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Privacy Policy


March 2013

Privacy Policy



As one of our valued guest (hereinafter “You”), it is always a pleasure to welcome You to one of our hotels. Our first priority is to offer You exceptional stays and experiences around the world. Your full satisfaction and faith in Majestic Hotels is essential to us.

We recognise that privacy is part of Your expectations as a guest. Therefore, we have designed and implemented this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy . which describes how Majestic Hotels uses Your Personal Information on the basis of Majestic Hotels’ “Privacy Principles” (hereinafter “Majestic Hotels Privacy Principles”) which constitute core principles for Majestic Hotels and which therefore apply throughout the Majestic Hotels Group (Majestic Hotels and its subsidiaries).


You should read this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy carefully before providing us with any of Your “Personal Information” (hereinafter referred to as “PI”), i.e. any information collected and recorded in any format that identifies You personally, whether directly (e.g. name) or indirectly (e.g. phone number).

This Hotel Guest Privacy Policy is part of Majestic Hotels’ terms and conditions governing our hotel services. By accepting said terms and conditions, You expressly consent to this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy.

Majestic Hotels may use Your PI for marketing purposes. If required by applicable law, You will be requested to give Your prior express consent to receive such marketing materials


The following constitute Majestic Hotels Privacy Principles, which apply throughout the Majestic Hotels Group.

  1. Transparency: when collecting and processing Your PI, we will provide You with relevant information and notice, for what purposes and who are the recipients.
  2. Legitimacy: we will collect and process Your PI only for the purposes which are mentioned to You in this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy.
  3. Relevance & Accuracy: we will only collect PI which is necessary for the purposes of the data processing as set out in this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy. We will take all reasonable measures to ensure You that the PI that we have stored is accurate and up to date.
  4. Storage: we will keep Your PI for the period necessary for the purposes of the data processing as set out in this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy and in accordance with local law requirements.
  5. Access, Rectification and Objection: we offer You ways to access, modify, correct or delete Your PI. You also have the opportunity to object to the processing of Your PI for marketing purposes. Please see contact details below.
  6. Confidentiality & Security: we will implement reasonable technical and organisational measures to protect Your PI against accidental or unlawful alteration or loss, or from unauthorized use, disclosure or access
  7. Sharing & International Transfer: we may share Your PI within the Majestic Hotels Group or with third parties (such as commercial partners and service providers) for the purposes described in this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy. We will take appropriate measures to secure such sharing and transfer.

If You have any questions about these Majestic Hotels Privacy Principles, please contact Majestic Hotels Data Privacy Contact as described in section 13 of this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy.


This Hotel Guest Privacy Policy is applicable to:

  1. Any data processing implemented by Majestic Hotels owned and managed hotels, i.e. hotels which are part of the Majestic Hotels Group.
  2. Any Majestic Hotels booking web sites, i.e. existing Majestic Hotels websites, e.g. www.majestichotels.com.au


As a Majestic Hotels’ guest, You may be asked, at various times, to provide PI about Yourself and Your family members, such as:

Contact information, e.g. name, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, postal addresses, etc;

Other personal details: date of birth; nationality,

Children Information: name, birth date and age;

Credit card details (only in transactional related system)

Membership card numbers of any Majestic Hotels loyalty program or any membership number of frequent flyer or any of Majestic Hotels’ partners You are registered with;

Your dates of arrival and departure/visit from our hotels;

Your preferences and interests, e.g. smoking or non-smoking room, preferred location of Your room (low floor, high floor, etc.), type of bed, preferred newspaper, sports and cultural interests;

Any questions/comments You may have during or after Your stay in one of our hotels.

We do not knowingly collect PI from children under the age of 18, except name, date of birth and nationality as provided directly by an adult on their behalf or with adult’s permission. Please make sure that Your children do not provide us with any PI without Your permission, e.g. online. If You believe Your child has submitted PI to us, please contact us so that we can delete such PI.

Generally, we do not knowingly collect sensitive information such as racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health or sex life details.

In addition, depending on the applicable law, other data than those listed above may also be considered as sensitive data: credit card number, leisure habits, personal activities and hobbies, cultural habits, smoker/ non-smoker status, etc. However, we may need to collect such data which may be considered as sensitive, to satisfy Your request or provide You with specific services such as specific diet or any disability access facilities.

In such case, if required by applicable law, we will ask You to expressly consent that we collect and process such sensitive information.


PI may be collected in certain circumstances including without limitation as follows:

  1. Hospitality activities such as :

Booking of an hotel room;

Check in and check out;

General interaction with hotel employees;

Consumption during a stay in an hotel as tracked through room charges;

Claims, requests and/or disputes.

  1. Participation in marketing programs:

Registering with Majestic Hotels’ loyalty programs;

Contribution to guests surveys and/or comments (e.g. “Guest Satisfaction Survey”, “Contact us”; “Guests comments”;


Subscription to newsletters, to receive e-mail offers or promotions.


  1. Provision of information by third party service providers:

Tour operators, travel agencies, GDS reservation systems, others, ...

  1. Internet activities:

Connection to any Majestic Hotels websites (IP address, session cookies);

Fill in of an online collection form (e.g. online bookings, questionnaire, etc.).


We use Your PI for the following purposes:

  1. To manage Your reservation and booking:

To book and reserve Majestic Hotels hotel rooms and requested accommodation;

To establish and maintain business records and comply with accounting requirements;

For back office processing; including managing a list of undesirable guests, further to a non-payment, or to improper behaviour, etc.

  1. To manage Your stay at the hotel:

To track consumption (telephone, bar, Internet, pay TV…);

To access rooms.

  1. To improve our hospitality services, including:

To process Your PI in Majestic Hotels’ Property Management System (PMS) program;

To better understand Your needs and requests;

To tailor our products and services to better suit Your desires.

  1. To send You newsletters, promotions and marketing material or contact you about tourism, hospitality or services, hotel promotions, or about Majestic Hotels partners. You can choose to unsubscribe from our Email Newsletters service by clicking a link in one of our email newsletters.
  2. To improve our Majestic Hotels services, including:

To conduct surveys and analyse guests’ questionnaires and comments and activity patterns

To manage guests’ complaints.

To let you benefit from our loyalty program

  1. To secure and improve Your use of Majestic Hotels Internet websites, including:

To improve website navigation and;

To implement security and fraud prevention means.

  1. To comply with local regulations (e.g. retention of business or accounting documents).


As a company, we strive to offer You the same level of service and hospitality across our group. To this end, subject to Your rights set forth in section 13 below, we may have to share Your PI with internal or external recipients in the following ways:

  1. The Majestic Hotels Group: we may share Your PI with any Majestic Hotels entity authorised individuals who need to access Your PI to provide You with the requested services or in the context of an action as a consequence of You providing such PI:

Hotel Staff;

Reservation Staff using Majestic Hotels reservation tools;

Information Technology, commercial partnership and marketing departments;

Medical services, if any;

Legal Department, if necessary; and

Any relevant individuals of the Majestic Hotels Group entities for specific categories of data.

  1. External service providers and partners: we may share Your PI with third parties for providing You with the requested services and improving Your stay with us:

Third party service providers: IT subcontractors, international call centers, banks, credit card providers; outside counsels, mailing service providers, printing companies;

Commercial Partners.

  1. Local authorities – internal investigations: we may also share information with local authorities if required by local law or as part of internal investigations within the Majestic Hotels Group in compliance with local regulations.


We may transfer for the purposes set forth in Article 7 of this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy Your PI to recipients, internal or external, which may be located in countries with different levels of PI protection.

Therefore, in addition to the implementation of the present Hotel Guest Privacy Policy, Majestic Hotels implements, , appropriate measures, including contractual clauses, to secure transfer of Your PI to any Majestic Hotels entity or external recipient located in a country with a level of protection different from the one existing in the country in which the PI is collected.


Majestic Hotels takes appropriate technical and organisational measures, in accordance with local law requirements, to protect Your PI against accidental or unlawful destruction or accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. To this end, we have implemented technical measures such as firewalls and organisational measures such as a login/efficient password system, physical protection, etc.

You may have to enter Your credit card details to complete Your reservations; in such event, Majestic Hotels uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology to encrypt such PI.


Majestic Hotels uses persistent cookies to manage Your session on Majestic Hotels’ websites and to personalise Your online experience (automatic recognition, list of Your favourite hotels, etc.).

We also collect technical information on Your computer each time You open a page during Your visit to our sites. This information includes Your IP (Internet Protocol) address, the operating system used, the type of browser, the screen resolution and the origin website address, as needed.

We collect this information to improve the quality of Your visit to our site and do not sell or transfer this information to third parties. These temporary cookies are a built-in feature of the technology used. Most browsers automatically accept these cookies, but You can delete them or have them automatically refused. As each browser is different, You should refer to the “Help” section on Your browser toolbar to find out how to set Your preferences regarding cookies. However, You may not be able to use certain features on our site if You choose not to accept cookies.

We may offer You advertising or links to third-parties’ websites which may collect PI about You when You view or click on their advertising or content through the use of cookies. Majestic Hotels cannot control this collection of information and accepts no responsibility for this collection, use or disclosure of Your PI by third-party companies. You should contact these advertisers or content providers if You have any questions about their use of the PI they collect.

Your visit to these third-parties’ websites is in no way subject to this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy. Majestic Hotels takes no responsibility for any privacy policies or practices of any third-parties’ web sites accessible from Majestic Hotels’s websites.


We will store Your PI only for the time necessary for the purposes stated in this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy, or as permitted by the applicable law.


You have the right to access, modify or delete Your PI. You can also object to the processing of Your PI as described in this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy provided that You have legitimate reasons.

However, please note that if You object, we may in certain circumstances be unable to provide You with the service requested.

If You wish to exercise Your rights on Your PI held by a specific hotel, then You must contact the hotel directly.

To object to the processing of Your PI for marketing purposes or if You encounter any problem when exercising Your rights, You can contact the dedicated Data Privacy Contact of the Majestic Hotels Group:


Data Privacy Dept.
GPO Box 370, Rundle Mall



In the interests of protecting the privacy of all the Majestic Hotels Group’s guests, we will need to identify You properly prior to responding to Your request. To this end, we may request a copy of a valid identification paper such as a current driver's licence, identity card or passport.

If Your PI is not accurate, complete or up to date, please provide the Majestic Hotels Data Privacy Dept. with Your request for correction. Any requests for correction will be dealt with as soon as practicable or in compliance with applicable law.


We may amend this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy from time to time as indicated below. Therefore, we invite You to read this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy regularly and in any event when making a reservation in one of our Hotels. This Hotel Guest Privacy Policy was last updated on 17 January 2013.


If You have any questions about this Hotel Guest Privacy Policy or how Majestic Hotels processes Your PI in general, please contact us at Data Privacy Dept. as mentioned in section 13 above.