The owner of the Armada Hotel website (www.armadahotel.com.tr) is “Armada Uluslararası Otelcilik ve İşletmecilik A.Ş. “(“Armada International Hotel Management Inc.” in English and hereinafter will be called as “Armada”) and has a strong commitment to respect its visitor’s privacy. Our Privacy Policy summarizes how we treat your personal data if and/or when you provide them.

1. WHEN YOUR PERSONAL DATA MAY BE REQUIRED?

Visitors who browse this website do that on an anonymous basis. We have not configured this website 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. The services of the Armada website those you can use by giving your personal data is limited and they are only the following ones:

a) SUBSCRIPTION TO ARMADA NEWS BULLETTIN

Armada, has been publishing an “E-Bulletin” titled as “Armada Post” covering the interesting events those take place in the hotel as well as the subjects, which would worth to share with Armada friends. The people, who want to be a subscriber to the bulletin that is usually sent once or twice in a month through e-mail, leave their e-mail addresses into the box within the following web pages:

For the Turkish version: http://www.armadahotel.com.tr/pg/
For the English version: http://www.armadahotel.com.tr/pg_en and
For the French version http://www.armadahotel.com.tr/pg_fr/

Armada never asks for personal data for the subscription to the Armada News e-Bulletin except the receiver’s e-mail address. Upon leaving the e-mail address, “EuroMessage”, the official bulletin posting system that we use, sends a confirmation message to the owner of that e-mail address. This confirmation serves two purposes. First, it verifies that the system is able to get mail; second, it protects the owner of the e-mail in case someone forges a subscription request in his/her name. Besides, it is also explained how to unsubscribe within the same message.

Armada never asks for personal data for the subscription to the Armada News e-Bulletin except the receiver’s e-mail address. Upon leaving the e-mail address, the bulletin posting system sends a confirmation message to the owner of that e-mail address. This confirmation serves two purposes. First, it verifies that the system is able to get mail; second, it protects the owner of the e-mail in case someone forges a subscription request in his/her name. Besides, it is also explained how to unsubscribe within the same message.

b) SUBSCRIPTION TO ARMADA PRESS RELEASES

This sort of subscription was provisioned for the journalists who would like to be informed about the Armada press releases as soon as they are placed in the “Press Room” of the website (http://www.armadahotel.com.tr/pg/pressroom.asp). The subscription system works completely same with the abovementioned one.

c) ONLINE RESERVATION

Armada online reservation system has been operated through the “i-stay” booking engine of the worldly renowned “TravelCLICK.net” company. The infrastructure of the said is compatible with both the EU directives for data privacy and protection and the USA Safe Harbor Principles as well as the international law.

Individuals using Armada’s online reservation service submit information voluntarily when making a reservation by entering information online. This personal data includes an individual’s name, address, phone number, e-mail address and credit cards. To guarantee your security and ensure greater confidentiality, SSL (Secured Sockets Layer) and “Encryption” software are used by the system and your credit card number and any other information you input when filling in the reservation forms are automatically encrypted and protected during transmission over the network.

Armada does not collect sensitive information or any information related to personal preferences or lifestyle. For more detailed information about the online reservation that we use system please refer to main source: http://www.travelclick.net/privacy-policy/index.cfm

2. “COOKIES”

When you visit online reservation pages the system sends a “cookie” whether you are first time or return visitor. This is to remember you during your next reservation and also allows the system to provide faster data retrieval for return visitors as well as give them benefits of privileges that are given to former guests.

3. PROTECTION OF THE PERSONAL DATA

Armada commits not to share, disclosure or sell the personal data that was collected with standard procedure with the third parties under no circumstances. Nevertheless, in the case of legal authorities those are entitled to demand to access personal data under Turkish Republic laws with an investigation or prosecution purposes, Armada may give such information.

4. LIABILITIES

Your accessing, browsing and using the services on the Armada website, means that you accept this Privacy Policy under the above-mentioned rules and principles. Armada keeps the right of changing this Privacy Policy from time to time and your accessing, browsing and using the services after such a change will also means that they are acceptable by you. On the other hand, the security of your personal data whether you gave them via Armada website or any other sites through your computer or other mobile communication tools those you access to Internet, is, in fact, closely related to safety protection measures which were taken by you in your own Internet access tools. Your personal data is as safe as you apply those measures against the malicious attacks and software of the Internet. So it is strongly recommended to get them protected as all conscious users do and Armada will not be liable for the violations those may occur as a result of such neglects.

Armada Privacy Policy
Latest version: February 3, 2013