By accessing and using this site, your use indicates your agreement with the terms of this Policy. If you do not agree with this Policy, please do not use this site.
This Policy is applicable to this and certain other GHIX Group web/mobile sites, but not necessarily, for which special terms and conditions may apply as indicated. All Global Hotelindex sites to which this Policy is applicable are collectively referred to as this "site". Note that special use terms, or site or page specific terms (referred to as "special terms"), may apply to certain pages/services on this site, but the applicability of any such special terms will be expressly indicated. In the event of any inconsistency between any special terms and this Policy, the applicable special terms will prevail over the terms of this Policy.
In general, most of this site's pages are provided for informational purposes and you will be able to use this site without telling GHIX Group who you are or providing GHIX Group with any personal data about yourself. There are times, however, when in connection with your use of this site GHIX Group may need information about you.
To respond to your questions, fulfil your requests or manage interactive customer programs, it may be necessary to ask for or obtain personal data. If you provide us with any personal data, we may use it to respond to your requests, customize your user experience with us, determine your satisfaction with GHIX Group products and/or services or contact you via mail, e-mail, mobile message or phone, or, in accordance with local law, contact you via the aforementioned channels to inform you of new products, services or promotions we may offer. By providing information to GHIX Group through this site, you acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of personally identifying information of the type and for the limited purposes described in this Policy.
You expressly accept and give your consent that your personal data obtained in connection with your use of this site may be transferred, if permitted by applicable local legislation, across international borders to server locations supporting this site (including but not limited to transfers from those locations back to the country of your location) for operating and developing this site and GHIX Group services, including transfers to GHIX Group subcontractors or agents, as mentioned below, who perform tasks related to this site, or Global Hotelindex services, or for the purposes of storing the data in relevant databases, which may be located in Finland or in any other country where GHIX Group has operations.
If you place an order for a product, request a service or submit content to this site, we may need to contact you for additional information required to process or fulfil your order and/or request. Unless compelled by applicable law or administrative or judicial order, we will not provide this information to a third party without your permission, except as necessary to process your order, fulfil your requests, manage interactive customer programs or, if you are a corporate user, enable administration of access and usage of this site by authorized personnel in your organization. If allowed by applicable local legislation, GHIX Group may also exchange information between Global Hotelindex's affiliated (related) companies for the purposes mentioned in this Policy.
Because GHIX Group is committed to protecting your privacy, GHIX Group does not engage in the practice of selling or trading personal data to other companies for promotional purposes.
We may use subcontractors to provide some products or services to you. We also may need to share your personal data with these subcontractors so that they can provide services to us. Our subcontractors are not permitted to use such personal data for any other purposes and we impose confidentiality requirements on their services.
GHIX Group has endeavored to take commercially reasonable measures to prevent unauthorized access to and improper use of your personal data submitted to GHIX Group via your use of this site. For example, GHIX Group uses encryption technology when collecting financial personal data such as credit card information. If this site supports on-line transactions, it will use an industry standard security measure, such as the one available through "Secure Sockets Layer" ("SSL"), to protect the confidentiality and security of online transactions. If used, industry standard security measures like SSL authentication ensure that credit card information, as well as other personal data submitted as part of the buying process, is reasonably safe from third party interception.
there are always risks associated with providing personal data, whether in person, by phone or via the internet or other technologies, and no system of technology is completely safe or "tamper"/"hacker" proof, GHIX Group has endeavored to take reasonable precautions which are appropriate to the nature of the information to prevent and minimize such risks in connection with your use of this site.
GHIX Group will on its own initiative, or at your request, free of charge, replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal data retained by GHIX Group in connection with the operation of this site. Please consult the contact information posted below on this page, if any, or elsewhere on this site to determine how best to contact GHIX Group to update and/or review your personal data and/or opt out of receiving marketing communications from GHIX Group.
GHIX Group's policy is to request that "Minors" (the age of Minors is determined by local law where you reside) do not make purchases or engage in other legal acts on this site without the consent of a parent or legal guardian, unless permitted by applicable local law.
This site may contain links to other sites. Please note that GHIX Group is not responsible for the privacy practices or contents of any other sites. We recommend that you read the privacy policies of such sites.
GHIX Group may from time to time change this Policy or change, modify or withdraw access to this site at any time with or without notice. However, if this Policy is changed in a material, adverse way, GHIX Group will post a notice advising of such change at the beginning of this Policy and on this site's home page for 30 days. We recommend that you re-visit this Policy from time to time to learn of any such changes to this Policy.
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