Backpacker's Loft ("us", "we", or "our") operates the website.
This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our website and the choices you have associated with that data.
Like many other websites, we also use so-called cookies. Cookies are files with small amount of data that is commonly used an anonymous unique identifier. These are sent to your browser from the website that you visit and are stored on your computer’s hard drive.
This information does not allow any conclusions about your person but is purely technical.
Cookies are not used to start programs or scripts or viruses to a computer. Rather, the information contained herein is intended to improve the ease of navigation for you, as well as the correct content display of our website.
You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies, and know when a cookie is being sent to your computer. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our website.
If you contact us for any questions via our contact form or by e-mail, you give us your voluntary consent for the purpose of establishing contact. The e-mail address serves this purpose.
Links to Other Sites
We will use your information to respond to you, regarding the reason you contacted us. We will not share your information with any third party outside of our organization, other than as necessary to fulfill a rental contract.
We want to inform you that whenever you visit Backpacker’s Loft, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser version, pages of our website that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.
Tracking tools (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Pkwy, Mountain View, CA 94043-1351, USA, for marketing and analytics purposes. Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our website. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page:
The use of personal information in Canadian commercial activities is protected by federal legislation under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
Principle 1 – Accountability:
Backpacker’s Loft is dedicated to maintaining high standards of confidentiality with respect to the personal information we collect from our customers. Backpacker’s Loft complies with all 10 principles.
Principle 2 - Identifying Purposes:
Backpacker’s Loft will collect your personal information only and directly from you.
Backpacker’s Loft will collect only information that is required for the purpose of a rental agreement.
Principle 3 – Consent:
Principle 4 - Limiting Collection:
Backpacker’s Loft will collect the personal information such as your name, address, birth date, driver’s licence number.
Principle 5 - Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention:
We are the sole owners of the information collected on this site. We only have access to/collect information that you voluntarily give us via e-mail or other direct contact from you. Backpacker’s Loft will not sell or rent this information to anyone.
Your personal information is not used or disclosed to any other third party organizations.
Backpacker’s Loft will not use your personal information for any other purpose than those indicated above.
We only store your personal data for as long as is necessary to achieve the purposes mentioned here or as provided for by the various storage periods provided for by law. After expiry of the deadlines, personal data will be routinely blocked or deleted in accordance with the law.
Principle 6 – Accuracy:
Backpacker’s Loft will update your personal information in the database as such information is provided to us.
Principle 7 – Safeguards:
Backpacker’s Loft protects your personal information from loss or theft and protects it from unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
For personal information which is stored in an electronic format: For security safeguard Backpacker’s Loft uses technological tools (passwords and encryption, firewalls, anti-virus and anti-spyware software). It is ensured that those security safeguards are up-to-date.
No other persons have access to your personal information except the owners of Backpacker’s Loft.
Principle 8 - Openness:
Principle 9 - Individual Access:
You may opt out of any future contacts from us at any time. You can do the following at any time by contacting us via the e-mail address or contact form on our website:
• See what data we have about you, if any.
• Change/correct any data we have about you.
• Have us delete any data we have about you.
• Express any concern you have about our use of your data
You have the right to access or correct data collected by Backpacker’s Loft. To protect the personal information against fraudulent requests, Backpacker’s Loft will ask for necessary proof of identification from you before allowing you access or asking for corrections to your personal information.
Principle 10 - Challenging Compliance:
You have the right to complain about Backpacker’s Loft compliance with the above principles.