The Georgetown Inn is firmly committed to protecting the privacy of our users. By accessing or using our Site on any computer, mobile phone, tablet, console or other device, you understand and agree that we collect, use and disclose your personal information in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree to the policy, please do not use this site.
Collection of Personal Information
The Georgetown Inn collects, processes and stores standard data collected by all web server software, as well as personally identifying information (“Personal Information”). The Personal Information we collect is typically information that you voluntarily provide to the Georgetown Inn through the Site (for example, name, e-mail address, other contact information) or by your presence at our hotel.
If you have concerns about our Personal Information collection policies, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To the greatest extent possible, we will offer you the choice to not submit Personal Information. However, the election not to submit Personal Information may affect or inhibit your ability to carry out certain transactions with us. For example, not providing a name will prevent the processing of reservations.
Use of Information Collected
As a general policy, the Georgetown Inn will not ask you for Personal Information unless we need it or intend to use it. Some of the primary reasons we collect Personal Information are for:
Processing transactions and contractual obligations (e.g., making a reservation) and administering frequent guest programs; responding to your requests for information and services and improving the quality of those services being provided to you; performing market research via surveys to better serve your needs, improve the effectiveness of our web sites, your hotel experience, our various types of communications, advertising campaigns, and/or promotional activities; meeting legal and regulatory requirements and providing for the safety and security of staff, guests and other visitors.
Disclosure of Collected Information
The Georgetown Inn generally does not share, rent, or sell Personal Information you have given us to any third party without your permission. However, we may disclose your Personal Information in the following instances:
To permit third party service providers who are engaging in business functions on Georgetown Inn’s behalf (such as credit card processing, customer support services, market research administration, client communications and outreach, or database management services) to fulfil their obligations and tasks for us. When required by law, subpoena or other legal process or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate or protect against harmful activities Georgetown Inn guests, visitors, associates, or property (including this Site), or to others.
If information is shared as mentioned above, we will make every effort to limit the scope of information furnished to the amount necessary for the performance of the specific function. Except to the extent prohibited by law, we require third parties to secure the privacy of your Personal Information and abide by applicable privacy laws and regulations.
Retention of Collected Information
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.