Privacy policy

Data protection regulations

We are delighted that you are interested in our website (hereinafter referred to as “Website”). The Website is operated by Hotel Alter Gerichtshof and offers you as a user (hereinafter referred to as “User”) the possibility of informing yourself of our accommodation offers, vacancies be available, to make bookings and to contact us in the event of any inquiries.

We take the protection of personal data very seriously and adhere to the rules of the laws on data protection and other restrictions relevant to data protection. We wish in the following to inform you as a User of our Website concerning the handling of your data and to provide you with an overview of the measures implemented by us for the protection of personal data.
You may at any time revoke any consent you may have granted with effect for the future. Should you have any questions pursuant to the usage of your personal data please address them to us (Contact details in Section 7).

1. Collection and Usage of Personal Data

1.1 It is possible for any user to use our Website without registration.

1.2 Beyond that, Hotel Alter Gerichtshof, as a fundamental rule, only collects and uses personal data which the User transmits upon using the Website, for example when booking a room or submitting an inquiry. Personal data of the User shall be collected, used and stored for the processing of a contract. “Personal Data” is such data that contain information pursuant to your personal or material circumstances (e.g. name, address, date of birth, e-mail address, bank details or credit card data).

1.3 When making a reservation and/or a booking your full name and address, e-mail address and the arrival and departure dates must be quoted. These data are necessary tor the processing of the booking. Beyond that, further details may be necessary, such as your telephone number, company, tax registration number, bank details or credit card data.

1.4 Persons under 18 years of age should not transmit any personal data to us without the consent of their parents or legal guardian. We do not demand any personal data from children and youths, and we neither collect nor pass on to third parties any such data.

1.5 The personal data shall be treated as confidential, thereby taking the regulations of the statutory data protection laws into consideration. The data shall not be passed on to third parties without the permission of the User unless this should be necessary for the implementation of the orders, the payment transaction or for the processing of inquiries, or be permissible under statutory regulations. Further particulars pursuant to the forwarding of data to third parties may be found in Section 3 “Forwarding of Personal Data to Third Parties”.

2. Processing and Deletion

2.1  Hotel Alter Gerichtshof, either on its own initiative or in response to the wish of the User, complete, correct or delete any incomplete, erroneous or out-of-date data that have been stored by Hotel Alter Gerichtshof in connection with the operation of this Website.

2.2  Hotel Alter Gerichtshof shall, at the instigation of the authorized party, delete any personal data within the framework of the statutory regulations without delay in as much as no mandatory statutory archiving obligations should stand in the way thereof.

3. Forwarding of Personal Data to Third Parties

3.1 The personal data of the User shall be treated confidentially and, as a fundamental rule, only be forwarded to external service companies inasmuch as this should be necessary for the fulfillment of the contract and processing of inquiries. The external service companies are under an obligation to treat said data in a confidential and safe manner and may only utilise the data should this be necessary for the fulfilment of their obligations.

3.2  This particularly applies to any payment transactions handled by external service companies and to the exchange of data for information on creditworthiness in the context of a review of credit rating in the event of a legitimate interest or of conduct not in accordance with the terms of the contract. The protection-worthy concerns of the User shall be taken into account according to statutory regulations.

3.3  Furthermore personal data shall only be forwarded in as much as the User should previously have granted his explicit consent or should this be necessary for the prosecution of criminal offenses. The transmission to official bodies or state institutions entitled to receive information shall only be effected in the event of a statutory obligation to provide information or should a court ruling have ordered this. Your protection-worthy concerns shall be taken into account within the framework of statutory data protection regulations. It may be the case that we, owing to statutory obligations, might be obliged to disclose your data to third parties. We shall comply with any such demands, inasmuch as this should be necessary, only within the framework of our statutory obligation.

3.4 Any declaration of consent you may have granted to the forwarding of the data may be revoked at any time and without stating any reasons (Contact Section 7).

4. Protection of the Data

The protection of personal data is an important corporate principle at Hotel Alter Gerichtshof. This is achieved, inter alia, by way of training sessions and the subjection of all employees and external service companies to an obligation to data secrecy and adherence to restrictions under data protection laws.
All technical and organizational, physical and logical facilitates and actions in the fields of data protection, IT and information security serve the purpose of affording protection against the damaging, destruction and unauthorized accessing of the stored data and the achieving of the targets of confidentiality, availability, and integrity.
For reasons of security, the personal data shall be collected using an encrypted “Secure Socket Layer” (SSL-) connection (identifiable at the beginning of the internet address by the letters “https://” in the address bar of the internet browser).

5. Links to other Websites

The website may occasionally contain links (interactive pointers) to the internet presentations of third parties, for the contents of which Hotel Alter Gerichtshof is not responsible. Hotel Alter Gerichtshof has no influence whatsoever upon the content and design of the linked external sites or internet presentations which the User accesses via these links. The respective providers are solely responsible for the content and design of said internet presentations as well for the adherence to the stipulations of data protection laws.

6. Amendments

Hotel Alter Gerichtshof may at any time and without prior announcement, amend these data protection regulations or the contents of this Website or amend or block access to this Website.

7. Questions relating to Data Protection and Contact

The User may approach Hotel Alter Gerichtshof at any time should it be necessary to correct, block or delete the data stored relating to his person. Additionally, Hotel Alter Gerichtshof shall at any time provide information as to which data relating to the User have been stored as well as to the source and recipients thereof and the purpose of the storage.
Should you have any questions relating to data protection, please contact:

Hotel Alter Gerichtshof

Herrengasse 4
8230 Hartberg
Tel:  +43 (0)3332 / 63356-0
Fax: +43 (0)3332 / 63356-6



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