Privacy Policy

Columbus Hospitality, LLC is committed to safeguarding your privacy while visiting the Columbus Hospitality, LLC web sites, namely, Columbushospitality.com. Our goal is to provide you with an Internet experience that delivers the information, resources and services that are most relevant to you about our company. To achieve this goal, part of the operation of the Site includes the gathering of certain types of information about Site users. We recognize that many consumers who visit our web sites are concerned about any information they provide us on-line, and how we maintain and use this information. To address these concerns and to demonstrate our commitment to privacy, we have developed and implemented this Privacy Policy for our company. As this policy may change from time to time, we encourage you to periodically check it.

This Privacy Policy covers two types of information gathered at the Site, personal and aggregated. The term “personal information” refers to data you voluntarily provide in connection with use of the Site that identifies you and/or the company on whose behalf you are accessing and using the Site. Personal information includes, e.g., data submitted in connection with our services, such as your name, e-mail address, phone number, company affiliation, physical address and/or certain other personal information. The term “aggregated data” refers to general information regarding visitors and users of the Site that relates to use of the Site, e.g., traffic patterns, number of visits to certain pages, visits from other web sites or to third-party web sites linked to the Site, use of particular services and interest in services, information or features of the Site or other parties made available through or found at the Site.

What information do we collect about you? How do we use it?

  • We only collect personally identifiable information that you voluntarily and knowingly provide us;

We take the highest care to ensure that the personal information we obtain from you is not used in a way that you may be unaware of or not agreeable to.

  • We use the information that you provide us only for the purpose(s) for which you specifically provided it or for specific additional purposes for which we receive your prior consent;

You may wish to submit an information request about one of our services or products, or if we are offering a promotion you would like to participate in or an e-mail or postal mail list you would like to be added onto. In response, we may ask for information such as your name and postal address. In the event you opt to provide us with this information, we will only use it for the purpose specified by you at the bottom of the information gathering form.

  • We provide you with choice and control over the collection and use of any personally identifiable information that you provide us on-line, and a means for updating, correcting or removing this information.

In the event we have such promotions or email or postal lists, all forms will provide an opt-out button to allow you to choose not to participate in Columbus Hospitality, LLC lists and future online marketing. In deciding whether or not to join such lists, please note that they are only used for Columbus Hospitality, LLC purposes or in joint promotions with a Columbus Hospitality, LLC partner. You may request to be removed from our lists at any time. All emails distributed to our lists will contain easy, online access to unsubscribe.

  • We do not share any information you provide us with anyone outside of Columbus Hospitality, and it’s affiliates, except for suppliers who assist us in maintaining and managing the activities on our sites.

We do not sell, rent or share any of your personal information with any other party including any third-party joint promoters, nor use it for unapproved commercial purposes. The suppliers who maintain and manage the activities on our sites are legally obligated to maintain the confidentiality of any information we provide them, including your information.

  • We employ appropriate security measures to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of any information you provide us

Exceptions to the Privacy Policy

(1) Columbus Hospitality, LLC may monitor and, when we believe in good faith that disclosure is required, disclose information to protect the security, property, assets and/or rights of Columbus Hospitality, LLC from unauthorized use, or misuse, of the Site or anything found at the Site.
(2) Columbus Hospitality, LLC may disclose information when required by law; however, only to the extent necessary and in a manner that seeks to maintain the privacy of the individual.
(3) Columbus Hospitality, LLC may disclose personal information with certain suppliers that assist Columbus Hospitality, and it’s affiliates, in maintaining and managing the activities on its web sites. Please be assured that these suppliers are legally obligated to maintain the confidentiality of this information and do not acquire any rights to use your information for their own benefit.
(4) We do reserve the right, in connection with the potential sale or transfer of the interests of Columbus Hospitality and its subsidiaries and affiliates, to sell or transfer your information (including but not limited to your address, name, age, gender, zip code, state, and country of residency and other information that your provide through other communications) to a third party entity that (1) concentrates its business in a similar practice or service, (2) agrees to be Columbus Hospitality’s successor in interest with regard to the maintenance and protection of the information collected, and (3) agrees to the obligations of this privacy policy.

Use of Aggregated Data

Columbus Hospitality, LLC is interested in improving the Site and may develop and offer new features and services. We monitor aggregated data regarding use of the Site for marketing purposes and to study, improve and promote use of the Site. In connection with such purposes, Columbus Hospitality, LLC may share non-identifiable aggregate information about our users (for example, the % of male and female visitors to our sites) with advertisers, business partners, sponsors, and other third parties in an effort to customize or enhance the content and advertising on our sites for our users. Disclosure of aggregated data does not reveal personal information about individual Site users in any way that identifies who they are or how to contact them.

Use of Cookies

Visitors to our website: When someone visits our Website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting any of our websites. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be up front about this. We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.

Use of cookies by our website: Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie

Name(s)

Purpose

Google Analytics _utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Server side web analytics cookie ASP.NET_SessionId These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.http://support.microsoft.com/kb/899918
Server side web analytics cookie VisitorLocationID* These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
Internet booking engine progression cookie jsaction This cookie is set by our internet booking engine platform to record the visitor’s progression during the booking process. This cookie is deleted when a user closes their browse
Internet booking engine multiple room cookie teasermultiroomversion This cookie is used to record that users have initiated a multiple room booking. It collects information in an anonymous form. This cookie expires when you close your browser.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Links to Other Sites

Columbus Hospitality, LLC may provide links to a number of other web sites that we believe might offer you useful examples of our work and services. However, those sites may not follow the same privacy policies as Columbus Hospitality, LLC. Therefore, we are not responsible for the privacy policies or the actions of any third parties, including without limitation, any web site owners whose sites may be reached through this Site, nor can we control the activities of those web sites. We urge you to contact the relevant parties controlling these sites or accessing their on-line policies for the relevant information about their data collection practices before submitting any personal information or other sensitive data.

Your Consent To This Privacy Policy

Use of the Site signifies your consent, as well as the consent of the company for whom you use the Site and whose information you submit (if any), to this on-line Privacy Policy, including the collection and use of information by Columbus Hospitality, LLC, as described in this statement, and also signifies agreement to the terms of use for the Site. Continued access and use of the Site without acceptance of the terms of this Privacy Policy relieves Columbus Hospitality, LLC from responsibility to the user.

Policy Modifications & Contacting Columbushospitality.com

Columbus Hospitality, LLC reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time; notice of changes will be published on this page. Changes will always be prospective, not retroactive. If you have questions about our policies, please contact:

Columbus Hospitality
775 Yard Street | Suite 180,  Columbus, Ohio 43212
Phone (614) 824-1770