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‘We’. ‘Us’ and ‘Our’ mean Room 4 The Night Limited, Company Number 7270567, Registered in England and Wales, Registered Office address 24 Park Road South, Havant, Hants PO9 1HB .  We provide this website to members of the public wishing to advertise their room for rent and to use the services of a rental agent..

We are committed to protecting your privacy. Please read this privacy policy carefully. By using this website and any services we offer via this website, you agree to be bound by this policy in respect of the information collected about you via this website.  This policy should be read in conjunction with Our Terms of Use and together they govern your use of this website.

We use the information We collect about you to provide you and other relevant clients with letting and management services and information about property available to rent.

When you use the services on this Website, you will be asked to provide certain information about yourself, including your name and your contact details.

The information that you enter into any of the forms to allow you to advertise your property, or access other services, is retained and recorded by Us.  Our forms enable you to specify your consent to Our use of information about you.  We retain access to this information.  We will retain Your Information for a reasonable period or for as long as is required by law.  Where you, acting as a room owner, have given consent, information about you may be shared with prospective guests who enquire about your room.  You information may also be given to other third parties who provide products and services in which you have shown interest.   If you are a guest, We may make Your Information available to room owners  and other relevant third parties.  We may also use it to contact you and/or to notify you about important changes or developments to this website or Our services.  Where you have consented, We may also use such Information to contact you with details about other products or services We or third parties selected by Us offer that We believe may be of interest to you.

If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, please provide confirmation of this by email to info@room4thenight.co.uk . Registered users of this website can update their information, change settings or cancel their membership once signed in.  All users of this website can request We provide them with a copy of the personally identifiable information We hold.  Please email info@room4the night.co.uk. You may ask Us to make any necessary changes to ensure that such information is accurate and kept up-to-date. We will charge an administration fee to cover Our costs.

If We offer a service to you that is provided on Our behalf by a third party We may have to pass Your Information to them.  You consent to Us providing Your Information to the third parties, but We are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of any other websites, even if you access them using links from this website.

If Our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, Your Information may be disclosed to Our new business partners or owners.

Like many websites, we use “cookies”.  Your browser will have the option to prevent websites using cookies, but please note that this may reduce the functionality of this website.

We may require you to co-operate with Our security checks before We disclose information to you.

Details held by Us about your property do not comprise personal data as defined by the Data Protection Act 1998. We may use the data which We hold about your property to offer other data services to third parties.

We may change this policy from time to time.   Any changes to this policy will be posted on this website.

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is data stored by a website in a browser, which is sent back to the website by the browser. They are a way for websites to remember things and are used for both functional reasons and tracking reasons.

What are functional reasons for using a Cookie?

Some websites need to use cookies so they work. An essential functional (or strictly necessary) cookie enable you to navigate a website and use it’s features. Without these cookies functions like logging into your account, creating a shopping basket and search facilities wouldn’t work.

What are the tracking reasons for using a Cookie?

  • Some companies use tracking or performance cookies to find out how people are using their website. The most common cookies used for this purpose are Google Analytics cookies. This information can be used for a variety of reasons, including:
  • Finding out how many people visit a site to make sure the bandwidth you have can cope with the number of visitors you expect to get.
  • Finding out which web browsers and devices people are using to make sure their website is suitable for a majority of users.
  • Understanding how people use the website to make improvements for website users and resolve any problems quickly.
  • Some companies use this information for marketing and revenue purposes e.g. telling potential advertisers how many people visit their website or using it to develop their own advertising and marketing campaigns.

Are cookies dangerous?

No. Cookies can’t be used to spread computer viruses or malware. The concerns about cookies are to do with privacy.

What is the Cookie Directive?

The Cookie Directive is a law that requires all business websites to disclose which cookies they use, and explicitly gain permission to use them from you website visitors. In May 2011 the Cookie Directive became law and applies to all European countries including the UK. UK business websites must be compliant by 26th May 2012 (that’s this Saturday) or you might face a fine.

We have listed all four categories for your information.

1. Strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

NB these cookies enable services you have specifically asked for.

2. Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works.

NB: these cookies collect anonymous information on the pages visited.

3. Functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located.

These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

NB: these cookies remember choices you make to improve your experience.

4. Targeting cookies or advertising cookies

Notice for users
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests they are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation.

NB these cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising relevant to you and your interests.