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Privacy policy


Data Protection Policy

Compliance with data protection rules is a matter of importance to the Fleming’s Hotel team. The following Data Protection Policy will inform you about details on the collection, processing and storage of your data on www.flemings-hotels.com.

I.  General
When you visit individual pages on our website, only access data will be transmitted to our servers, in particular the following access data: 

  • Browser type/ Browser version
  • IP address

No user profiles are created by the access data.  They merely serve as statistical analysis for operational and security purposes as well as to optimise our offerings.

II.  Personal Data Categories
Should you use our website for the purposes of booking hotel rooms, arrangements or other services, for example subscribing to our newsletter, you may be asked to provide personal information. In order to carry out our services, we collect personal data such as name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card number or other payment information and reservation data (such as arrival and departure date, location of stay, special requests regarding your service preferences) or other information that you voluntarily specify, for example, when you log in to our loyalty programme or leave us a message in the electronic guestbook.

 

III.  Use of Personal Data
We acquire your data in order to provide hotel services that meet your standards and wishes as a guest and visitor. With the collection of your personal data, the following main purposes will be pursued:

  • Provision of hotel services, such as handling and processing your reservations, orders and inquiries about hotel services and products

  • Provision administrative information, such as notifications of services, products and events which you participate in

  • Communications by mail or email on promotions and offers from Fleming's Hotels

  • Improvement of customer service and the personalisation of hotel products and services for you and other clients

  • For additional commercial purposes, including market research, improvement of products and services, data analysis, fraud prevention and monitoring

  • Management of membership in the “Fleming's Card” loyalty programme

If the stored data is no longer necessary for the above purposes, your personal information will be blocked from further use or deleted. Tax and commercial provisions which, if necessary, require longer retention periods, remain unaffected by this, as well as the use of your data for which you explicitly give your consent (for example, for newsletter distribution).

 

IV.  Disclosure of Personal Data
The disclosure of personal data shall be carried out without express consent only insofar as it is necessary for contract processing. Any further disclosure of personal data to third parties will not take place unless we are obliged to do so by court order or by law.

 

V.  Contact and Enquiry Form
If you use the contact or enquiry form on our website to contact Fleming’s Hotels, the personal data you have provided us within the scope of the services will only be used for this purpose. We will only use your data, such as name, email address and telephone number, for the processing of your enquiry/ies. Collection, storage and further processing of the data by our company beyond the processing of your enquiry will not occur. 

VI. Usage of the Guestbook
If you use the guestbook, we will only collect such personal data as is communicated to you. When publishing your comment or your guestbook entry, the email address you provide will not be published, but rather only name and place of residence you provided.

 

VII.  Newsletter
You have the option to subscribe to a newsletter on our website. To receive the newsletter, the provision of personal data (especially name and valid e-mail address) is required. Without your express consent, the newsletter will not be sent. After your registration, you will receive a confirmation link via email, which must be followed for final registration to our newsletter mailing list. Only then will you receive the newsletter.

You can unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time by either emailing us or clicking the unsubscribe link in the newsletter.

 

VIII.  Optivo Email Marketing Service
We use an email marketing service, “Optivo,” provided by the company optivo GmbH., Wallstraße 16, 10179 Berlin. If you make use of an offer on our website that requires entering your email address, it may be stored on Optivo’s servers. Optivo provides us access to this information exclusively, which we use to inform you about our services, future events, news and offers on the website. You may object to the use of your personal data for Optivo at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of emails from Optivo. For more information about data protection and the protection of your personal privacy, see https://www.optivo.com/en/footer/privacy-policy.

 

IX.  Password-protected area (Fleming’s Card)
Within the password-protected area, accessible under flemings.loyserv.com members of our loyalty programme “Flemings Card” can, among other things, see their score, manage and/or change their profile information and request assistance. Registration is required to access the password protected member area.

 

X.  Information, Modification and Revocation
Information is freely available to you at any time on the personal data we have collected and stored about you. If necessary, the German Federal Data Protection Act provides for a right to amendment, blocking or deletion of your personal data.

For example, if you would like to stop receiving promotional materials from us or would like object to the usage and transmission of your stored personal data in the future, then please send your request in writing, by fax or email to:

Fleming's Hotel Management & Servicegesellschaft mbH & Co. KG
Seilerstraße 18
60313 Frankfurt am Main

Fax: 069 201743-188
E-Mail: info(at)flemings-hotels.com

 

 

XI. Cookies
Cookies are used to make your visit to this website secure, effective, and attractive. Cookies are small text files with a sequence of numbers, which are stored locally on your device or in your internet browser cache. Cookies will not become part of your PC system. Most browsers are pre-set to accept cookies automatically. At the end of a browser session, most cookies are deleted (so-called session cookies). On the other hand, so-called persistent cookies remain on your device and make it possible to recognise you on your next visit.

If you do not wish to use cookies, you have the option to block the storage of cookies or remove stored cookies by changing your browser settings. You can also view relevant notices before the placement of a cookie. If you modify your browser settings for the use of cookies or disable cookies altogether, the functionality of this site cannot be fully guaranteed.

 

XII.  Google Analytics
To optimise our website to best meet your interests, we use “Google Analytics”, a web analysis service from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). Cookies are used as part of Google Analytics (see XI. Cookies). The information on your use of this website generated by cookies is transmitted to and stored on a Google server in the USA. Google will use this information to compile reports on website activity for website operators, and to provide other website-related services. Google will also forward this information to third parties, if so required by law or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. Google will not connect your IP address with other data held by Google.

You can prevent the use of cookies by changing your browser settings. However, we note that in this case not all the features of the website will be completely usable.

We always use Google Analytics with the extension “_anonymizeIp()” so that IP addresses are only processed in a shortened form in order to exclude direct personal references. In that regard, it is ensured that in the context of a page view, no detailed IP address information is being transmitted by you.

 


“You can prevent the acquisition of data in the context of Google Analytics by installing the browser add-on provided by Google. The add-on is available under the following link: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .

When installing the add-on, an opt-out cookie is placed on your computer. The opt-out cookie only works within the respective browser chosen. If you change your PC, your browser, or delete all cookies, you will need to reactivate the above link to opt out.”

 

XIII.  Further Google Analytics Functions for Display Advertising

We use the following Google Analytics functions for display advertising

  • Google Display Network Impression Reporting
  • Integration of DoubleClick Campaign Manager
  • Google Analytics Demographics and Interests reports

These reporting capabilities allow us to use and evaluate the data obtained in the framework of interest-based advertising from Google, as well as third-party visitor information on Google Analytics. The data includes information such as age, gender and interests.

You can deactivate Google Analytics for display advertising at any time and adjust the ads in the Google Display Network – to do so, go to the Ads Settings on the page  https://www.google.de/settings/ads.

 

XIV.  Google AdWords
This website uses “Google AdWords” from Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) and conversion tracking within the context of analytics services. When you select an ad delivered by Google, a cookie is stored for conversion tracking (see XI. Cookies). The cookies used in the context of conversion tracking expire after 30 days, do not contain any personal data and are not used for personal identification. If our website is visited before their expiration, these cookies may be used to understand how the forwarding to our website happened (especially via ad clicks). All Google AdWords customers receive a different cookie.

Using the information that the conversion cookie obtains, conversion statistics will be created for AdWords customers who have opted for conversion tracking. This gives the AdWords customers information particularly on the total number of users who have viewed their ads and who have been forwarded to a site equipped with a conversion tracking tag. They will not, however, receive any information that can identify a user personally.

If you do not wish to participate in the tracking process, you can altogether disable the automatic setting of cookies in your browser settings. You can also block only specific cookies for conversion tracking by modifying your browser settings so that cookies are not allowed from the domain “googleadservices.com.”

For further information and Google’s privacy policy, see http://www.google.com/policies/technologies/ads/ and http://www.google.de/policies/privacy/.

 

XV.  Integration of Google Maps
This website uses the service “Google Maps” from Google, Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”) to display maps or maps excerpts. The collection of your IP address is required for the display of the maps. We have no influence on the possible storage of IP addresses by Google Maps. Additional information on the Google Maps Terms and Conditions can be found here https://www.google.com/intl/de_de/help/terms_maps.html.

 

XVI.  Usage-based Online Advertising by Third Parties
We work with third parties that create anonymous user profiles the delivery of personalised, interest-based online advertising across multiple websites. Interest-based advertising is displayed to a visitor when he/she visits other websites of the respective Display Networks belonging to one of the following third parties:

  • Google, Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; „Google“);
  • The Rubicon Project, Inc. (12181 Bluff Creek Drive, 4Th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90094, USA, “Rubicon”);
  • PubMactic, Inc. (305 Main Street, First Floor, Redwood City, CA 94063 USA, “PubMactic”);
  • OpenX Technologies, Inc. (888 East Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, Pasadena, CA 91101; USA, “OpenX”);
  • PulsePoint, Inc. (6th Floor, 20 Broad St, New York, NY 10005, USA “PulsePoint”);
  • Gamut, Smart media from Cox., LLC. (611 Gateway Blvd, Suite 1100, South San Francisco, CA 94080, USA, “Gamut”);
  • Smart Adserver SAS (8-10 rue Saint Fiacre, 75002 Paris, France, “SmartAdserver”);
  • AOL, Inc. (770 Broadway New York, NY 10003, USA, “ONE by AOL”).

The abovementioned third parties use cookies to conduct an analysis of website activity, which form the basis for the creation of interest-based ads (see XI. Cookies). In subsequent visits to other internet sites in the respective third party’s Display Network, advertisements will be displayed that take which product and information areas the site visitor had most likely viewed on previous visits into account.

By following the links below, you can object to future usage-based online advertising by individual providers at any time.

You can generally prevent the storage of cookies on your hard drive by selecting “do not accept cookies” or by using appropriate browser extensions (add-ons). If you disable the use of cookies, however, the offer functions cannot be fully guaranteed.

Alternatively, you can disable the use of cookies by third parties by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative’s deactivation page at  http://www.networkadvertising.org/choices/ and implementing the further opt-out information referred to therein.

For more information on data collection, analysis and processing of your data by the abovementioned providers as well as your rights in this regard, please see the privacy policies of the providers GoogleRubiconPubMactic, OpenXPulsePoint, GamutSmart Adserver and  ONE by AOL (please click the name of the respective provider to open the link).

 

XVII.   Integration of YouTube Plugins (Videos)
On this website, we use plugins from the video platform YouTube.de or YouTube.com, a service that – represented by the Google Inc. – is operated by YouTube LLC (headquartered in 901 Cherry Avenue, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA; “YouTube”). Using the plugin, we can include the visual content on this website that we published on Youtube.de or Youtube.com.

YouTube uses cookies for statistical data analysis, to create interest-based advertising, to prevent fraud and to improve user friendliness, among other things (see XI. Cookies).

When you visit a page of our website with an embedded YouTube video, a connection is made to the YouTube servers and the plugin will be shown on the page through communication with your browser. The YouTube server will be informed of which of our pages you have visited. If you are logged into your YouTube account, YouTube assigns the information to your account. If you activate a plugin on our website, for example by pressing the play button of a video or by leaving a comment, this information will be connected to your YouTube account. You can prevent this by logging out of your YouTube account before using the plugin.

If you do not wish to use cookies, you have the option to block the storage of cookies or remove stored cookies by changing browser settings or by using appropriate browser extensions (add-ons). If you disable the use of cookies or disable cookies, however, the offer’s functionality cannot be fully guaranteed.

For more information on the collection and use of data by YouTube, please refer to the YouTube privacy policies under “Privacy” at https://www.youtube.com/ or under https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/privacy/

XVIII.  Social Network Plugins

On our website, we use integrated social network plugins. These are made available by the following services:

  • Facebook, Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA;
  • Twitter, Inc.,795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA;
  • Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA;
  • Pinterest, Inc., 635 High Street, Palo Alto, CA, 94301, USA;
  • XING AG, Dammtorstraße 29-32, 20354 Hamburg, Germany;
  • Foursquare Labs, Inc, 568 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10012, USA;
  • Yelp, Inc., 140 New Montgomery St Fl 9 SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105-3705, USA;
  • Tripadvisor LLC, 141 Needham St. Newton, MA 02464, USA.

The plugins are identified on our website by the abovementioned names or by small stylised icons. 

If you visit a page on our website equipped with such a plugin, a connection is established to the servers of the respective providers and the plugin will be displayed on the website via a connection with your browser. This way, information on which of our webpages you visited is transmitted to the server of the respective provider. 

If you are logged in as a member of the respective social network, the provider allocates this information to your personal user account. If you use a function of the plugin (for example, clicking “Like”) this information will also be allocated to your personal user account on the social network. 

If you would like to prevent such data transfer, you must log out and/or log off of your account with the respective social network before visiting our website.

For more information on data collection, analysis and processing of your data by the abovementioned providers as well as your rights in this regard (for example, opt out options), please see the privacy policies of the providers: FacebookTwitterGoogle+XingPinterestFoursquareYelp, Tripadvisor (please click the name of the respective provider to open the link).

 

XIX.  ShareThis
On our website, we use a plugin from the company ShareThis Inc., 4009 Miranda Avenue, Suite 200, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1227 (hereinafter: ShareThis). This plugin allows you to post or share relevant content from our site on social networks such as Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, LinkedIn and Xing. The plugin is distinguished by the word “sharehis” or by a small stylised icon within our website.

If you use the ShareThis function while you are simultaneously logged in a respective social media service (for example, Facebook or Twitter), your visit to our site may be associated with your particular usage profile there. ShareThis itself does not retain personal information about you and conducts only anonymised usage statistics about the content you shared.

If you do not want your visit to our website to be associated with your social media profile and the content you share to be statistically recorded, simply do not use the ShareThis buttons. You can also object to the use of ShareThis through an opt-out function on the ShareThis website. ShareThis’s Data Protection Policy also contains more information on the data collection, evaluation and processing of your data by ShareThis. 


XX. 
Scope of Application
This Data Protection Policy applies to all webpages of www.flemings-hotels.com located on our server. It does not extend to possible linked websites or to any presence of third parties.