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Version 1.1 (21.02.19)
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General

The following terms and conditions set out clearly the role of Portugalholidays4u.com
Portugalholidays4u.com is an advertising and information portal for holiday properties and services based in Portugal. Where possible Portugalhoildays4u.com will attempt to validate the information contained within our website (Portugualholidays4u.com) by requesting owners to:
 
  1. Provide the Alojamento Local number (AL) or relevant license on all adverts. All owners must provide the registration number of the property proving the property is legally registered in Portugal.
  2. All property owners must confirm information gathered during the completion of an application form to be true and accurate, along with providing their terms and conditions specific to their property when requested by a holiday maker or other interested party.

Please be aware Portugalholidays4u.com is unable to visit or clarify the information provided by the owners regarding their properties.  Potential customers of a property should contact the owner via portugalholidays4u.com to ensure the information shown regarding their property is up to date.

Portugalholidays4u.com cannot be held responsible at any time for information that is incorrect or incomplete by third parties.  Portugalholidays4u.com also cannot be held liable for any costs incurred or issues that arise between an owner of a property and a customer staying at or enquiring about a property.

From this website you are able to link to other websites, Portugalholidays4u.com has no control or responsibility of these sites and as such the privacy policy and terms and conditions of Portugalholidays4u.com will not apply, you will be responsible for checking the privacy policies and terms and conditions of those sites before proceeding to a third party website.

Property owners

The adverts are the responsibility of the owners, and each property owner states that the information provided is true and accurate in the application form.  If information contained within your property/properties advert requires updating or modifying it is your responsibility to contact portugalholidays4u.com immediately to ensure your property advert is a fair description of the property itself.

The property descriptions are written by the property owners and as such are not the responsibility of portugalholidays4u.com, but remain the responsibility of the property owners.

By completing the application form you are agreeing to the terms and conditions set out on the site. In addition to the general terms and conditions, the information provided in the application form is your responsibility, and as such you are stating that the information provided is true and accurate in the application form. Should any problems arise during a booking it is solely your responsibility to contact any customers and solve the problem. Portugalholidays4u.com has no responsibility for any issues arising and highly recommends that you, as the property owner, have adequate insurance in place. 

By posting or providing information related to your property on the website you expressly grant us the right to freely use, copy, publish, translate and distribute the content in any medium and in any form, including for advertising and promotional purposes.

Holiday makers

Portugalholidays4u.com cannot in any way be held responsible or provide any guarantees for any of the adverts on the site, it is the sole responsibility of the holiday maker to contact the property owner to confirm the details and price of the property.

Portugalholidays4u.com does not provide any form of financial protection, insurance or indemnity for problems arising from any potential booking and as part of the terms and conditions of using this site strongly advises that all holiday makers obtain relevant and professional insurance to cover any form of loss, damage or injury.

Portugalholidays4u.com does not endorse, support, agree or guarantee the truthfulness of any advert or written article.

Portugalholidays4u.com has no responsibility for the information provided by any third party, it is merely an advertising portal and any trust you place on the information provided is purely at your own risk

Independent article writers

Writers, bloggers and those with a love for Portugal are invited to submit articles to portugalholidays4u.com.  You will retain full ownership of the article and photographs, however due to the nature of the internet Portugalholidays4u.com cannot guarantee that these will not be reproduced by third parties, we attempt to protect your copywrite by clearly stating information from this site cannot be used without prior written consent.  Portugalholidays4u.com recommends that you have a clear copyright policy on your website available to accompany the one found within portugalholidays4u.com.

No payment or financial contract will be entered into for any article. Articles are submitted and published and in return the writer will include a link back to their own site. There will be no financial reward for any article.

All persons submitting articles for publication will need to state that they are the original author and have full ownership of the copyright .

By posting or providing information related to a property, location, business or service on the website you expressly grant us the right to freely use, copy, publish, translate and distribute the content in any medium and in any form, including for advertising and promotional purposes.

Visitors who use this site and rely on any information provided, do so at their own risk and Portugalholidays4u.com has no responsibility and does not provide any form of financial or legal protection to any visitor, advertiser or service provider.

The terms and conditions are effective as of 10/08/2018.  Portugalholidays4u.com reserves the right to change or update the terms and conditions at any point without prior notice, any changes will come into effect immediately and is the responsibility all users of the website (portugalholidays4u.com) to ensure they have checked for the most recent version of our terms and conditions.

By using PortugalHolidays4u.com you agree to all terms and conditions stated above.


 

Privacy Policy for portugalholidays4u.com

 

For all users of PortugalHolidays4u.com

What is Portugalholidays4u.com?

Portugalholidays4u.com is an online advertising and information portal for holiday properties and services based in Portugal. The website has been set up to help the general public find properties available to rent and/or provide information regarding locations or services within Portugal.

What data is collected when I use the website?

Data is collected automatically and may also be collected manually during a user visiting our website.

Automatic collection

Portugalholidays4u.com uses cookies to help identify traffic to the website. No personal information such as email address, billing information or name is collected automatically. Information that can be collected and may be processed by Portugalholidays4u.com can include but it not limited to approximate locations of visitors, technology used when visiting the website and the duration in which pages are viewed. Portugalholidays4u.com rely on google analytics to provide this automated information and as such is subjected to the Google analytics terms of service (Section 7 – Privacy : https://www.google.com/analytics/terms/us.html).

Manual collection

If a user wishes to contact a property owner via the contact form provided by Portugalholidays4u.com a valid email address must be entered by the user this allows a property owner to reply to an enquiry. The message within this form is then passed to the owner and includes all information entered within the form including the email address used by the user.

A copy of this message is also sent to Portugalholidays4u.com to help aid the property owner and allow us to monitor performance of the website.

What happens to the data you collect?

None personal information such as the information collected automatically (please see above) is stored securely enabling us to forecast and tailor our business as needed. Personal information such as messages entered manually during contacting an owner are held for a maximum of 30 days by Portugalholidays4u.com for internal processing, the information in it’s original (identifiable) form is then removed.

As the data you send via the contact form is sent to a property owner through the use of email we are unable to specify what their particular privacy policy is. If you wish to find out this information prior to contacting them please request this information by contacting our data protection officer (please see the bottom of this document for contact details) who will obtain and pass along such details to you.

Is my data passed/sold to third parties?

We do not sell or share data unless requested to do so by a legal authority. In the unlikely event in which we are requested to provide information we may hold we will ensure every attempt is made to contact the owner of the data at the time of the request if legally allowed to do so. Personal data collected via your visit will only ever be used by Portugalholidays4u.com to help track our performance internally.

Can I request to see my data?

If you have used the contact form to contact an owner of a property we may be able to provide you with your original message(s) depending on when the request is made as this information is removed as soon as it is processed internally. To request this information please contact our data protection officer using the email address provided at the bottom of this document.

Data that has not been entered via our contact form and therefore is collected automatically (via google analytics) is not identifiable therefore we would be unable to provide such information however we will attempt to help you with any requests or further information you may require by contacting our data protection officer.

How long is my data held for?

Data which is personally identifiable (email addresses, email message body) is held for as short a time as possible and no longer than 30 days before it is removed, during this time we update our internal systems to help forecast our business and provide general data to our customers/potential customers (for example; the number of new enquiries within a month, most popular region etc).

No personal information is recorded or stored once our internal system has been updated.

Who can I contact for further information or to make a request?

If you require any further information or require clarification on any information contained above please contact our dedicated data protection officer at any time on dpo@portugalholidays4u.com who will be happy to assist you.

 

Additional information regarding property owners / advertisers

What data is collected when a listing is created on the website?

Data is collected manually from the application form we issue it is then digitally transcribed using our secure internal system.

What happens to the data you collect?

Your application form that is completed and confirmed by you is stored either in a paper or digital form to ensure it is easily accessible internally. We will also retain contact information both for the benefit our customers and also to ensure you are kept up to date with any changes or news that we feel is important to your property or you.

Is my data passed/sold to third parties?

We may decide that your property may benefit from being used, copied, published, translated or distributed in any medium and in any form including for advertising and promotional purposes as stated in our terms of service. In most cases we would make contact prior to a decision to expand your marketing potential. We do not sell or share your data with third parties.

Can I request to see my data?

Yes, please contact our office or our data protection officer using the contact details below and we will be happy to assist you.

How long is my data held for?

We may keep your contact details and other information until a request for deletion is made either by you or via a legal authority. A request for deletion is normally executed within 30 days of a request being made unless there is a legal reason not to comply in which you would be informed at the earliest opportunity.

Who can I contact for further information or to make a request?

If you require any further information or require clarification on any information contained above please contact our dedicated data protection officer at any time on dpo@portugalholidays4u.com who will be happy to assist you.

 

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