The Avillion Hotels International Sdn. Bhd. (“Avillion”) respects your concerns regarding privacy and understands that you may have questions about how this Website collects and uses the information that you provide to us. We have prepared this statement (“Statement”) to inform you of the privacy principles that govern this Website.
This Statement contains numerous general and technical details about the steps we take to respect your privacy concerns. We have organised the Statement by major areas so that you can quickly access the information of most interest to you.
Visitors who browse this Web site do so on an anonymous basis. We have not configured this Web site to collect any information from your computer without your input. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with information, we will not know your identity, your e-mail address, or any other information identifiable to you.
Information We Collect and How We Use It
When we need to collect personally identifiable information from you to provide you with a particular service, we will ask you to voluntarily supply us with the information we need. For example, if you would like to make a reservation at one of our hotels or purchase a gift certificate, we will ask you for information such as name, address, telephone number, email address, credit card number and room preference to process your reservation.
The personally identifiable information you provide to us for making a reservation is made available to the applicable hotel for the purpose of meeting your reservation request. We will use your email address to send a confirmation and, if necessary, might use the other information to contact you for help in processing the reservation.
After making a reservation or completing your stay at one of our hotel, unless you tell us otherwise, the information you provide will be used by us for the marketing of Avillion hotels and other related Avillion products.
Avillion may use the services of third-party company for sending electronic mailers for the sole purpose of promotion and communication. We may also ask you to fill out an online customer survey, to obtain your suggestions or comments about your use of Avillion services, or for similar purposes. It is your sole discretion if you wish to provide such information.
This Web site is not intended for children and we do not knowingly solicit or collect personally identifiable information from children. We do present information regarding the Avillion Kid’s program and facilities on this site for the reference of adults that are interested in activities at our locations for children.
Securing the Transmission and Storage of Information
We treat the information you provide to us as confidential information, it is, accordingly, subject to our company’s security procedures and policies regarding protection and use of confidential information. When we ask you for credit card data it is transferred over a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) line provided you are using a SSL-enabled browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator.
We also use SSL on other pages where you would enter personally identifiable information. This ensures that your information is encrypted as it travels over the Internet. This secure mode is enabled before any such information is transmitted from your computer. You will know you are in secure mode when the padlock or key icon in the lower right-hand or left-hand corner of the computer screen appears in the locked position. In addition, when accessing a secure server, the first characters of the site address will change from “http” to “https”.
After information reaches AvillIon, it is stored on a secure server that resides behind firewalls designed to block unauthorized access. Information collected on this Web site is covered by this privacy statement is generally processed and stored in Malaysia.
Disclosure of Information to Third Parties
Avillion does use the services of third parties, such as fulfillment houses, email service providers, mail houses, Internet Booking Engine providers, internet payment gateway companies as well as such entities and marketing companies that provide varied services for Avillion. These parties are contractually prohibited from using personally identifiable information for any purpose other than for the purpose Avillion specifies. We do provide non-personally identifiable information to certain service providers for their use on an aggregated basis for the purpose of performing their contractual obligations to us. We prohibit the sale or transfer of personally identifiable information to entities outside of Avillion for any non-Avillion use without your approval.
Our Web site makes only limited use of “cookie” technology. “Cookies” are strings of text that a Web site transmits to a user’s computer. Cookies enable a website to keep track of a user’s preferences and activities relating to that website. Our Web site creates a temporary cookie for each visit in order to facilitate your visit. Our cookies expire automatically after you leave our Web site. These cookies transmit no information about you or your computer back to Avillion.
Joining the eNewletter and Opt-Out
It is our intention to only send you email communications that will be useful to you and that you want to receive. At your sole choice, you may join the eNewsletter by providing your name and email address on our Web site. We will periodically contact you via email and provide information about Avillion special offers and promotions that may be of interest to you. We use a third party e-mail service provider to send emails. This service provider is prohibited from using your email address for any purpose other than to send Avillion related emails. If you do not wish to receive email with updates and information please unsubscribe in our Web site. In addition, every time you receive an email about special offers or promotions you will be provided the choice to opt-out of future emails.
This Web site is owned and managed by Avillion in Malaysia and is therefore governed by the laws of Malaysia and you further agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Malaysian courts.
Avillion will disclose personally identifiable information without your permission when required by law, or in good faith belief that such action is necessary to investigate or protect against harmful activities to Avillion, guests, visitors, employees, or property (including this site), or to others.
Changes to Your Privacy Rights
In the future, we may need to change this privacy statement. All changes will be made here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information and whether we will disclose it to anyone. For your information, this statement was last updated on 09 March 2009.