We are fully committed to protect and carefully treat the privacy of all users who use our website and apps, as well as other services we provide.
1. Information That We Obtain From You
We may or may not collect, process, and store the following information about you:
1.1 Information that you provide us with, like your name, address, email, telephone number, age, username, password and other registration information, financial and credit card information, details of your home, office, or business, details of any pets you may have, and any information about you shown by photographs of your property which you provide us with (or which you permit us to take), and any other information that you choose to voluntarily provide, when you:
1.1.1 register with us and log in through our websites and/or our mobile application;
1.1.2 make a booking request through our websites and/or our mobile applications;
1.1.3 make a booking through our websites and/or our applications;
1.1.4 complete contact or enquiry forms on, or otherwise provide information via, our website and/or mobile application;
1.1.5 subscribe to receive any newsletter we may offer;
1.1.6 complete any voluntary surveys we may ask you to participate in;
1.1.7 send feedback to us via our website and/or our apps;
1.1.8 respond to our marketing communications;
1.1.9 talk with us by phone, post, email, or via the instant chat function on our website and/or our mobile applications (in which case we will keep a record of that correspondence);
1.1.10 report an issue with any of our services.
1.2 Data that we collect automatically every time you visit our websites or use our apps:
1.2.1 technical information, including the type of mobile device you use, mobile network information, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile browser that you use and your time zone setting;
1.2.2 information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and Internet browser, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers. This is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns, and does not reveal the identity of any individual;
1.2.3 your use of our apps or your visits to our websites, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, whether this is required for our own billing purposes or otherwise, and the resources that you access.
1.3 We work closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, payment and delivery services, advertising networks, search information providers, credit reference agencies, fraud prevention agencies and debt collection agencies), and we may obtain information about you through them.
2. Uses Made of the Information
2.1 information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information to
2.1.1 administer our website and any account you may have with us;
2.1.2 process your booking order or booking enquiry and arrange the provision of services by your service provider;
2.1.3 fulfil our obligations as a party in any contracts entered into between you and us;
2.1.4 to supply to you services purchased through our website and to provide you with the information that you request from us;
2.1.5 to deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our website or the Services;
2.1.6 to allow you to participate in interactive features of our services, when you choose to do so;
2.1.7 to notify you about changes to our Services;
2.1.8 to ensure that content on our websites and our apps is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer and/or Device;
2.1.9 to send you marketing communications relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications). We will send that information by SMS or email only if: (i) you have consented to this; or (ii) the information is about products and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiation of a sale to you (and you have not opted out of receiving such marketing messages); or (iii) where we are permitted to do so by law without consent, for example, if you have provided us with a company email address. You can inform us at any time if you no longer require marketing communications in this way by using our contact form or the contact details in paragraph 8 below.
2.1.10 as necessary for the provision of services, we will provide your data to the service provider who is allocated to provide services to you, for the purpose of providing those services. This information may include (i) your name, address and contact details; (ii) the details about your property and the services you expressed interest in, together with any relevant photographs you may have provided; (iii) the no-obligation quote you have been provided with; and (iv) your payment details.
2.2 Automatically collected information about you is used:
2.2.1 to best tailor our websites and our mobile applications and for internal operations, including product development, troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
2.2.2 to improve our websites and apps and to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or other device used to access our site;
2.2.3 to enhance the quality and efficiency of our products and services;
2.2.4 enable you to use interactive features on the websites and mobile application, when you choose to do so;
2.2.5 to keep our websites and apps secure and prevent fraud;
2.2.6 to establish and interpret the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you;
2.2.7 to send you marketing and non-marketing communications relating to services which we think may be of interest to you.
2.3 We may combine information received from other sources with information you give to us and information that we collect about you. We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above .
3. How We Protect Your Information
3.1 All information you submit to us is stored on our secure servers in the United Kingdom and Bulgaria. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. To protect your data, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected via this website
3.3 You are responsible for keeping the password (either allocated by us or chosen by you) you use for accessing our website confidential.
3.4 All electronic financial transactions entered into through our website and apps are protected by Secured Sockets Layer technology. They are processed by our selected third party payment processing services, PayPal and Stripe. We do not store any of your credit or debit card details in connection with your payment.
3.5 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access. However, you acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the Internet.
4. Disclosing Your Information
4.1 We may choose to disclose your personal information to any member of our group, such as our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006. 4.2 We may disclose your personal information to third parties:
4.2.1 In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
4.2.2 If this company or substantially all of its 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;
4.2.4 If you do not make payments that you owe in relation to any services provided to you by the service provider, in which case we may disclose your personal data to credit reference agencies and to fraud prevention agencies for the purposes of fraud prevention. We may also disclose your personal data to debt collection agencies which may use your information to trace your whereabouts and recover the debts that you owe. The information which we provide to such agencies may in turn be provided by those agencies to other organisations which may use your personal data to perform similar checks. Information recorded by fraud prevention agencies may be accessed by organisations in other jurisdictions.
5. Your Rights Regarding Your Information
5.1 You have the complete right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing and other commercial purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us using the contact details mentioned in paragraph 8 below.
5.2 The Act gives you the right to access information that we hold for you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we keep about you.
6. Linking To Third Party Websites
Sometimes our websites may contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please make sure to check these policies before you submit any personal information to these websites.