Privacy Policy

Who we are and who is responsible for managing the data

This is the Privacy Policy of Carvoeiro.rentals part of the Pac4Portugal Brand (“we” or “us”). This website, the “Pac4Portugal” brand and all brochures produced in relation to it are owned and/or produced by us. We are responsible for the collection and proper management of any personal information you submit. We will keep your personal details secure and use the information you provide consistently with applicable privacy and data protection laws and the terms of this Privacy Policy.

What Information do we collect?

If you choose to make a booking through us we will collect details that you provide in relation to that booking. Information held is likely to include your name, date of birth, contact details, payment details, information about people travelling with you, information about your booking and any additional information we may need to help meet your specific travel requirements. If you choose to let your property rental with us we will collect details such as your name, contact details, bank account details and details regarding the accommodation you wish to let. We also collect website usage information. We do this using cookies. For further information about cookies and how we use them please see our Cookie policy.

If you use our mobile applications, we may collect location data.

In addition with regards to Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy.... After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

How do we use your information

The information you provide may be used in a number of ways, for example:

  • to enable us to complete your booking (if you are booking a property rental);
  • to enable us to advertise your holiday accommodation, transfer payments due to you and to provide related support services (if you are letting your holiday accommodation through us);
  • for statistical purposes when we evaluate our range of services;
  • to personalise repeat visits to our websites;
  • to tell you about other products and services we think may be of interest to you (see section 6 below);
  • to manage customer service queries; and
  • to help us to provide details or information you may have requested.

Media

Suggested text: If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How do you manage my information?

We may from time to time appoint other members of our group of companies, or third party service providers, to help us manage efficient systems within the business. Some of these systems may for operational reasons be located in countries overseas. We will only transfer your information to service providers who help manage our systems, or overseas, where we are satisfied that adequate levels of protection are in place to protect the integrity and security of any information being processed and compliance with applicable privacy laws.

When can we contact you in the future?

​We would like to send you information about our own products and services, as well as those of selected third parties. We may do this by post, telephone, email or SMS, unless you have told us that you do not wish to be contacted in this way. We will always ask you to confirm in advance that you are happy for us to allow third parties to contact you by email.

If you would like to change any of your preferences relating to the way in which we may use your information for direct marketing, then please update your user preference or send an email to enquiries@pac4portugal.com.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

We have a system of retention periods in place to ensure that your information is only stored whilst it is required for the relevant purposes or to meet legal requirements. Where your information is no longer required, we will ensure it is disposed of in a secure manner.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Does the policy apply to linked websites?

Our websites may contain links to other websites, including social media, internet analytic sites, third party mailing sites and other websites to aid your experience going/returning and while at your accommodation. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

How do we update this privacy policy?

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on our webpage. This privacy policy was last updated in February 2022.

Who can I contact if I have queries about this privacy policy?

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you. By email: enquiries@pac4portugal.com