Privacy Policy

Holidays ad Hoc is a website that advertises Accommodations and Activities on behalf of Property Owners (Accommodations) and Suppliers (Activities) in a variety of currencies. It utilizes different online tools to allow Property Owners, Activity Suppliers and Travelers to communicate with each other and enter into rental agreements.

This Privacy Policy is intended to inform Travelers, Property Owners and Activity Suppliers about how HaH treats Personal Information processed on its online Site. Full agreement to this Policy is binding for using the Site.

Responsible and owner of the Personal Information, processed through www.holidaysadhoc.com, is Immobiliare La Regina srl owner of the above-mentioned website.

Key words

Accommodations: any property listed on the Site and available at the following URL: www.holidaysadhoc.com/accommodations.
Activities: any activity listed on the Site and available at the following URL: www.holidaysadhoc.com/activities.
Activity Suppliers: people or organizations providing the Activities advertised through Holidays ad Hoc.
Property Owners: owners, people or organizations, of the Accommodations listed on Holidays ad Hoc.
Site: Holidays ad Hoc website, available at the following URL: www.holidaysadhoc.com and www.holidaysadhoc.it.
Personal Information: information relating to a living individual who is or can be identified either from that information or from that information in conjunction with other information that is in, or is likely to come into, the possession of Holidays ad Hoc.
Travelers: people browsing the Site seeking for using any of the Services listed.
Users/Guests: anyone - Property Owners, Activity Suppliers and/or Travelers - using the Site or any of its connected websites (e.g. Facebook, Traveler’s Blog), requesting information, listing Accommodations and/or Activities.

Information gathered by Users and mode of use

Holidays ad Hoc (HaH) receives, stores and processes information made available by its Users when accessing or using its website. Examples of these possible interactions include when Users:
- fill in Accommodation and Activity forms;
- access or use the Site, such as to search for or list Accommodations/Activities, request bookings, pay for Listings or post comments or reviews on any external tool used by HaH (e.g. Facebook, Traveler’s blog);
- communicate with HaH team.

This information is processed by Holidays ad Hoc for the following general purposes:
- to enable Users to properly use the Site and benefit from the Services advertised;
- to operate, protect, improve and optimize the Site, HaH’s business, and its Users’ experience;
- to help create and maintain a trusted and safe environment on the Site;
- to send Users service, support and administrative messages, reminders, technical notices, updates, security alerts, and information requested by you;
- to send Users periodical Newsletters with updates regarding Holidays ad Hoc Community; and
- to comply with legal obligations, resolve any disputes that HaH may have with any of its Users, and enforce its agreements with third parties.

By using the Site, Users consent that HaH, in its sole discretion, may review, scan, analyze, and store Personal Information, whether done manually or through automated means. However, in no situations, Holidays ad Hoc uses Personal Information for third party marketing messages.

Holidays ad Hoc may transfer, store, use and process information, including any Personal Information, to countries outside of the European Economic Area ("EEA"). Laws may vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, and so the privacy laws applicable to the places where Users’ information is transferred to or stored, used or processed in may be different. In any case, all information obtained by Holidays ad Hoc is managed according to the Italian legislative decree number 196, 30 June 2003.

In general, Personal Information may be obtained and disclosed as follows.
1. When Travelers submit a request to the Property Owner for an Accommodation: in this case, first name, last name, email address and phone number (if provided) of the Travelers will become visible to HaH team and the Property Owner whom Travelers are requesting the property from.
2. When Property Owners submit a request to list an Accommodation: in this case, full name, country, city, email address, telephone number (if provided) and website (if provided) of the Property Owners, together with all the information related to the properties, will become visible to HaH team.
3. When Travelers submit a request to the Activity Supplier for an Activity: in this case, first name, last name, email address and telephone number (if provided) of the Travelers will become visible to HaH team and the Activity Supplier whom Travelers are requesting the activity from. 4. When Activity Suppliers submit a request to list an Activity: in this case, full name, country, city, email address, telephone number (if provided) and website (if provided) of the Activity Supplier, together with all the information related to the activity, will become visible to HaH team.
5. If Travelers choose to provide a review or a “Traveler story” on any of the Services provided, either via email (info@holidaysadhoc.com), Social Networks (e.g. Facebook) or through HaH Traveler’s Blog, such review may become public.

It should, also be noted that Holidays ad Hoc may engage third party companies and individuals, who may be located outside of the EEA, to provide specific services. In this case, Users’ Personal Information will also be provided to these third parties for the limited purpose of allowing them to provide the requested services.

Business transfers by Holidays ad Hoc

If Holidays ad Hoc undertakes or is involved in any merger, acquisition, reorganization, sale of assets or bankruptcy or insolvency event, then it may sell, transfer or share some or all of its assets, including Users Personal Information. In this event, HaH will notify Users before any Personal Information is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Use of Cookies

Holidays ad Hoc uses cookies and other similar technologies on its Platform in order to improve Users’ experience on its Site. Certain cookies are essential to the proper functioning of HaH Site; others may help to understand what content is most useful to visitors and allow customizing HaH services, content and advertising. For more information, please refer to HaH Cookie Policy available at: www.holidaysadhoc.com/cookie-policy.

Keeping Personal Information secure

HaH has implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect Users’ Personal Information against the unauthorized access, destruction or alteration of their information. However, Users should note that no method of transmission over the Internet, and no method of storing electronic information, can be 100% secure. Therefore, HaH cannot guarantee the absolute security of Users’ transmissions to HaH and of Users’ Personal Information that HaH stores. Travelers should also be acquainted that their Personal Information may be provided to Third Parties, such as Property Owners and/or Activity Suppliers, for the organization of the Services requested. This Privacy Policy does not cover the information practices exercised by any third party that Holidays ad Hoc does not own or control, or does not employ or manage. HaH, thus, is not and cannot be responsible for the content or the Privacy Policies of such Third Parties.

Special features and social networks

Holidays ad Hoc may use third party sites, such as Facebook, Instagram, etc. to promote its activity. Users are invited to interact with these systems. If they do so, however, it should be noted that different Privacy Policy from HaH’s might apply.

Changes to the Privacy Policy

HaH may change how it collects and then uses Personal Information at any time and without prior notice, at its sole discretion. Therefore, it may change this Privacy Policy at any time.
If material changes are made to the Privacy Policy, HaH will notify Users by sending an email. The Privacy Policy will always report the “Last Updated Date”.
It is important that Users periodically review HaH Privacy Policy. If they do not wish to agree to the changed Privacy Policy, then HaH will not be able to continue providing the Services advertised through the Site.

Feedbacks and cancellation requests

Holidays ad Hoc is always looking forward to interacting with its Users. Any opinion about this Privacy Policy can be sent via email to the following address: info@holidaysadhoc.com.
Through the above email address, Users may also request - at any time and for any reason - the erasure of their Personal Information. There is no charge for making such a request.

Last release: June 01, 2015

About Us

WHO WE ARE

We are a Community of like-minded, passionate and socially conscious travelers and hosts, who believe in the potential to harness the rapid growth of the tourism industry into a vehicle of local development.

WHAT WE DO

We are a communication platform that selects and offers Accommodations and Activities, owned and run by local people or local companies. Whether you are looking for a “place to stay” (apartment, B&B, villa, etc.) or a “thing to do” in your holiday destination we connect you to local hosts and activity providers without charging any fee at reservation.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to:
- be a valuable platform where people can share information about traveling, travel destinations and travel experiences;
- connect Travelers to local Hosts, without charging any fee;
- give space and visibility to tourist professionals and small enterprises;
- help Hosts increase their Guests’ travel experience.

OUR VISION

Traveling is becoming increasingly popular and more accessible in today’s globalized society. Experiencing new cultures, meeting different people, and exploring new places is now a part of our everyday consciousness.
We believe that the growing tourism industry should participate in and promote the development and innovation of local economies while contributing to the overall goal of increasing cultural understanding in the global consciousness.

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info@holidaysadhoc.com

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