“The Elgin Hotel” is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
“The Elgin Hotel” may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We may collect personal information from you when you:
• Make a reservation on any Site;
• Create, change or use an account or user profile;
• Sign up to receive emails, promotions, alerts, announcements or newsletters;
• Apply for jobs via the Site or email; and
• Communicate with “The Elgin Hotel” via the Sites or email or fax.
“The Elgin Hotel” automatically receives and records non-personal information using applications from your browser as well as through other analysis of the Sites. We also may collect information using cookies, web beacons or similar technologies, or through third parties using similar technologies. A cookie is a piece of data stored on your computer. When you visit the Sites, your web browser may store cookies on your computer, which will better enable you to navigate the Sites upon return. You may use the Sites even if you choose to reject or delete the cookies. Cookies also may be used by some of the other websites for which a link is placed on the Sites.
WHY WE COLLECT INFORMATION
We may use the information we collect:
• To process and respond to your reservations, requests and inquiries and provide services to you.
• To alert you to new developments, promotions, specials, special events, or products or services.
• To send announcements, promotions, and newsletters, and to provide you with personalized content in the newsletters.
• For the purposes for which you provided the information.
• To monitor and analyze information regarding your browsing and viewing preferences and to diagnose problems of the Sites.
• To analyze our users’ demographics and interests.
• For administration and improvement of the Sites and to enhance the user experience.
• For fraud prevention, internal operations, legal compliance, and other public purposes.
COMMUNICATIONS WITH YOU
You authorize “The Elgin Hotel” to transmit email to you or telephone you to respond to your communications, and provide information to you about specials, promotions, new developments, special events, or services. Unsubscribe instructions are included in each promotional email from “The Elgin Hotel”. Please note that unsubscribe requests may take up to ten (10) days to become effective. You may not opt out of receiving communications regarding your dealings with the Sites or technical information about the Sites.
INFORMATION SHARING WITH THIRD PARTIES
“The Elgin Hotel” may disclose the information it collects to others (i) for purposes of outsourcing one or more of “The Elgin Hotel’s” functions to service providers who work on behalf of or with “The Elgin Hotel”, including agents, vendors, advertisers, consultants and affiliates; (ii) to confirm or update information provided by you; (iii) in the event of any reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer or disposition of all or any portion of “The Elgin Hotel’s” business or operations (including without limitation in connection with bankruptcy or any similar proceedings); or (iv) as otherwise authorized by you.
We also may share your information in response to a subpoena, legal order or official request, when we believe you have acted in violation of the any terms or conditions, to investigate, prevent or take action regarding suspected illegal activities, fraud or potential threats, or to exercise legal rights or defend against claims, when we believe that doing so may protect your safety or the safety of “The Elgin Hotel”, or others, or as otherwise permitted or required by law.
We also may use and share non-personally identifiable information with third parties. Additionally, we may take personally identifiable information and de-identify it and share it in a de-identified or aggregated form with third parties, advertisers and/or business partners in order to analyze Sites’ usage, demographics, or improve our products or services, improve our user experience, or for similar purposes. We will not re-identify such data and we will ask our contracting parties to agree to keep the data in its de-identified form.
The Site is not directed toward children under 13 years of age. If you are under 13 years of age, you are not permitted to submit any personally identifiable information to “The Elgin Hotel”. If you are under 21 years of age, you may browse the Sites but you may not register an account on the Site or provide information to “The Elgin Hotel”, unless specifically stated otherwise.
PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
“The Elgin Hotel” uses reasonable administrative, physical and electronic security measures to protect against the loss, misuse and alteration of personal information. No transmission of data over the internet is guaranteed to be completely secure. It may be possible for third parties not under the control of “The Elgin Hotel” to intercept or access transmissions or private communications unlawfully. While we strive to protect personal information, neither “The Elgin Hotel” nor our service providers can ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us over the internet. Any such transmission is at your own risk.
UPDATING YOUR INFORMATION
You are responsible for keeping your information current. You may update your information by contacting us at The Elgin Hotel 01253 353535. We will use reasonable efforts to process any change you make; provided, however, that requests to delete information are subject to “The Elgin Hotel’s” internal reporting, processing and retention policies and all applicable legal obligations.