Privacy Policy

Privacy policy – commitment to your privacy

This site is owned and operated by ottawa backpackers inn. Your privacy on the internet is of the utmost importance to us. At ottawa backpackers inn, we want to make your experience online satisfying and safe.

Because we gather certain types of information about our users, we feel you should fully understand our policy and the terms and conditions surrounding the capture and use of that information. This privacy statement discloses what information we gather and how we use it.

Information ottawa backpackers inn gathers and tracks

Ottawa backpackers inn gathers two types of information about users: information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions are used to request a reservation at the ottawa backpackers inn. This information is used to process and guarantee your reservation at the ottawa backpackers inn.

Information ottawa backpackers inn gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout our sites. This information allows us to better tailor our content to readers’ needs.

Ottawa backpackers inn gathers user information in the following processes:

Online reservations

Ottawa backpackers inn offers users the ability to request a reservation for a room or bed at our hostel. A user requesting a reservation must enter their name, the date and expected arrival time of their reservation, as well as the number of nights and guests requested for the reservation. This information is not shared with any third parties. Credit card information is also collected to guarantee reservation. Your credit card information is only shared with our payment processors and merchant providers.

Usage tracking

Ottawa backpackers inn tracks user traffic patterns throughout all of our sites. However, we do not correlate this information with data about individual users. Ottawa backpackers inn does break down overall usage statistics according to a user’s domain name, browser type, and mime type by reading this information from the browser string (information contained in every user’s browser).

Use of information

Ottawa backpackers inn uses any information voluntarily given by our users to enhance their experience, whether to provide interactive or personalized elements on the sites or to better prepare future content based on the interests of our users.

As stated above, we use information that users voluntarily provide in order process reservation requests. Ottawa backpackers inn never shares reservation requests with any third parties, including advertisers, sponsors or partners. Only payment information is shared with our payment processors and merchant providers.

When we use tracking information to determine which areas of our sites users like and don’t like based on traffic to those areas. We do not track what individual users read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you. We track search terms entered in search function as one of many measures of what interests our users. But we don’t track which terms a particular user enters.

Sharing of the information

Ottawa backpackers inn uses the above-described information to tailor our content to suit your needs. We will not share information about individual users with any third party, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process or to protect the personal safety of our users or the public.

Security

Ottawa backpackers inn operates secure data networks protected by industry standard firewall and password protection systems. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by our customers.

Your consent

By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of this information by ottawa backpackers inn. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.