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. Storing Your Personal Data
3.1 All information you provide us with is stored on secure servers in the United Kingdom and Bulgaria. We have taken security measures appropriate to the nature of the information stored and the harm that might come from a breach of security.
3.3 Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site or app, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share such passwords with anyone else.
3.4 All payments made through our websites and our apps are processed by our selected third party payment processing services, PayPal and Stripe. Such payments are encrypted with Secured Sockets Layer technology. We do not store any of your credit or debit card details in connection with your payment.
3.5 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 websites or our apps; 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. Disclosure of Your Information
4.1 We may share personally identifiable information we collect from and about you to any member of our group, which means 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 data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
4.2.2 If another entity acquires us or any of our assets, information we have collected about you may be transferred to such entity.
4.2.4 We may disclose your personal data to credit reference agencies and to fraud prevention agencies for the purposes of fraud prevention in the event that you do not make payments owed in relation to any services provided to you by the service provider. Your personal information may also be disclosed to debt collection agencies which may use the data to trace your whereabouts and recover the debts. Agencies to which we have provided your information 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
5.1 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. You will usually either agree in advance to us using your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes at any time by contacting us using the contact details in paragraph 8 below.
5.2 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to the payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP 10); and the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity.
6. Links to Other Websites
Occasionally, our websites may include 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. We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties. We welcome any feedback about third-party websites linked to from our websites.
8. How to Contact Us