Last Updated/Effective Date: March 17, 2021
Greetings! Our team here at Vacation Rental Partners, Inc. (“Direct” or “VRP”) values your trust and makes it a high priority to ensure the security and confidentiality of the personal information you provide to us. Below you will find our Privacy Notice (“Notice”). We encourage you to please read this Notice to learn about our privacy practices so you can better understand what we collect from you, why we collect it and your rights. By accessing or using our site, our services, or contacting us, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to the practices as described in this Notice. This Notice may change from time to time (see Changes to our Privacy Notice below). Your continued use of our website or services after we make changes is deemed to be acceptance of those changes, so please check our Notice periodically for updates.
We collect personal information from you directly when you register on our site, execute an order form for our services, subscribe to our newsletter, respond to a survey, or fill out a form or input data on our site. In such cases, you may be asked to enter certain personal information including your name, e-mail address, mailing address, and phone number.
When you use our site, we and our third party service providers may also automatically collect information about your device or use of the site or services, including the following:
Finally, we may collect data about you through our own, or third party, analytics services or other data provider services. For example, we may use Google’s analytics services to determine how you found our website. Or, as another example, if you tell us your company name, we may research your company through third party services.
Registration information. Our system is available only to registered users. When you register, we will ask that you provide basic information such as your name, address, mobile phone number and email address.
Content. Your use of our system may involve submission of various types of content, such as correspondence with guests, guests’ contact information, etc. The precise types of content depends on the features of the Service you choose to use.
Inquiries. When you submit an inquiry or customer-service request, you may provide additional personal details depending on the inquiry or request.
Analytical usage data. We collect analytical information about your use of our service and your interactions with our system’s interface, your session durations and the web pages you accessed. This may also include basic information about the device you use to access the Service, including its type, operating system, language settings, the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which your device accessed the Service, and the city or town where the device you used to access the Service is located.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
We also may collect and store information about you that we receive from other sources to, among other things, enable us to verify, update and correct the information contained in our databases, prevent fraud, provide services to our other clients, and to better customize your experience on our site.
Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future marketing emails, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
VRP has implemented reasonable physical, technical, and administrative security standards to protect personal information from loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. We strive to protect your personal information against unauthorized access, use or disclosure, using security technologies and procedures, such as encryption and limited access. Only authorized individuals access your personal information, and they receive training about the importance of protecting personal information.
We store personal data for as long as we find it necessary to fulfill the purpose for which the personal data was collected, while also considering our need to answer your queries or resolve possible problems, to comply with legal requirements under applicable laws, to attend to any legal claims/complaints, and for safeguarding purposes.
This means that we may retain your personal data for a reasonable period of time after your last interaction with us. When the personal data that we have collected is no longer required, we will delete it in a secure manner. We may process data for statistical purposes, but in such cases, data will be anonymized.
We may use the information we collect, as outlined above, to compile anonymized or aggregated information. We may share, sell or otherwise communicate and make available such anonymized or aggregated information to any other third party, at our sole discretion. However, we will not knowingly or intentionally share information that can be reasonably used to reveal your identity without your consent.
If you access our site or use our services from outside the United States, please be aware that personal information may be transferred to, stored in, and processed in the United States. Certain governmental authorities may not consider the level of protection of personal information in the United States to be equivalent to that required by the in other jurisdictions.
Yes, cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still reserve a booking over the telephone by contacting the company’s customer service number directly. Your browser or device may include “Do Not Track” functionality. Our websites and services do not recognize “do not track” signals or similar mechanisms that allow browser users to make a choice about the collection of information that reveals the individual’s online activities, so VRP’s information collection and disclosure practices and the choices we provide will continue to operate as described in this Privacy Notice, whether or not a Do Not Track signal is received.
We may share the information outlined in this Notice, with others, in any of the following instances:
We may also disclose your personal information when we believe it is necessary to comply with the law, enforce our site’s policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property, or safety in anyway legally or most appropriate to the situation.
We may share your personal information with our business partners or co-marketers from time to time. . Non-personally identifiable or aggregated information may also be provided to other third parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
If you are an individual located in the European Union (EU), we collect and process personal data about you where we have a legal basis for doing so under applicable EU laws. This means we collect and process your data only when:
Where we rely on your consent to process your personal data, you have the right to withdraw or decline consent at any time. Some examples of where we rely on your consent to process your personal data include sending you marketing emails. If you wish to withdraw your consent, please contact us at email@example.com.
Some examples of our legitimate interests for processing personal data include:
Where we rely on our legitimate interests to process your personal data, you may have the right to object. More information on exercising this right can be found in the Individual Rights section below.
If you have any questions about or need further information concerning the legal basis on which we collect and use your personal data, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are located in the EU, you have certain rights under EU data protection law with respect to your personal data, including the right to request access to, correct, and delete your personal data. You may also have the right to receive a copy of your personal data in a commonly used and machine-readable format, and to transmit such data to another controller. You also may object to processing of your personal data, or ask that we restrict the processing of your personal data in certain instances.
To request deletion of, access to, or to make changes to your personal data, or to otherwise any of the rights in this section, please contact us at email@example.com. Please note that not all requests can be honored.
Our site is operated from and hosted on servers located in the United States. If you access and use our website from a location outside of the United States, any personal data you provide to us or that is otherwise collected may be transferred to and processed in the United States or any other jurisdiction in our sole discretion. Users of our Apps should be aware that the laws that apply to the use and protection of personal data in the United States or other countries or jurisdictions to which we transfer, or in which we process, personal data may differ from those of your country of residence. Users who access or use our site from jurisdictions outside of the United States do so at their own choice and risk and are solely responsible for compliance with local law. While we take steps to safeguard your personal data, the United States has NOT been deemed by the European Commission to ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data. Accordingly, the level of protection provided in the United States or other non-EU countries and jurisdictions from which you may access our Apps may not be as stringent as that under EU data protection standards or the data protection laws of some other countries, possibly including your home jurisdiction.
If we are processing your personal data on behalf of another party, your personal data is transferred across borders to the United States or to other countries or jurisdictions in which we or our third-party associates may process personal data through the use of Standard Contract Clauses.
California Civil Code Section § 1798.83 permits users of our site that are California residents to request certain information regarding VRP’s disclosure of their personally identifiable information to third parties for those third parties’ direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org specifying that you seek your “California Customer Choice Notice.” In your request, please attest to the fact that you are a California resident and provide a current California address for your response. Please be aware that not all information sharing is covered by these California privacy rights requirements and only information on covered sharing will be included in our response. This request may be made no more than once per calendar year. Please allow up to thirty days for a response.
VRP does not offer its services to children under the age of 18. If you are not at least 18 years old, you may not use our site or services. We do not knowingly or intentionally collect personal information about children who are under 13 years of age. If you believe that VRP has been provided with the personal information of a child under 13 without parental consent, please notify us immediately at email@example.com.
We may change our ownership or corporate organization while providing our sites or services. We may also sell certain assets associated with the sites or services. As a result, please be aware that in such event we may transfer some or all of your personal information to an entity acquiring all or part of our assets or to another entity with which we have merged. We cannot promise that the acquiring or merged company will have the same privacy practices or treat your information the same as described in this Notice.
We reserve the right to modify or amend the terms of this Notice from time to time. Your continued use of our sites or services following the posting of changes will mean you accept the new Notice as modified. If we decide to change our Notice, we will post those changes on this page and they will be effective immediately.
If there are any questions regarding this Notice you may contact us using the information below.