Information we collect
a) Voluntary information
We will collect and process information about you if you voluntarily provide us with such information in connection with the following:
- filling in a form on our website;
- filling in a physical registration card;
- contacting us by telephone or face to face;
- sending us a letter, e-mail or social media message;
- subscribing to receive a service from us (e.g., a newsletter, blog or by following us on social media);
- requesting promotional information from us (e.g., information about any of our good or services including gift cards);
- participating in a survey, competition or prize draw; or
- contributing content to us
The types of information we may obtain include:
- your name, gender, home and work contact details, business title, e-mail address, telephone number, date and place of birth, nationality;
- details of food allergies/dietary requirements and special requests made (for example, relating to a disability) you provide to us;
- passport and visa information, payment information, travel history and details of joint travellers;
- dates of your stay and associated charges;
- purchase or delivery of products or services;
- reviews and opinions about our brand, products and services;
- or information we receive about you from any third parties through whom you have booked your arrangements;
We do not collect “sensitive information” (e.g., information on racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion or other beliefs, health, criminal background or trade union membership) unless it is volunteered by you.
We may use medical or other sensitive data provided by you to better serve and meet your needs (but under no circumstances will we process any sensitive data for marketing and/or profiling purposes). Such sensitive information is only shared with our third party service providers (acting as data processors) for the purpose of providing the services you request. By making such special requests or notifying us of such preferences, you agree to us sharing your information in this way.
b) Automated information.
When you visit our website, we may also collect certain information through the use of “cookies” and other automated means. Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer's hard drive. Such information may comprise the following information:
- Date and time;
- Originating IP address;
- Domain name;
- Type of browser and operating system used (if provided by the browser);
- URL of the referring page (if provided by the browser);
- Object requested;
- Completion status of the request;
- Geographic location; or
- Language preferences.
Typically, we will use and process your information to:
- help us create content that is relevant to our visitors;
- make improvements to our websites and social media pages and ensure that content on these is presented in the most effective manner for you;
- provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you;
- assess and help us understand general trends and patterns relating to our business;
- provide for the safety and security of our guests and visitors;
- manage general record keeping;
- enable us to compile anonymous, aggregated statistics that allow us to understand how users use our websites and to help us improve the structure of our websites;
- enable you to make reservations, buy gift cards and make payments;
- meet any legal and/or regulatory requirements;
- provide the products or services you request from us; and
- improve our products and services and to ensure our products and services are of interest to you.
You have certain rights to the information we process about you as
expressly provided for by applicable law. You may request access to a
copy of the information we hold about you, update, withdraw, amend or
correct the information, and in some circumstances you may object to our
use of your information. You also have the right to request that we
cease sending marketing communications, whether by email or otherwise,
to you. To exercise these rights or to make a complaint or submit an
inquiry about our privacy practices, please contact us. You will find
our contact details at the end of this policy. To help protect your
privacy and maintain security, we may take steps to verify your identity
before do any act. Please note that if you opt out as described above,
we will not be able to remove your information from the databases of
third parties with whom we have already shared your information, with
your consent. You should contact such third parties to opt out directly.
We take information and system security very seriously and we strive to comply with our obligations at all times. However no web or email transmission is ever totally protected or mistake free. For example, email sent out to or from the Website may not be protected. You must take unique care in deciding what info you send to us by means of email. For your own protection, we encourage you not to include sensitive personal information, credit card or similar data in any e-mails you send us or our staff.
We only retain your information for as long as needed to fulfil the purposes for which it is collected, unless otherwise provided by law. The length of time we keep your information will vary depending on the obligations we need to meet.