King Minos SA and its affiliates (Minoan hotels) holds as its highest priority the protection of your personal data. We make every effort to carefully store and process the information you share with us.
King Minos SA and our affiliates protect your personal data through technical data security measures, internal management procedures, and physical data protection measures. We continually strive to improve our systems and procedures so that they stand out above all others.
Thank for your continued interest and support.
We collect and use personal data to manage your relation with King Minos SA and to offer our Services to you. Certain personal data is collected to provide you with personalised and improved services.
We collect personal data with the following purposes:
Information provided directly by you
We are obliged to request the following details about you and/or your family members:
The data we collect on persons under the age of 16 are restricted to given name, surname, nationality, passport/identity number and date of birth. This data can only be provided by an adult or guardian. We thank you for your efforts to ensure that children do not send us personal data without your consent, especially through the internet. Should any information of this type be sent to us, you can communicate with the Data Privacy department (see section “Questions and contact”) to arrange for the deletion of such information.
Moreover, information such as your passport number, recreational activities, hobbies, health issues, or whether you are a smoker or not can be described as sensitive. We retain such information only if we are obliged to do so by applicable law or if you have explicitly given us your consent (e.g. to provide you with an appropriate Service, such as a special diet).
Information on your use of our Services
Apart from the information you provide directly, we may collect information on your use of our Services through the software of your device or by other means. For example, we may collect:
Information from third parties
We may receive information about you from available public and commercial sources. This, we may combine with other information that we receive directly from you or in relation to you. We may also receive information about you from third party social networking services when you choose to connect to such services.
Other information we collect
We may collect other information about you, your device, or your use of services in manners described at the point of collection or otherwise with your consent.
You may choose not to provide certain types of information, but this may limit your access to certain Services.
We collect personal data in various cases, such as:
Minoan hotels do not disclose your information to third parties for their own business or marketing purposes without prior your consent.
However, we may disclose your information to the following entities:
To provide you the best possible service, we allow access to your personal data or to certain categories to competent, authorized members of our personnel. This includes:
For the purposes set out in Article 3 of this Charter, we may transfer your personal data to internal or external recipients who may be in countries that offer different levels of protection for personal data.
Please note that data protection and other laws in the countries to which your information may be transferred may not be as protective as those in your country. To protect your privacy, the transfer will take place according to the legislation governing the processing of personal data.
Minoan Hotels takes all reasonable measures to safeguard the transfer of personal data to an external recipient in a country that offers a different level of privacy than the country where the personal data is collected.
We have taken organizational and technical measures to protect the information that we collect in relation to our Services, especially sensitive personal data. Our IT department implements international standards and practices to ensure the safety of networks and the encryption of data.
However, please bear in mind that despite the reasonable measures that we take to protect your information, no website, internet transmission, computer system or wireless connection is ever completely safe.
We take reasonable measures to ensure that your personal information will be stored no longer than needed for the purpose which it has been collected and no longer than required by the contract or the applicable legislation.
Cookies are small files that store information on your computer, mobile phone, or other device. They allow the entity who places these files on your device to identify you across different websites, services, devices, and/or browsing times. Cookies serve a range of useful purposes. For example:
When you use a website to access our Services, you can make settings in your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies or notify you when cookies are sent. Each browser is different. Refer to the “Help” menu of your browser to find out how you can change your cookie preferences. The operating system of your device may offer more control settings for cookies.
However, please note that certain Services may have been designed to work with cookies and that deactivating cookies may affect your ability to use those Services or part of those Services.
Other local storage
We and certain third parties may use other kinds of local storage technologies, such as Local Shared Objects (commonly called “Flash cookies”) and local HTML5 storage (HTML5 Web Storage) in conjunction with our Services. These technologies are similar to the cookies mentioned above as they employ storage on your device and can be used to store information concerning your activities and preferences. However, these technologies may use different parts of your device than typical cookies, and therefore may not be controlled with the standard tools and browser settings.
We and certain third parties may also use technologies called “beacons” (or “pixels”) that send information from your device to a server. Beacons can be embedded in internet content, videos, and emails to allow a server to read certain types of information from your device. Beacons can also be embedded to determine when you have viewed specific content or a specific email message, the time and date on which the beacon was viewed, and the IP direction of your device. We and certain third parties use beacons for a variety of purposes, such as to analyse the use of our Services and (in combination with cookies) to offer you more relevant content and advertisements.
By accessing and using our Services, you agree to the storage of cookies, other local storage technologies, beacons, and other information on your devices. You also allow us and the aforementioned third parties to access these cookies, local storage technologies, beacons, and information.
In addition to existing lawful user rights, according to the legislation in certain jurisdictions, you may also be entitled to request details on the information that we collect and to correct any inaccuracies that may be contained in such information. If permitted by law, we may charge you a small fee for the provision of this possibility. We may refuse to handle requests that are repeated to an unreasonable degree, require disproportional technical effort, jeopardise the privacy protection of others, are extremely impractical, or involve access that is not otherwise required by domestic law.
If you wish to submit a request for access to your data, please use the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
Υου have the right to obtain the erasure of your personal data from the controller.