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You Need A Vacation Rentals N.V ("we", "our" and "us") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with our applicable terms of website use and any other documents referred to in our applicable terms of website use) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.Â Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the â€œActâ€?), the data controller is You Need A Vacation Rentals N.V of 117L Bubali Villa Park, NoordÂ Aruba.
Our nominated representative for the purpose of the Act is Matthew Smillie.
1 Information we may collect from you
1.1 We may collect and process the following data about you:
1.1.1 information that you provide by filling in forms or otherwise providing information on our site, www.arubavillavacationhomes.com (our site). This includes information provided at the time of registering to use our site or subscribing to our service (if you are using this site as an owner of a holiday rental property who wishes to register or is already registered to advertise that holiday rental property on our site) or at the time of posting any material on our site or requesting further services via our site (whether you are using our site as an interested traveller / potential renter of a holiday rental property advertised on our site or as an owner of a holiday rental property who wishes to register or is already registered to advertise that holiday rental property on our site);
1.1.2 information that you provide to us [when you enter any competition or promotion sponsored by us or] when you report any problem with our site;
1.1.3 any records of any contact or correspondence that we have with you;
1.1.4 your responses to any surveys that we ask you to complete for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them; [and]
1.1.5 [details of any rental or other property-related transaction that you may conclude as a result of any visit(s) to our site; and]
1.1.6 details of your visits to our site [including (but not limited to) traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own purposes or otherwise] and the resources that you access[; and]
2 IP addresses and cookies
2.1 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our usersâ€™ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
2.2 For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive. They help us to improve our site and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
2.2.1 to estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
2.2.2 to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our site according to your individual interests;
2.2.3 to speed up your searches; and
2.2.4 to recognise you when you return to our site.
3 Where we store your personal data
3.2 [All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted [using SSL technology].] Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
3.3 Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
4 Uses made of the information
4.1 We use information held about you in the following ways:
4.1.1 to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
4.1.2 to provide you with information[, products or services] that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
4.1.3 [to carry out our obligations under our applicable terms of website use;]
4.1.4 to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so; and
4.1.5 to notify you about changes to our service.
4.2 We may also use your data, or permit selected third parties to use your data, to provide you with information about holiday rental properties[, goods and services] that may be of interest to you and they or we may contact you about these by [post or telephone].
4.3 If you have previously entered into any rental or other property-related transaction as a result of or in connection with any visit to our site or are an owner of a holiday rental property who is registered to advertise that holiday rental property on our site, and if you have provided us with your relevant contact details, we will only contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS) with information about holiday rental properties similar to those that were the subject of previous transactions [and/or related goods and services].
4.4 If you have not previously entered into any rental or other property-related transaction as a result of or in connection with any visit to our site or are an owner of a holiday rental property but not yet registered to advertise that holiday rental property on our site, and where we permit selected third parties to use your data, we (or they) will contact you by electronic means only if you have consented to this and provided us with your relevant contact details.
4.5 If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to third parties for marketing purposes, please tick the relevant box situated on the form on which we collect your data.
5 Disclosure of your information
5.1 [We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 736 of the UK Companies Act 1985.]
5.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
5.2.1 in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
5.2.2 if we or substantially all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets; or
5.2.3 if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any of our applicable terms of website use or to protect our or othersâ€™ rights, property or safety. [This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.]
6 Your rights
6.1 You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data.Â You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6.2 Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties.Â If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites may have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or the absence thereof.Â Please check these policies (if applicable) or make suitable enquiries before you submit any personal data to these websites.
7 Access to information
7.1 The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of $20 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.