Privacy Policy

Data privacy declaration - Declaration of information obligations

The protection of your personal data is a particular priority of ours. We process your data exclusively on the basis of applicable legal statutes (GDPR, TKG 2003). In the data privacy information at hand, we inform you about the most important aspects of how data is processed within the framework of our website.

Contact

When you contact us by means of the form on our website or by email, the data you provide will be stored by us for a period of six months in order to process your inquiry and respond to any potential follow-up questions. We will not share these data with anyone without your expressed consent.

Data Storage

We wish to point out that, in order to facilitate the booking process and subsequently process the contract, the IP data of the Internet subscriber will be stored by means of cookies along with the following personal data.

Booking process: first and last name (required), second last name, address (required), ID number, country, telephone, email (required), comments

Contact form: concern (required), first and last name (required), email (required), telephone, message (required)

Furthermore, in order to process the contract we will also store the following data: customer login data for booking administration. The data which you provide are essential for contractual fulfillment and/or implementation of pre-contractual measures. Without said data, we will be unable to enter into a contract with you. Your data will not be shared with third parties, except for the transmission/request for transfer data to the processing banking institution/payment provider for purposes of debiting/remitting the purchase price, as well as to our tax consultant in order to fulfill our fiscal obligations and possible collection procedures.

If the booking process is terminated, the data we have stored is deleted. In the event that a contract is entered into, all data pertaining to the contractual relationship will be stored until expiration of our statutory fiscal retention obligations (7 years).

Data are processed consistent with § 96 par 3 TKG as well as Art 6 par 1 lit a (consent) and/or lit b (necessary for contractual fulfillment) of the GDPR.

In order to process the aforementioned data, we engage the contractual services of data processing entities.

We disclose your data to the following recipients and/or categories of recipients:

AVANTIO - INTERNET TOURISM SOLUTIONS S.L
Calle Safor, 5
46015 Valencia
Phone: +34 96 353 04 51
Email: kontakt@avantio.com
Web: www.avantio.com

AVANTIO is the operator of the booking page and certified under GDPR.

Webserver / Serverlogs

The following data are collected by the Webserver: the IP address, date/time of day of the request as well as which file (name and URL) is accessed by the user, along with the transmitted data volume and notification as to whether the request was successful or not. Furthermore, data allowing recognition of the browser and operating system which were used as well as the website from which access originated (if accessing by means of link) are stored.

Maintenance of a serverlog permits oversight of system security as well as technical controls, administration and optimization of webpages/shops. Furthermore, in the event of an attack by a hacker, these data are disclosed to the pertinent authorities in order to pursue criminal action against the person or persons involved. Disclosure to any other third parties whatsoever will not happen. Serverlogs are stored for a period of four years.

Cookies

Our website uses so-called cookies. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your electronic device with the aid of your browser. They do not cause any damage.

We use cookies in order to make our offer as user-friendly as possible. Some cookies remain stored on your electronic device until you delete them. They make it possible for us to recognize your browser the next time you visit our site.

If you do not wish this to happen, you can set up your browser so that it informs you about cookies about to be stored on your device, which you can then allow or block on a case-by-case basis. However, deactivation of cookies may restrict the functionality of our website.

TLS Encryption (previously Secure Socket Layer) - HTTPS

We use https in order to secure data (from third-party/unauthorized access) which are being transmitted on the Internet. By using TLS (Transport Layer Security), an encryption protocol created to ensure secure data transmission on the Internet, we are able to guarantee the protection of your confidential data. You will be able to recognize this form of encryption by means of the small padlock symbol displayed on the top left of your browser as well as the letters https as part of our Internet address.

Newsletter

You have the opportunity to subscribe to our newsletter offered through our site. To this end, we will require your email address and your declaration of consent to receiving the newsletter.

As soon as you have signed up for the newsletter, we will send you a confirmation email containing a link which you can click on in order to confirm your registration.

You may cancel your newsletter subscription at any time. You can unsubscribe through the newsletter email directly. You may also cancel by writing to the following email address: datenschutz@alps-resorts.com. Any data associated with receipt of the newsletter will then be deleted without delay.

In order to send out the newsletter, we contract with provider The Rocket Science Group LLC which employs the product Mailchimp. Likewise, we have implemented the GDPR measures as described within Mailchimp. Furthermore, Mailchimp is certified under the EU/US Privacy Shield.

Provider:
The Rocket Science Group, LLC
675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE
Suite 5000
Atlanta, GA 30308 USA

Here you will find their data privacy policy: www.mailchimp.com

Contact Form

When you transmit your personal data (first name, last name, email address, telephone) via the contact form, your data will be collected, processed and, together with the response, stored in our system consistent with Art 6 par 1 lit b.

Your Rights

With respect to your data, you enjoy fundamental rights to receive information about the data which have been gathered, to have said data corrected, deleted, to have access thereto restricted, to demand data portability, to object as well as revoke your consent. If you believe that your data are being processed contrary to data privacy statutes or that your privacy rights are otherwise being infringed upon, you may submit a complaint with the oversight authorities. In Austria, this is the “Datenschutzbehörde”.

You may contact us as follows:

Alps Residence Holidayservice GmbH
Kirchberger Straße 60
A-6370 Kitzbühel
Phone: +43 3537/200 50
Email: office@alps-resorts.com

Use of Web Analysis Tools

Our website utilizes functions of the web analysis service Google Analytics operated by Google LLC, headquartered in California, USA. Within the scope of this, your data are transmitted to a third-party country outside of Europe – however, Google LLC is certified under the Privacy Shield Certification. Details may be found under: support.google.com/analytics (status 05.04.2018).

To that end, cookies are used which enable analysis of your website use. The information generated through this process is transmitted to one of the provider’s servers, where it is stored.

You may prevent this by setting up your browser so that no cookies are stored. We have entered into an appropriate contractual agreement with the provider to ensure that data are managed correctly.

Our relationship to the web analysis provider is based on standard contractual provisions/an adequacy determination by the European Commission, in this case the Privacy Shield: www.privacyshield.gov (status 05.04.2018)

Data are processed on the basis of statutory requirements as detailed in § 96 par 3 TKG as well as Art 6 par 1 lit a (consent) and/or f (legitimate interest) of the GDPR.

Our objective consistent with GDPR (legitimate interest) is the improvement of our offer and our web presence. Because the privacy of our users is important to us, user data are pseudonymized. User data are stored for a period of 26 months.

Privacy information about Microsoft Clarity

Microsoft Clarity is a user behaviour analytics tool that helps us understand how users interact with our website through features such as session replays and heat maps. For more information on Microsoft's terms of use and data protection, please visit https://clarity.microsoft.com/ or https://privacy.microsoft.com/de-de/privacystatement (last accessed, 09.11.2021).

Data privacy information from Google pertaining to Google-Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files that are stored on your computer and enable analysis of your use of our website. The information generated by the cookie about your use of this website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it is stored. If IP anonymization is activated on this website, within member states of the European Union or other states which are signatories to the European Economic Area, Google will first truncate your IP address. Only in exceptional circumstances will your full IP address be transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it will then be truncated. At the request of the operator of this website, Google will utilize this information in order to analyze your usage of this website, compile reports about website activities and in order to provide the website operator with further services relating to website use as well as use of the Internet in general. The IP address gathered from your browser within the scope of Google Analytics is not collated with any other data from Google. You may prevent the storage of cookies by changing your browser software settings accordingly; We wish to point out that, should you choose to do so, you may not be able to utilize all functions of this website to their full extent. Furthermore, you may prevent the transmission of the data generated by cookies and pertaining to your use of this website (including your IP address) to Google as well as the processing of said data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available by clicking on the following link (tools.google.com).

You may prevent the collection of data by Google Analytics by clicking on the following link. This will install an opt-out cookie which will prevent future collection of your data when you visit this website: tools.google.com

Further information about conditions of use and privacy policies may be found at www.google.com/analytics as well as www.google.de/policies.

Additional information about Google’s data privacy policies may be found at: www.google.com/analytics (status: 23.05.2018).

Use of Social Media Tools

For marketing purposes, we use social media tools such as Facebook, Instagram and Youtube. On these platforms, we administer pages/portals in order to inform interested parties, customers and users about our services and to communicate with them.

We process user data transmitted to us by users on these platforms, such as messages or articles posted on the respective pages. By accessing any of the aforementioned platforms, the user consents to the general terms and conditions, privacy policies and data processing by the operator in question. The following platforms are currently being used by us:

Facebook

Our website is linked to our Facebook account and utilizes the functions as well as content of Facebook.

Provider:
Facebook Ireland Ltd.
4 Grand Canal Square
Grand Canal Harbour
D2 Dublin, Ireland

You will find the Facebook privacy policy at: www.facebook.com

Instagram

Our website is linked to our Instagram Account and utilizes the functions as well as content of Facebook.

Provider:

Instagram Inc.
1601 Willow Road
Menlo Park
CA 94025, USA

You will find the Instagram privacy policy at: www.instagram.com

YouTube

Our website is linked to and integrates videos from YouTube.

Provider:
Google LLC
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View
CA 94043, USA

You will find their privacy policy at: www.google.com/policies

You may opt out by going to: adssettings.google.com

Use of Google Maps

On our website, we utilize and integrate maps from Google Maps in order to present site maps and locations.

Provider:
Google LLC
1600 Amphitheatre Parkway
Mountain View
CA 94043, USA

By using this website, you consent to Google LLC processing and using the data which have been automatically collected or provided by you personally. These data may include, for example, IP addresses, user location data or other personal data which are collected subject to your device settings. As a rule, this does not occur without your consent as expressed in the form of your device settings.

Your data may be collected, processed and/or used by Google, a representative or third-party provider. Likewise, the data may be processed in the USA.

You will find Google’s data privacy policy at: www.google.com. If you wish to opt out, please visit: adssettings.google.com