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Privacy Policy

We are dedicated to protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal data. Our mission is to consistently exceed our guests expectations in terms of the products and services we provide to our business and leisure travelers. We strive to create an experience that is responsive to our guests needs by using the information you entrust us with responsibly. We are committed to respecting your privacy and adhering to the principles of applicable data protection and privacy laws throughout the world.

We have provided this Privacy Statement as an explanation of how we collect, how the use of this information can benefit your experience on our web sites and during your relationship with us, with whom and for what purposes we may share the information, and the choices you can make about our use of the information. We also describe the measures we take to protect the security of the information and how you can contact us about our privacy practices.

PURPOSE FOR COLLECTION:

We are fully committed to providing you with information about the collection and use of personal data furnished by, or collected from you while using our web sites, products and services. It is our standard practice not to ask you for information unless we need it.

The main purpose for collecting your personal data is to allow us to provide you with the requested services such as processing a transaction. In addition, information may be collected for the following purposes:

  • Fulfilling reservation or information requests;
  • Purchasing products or services; registering for program membership; responding to our communications (e.g., surveys, promotional offers, or reservation confirmations);
  • Accommodating your personal preferences; fulfilling requests for services or recommendations we provide you;
  • Working with third party sources with your consent, including processing information you make available via social networking and other web sites, to better assist us with understanding your interests and to serve you better;
  • Updating your contact information including your address

We may also ask your permission to use your personal data for the following purposes:

  • Sending you direct marketing messages and communications in relation to the products and services offered by Dubai International Hotel or related entities, our strategic marketing partners, and other trusted third parties;
  • Performing market research via surveys to better serve your needs, improve the effectiveness of our web sites, your hotel experience, our various types of communications, advertising campaigns, and/or promotional activities.
  • We may also analyze personal data we process for the above-mentioned purposes to better understand our customers needs, improve our services and the way we operate.
  • The outcome of such analysis will only be aggregate data that will not to be used to identify, single out, or take action towards an individual, but only to analyze trends and other behavior at aggregate level.

TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT:

We collect information about our hotel guests and web site visitors so that we can provide an experience that is responsive to our guests and visitors needs. In order to fulfil the above mentioned purposes, we may collect personal data or information relating to you that can identify you, directly or indirectly. Such data may primarily include your name, home, work and e-mail addresses, telephone, mobile telephone, and fax numbers, gender, and lifestyle information such as room preferences, leisure activities, names and ages of children, and other information necessary to fulfill special requests (e.g., health conditions that require special room accommodations).

When you visit our websites, we may also collect internet log information and details of visitor behavior patterns which we only process in a way which does not identify you (or anyone else). If we use your data in this way, we do not attempt to identify you or to single out information on an individual level. If we do want to identify you or single you out, we will make it clear when we collect the information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

CONSENT:

You may opt out of surveys and marketing emails relating to Dubai International Hotel’s offerings and services, when we collect your information and at any time by clicking on the link included in such communications, or by contacting us directly to opt out of direct marketing, emails or surveys. You will always be offered the choice not to submit your personal data to our strategic marketing partners and other trusted third parties for marketing communications or to decide what communications you want to receive from us and them.

In some cases your permission will be implied from the nature of the service requested or transaction undertaken. For example, we may collect and use personal data that you volunteer, or behavioral data or other information collected in the aggregate. In addition, your permission will be deemed given for communications from us that are necessary to fulfill transactions and services that you request.

In certain circumstances, we will seek your express permission when we collect information that is regarded under certain data privacy regulations to be sensitive in nature (e.g., information revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade-union membership, sex life, health conditions or judicial data) as permitted or required by the applicable law.

DELETION AND RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA:

Your personal data will be kept in a form which enables to identify you for no longer than it is necessary for the purposes for which we collected and use your data. Your personal data may be retained in certain files for a period of time as required by applicable law and following company’s data retention policies in order to comply with such financial or legal requirements, to properly resolve disputes or to troubleshoot problems. In addition, some types of information may be stored indefinitely due to technical constraints, and will be blocked from further processing for purposes which are not mandatory by law.

ACCESSING, UPDATING AND REMOVING YOUR PERSONAL DATA:

ON-LINE TECHNOLOGIES:

Dubai International Hotel and its third party marketing partners may use cookies, invisible pixels, and web beacons to obtain information about you while visiting our web sites. A cookie is a very small text file that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. Our cookies assign your computer with a unique identifier, which in turn, becomes your identification card whenever you return to a Dubai International Hotel web site.

Cookies are designed to save you time because they help us to provide you with a customized experience without you having to remind us of your preferences each time you return to our web pages. Dubai International Hotel cookies are not designed to damage your files, nor can they read information from other files on your computer hard drive.

Cookies can also help us provide you with a personalized experience in the following ways:

  • Remembering your user name and password for future visits so log-in is easier and faster.
  • Ensuring you are provided with the appropriate frames and content. ensuring you obtain all requested information.
  • Helping us deliver communications that are relevant and responsive to your interests and location.
  • Dubai International Hotel cookies are limited to our sites and services only and are not designed to follow you when traveling on the Internet after leaving.
  • We track the usage of our web sites in order to better meet your needs and to help make it easier for you to find information in the future. Please note that in addition to Dubai International Hotel cookies, various third parties may also place cookies on your computer's hard drive.
  • Dubai International Hotel is not responsible for the presence or absence of third party cookies, or for the technological capabilities or practices employed by third parties in connection with third party cookies.

If you would prefer not to have the benefits of cookies, your Internet browser can be adjusted to treat cookies in different ways. Depending upon the type of browser you are using, you may be able to configure your browser so that:

  • you are prompted to accept or reject cookies on an individual basis or ,you may be able to prevent your browser from accepting any cookies at all.
  • You should refer to the supplier or manufacturer of your web browser for specific details about cookie security. However, you should also understand that rejecting cookies might affect your ability to perform certain transactions on our web sites and our ability to recognize your browser from one visit to the next.

Dubai International Hotel also uses invisible pixels, sometimes called web beacons, to count how many people visit certain web pages. Information collected from invisible pixels is used and reported in the aggregate and does not contain personal data. Dubai International Hotel may use this information to improve marketing programs and content.

We also work with vendors and strategic marketing partners to help deliver advertisements and personalized content that we believe will be of interest to you. These vendors and other partners include advertisers, advertising agencies, advertising networks, audience segment providers, data exchanges, analytics providers, and other similar providers. These partners and vendors use cookies and web beacons to collect information about your online activity (e.g., the sites and pages you have visited at Dubai International Hotel sites and other third party sites) in order to help Dubai International Hotel (and in some cases, third party advertisers) deliver personalized content and advertising to you while you are on Dubai International Hotel or other sites.

We may also engage one of these vendors to deliver our advertisements to consumers whose online behaviors on sites other than the Dubai International Hotel sites indicate that they may be interested in travel. In other instances, we engage in special arrangements with certain advertisers with which we think our web site visitors would have an interest. We allow these advertisers to deliver co-branded messages (e.g., Dubai International Hotel and the advertiser) directly to consumers who have visited our web pages. These types of cobranded advertisements may appear on Dubai International Hotel sites or on third party sites.

LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES:

In order to anticipate your needs, our website provides links to other web sites and third parties for your convenience and information. We are not responsible for the collection, use, maintenance, sharing or disclosure of data (including personal data) by such third parties. We encourage you to contact these third parties to ask questions about their privacy practices, policies and security measures before disclosing any personal data. We recommend that you review the privacy statements and policies of linked web sites to understand how those web sites collect, use and store information.

CONTACT US:

Updating Your Communication Preferences

If you would like to update your information, modify your communication preferences, or if you do not want to receive marketing communications from Dubai International Hotel in the future, you can contact us by e-mail:guestcare@dih-dca.com

UPDATES TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT:

Dubai International Hotel may amend this Privacy Statement from time to time in order to meet changes in the regulatory environment, business needs, or to satisfy the needs of our guests, properties, strategic marketing partners, and service providers. Updated versions will be posted to our web site and date stamped so that you are always aware of when the Privacy Statement was last updated.