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. How We Use Your Information
2.1 We use the information you provide:
2.1.1 to manage any account you may have with us;
2.1.2 to process your booking or booking request and to make arrangements with your provider for the provision of services;
2.1.3 to fulfil our obligations arising from any contracts in which we have entered with you;
2.1.4 to provide you with the information and tailor the services that you request from us;
2.1.5 to contact you regarding any comments, complaints, queries or feedback you might have about us or the Services;
2.1.6 to grant you access to 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 to make use of on a computer and/or Device;
2.1.9 to make suggestions and recommendations to you about products or services that may interest you by post, telephone, SMS or email. We will send that information by SMS or email only if: (i) you have expressed consent to this; or (ii) the information is in regard to 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. Please contact us using our contact form or the contact details in paragraph 8 below if you do not agree to your information being used in this way.
2.1.10 for the purpose of providing you with the services you have requested, we will share your data to the service provider who is allocated to provide services to you. This information may include (i) your name, address and contact details; (ii) the details about your property and the services you need, as well as any relevant photographs you may have provided; (iii) the non-obligatory quote you have received; and (iv) your payment details.
2.2 We use the information about you that we collect automatically:
2.2.1 to administer our site 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 to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer and/or device;
2.2.3 to improve our products and services, and to deliver content that is customised to your interests ;
2.2.4 to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
2.2.5 as part of our efforts to keep our websites and apps safe and secure;
2.2.6 to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you;
2.2.7 to make suggestions and recommendations to you about goods or services that may interest you.
2.3 Information you have provided in combination with the information about you that we collect automatically is only used 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 Information
4.1 We may disclose your personal data 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 expand or reduce our business and this involves the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of our company, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
4.2.2 In the event that all of our assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred asset;
4.2.4 If you fail to 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 and reducing credit risk. We may also disclose your personal data to debt collection agencies which may use your information to trace your whereabouts and recover the debts. The information which we disclose 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 Privacy Rights
5.1 You have the right to instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.In practice, we will usually either ask you to agree in advance to our use of 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.
5.2 You have the right to ask 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 £10) to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold 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.