Privacy statement of Maria Elena Sofia Stucchi and Giuseppe Esposto (hereafter “we”, “our”), owners of the website bestbikehotels.com pursuant to the EU Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR)
Maria Elena Sofia Stucchi, fiscal code STCMLN92E47F205L, based in Florence, via Puccinotti 20, Italy is the data controller for any personal information we process in relation to you. We are responsible for processing data and ensuring that personal data is processed in accordance with the GDPR.
Why you need to read this statement
What data do we collect?
Our website provides information and interactive contents. While you browse our website, we may collect different personal data in different ways.
You will provide us with personal data when you correspond with us via the website, on the phone or via our social media channels, either on your own behalf or on behalf of an organisation. You will also provide us with personal data when you subscribe to receive our newsletter.
How and why will we use your data?
We will process your personal data for a range of purposes either because we need it to perform a contract or provide a service that you have required or we have a legitimate interest (reasonable business purpose) for doing so. These include the following:
How do we process your data?
We process your data with manual and/or automated methods and we have put specific procedures in place to avoid any loss of data and ensure that your data is safe.
Who will your personal data be shared with?
Your personal data may be shared, on a considered and confidential basis, with a range of external organisations as is necessary for the purposes set out above and as permitted or required by law, including the following:
Except as we have explained above, we will not normally publish or disclose any personal data about you to other external enquirers or organisations unless you have asked us to do or have consented to it (see below), or unless it is in your vital interests to do so (e.g. in an emergency situation).
Customers booked on tours or workshops grant us permission to take photographs or film recordings for promotional use on our website, our social media channels and other media, without remuneration now or in the future. Customers agree to assign all right, title, and interest they may have in or to any media in which their name or likeness might be used to us. Customers can withdraw their consent by sending us an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How long will your data be kept?
As a data subject, each website user, visitor or customer has the right to access their personal data processed by our company and ask for that data to be updated, amended or removed. To do so please contact us at email@example.com
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Cookies allow us to enhance the functionality of our website so that we can personalise your experience and allow you to use many of the useful features of our website. Some cookies are strictly necessary for the proper functioning of the website, others allow us to perform analysis based on aggregated and anonymous data. You can choose to disable or restrict cookies through your browser settings, or you can browse our website in private/incognito mode. Please be aware that some or all website functions may be affected if you disable some or all cookies. For detailed instructions on how to restrict or disable cookies, see the information provided in section the “How to manage cookies”.
What are cookies?
Cookies are small pieces of data that are stored on your device when websites are loaded in a browser. Cookies may be set by the site that you are visiting (known as “first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who serve content or provide advertising or analytics services on the website (“third party cookies”).
What types of cookies do we use?
These cookies are widely used to save your preferences, either for a single visit or for multiple repeat visits. They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors and perform essential functions such as allowing users to switch a language and maintain this setting for future visits.
Our website uses third party services and links to other websites which may collect data on their own or with the help of others. These include Facebook, Booking.com and WhatsApp. These cookies help us understand how our website is being used, mainly for analytical purposes, so that we can work on providing an improved user experience. Cookies used for this purpose do not collect information that identifies a user, but the data is aggregated and made anonymous.
We use Google Analytics cookies to hold information about your visit to our site. This helps us better identify the use and popularity of our services and how successfully the website is functioning. If you do not wish us to do this, you can opt out of the Analytics service by installing an add-on for your browser. This can be found at http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
How to manage cookies
You can restrict or disable cookies through your browser settings. Depending on which browser you use, you will need to follow the instructions below. Please be aware that some website functions may be affected if you disable some or all cookies.