Last Updated: May 24, 2018
At Choice’s Comfort Suites Miami Hotel (“Hotel”), the privacy and confidentiality of user information is important. We have developed this Statement to explain our practices regarding the personal information we collect from you or about you on this site. While this Statement broadly describes the practices we have adopted globally, local laws vary and some jurisdictions may place restrictions on our processing activities. Therefore, our actual practices in such jurisdictions may be more limited than those described herein in order to enable us to comply with local requirements. If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), please see Addendum for additional information regarding Comfort Suite Miami Kendall’s use of your personal information.
We are committed to maintaining the privacy and security of your user information. We may update this policy statement from time to time, so please check here frequently. Hotel will not disclose identifiable user information to any third party without consent.
What information is collected about you? How do we use it?
We take the utmost care to ensure that the personal information we obtain from you is not used in a way that you may be unaware of or not agreeable to. You may wish to submit an information request about our Hotel, participate in one of our promotions or subscribe to our e-mail or postal mail lists. In response, we may ask for information such as your name, email and postal address. In the event you opt to provide us with this information, we will only use it for the purpose specified by you at the bottom of the information gathering form.
Information collected on the Site may be used to: Register you as a Hotel member Plan and purchase hotel accommodations Enter your email in our promotions or sweepstakes Send marketing communications or surveys to you Respond to your questions or suggestions Improve the quality of your visit to our site
All forms will provide an opt-out button to allow you to choose not to participate in Hotel lists and future online marketing. In deciding whether or not to join such lists, please note that they are only used for Hotel purposes or in joint promotions with a Hotel partner. We do not sell, rent or share any of your personal information with any other party including any third-party joint promoters, nor use it for unapproved commercial purposes. You may request to be removed from our lists at any time. All emails distributed to our lists will contain easy, online access to unsubscribe.
Permission for Use
If you decide to make an online reservation at the Site, you will be linked to Choice International. Choice understands that security remains the primary concern of online consumers and participates in the VeriSign Secure Site Program, a top security certification program, and:
Has a VeriSign Secure Server ID.
All information sent to this site, if in an SSL session is encrypted, protecting against disclosure to third parties.
Protecting your information
We would like our Site visitors to feel confident about using the Site to plan and purchase their accommodations, so Hotel is committed to protecting the information we collect. Hotel has implemented a security program to keep information that is stored in our systems protected from unauthorized access.
Our Site is hosted in a secure environment. The Site servers/systems are configured with data encryption, or scrambling, technologies, and industry-standard firewalls. When you enter personal information during the reservation process, or during a customer email sign-up, your data is protected by Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to ensure safe transmission.
Withdrawing Consent to Use
Use of Aggregated Data
Hotel is interested in improving the Site and may develop and offer new features and services. We monitor aggregated data regarding the use of the Site for marketing purposes and to study, improve and promote the use of the Site. In connection with such purposes, Hotel may share aggregated data with third parties collectively and in an anonymous way. Disclosure of aggregated data does not reveal personal information about individual Site users in any way that identifies who they are or how to contact them.
Hotel has two exceptions to these limits on use of personal information: (1) Hotel may monitor and, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is required, disclose information to protect the security, property, assets and/or rights of Hotel from unauthorized use, or misuse, of the Site or anything found at the Site. (2) Hotel may disclose information when required by law; however, only to the extent necessary and in a manner that seeks to maintain the privacy of the individual.
To enable features at the Site, Hotel may assign one or more “cookies” to your Internet browser. Cookies, among other things, speed navigation through our Site, keep track of information so that you do not have to re-enter it each time you visit our Site, and may provide you with customized content. A cookie is an Internet mechanism composed of a small text file containing a unique identification number that permits a web server to send small pieces of information or text by means of your browser and place them on your computer’s hard drive for storage. This text lets the web server know if you have previously visited the web page. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to find out the identity of any user.
Children’s Privacy & Parental Consent
Links Provided to Other Sites
Hotel may provide links to a number of other web sites that we believe might offer you useful information and services. However, those sites may not follow the same privacy policies as Hotel. Therefore, we are not responsible for the privacy policies or the actions of any third parties, including without limitation, any web site owners whose sites may be reached through this Site, nor can we control the activities of those web sites. We urge you to contact the relevant parties controlling these sites or accessing their on-line policies for the relevant information about their data collection practices before submitting any personal information or other sensitive data.
Policy Modifications & Contacting Hotel
- Updated to provide more detailed information about how we collect, use, share and protect personal information of our guests.
- Added Addendum: “Additional Provisions Applicable to the Processing of Personal Information of EEA Residents.” Includes detailed information provided pursuant to Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of Personal Information and on the free movement of such data, commonly referred to as the “General Data Protection Regulation” (GDPR).
ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION OF EEA RESIDENTS
For individuals residing in the EEA, this Addendum contains additional information that Comfort Suites Miami is obligated to provide to you, as well as certain rights you have regarding the processing of your personal information, pursuant to applicable local laws. This Addendum will control to the extent it conflicts with any provision in the main body of this Statement.
Comfort Suites Miami Hotel is the controller with respect to the processing of personal information in connection with Comfort Suites Miami’s marketing activities.
Comfort Suites Miami Hotel may be contacted as follows:Comfort Suites Miami 3901 SW 117 Avenue Miami, FL, US, 33175 Phone: (305) 220-3901 Fax: (305) 221-1348
Purposes and Legal Basis for Processing:
The legal bases for Comfort Suites Miami’s processing activities include processing such information as necessary to comply with our contractual obligations, compliance with our legal obligations, protecting the safety of our employees, guests and others, for our legitimate business interests, and pursuant to your consent.
The particular legal basis for the processing of your personal information is based on the purpose for which such information was provided or collected:
- Surveys: Completion of surveys is voluntary – we process the information obtained from surveys on the basis of your consent and in furtherance of our business interests, including marketing, service improvements, and analytics.
- Social Media: Participation in Comfort Miami-sponsored social media activities and offerings is voluntary – we process information obtained from social media participation on the basis of your consent and in furtherance of our related business interests, including for marketing, service improvements, and analytics.
- Promotions and Sweepstakes: Participation in sweepstakes, contests and other promotional offerings is voluntary – we process the information obtained from such participation based on your consent and as necessary to administer the offering. We also use certain data for our business purposes, including for marketing, service improvements, and analytics.
Data Subject Rights: Residents of the EEA have the following rights:
Access, Correction and Erasure Requests: You have the right to:
- ask us to confirm whether we are processing your personal information
- receive information on how your data is processed
- obtain a copy of your personal information
- request that we update or correct your personal information
- request that we delete personal information in certain circumstances
Right to Object to Processing: You have the right to request that Comfort Suites Miami cease processing of your personal information:
- for marketing activities
- for statistical purposes
- where such processing is based on our legitimate business interests, unless we are able to demonstrate a compelling legitimate basis for such processing or we need to process your personal information for the establishment, exercise or defense of a legal claim
Right to Restrict Processing: You have the right to request that Comfort Suites Miami limit the processing of your personal information:
- while Comfort Suites Miami is evaluating or in the process of responding to a request by you to update or correct your personal information
- where such processing is unlawful and you do not want Comfort Suites Miami to delete your data
- where Comfort Suites Miami no longer requires such data, but you want us to retain the data for the establishment, exercise or defense of a legal claim
- where you have submitted an objection to processing based on our legitimate business interests, pending our response to such request
Where we limit the processing of your personal information pursuant to your request, we will inform you prior to re-engaging in such processing.
Data Portability Requests: You have the right to request that we provide you or a third party that you designate with certain of your personal information. Please note, however, that data portability rights apply only to personal information that we have obtained directly from you and only where our processing is based on consent or the performance of a contract.
Submitting Requests: your requests may be submitted in writing to Comfort Suites Miami, 3901
SW 117 Avenue Miami, FL, US, 33175 Phone: (305) 220-3901.
We will respond to all such requests within 30 days of our receipt of the request, unless there are extenuating circumstances, in which event we may take up to 60 days to respond. We will inform you if we expect our response to take longer than 30 days. Please note, however, that certain personal information may be exempt from such rights pursuant to applicable data protection laws. In addition, we will not respond to any request unless we are able to appropriately verify the requestor’s identity. We may charge you a reasonable fee for subsequent copies of data that you request.
If you have concerns about our data practices or the exercise of your rights, you may contact us.
Right to Withdraw Consent: You have the right to withdraw your consent to any processing that we conduct solely based on your consent (such as sending direct marketing materials to your personal email account). You may withdraw your consent to marketing activities by following the instructions on any marketing emails, or contacting Comfort Suites Miami. For any other activities for which you have previously consented, you may contact us to withdraw such consent.
Segmentation and Automated Decision Making: We use personal information to divide groups of consumers into sub-groups, known as segments, based on some type of shared characteristics such as geography, behavior, or demographics.
International Data Transfers: We may transfer the personal information we collect about you pursuant to the purposes described in this Statement to countries that have not been found by the European Commission to provide adequate protection. In particular, we transfer your personal information to the United States.
We use appropriate safeguards for the transfer of personal information among our affiliates in various jurisdictions, and where required, we have implemented European Union controller-to-controller standard contractual clauses or other such safeguards for such purposes.