Last Updated: 06.06.2016
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding personal data and how we will treat it. By visiting Lodgify.com or otherwise communicating with us, users are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is Codebay Solutions Limited of Magma House, 16 Davy Court Way, Castle Mound Way, Rugby, Warwickshire, CV23 0UZ, United Kingdom (trading as Lodgify).
Our ICO Registration Number is: ZA188069.
2. INFORMATION COLLECTION
We may collect and process the following data about you:
a) Users may give us information about themselves by filling in forms on Lodgify.com or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail address or otherwise. This includes information you provide when you register for a Customer Account. This information includes but is not limited to name, email address, postal address, billing address, telephone number, username and password.
b) Users may also give us information about the properties that they advertise using our Services, including the property address.
c) Upon each of the User’s visits to Lodgify.com, we may automatically collect technical information, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect users‘ computers to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
d) We may also collect information about users‘ visit to Lodgify.com, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream to, through and from our site (including date and time), page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number.
e) We do not collect payment card details of our users. In order to pay for the fees related to our Services we use third party payment processors that will collect and process the payment card details of our users.
f) We are also working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, analytics providers) and may receive information about you from them.
3. INFORMATION USAGE
We use information held about our users in order to:
– Provide users with the Services, and other information, products and services our users request;
– Provide users with information about other services we offer that are similar to those that users have already purchased or enquired about;
– To provide users with information about dissimilar and unrelated goods or services we feel may interest them (only if users have consented to this);
– Customize the Services to the individual needs of our users;
– Understand and optimize how our Services are used, and improve the Services including by ensuring content is presented in the most effective manner for users and their computers;
– Support and assist our users in using the Services; and
– Measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
– Notify users about changes to our Services.
4. INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
a) We may share our users‘ information with selected third parties including:
– Our business partners and service providers, such as our channel managers, payment providers and third party applications which integrate with the Services, for the performance of any contract we enter with them or our users;
– Advertisers that require the information to select and serve relevant adverts to our users and others; and
– Analytics providers that assist us in the improvement and optimization of Lodgify.com and the Services.
b) In certain circumstances we may need to disclose the personal information of our users as required by law, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect the safety of our users or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request.
c) In the event we are involved in a merger, acquisition, or a sale or purchase of all or a portion of our assets or business, the personal data held by us may be disclosed to prospective and actual sellers or buyers of such business or assets.
Other than as set out above or otherwise consented to by the user, we will not share the personal data of our users with third parties.
In no event will we sell users‘ personal information to third parties.
5. STORAGE AND TRANSFER OF DATA
The security of our users‘ personal information is important to us. When our users enter sensitive information on our site, we encrypt the transmission of that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). We take reasonable steps to protect our users‘ information.
Nevertheless, please note that no data transmission over the Internet or information storage technology can be guaranteed to be totally secure. As a result, whilst we strive to protect our users‘ information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information which users send to us, and the users do so at their own risk.
9. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
Lodgify.com includes links to third party websites whose privacy practices may differ from ours. If users submit personal information to any of those sites, the site operators‘ use of this user information will be governed by their privacy statements. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
10. INFORMATION ACCESS AND UPDATE
The Data Protection Act 1998 (UK) gives users the right to access information held about them. Users‘ right of access can be exercised in accordance with this Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing users with details of the information we hold about users.
We reserve the right to change this policy from time to time. Where appropriate, we will notify you in advance of changes via email. To keep up-to-date with our policies, please check this page frequently.