TheBlarneyHotel.ie Use Terms
The Blarney Hotel welcomes you to its Internet site, theblarneyhotel.ie. We provide you, our customers, our Site under the following notices, terms and conditions. When you access, browse or use this Site, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to be bound by these use terms.
The Blarney Hotel uses web analytics software on this web site to measure and analyse visitor information related to our web site. For that purpose, on the basis of your IP Address, Internet traffic data and data on your browser type and PC are collected, among other things. We will not use this data to identify you personally.
On our web site, Cookies are also used in this context. A Cookie is a small piece of information that is stored on your computer in the form of a file. Naturally, it also applies to Cookies that we will not use the data obtained via them to identify you personally. You have options with regard to Cookies. By changing the settings of your browser, you may opt to accept Cookies, to be informed when a Cookie is being placed on your PC, or to reject all Cookies. Please consult the manual for your browser. If you choose to reject cookies, you may not be able to access certain areas of our web site.
We use the information provided by our web analytics to monitor traffic volumes, navigation routes through our web site, operating systems, browser types and screen resolutions so that we may better tune the web site to our visitors wishes and preferences.
Third-Party Web Beacons: We use third-party web beacons from Yahoo! to help analyze where visitors go and what they do while visiting our website. Yahoo! may also use anonymous information about your visits to this and other websites in order to improve its products and services and provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by Yahoo!, click here.
You are anonymous on this Site until you knowingly provide us with information, for example when registering for notification of future Special Offers, or when submitting an Inquiry. For these purposes we rely on the use of your Email Client for the data to be sent to us, for your privacy we do not link Cookies to these communications.
When you voluntarily provide The Blarney Hotel with information, such as your name, address, phone number, credit card information and room preference, your information is encrypted if transferred over a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) browser, available on browsers such as Netscape Navigator or Microsoft Internet Explorer. The padlock icon on the lower right side of your screen will appear locked and the first characters of the Site address will change from "http" to "https" if you are accessing a secure server. Once information reaches our secure servers, it is stored behind a secure firewall that blocks access to the information outside their server.
We pledge to keep confidential the private information that you provide to us. We require our employees, endorsed vendors, agents and affiliates to affirm the confidential nature of your information and not share it with any third party.
We will not sell, trade, rent or release your private information to anyone outside our company and franchisees, without your approval and giving you the opportunity to opt out. We may disclose your information to parties requiring it under law or use it to perform credit checks, report or collect debts owed or protect the rights or property of Choice, the Site or its users.
If we offer a contest, sweepstakes, and promotion, we will post clear rules about how we may request additional private information that may be used by us for marketing. You will be given the option to opt out of the opportunity to receive additional information from us.
If you leave the Site via links on the Site, we are not responsible for the privacy or other policies on those sites.
Service Marks and Trademarks
CHOICE HOTELS®, COMFORT™, CLARION®, QUALITY™, CHOICE PRIVILEGES® and other related trademarks, service marks and designs ("Marks") are registered and owned by Choice Hotels in the United States and other countries. You may not use the Marks in any way without our license or written permission. Other trademarks and service marks that may appear on the Site are the property of their respective owners.
Our Site content, including text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, and software, and the compilation of them, is our property or the property of our content suppliers and vendors, and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. You may use the Site content and software only as a resource for your travel needs, and not for any other use. You may not display, distribute, modify, reproduce, republish or transmit the Site content.
The Site is intended to assist you in determining the availability of and booking hotel rooms. Except for printing information in connection with your travel, you may not reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit this Site unless we provide you with prior written permission to do so. We may refuse service, terminate access, and/or cancel transactions at our discretion.
The rates listed on the Site are provided by the individual hotels and are represented in their local currency. Currency may be converted at the Site, however, it is provided for informational use only. We base international currency conversion on publicly available sources, so we do not warrant or guarantee that conversion rates will be the same at the time you pay the hotel. Your payments to hotels on the Site are exclusively between you and the hotel, and we do not assume any liability or involvement in disputes you may have with a hotel. Hotels may change price and availability of rooms listed on the Site without notice.
WE PROVIDE THIS SITE ON AN "AS IS" BASIS. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT ANYTHING ABOUT SITE OPERATION OR SITE INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS, OR PRODUCTS. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NON-INFRINGEMENT, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM SITE USE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Applicable Privacy Legislation
Processing of Personal Data is governed by Directive No 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (OJ EC L 281).
That Directive underlies the legislation of the countries of the European Union
For guidance notes, see: http://ec.europa.eu/justice_home/fsj/privacy