When you use our website, we may collect and process the following data:
The website servers may collect the IP address of your computer in order to use this information to measure the number of visits, average time spent at the Website, pages viewed, clicks to other websites or just generally to better understand the technical issues you are facing with either your software or hardware etc. We use this information to determine use of the website, and to improve its content.
Please note that we will never ask or collect any passwords you may have in connection to our website. Users need to set their own password to register.
We request you to provide us with accurate and complete information when logging in and signing up on our website. This obligation is a condition to the provision of our services to you and/or any other person authorized or permitted by you or your organization/company to use the services.
We are processing, using and collecting your data, through various measures such as Google Analytics, for the following purposes and reasons:
Hostelz is committed to securing your data and keeping it confidential. We are taking data theft very seriously and we are taking substantial measures to prevent data theft or anything else that infringes and violates your personal data and information.
Any of your personal information that may result from the use of the website will be kept by the Provider, in accordance with relevant regulations and could be used for advertising purposes. For potential users in European nations and in accordance with the GDPR, which is an EU regulation, we will ensure that the use of your personal data is fair, lawful, accurate, not excessive and not used for longer than necessary. Additionally, you are hereby informed that we will use and process your personal data.
The definition of a cookie is that it is a minimal amount of information that is downloaded or installed to your PC or device at the time of using, accessing or visiting this website. We process and utilise several cookies of various types, including operational, marketing and/or content cookies.
The data we collect and receive by using and processing cookies is utilized to customize and personalise this website to your specific and exact needs. Therefore, cookies make your browsing experience better by allowing the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login and region selection). This then means and therefore, indicates you do not have to insert the same information every single time you decide to use or visit our website. Additionally, cookies generally also have the capability to supply relevant information regarding your online actions and behavior, for example the number of times you have visited our website. When we are finished with the analysis of this data that the cookies have supplied us for the purposes of understanding certain statistical information, the data will no longer be part of any of our systems.
Please be aware that cookies do not enable us to obtain control of your PC in any way. They are strictly used to monitor and check which pages you find useful or suitable or appropriate and which you do not so that we can supply you with a more enhanced experience.
If you desire not to allow us to collect any of the cookies derived from your PC, you are free to do it via the settings of the browser you are using with your PC.
Similarly, we follow a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies are acting in a similar manner and constitutes a part of hosting services' analytics. As aforementioned with the data we collect, the information collected by log files can also include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.
In the event that you might wish to restrict the use and collection of your personal data. You can do this by acting in the following way:
Furthermore, we are in compliance with the requirements of COPPA (Childrens Online Privacy Protection Act). We do not collect any information from anyone under 13 years of age. Our website, products, and services are all directed to people who are at least 13 years old or older.
Last Updated: July 2021