Privacy Policy

The Varsano Hotel (hereinafter “The Hotel”) respects the privacy of users of the Internet site “thevarsano.com”, which it manages and operates (hereinafter “the Site”). This statement explains the accepted privacy policy for the Site. It gives an overview, inter alia, of the way in which the Hotel uses information provided thereto by the users of the Site or collected thereby during the use of the Site.

General

The Hotel collects information in several ways from different parts of the Site.

Some personal information is gathered when you register to make a reservation, receive updates or other correspondence from us. During registration, the Hotel collects your name and address, email address, credit card information and other information that may be requested.

The Hotel may also ask you for personal information at other times, including (but not limited to), when you submit communication to the Hotel. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not-personally identifiable. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet Browser you are using, the type of computer operating system you are using, and the domain name of the Website and/or Internet Service Provider from which you linked to the site or advertisement.

Registration to Services

Some of the services in the Site require registration. In the course of the registration you will be asked to provide only the information required for the registered service.

The Data Base

The information you provide when registering to the services on the Site will be stored in the Hotel data base. You are not required by law to provide the information but without providing the same you will not be able to use these services.

Use of Information

Any use of the data stored in the Hotel’s data base shall be made only in accordance with this Privacy Policy or with the provisions of the law – for the following purposes:

• To enable you to use the various services in the Site

• To improve and expand the services and content offered on the Site, including creating new services and content which correspond to the requirements and expectations of the users of the Site and modifying or canceling existing services and content. The information used by the Hotel for this purpose shall be mainly statistical information, which will not identify you personally.

• To create personal zones on the Site, which you can modify according to your preferences.

• To purchase products and services on the Site – including publication of information and content on your behalf.

• To tailor advertisements you view during your visit on the Site to your special fields of interest. Any information used by the Hotel for this purpose will not identify you personally by name or address.

Newsletter

The Hotel is interested to email you from time to time information pertaining to its services, as well as marketing and advertising material – whether information published by the Hotel itself or information received from other posting advertisers for publication purposes. In the course of registration you thereby agree to send you such information using the email address you provided during the registration.

At any time you may ask to cease to receive information of that kind.

The Hotel will not transfer your personal details to any advertisers. However, the Hotel may transfer non-personally identifiable information about the user’s activity in the Site.

Transfer of Information to Third Parties

The Hotel will not transfer your personal details and any information collected pertaining to your activities on the Site (as far as such details and information identify you personally), to any third party, except in the following cases:

• In any case of dispute, claim, action, demand or legal proceedings, if any, between yourself and the Hotel;

• Should you perform or attempt to perform any allegedly illegal action, through the Site or in connection therewith.

• If the Hotel receives a court order instructing it to transfer your details or any information about you to a third party;

• If the Hotel considers that transferring such information is necessary in order to prevent serious damage to your person or property or to the person or property of any third party;

• Should the Hotel organize the operation of the Site through another corporation – and should it merge with another entity or merge the activity of the Site with a third party activity – it shall be entitled to transfer to the new corporation a copy of the information collected about you on the Site or any other statistical information in its possession, provided, however, that said corporation shall subject itself to this privacy policy.

Cookies

Cookies are used for the ongoing and orderly operation of the Site, including for the purpose of collecting statistical data about use of the Site, the verification of information, adjusting the Site to your personal preferences and for purposes of information security. Cookies are text files created by your browser according to a command from the Hotel’s computers. Some of the Cookies will expire when you close down the browser and others are saved on your computer’s hard disk. The Cookies contain a variety of information, such as the pages you have accessed, the amount of time you spent on the Site, the source from which you reached the Site, sections and information you have sought during your entries into the Site, and more. Cookies are also used to obviate the need to enter your personal details into the system on the occasion of every individual entry into those sections of the Site that require registration. The information contained in the Cookies is encoded and the Hotel takes precautions to ensure that only the Hotel’s computers are able to read and decipher the information stored therein.

If you do not wish to receive Cookies, you may cancel them by changing the definitions in your browser. Please read the Help file of your browser for this purpose. However, please bear in mind that disabling the Cookies may prevent you from using some of the services and the features on the Site or on other websites. Moreover, you can delete the Cookies from your computer any time. It is recommended that you do so only if you are sure that you do not wish the Site to correspond to your individual preferences. Since the Cookies sometimes save you the need to enter user names and passwords, it is recommended that do not delete them unless you are sure you have first written down in a safe place all the details required for the use of the Site.

Third Party Advertising

The Hotel permits other companies to manage the advertisements display scheme in the Site. The advertisements that you see during your visit on the Site are originated by the computers of these companies. In order to manage their advertisements, such companies post Cookies on your computer and places web beacons in the advertisements or in the Site’s pages. The web beacons are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, embedded in Internet pages, and are used to help collecting information about the Site usage. The collected information does not identify you, and is only intended to match the displayed advertisements to your personal interests. The use made by such companies of Cookies and web beacons is subject to their own privacy policies and not to this Private Policy. Such companies have no access to the Site’s Cookies and the Hotel has no access to their Cookies. Should you wish to check the privacy policies of the companies that are managing the advertising scheme on the Site, you may do so via their own websites.

Collecting Information for Statistical Purposes

The Hotel uses the assistance of a number of companies, which provides to it services of statistical analysis about the use of the Site. The company collects and analyzes information about the scope of the use of the Site, the frequency of the use thereof, the access sources of users to the Site, etc. The collected information is statistical in its nature, does not identify you personally and is intended for the purposes of analysis, research and control.

Data Security

The Hotel implements data security systems and procedures on the Site. Although such systems and procedures reduce the risk of unauthorized entry into the Hotel’s computers, they do not provide absolute security. Therefore, The Hotel does not guarantee that the services on the Site are absolutely immune to unauthorized access to the information stored therein.

The Right to Peruse Information

Under the Protection of Privacy Law, 5741-1981, any individual is entitled, whether himself or through a proxy so authorized in writing on his behalf or through his legal guardian, to access information pertaining to him that is contained in the data base. Any person, who peruses such information and finds it to be inaccurate, incomplete, unclear or non-updated, may contact the owner of the data base with a request to correct, amend or delete the data. Should the owner of the data base refuse to comply with such a request, he must inform the applicant of such refusal in the manner determined in the regulations. Any refusal on the part of the owner of the data base to permit access or comply with a request to amend or delete information may be appealed by the applicant in a magistrate’s court as determined in the regulations.

Moreover, should the information contained in the Hotel’s data bases be used for purposes of personally soliciting you, based on your affiliation to any population group as determined according to one or more attributes of people whose names are included in the data base (“solicitation for commercial purposes”) – then you are entitled under the Protection of Privacy Law, 5741-1981 to submit a written request that such information pertaining to you be deleted from the data base.

Such request shall be referred to:

The Varsano Hotel

16 Hevrat Shass St.

Neve-Tzdek, Tel-Aviv

Israel, 65148

Tel: +972 (077) 5545500

Fax: +972 (03) 5480810

The Hotel shall in such case delete any information that is required only for solicitation for commercial purposes as stated above. Any information required by The Hotel for management of its business – including documentation of commercial and other activities performed by you on the Site – shall continue to be legally stored at the Hotel, but no further use shall be made of such information for purposes of personally soliciting you. If within 30 days you do not receive notification that the information that the Hotel was requested to delete was in fact deleted according to the provisions of this paragraph, you are entitled to apply to a magistrate’s court in the manner determined in the regulations and as authorized by law, in order that the court may instruct the Hotel to take the required action as stated.

Changes in the Privacy Policy

The Hotel has the right to change the terms of its Privacy Policy from time to time. Should any substantive changes be made in this Policy, to the instructions referring to use of personal information provided by you, notification of such change will be posted on the Site’s homepage. As the terms of the Privacy Policy may change from time to time, it is also recommended to periodically reread it.

 

 

The Varsano is a Luxury Suites boutique hotel located in Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv. The modern-designed, fully-equipped suites, built in historical houses, and the 24-hours concierge are the perfect solution to meet all your needs, ideal for a romantic weekend, family vacations or business trips. The Varsano hotel is an urban oasis, offering contemporary vacation in a mediterranean atmosphere.

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