Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to classicalView guest house, Dana Bay, South Africa.
(This privacy policy also applies to our Facebook page.)

Protecting your privacy means a lot to us. We respect your identity and privacy and ensure that they are protected and that your personal data is processed in accordance with the applicable laws.

Personal data includes all the details and information that refer to a specific or identifiable person. In addition to contact details such as your name, telephone number, address and e-mail address, this also includes other details you provide to us.

This Privacy Policy is our way of informing you which of your data we process, why we require this data and how you can object to your data being collected.

When we refer to the processing of your personal data in this Privacy Policy, we mean all the ways in which your personal data is handled. This includes data storage, processing, use, deletion, etc.

1. Who is responsible for data processing?

ClassicalView guest house is responsible for processing your data. Please do not hesitate to contact us, if you have any questions or comments regarding data protection.

classicalView Guest House
Pia Häfliger
32 P. Mellifera St
6510 Dana Bay – South Africa
P.O. Box 10439

Phone: +27 (0)44 698 2157
Mobile: +27 (0)79 775 4092
info@classicalview.com

2. Why do we collect personal data and how are they used by us?

We know how important it is to you that your personal data is handled carefully. Data is only ever processed for specific purposes. This could be out of technical necessity or due to contractual requirements, legal provisions, overriding interest, i.e. for legitimate reasons, or if you have granted your express consent. We collect, store and process personal data where necessary. This includes for the purposes of managing customer relationships, providing our products and services, processing orders and contracts, issuing invoices, responding to questions and concerns, preparing information on and marketing our products and services, assisting with technical issues and evaluation and further developing products and services.

3. What data is processed when our websites are used?

You can visit our websites without having to provide any personal information as a matter of principle. When you visit our websites, servers temporarily store each access in a log file. The following technical data is collected in the process and stored by our webhosting partner until it is automatically deleted after six months at the latest:

  • IP address of the computer requesting access
  • The date and time of access
  • The website from which our website is being accessed, including the search term where applicable
  • The name and URL of the file being requested
  • The operating system on your computer (provided by the user agent)
  • The browser you are using (provided by the user agent)
  • The type of device when accessed via mobile phone
  • The transmission protocol being used

This data is processed and collected for the purposes of system security and stability and for analysing errors and performance as well as for internal statistical purposes. It enables us to optimise our website.

The IP address is also used to set the default language on the website. The IP address is also analysed together with other data when there is an attempt to access the network infrastructure or in the event of other unauthorised or improper use of our websites for information and defence purposes and, where applicable, is used for the purposes of identification during criminal proceedings and in civil and criminal procedures against the data subject.

Finally, when you visit our websites, we use cookies and other applications and tools which are based on cookies. You can find further details below in this Privacy Policy.

4. Links to other websites

This Privacy Policy applies only to this Site, and not to websites owned by third parties. We may provide links to other websites which we believe may be of interest to you. However, due to the nature of the internet, we cannot guarantee the privacy standards of such websites or assume responsibility or liability for the contents of websites or the privacy of such third party websites other than the classicalView guest house website.

This Privacy Policy is not intended to be applicable to any linked, non-classicalView guest house website. Whenever you open a link to other websites, you should exercise caution and read the privacy policies of the website in question. ClassicalView guest house do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies and your use of such websites is at your own risk.

5. What are cookies and when are they used?

We use cookies in certain cases. Cookies are small files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit or use our websites. Cookies store certain settings via your browser and data about the exchange with the website via your browser. When a cookie is activated, it can be given an identification number via which your browser is identified and via which the information contained in the cookie can be used. You can set up your browser so that a warning appears on your screen before a cookie is stored. You can also opt out of the benefits of personalised cookies, which will mean you cannot use certain services.

6. How are tracking tools used?

We use the web analytics services run by Google Analytics and other third parties for the purposes of designing and continuously optimising our website in line with customer needs.

Web analytics services
 In conjunction with our websites, pseudonymised user profiles are created and small text files used which are stored on your computer (see “What are cookies and when are they used?” above). The information about your use of these websites generated by the cookies is transmitted to our suppliers’ servers, where it is stored and prepared on our behalf. In addition to the data listed above (see “What data is processed when our websites are used?”), we receive the following information as part of the process:

  • The navigation path via which the visitor is accessing the website
  • The length of time spent on the webpage or subpage
  • The subpage from which the visitor leaves the website
  • The country, region or city from which the visitor accesses the website
  • The device (type, version, colour depth, resolution, width and height of the browser window)
  • Returning or new visitors

The information is used to evaluate the visitor’s use of the websites

7. Google Analytics

Google Inc., a company of the US-based holding company Alphabet Inc., provides the Google Analytics service. Google does not link the anonymised IP address transmitted by your browser as part of the Google Analytics service to other data. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transmitted to one of Google’s servers in the US and shortened there. According to Google Inc., the IP address is never linked to other data relating to the user.

For more information about the web analytics service used, please visit the Google Analytics website.

Browser Plugin
For an introduction to how you can prevent your data from being processed by the web analytics service, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en (Link opens in new window).

Opposition to data collection
You can prevent the collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. An opt-out cookie will be set to prevent your data from being collected on future visits to this site: Google Analytics deaktivieren / Disable Google Analytics

8. What are social plugins and how are they used?

Our websites use social plugins from sites such as Facebook. The plugins are marked with the provider’s logo, e.g. “Share” buttons.

If you access one of our websites and it contains one of these plugins, the provider will be notified via the plugin that you have accessed our website. If you are logged into the provider’s site at the same time, the provider can match up your visit to your profile. If you interact with the plugins, the corresponding information will be transmitted directly from your browser to the provider and stored there.

How can the use of cookies be prevented?
If you do not want providers to collect data about you, you can select the “Block cookies from third-party providers” option in your browser settings. If there is embedded content from other providers, the browser will then no longer send corresponding information to that provider’s server. However, in some cases this setting will mean that other content on our website no longer works.

9. Contact form

You have the option of using a contact from to get in touch with us. You will be required to enter certain personal data (indicated on each form):

We will only use this and other data provided voluntarily (such as title, address, telephone number and company) to answer your message as accurately and specifically as possible.

10. How long will your data be stored for?

Your data will be deleted once it is no longer required for the purpose for which it was collected (e.g. as part of a contractual relationship). If there are legal or factual obstacles that prevent us from deleting the data (e.g. legal obligation of safekeeping), it will be made unavailable instead.

11. What rights do you have in relation to your personal data?

You have the following rights in relation to your personal data:

  • You can request information about the personal data we have stored
  • You can request for your personal data to be rectified, supplemented, blocked or deleted
  • If you have set up a user account, you can delete this or have it deleted
  • You can object to your data being used for marketing purposes

12. Data security

We employ suitable technical and organisational security measures to protect the personal data we store from manipulation, partial or total loss and unauthorised access by third parties. Our security measures are continuously improved in line with technological development.

We also take data protection within SBB very seriously. Our staff and the external service providers working on our behalf are committed to maintain confidentiality and to comply with data protection provisions.

We will take appropriate precautionary measures to protect your data. However, the transmission of information over the Internet and other electronic means always carries certain security risks and we cannot offer any guarantee as regards the security of information transmitted in this way.

13. Amendments to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to amend or supplement this Privacy Policy at any time at our discretion. Please consult this Privacy Policy regularly.

Last updated: June 2018

Third Party Cookies and tracking technologies

Solution Category Providers Address
Google Analytics Website analysis Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
USA
> Data protection
Google Maps Map services Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
USA
> Data protection

Social Media Plugins

Solution Category Providers Address
Facebook Facebook Inc. 1601 S. California Ave,
Palo Alto, CA 94304
USA
> Data protection
TripAdvisor TripAdvisor Inc. 400 1st Avenue, Needham, MA 02494 USA > Data protection
YouTube Google Inc. 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View, CA 94043
USA
> Data protection
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