statutory retention requirements.
With your consent under Article 6(1)(a) GDPR, you can subscribe our newsletter which will inform you about offers on our Services and from third parties. To sign up for our newsletter, we use the “double opt-in” method. This means that after you have signed up, we will send you an e-mail to the e-mail address specified, in which we ask you to confirm that you wish to receive the newsletter. If you do not confirm your sign-up within 24 hours, your information will be locked and automatically deleted after one month.
In addition, we save the IP addresses you used and the times of sign-up and confirmation. The purpose of the procedure is to verify your sign-up and, if necessary, to inform you about possible misuse of your personal data.
The only requirement for sending the newsletter is your email address. Providing additional data is voluntary and will be used to address you personally. After your confirmation, we will save your e-mail address for the purpose of sending you the newsletter. The legal basis is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR.
You may revoke your consent to receiving the newsletter at any time by clicking the link provided in each newsletter e-mail or by contacting our data protection officer.
We use web beacons, tracking pixels and other technologies to track and analyze your interactions with the newsletter. This data is allocated to your e-mail address and a pseudonymized ID. We use this data to generate a user profile to personalise the newsletter for you. Your user profile will be based on the interactions you have with the newsletter, our Services and third-party websites and apps.
You can object to this at any time by using the unsubscribe link provided in each e-mail or by contacting our data protection officer.
Newsletter tracking is not possible if you’ve deactivated image viewing by default in your e-mail application. In this case, the newsletter will not be displayed in full and you won’t be able to use all the features. If you display images manually, tracking will occur.
You can create a hotelmost user account. If you create a hotelmost user account you will receive personal, password-protected access and can view and manage the data you have stored in your account. hotelmost user account creation is voluntary but may be required to fully use the functionality of some of our Services.
If you create a hotelmost user account, we will send you our newsletter and other direct marketing. You can unsubscribe from the newsletter or delete your hotelmost user account at any time.
You can manage, modify and delete all information in your hotelmost user account. The legal basis for this processing is Article 6(1)(a), (b), and (f) GDPR.
If our Services link you to other websites or Apps, those newly opened links do not operate under this Privacy Notice. You should examine the privacy policies posted on those other websites or Apps to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.
This website uses the provider’s social plug-ins.
These plug-ins collect data from you and transmit it to the respective vendor’s server. We have taken technical measures to ensure the protection of your privacy, which guarantee that your data cannot be collected by the vendors of the respective plug-ins without your consent. These will initially be deactivated when you visit a site connected to the plug-ins. The plug-ins will not be activated until you click on the respective symbol, and by doing so, you give your consent to have your data transmitted to the respective vendor. The legal basis for plug-in use is Article 6(1)(a) GDPR.
Once activated, the plug-ins also collect personally identifiable information, such as your IP address, and send it to the respective social plug-in’s network. Activated social plug-ins also set a cookie with a unique identifier when you visit the respective website. This allows the social plug-in’s network to generate profiles of your user behavior. This occurs even if you are not a member of the social plug-in’s network. If you are a member of the social plug-in’s network and you are logged into the website during your visit, your data and information about your visit to the website can be linked with your profile on the social plug-in’s network. We do not have any influence over the exact extent to which your data is processed by the social plug-in network. For more information about the extent, nature, and purpose of data processing and about the rights and setting options for protecting your privacy, please see the data protection notices for the respective social network vendor.
9. Facebook Connect
We offer you the option of enrolling and signing in through your Facebook account. If you enroll via Facebook, Facebook will ask you for your permission to release certain data in your Facebook account to us. This may include your first name, last name, and e-mail address so your identity and gender can be verified, as well as general location, a link to your Facebook profile, your time zone, your date of birth, your profile picture, your “Like” information, and your friends list.
This data will be collected by Facebook and transmitted to us. You can control the information that we receive from Facebook through the privacy settings in your Facebook account.
This data will be used to establish, provide, and personalize your account. The legal basis is article 6, par. 1 a, b, and f of the GDPR.
If you enroll with us through Facebook, your account will automatically be connected to your Facebook account and information about your activities on our website, if applicable, will be shared on Facebook and published on your timeline and news feed.
This website uses the following types of cookies, whose extent and function are explained in the following:
These cookies are automatically deleted when you close your browser. This includes session cookies in particular. These save a “session ID” with which different requests from your browser can be assigned to the joint session. This allows your device to be recognized again when you return to our website. Session cookies are deleted when you log out or close your browser.
These cookies are automatically deleted after a set duration that can vary depending on the cookie. You can delete cookies in your browser security settings at any time.
Flash cookies used are not collected through your browser, but through your Flash plug-in. In addition, we use HTML5 storage objects that are stored on your terminal. These objects save the necessary data independent of the browser you use and have no automatic expiration date. If you do not want Flash cookies processed, you must install a suitable add-on, such as “Privacy Badger” for Mozilla Firefox (https://www.eff.org/privacybadger) or Adobe Flash Killer Cookie for Google Chrome. You can prevent the use of HTML5 storage objects by setting your browser to private mode. We also recommend that you manually delete your cookies and browser history on a regular basis.
You can configure your browser and App settings as you wish and, for example, decline to accept third-party or all cookies. Please note that you may not be able to use all of the website’s functions in this case.
The storage periods for cookies vary and are can be accessed by via your browser.
We use various services to analyse user interactions with our Services such as how many users visit our Services, which information is requested the most, and how users interact with our Services. The data that we collect includes referrer websites, which subpages on the our Services are accessed and how often, and the length of time for which a page is viewed. This helps us to improves users’ experience of our Services and improve our Services. Pseudonymized data is used. The legal basis for this is Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. This use covers the Universal Analytics operating mode. This makes it possible to assign data, sessions, and interactions across multiple devices to a pseudonymous user ID and thus analyze a user’s activities across devices.
You can prevent cookies from being stored through the relevant setting in your browser software; however, please note that if you do so, not all functions of the website may be able to be used to their full extent. You can also prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website (including your IP address) from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing this software. Opt-out cookies prevent the future collection of your data when visiting this website. To prevent Universal Analytics collection across various devices, you must perform the opt-out on all systems in use. Set the opt-out cookie by clicking here: Deactivate Google Analytics.
Data is collected and stored for optimization purposes on this service using technologies from Hotjar Ltd. This data can be used to generate usage profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies may be used for this purpose. The data collected with Hotjar technologies is not used for the purpose of personally identifying visitors to this website and will not be conflated with personally identifiable information about the bearer of the pseudonym without the explicit consent of the individual in question. You may opt-out from having Hotjar here.
Alternatively, you can prevent cookies from being set in your browser and App settings, or by not consenting to the use of marketing and advertising cookies.
We place Google AdWords display advertisements and use Google conversion tracking for the purposes of personalized online ads based on interests and location.
Advertisements are displayed based on search requests on websites in the Google ad network.
With the use of this technology, Google, and we as their customer, receive the information that a user has clicked on an ad and was redirected to our websites. The information acquired this way is solely used for statistical analysis related to ad optimization. We do not receive any information that would allow us to personally identify a visitor. The statistics provided to us by Google include the total number of users who have clicked on one of our ads and, where applicable, whether they were redirected to a page on our website that has a conversation tag. These statistics allow us to track which search terms most often lead to our ads receiving clicks, and which ads lead to the user contacting us via the contact form.
If you do not want this, you can prevent the storage of the cookies required for this technology by, for example, using the settings in your browser or your App. Should you do so, your visit will not be incorporated into user statistics.
We use the dynamic remarketing function of Google AdWords on our website. This technology allows us to place automatically generated ads oriented towards target groups after you visit our website. Ads are oriented towards products and services that you clicked on during your last visit to our website.
If you do not want to receive user-based advertising from Google, you can disable the placement of ads by using Google’s ad settings.
For more information about how Google cookies are used, please refer to Google’s privacy statement.
The product Facebook Custom Audiences (Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, 94304) for Facebook and Instagramm is also used as part of usage-based online advertising. An irreversible and non-personally identifiable checksum (hash total) is essentially generated by your usage data, which can be transmitted to Facebook for analysis and marketing purposes. A Facebook cookie is set in this process. In doing so, information about your activities on the website (such as surfing behavior, subpages visited, etc.) is collected. Your IP address is stored and used for geographical modulation.
When we use service providers who process data outside the EU/EEA, we use appropriate safeguards such as standard data protection clauses adopted by the EU, or an EU adequacy decision to transfer and process your personal data outside of the EU.
We have taken extensive technical and operational security precautions to protect your data from being accidentally or intentionally manipulated, lost, destroyed, or accessed by unauthorized persons. Our security measures are reviewed regularly and updated in keeping with technological advances.
We retain your personal data for as long as it is required for you to use our Services, to provide our Services to you, to comply with laws. We will anonymise and/or aggregate your data if we intend to use it for analytical statistical purposes over longer periods.
We do not act in response to these signals because there is no standard in place.
Last updated September 2020
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