Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

http://www.hostelbarcelona.es

www.hostelbarcelona.es (hereinafter, the Company), expresses its respect for and observance of the provisions of the Spanish Law 15/1999, of the 13th of December, regarding the protection of personal data. Therefore, it reports its data protection policy so that you can determine voluntarily whether you wish to provide your personal data to the company.

The Company informs you that your personal data entered via the website http://www.hostelbarcelona.es/ (hereinafter, the Website), as well as those that could facilitate in the future as part of your relationship with this entity will be stored in files by the company, which is also the recipient of the data. These files are required to manage, administer and provide the services and/or products requested or contracted through the company Website, to facilitate compliance with and implementation of services that might be solicited, learn more about your tastes and opinions on the services of the Company and adapt them to your preferences as well as to be able to offer new services and to send commercial information relating to news and promotions of the Company.

Except in areas where it expressly states otherwise, the answers to questions about personal data are voluntary, but the lack of response to these questions implies a decline in the quality of services requested. Failure to complete the obligatory fields or providing incorrect data will prevent the Company from providing the services requested.

Also, in the search for full transparency in its relationship with the user, the company informs you of the use on this Website of other computer mechanisms related to personal data, such as cookies and logs.

Cookies are a messages sent by the server to the user’s computer, consisting of text files that are stored in the computer’s memory and that collect information about the pages visited, duration of Internet connection, etc. Cookies are sent back to the server each time the user enters the page.

The purpose of cookies from the Company is to personalize the services we offer, providing information that may be of interest to the user. If you do not want cookies to be recorded on your hard drive you can set your computer browser to not receive them. However, please note that, in that case, the quality of the Website experience may decrease.

Cookies are only associated with an anonymous user and his/her computer, and do not provide personal data on the customer, data cannot be read off your hard drive and cookie files created by other providers cannot be read.

Logs are files stored on the server of the company that record data about your browsing and have the main purpose of gathering information about the operations performed by you. They also allow us to continue providing the requested services, improve our knowledge of your preferences and offer other services that may suit your tastes. It also helps us to analyze the functioning of the system, locate incidents and problems that may arise and solve them as quickly as possible.

You have the possibility of exercising accessibility, rectification, cancellation and opposition rights of your personal data in the files held by the Company, by requesting within the legally established timeframe through any verifiable means of delivery and receipt. To exercise these rights, you may send a written request by email at [email protected]

The Company maintains levels of protection of your personal data in accordance with the Royal Decree 1720/2007, and has established all the technical means at its disposal to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized access and theft of the data you provide the Company, notwithstanding that Internet security measures are not impregnable.

The Company reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy to adapt it to new legislation, case law or new interpretation by the Data Protection Agency.

This Privacy Policy may be supplemented by any other terms or conditions of access to certain services, in the case of such access involving an exception on the matter of the protection of personal data. In any case, these exceptions are not applicable to your personal data so long as you do not accept adressed clauses or references.

GENERAL CONDITIONS ON THE USE OF THE WEB

The Company informs you that access to and the use of its Website http://www.hostelbarcelona.es and all sub-domains and directories included therein (hereinafter collectively referred to as the Website), and all products or services that may be obtained through it, are subject to the terms and conditions described in this Privacy Policy, notwithstanding that the access to any of these products or services may require the acceptance of additional general conditions.

Therefore, if you are not in compliance with the conditions described in this Legal Notice, please do not use the Website, and note that any use you make of it or services contained therein constitute acceptance of the legal terms contained in this text.

The Website aims to promote activities that are carried out and products that are marketed by The Company, therefore the information contained therein, unless otherwise stated, is for the sole purpose of said promotion or, where applicable, are a mere invitation to engage and in no way constitutes a binding offer. All products and services offered on the Website are marketed or provided by The Company in accordance with current regulations.

The Company reserves the right to make changes to the Website without notice, in order to update, amend, modify, add or delete the contents of the website or its design. The contents of the Website are updated regularly. Because the update of information is not immediate, we suggest that you always check the validity and accuracy of the information contained in the Website.

The terms and conditions set out in this notice may vary, therefore we invite you to review these terms each time you visit the Website or request a new service. In addition, this Legal Notice shall be deemed to be without prejudice to any other General Conditions governing access to specific goods and services within the Website.

LINKS OR HYPERLINKS

The Company provides access to other websites which we believe may be of interest. The purpose of these links is solely to facilitate the search of resources that may be of interest on the Internet. Notwithstanding, these pages do not belong to it, nor make a review of its contents and therefore we cannot be held responsible for them, the operation of the linked site or for any damages that may result from the access or use of the same.

It is not permitted to link any webpage or email address to the Website without the express written permission of The Company. Additionally, said links must respect the following conditions: (a) links can only be made with the home page of this Website; (b) the establishment of a link is not to be considered in any form an agreement, contract, sponsorship or recommendation by The Company of the page providing the link.

At any time, The Company may withdraw the authorization referred to in the preceding paragraph, without the need to provide reason. In which case, the page that had made the link shall proceed with immediate removal, upon receipt of the notification of revocation of authorization by The Company.

FRAMES

The Company expressly prohibits the making of “framings” or the use by others of any other mechanisms that alter the design, original form or content of the Website.

ADVERTISING

On the Website there are inserted advertisements of The Company or of third party advertisers we believe may be of interest.

Without prejudice to the provisions of the Privacy Policy, The Company undertakes not to provide your information to advertisers, except in the case of anonymous statistical data on the use of the Website, in order to be able to offer better services and products in accordance with the expectations of the users.

However, The Company informs you that advertisers and providers, through the use of cookies, may be able to obtain information about you, your use of services and movement across the network. Due to an absence of any affiliation with the use that could be made of said information by the company concerned, The Company is not to be held responsible for any consequences that may arise from such use, or the collection of such information.

PRIVACY

The Company complies with Law 15/1999 on the Protection of Personal Data and with all other current legislation, and maintains a Privacy Policy [1] in regards to personal data, in which the use made of personal data is chiefly described, the user is informed in detail of the material circumstances of such use and of the security measures that apply to their personal data in order to prevent unauthorized parties from accessing them.

SECURITY

The Company maintains on its Website all the technical means at its disposal to prevent the loss, misuse, alteration, unauthorized access and theft of data and information that you might provide The Company through the same, notwithstanding that Internet security measures are not impregnable.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE USER

The User agrees to use the Website’s services according to the terms stated in this Legal Notice and the mere use of said services implies acceptance of those terms.

Any user who acts against the image, good name or reputation of The Company as well as whoever makes illegal or fraudulent use of the designs, logos or content of the website, will be held liable by The Company for such action.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE COMPANY

Incorrect use of the Website: The Company has created the Website to facilitate access to their services, but cannot control the use of it by means other than those expected in this Legal Notice; therefore, as access to the Website and the correct use of the information contained therein are the responsibility of the one performing those actions, The Company shall not be held liable for the improper, illegal or negligent use that the user could make thereof.

Use of content: The Company provides all the contents of its Website in good faith and makes every effort so that they are regularly updated and current; notwithstanding The Company cannot assume any responsibility for the use or access realized by the user outside the scope of that which is addressed by the Website, nor the consequences that could result from the practical application of the opinions, recommendations or studies that may be accessed by way of the Website, of which ultimate responsibility will always fall on the user. As well, The Company is unable to control the content that has not been developed by it, or by third parties fulfilling their responsibilities and, therefore, shall not be held liable under any circumstances for damages that may be caused by such third party content.

Advertising: The Company includes on the Website its own publicity as well as that of third parties in order to provide products and/or services that may be of interest. Notwithstanding, The Company cannot control the appearance of said advertisement, nor the quality and suitability of such products and/or services and therefore, The Company is not liable for any damages that could be incurred by the user as a result of their use.

Virus: The Company endeavors to implement all necessary measures to ensure the user there is an absence of viruses, worms, trojan horses and the like on the Website. However, these measures are not infallible and therefore The Company cannot fully ensure the absence of such harmful elements. Consequently, The Company will not be held liable for any damages that the user could incur.

Technical failures: The Company has completed all necessary contracts for the continuation of the Website and will endeavor to ensure that the same will be uninterrupted, but cannot guarantee the absence of technical failures, or the continued availability of the Website and the products and/or services contained therein and therefore are not liable for any damages that may be generated by the lack of its availability and failures of access due to disconnections, failures, overloads or network outages not attributable to The Company.

Exchange of information: The Website contains certain areas designed for different users to be able to share their experiences and to promote the exchange of information. However, The Company, by providing these forums, acts only as a meeting place, and does not control or take responsibility for the statements made therein, and therefore, does not assume responsibility for the accuracy or relevance of the statements made on or through them by the users.

INTELECTUAL AND INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The design of the Website and its source code as well as, the logos, trademarks and other distinguishing marks that appear in it, belong to The Company or collaborating entities and are protected by the rights of intellectual and industrial property.

The use, reproduction, distribution, public communication, transformation or any other similar or analogous activity thereof is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of The Company.

The contents of the website are also protected by the intellectual and industrial property rights of The Company or third parties. The use of content created by The Company or any of its Group entities will be allowed only in the context of a contractual relationship with the same or with such entities.

The Company declares its respect for the intellectual and/or industrial property rights of others, therefore, if you believe this site to be in violation of your rights, please contact The Company at the following email address [email protected]

APLICABLE LAW AND JURISDICTION

The applicable law in the event of a dispute or conflict over interpretation of the terms comprising this Legal Notice, as well as any matter related to the products and/or services offered by this website is Spanish law, unless the norms of protection of users establish the application of different legislation.

For the resolution of any conflict that may arise in connection with a visit to the Website or from the use of and/or purchase of products or services that might be offered therein, The Company and the User agree to submit to the Courts in the locality of residence of the User, provided such locality is in Spanish territory or to whichever other jurisdiction whose enforceability is required by the rules of protection of such consumers and users.