Provencal Villa/House Vaucluse South of France holiday rental

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is based on a General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/769) (GDPR) 

1.  Introduction 

1.1  We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors.

1.2  This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of our website visitors; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.

1.3  We do not use cookies on our website.  The website is ‘passive’ i.e. it is an advertisement and a brochure of our holiday home.

1.4  In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to John & Jackie Booth.  For more information about us, see Section 10.

2.  How we use your personal data

2.1  In this Section 2 we have set out:

(a)  the general categories of personal data that we may process;

(b)  categories of that data;

(c)  the purposes for which we may process personal data; and

(d)  the legal bases of the processing.

2.2  We may process your information you provide when booking ("profile data"). The profile data may include your name, address, telephone number and email address.  The profile data may be processed for communicating with you during and after the booking process and to keep in touch about future booking enquires. The legal basis for this processing is consent.

2.3  We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding renting our holiday home.  The legal basis for this processing is consent.

2.4  Please do not supply any other person's personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.

3.  Providing your personal data to others

3.1  We will never disclose your personal data to anyone. We will never share or sell your personal data for lists or share on social media.

3.2  Bookings made via our website are handled by Holiday Bookings Online Ltd.  Payments for bookings are handled by the payment services providers used by Holiday Bookings Online Ltd i.e. PayPal (if you have a PayPal account), your credit card company (if you do not have a PayPal account) or Direct Bank Transfer between your bank and our bank. 

Holiday Bookings Online Ltd nor we see or have access to your credit card, PayPal or bank details.

You can find information about the PayPal privacy policies and practices at

4.  Retaining and deleting personal data

4.1  This Section 4 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

4.2  Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

4.3  We will retain your personal data as follows:

(a)  Name, address, telephone number and email address will be retained for a minimum period of date of enquiry or booking to 1 week after the end of your holiday, and for a maximum period of 12 monthsfollowing your holiday.

(b)  If you opt in to join our mailing list 

5.  Amendments

5.1  We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.

5.2  You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.

5.3  We may notify you of any changes to this policy by email or through the private messaging system on our website.

6.  Your rights

6.1  In this Section 6, we have summarised the rights that you have under data protection law. Some of the rights are complex, and not all of the details have been included in our summaries. Accordingly, you should read the relevant laws and guidance from the regulatory authorities for a full explanation of these rights.

6.2  Your principal rights under data protection law are:

(a)  the right to access;

(b)  the right to rectification;

(c)  the right to erasure;

(d)  the right to restrict processing;

(e)  the right to object to processing;

(f)  the right to data portability;

(g)  the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and

(h)  the right to withdraw consent.

6.3  You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data

6.4  You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified.

6.5  In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include: the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed; you withdraw consent to consent-based processing; you object to the processing under certain rules of applicable data protection law; the processing is for direct marketing purposes.  However, there are exclusions of the right to erasure. The general exclusions include where processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation; or for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

6.6  You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.

6.7  If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement.

6.8  To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

7.  About cookies

7.1  A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

7.2  Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

7.3  Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

8.  Our website does not use cookies.

9.  Cookies used by our service providers:

9.1  Holiday Bookings Online use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website and click through to check availability and/or prices.  The online booking system only uses session cookies, which are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

10.1  This website is owned and operated by John & Jackie Boothand was designed and is powered by GoDaddy Website Builder.

10.2  Our principal place of business is at 31 Old Windmill Way, Long Crendon, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 9BQ.

10.3  You can contact us using our website contact form.