Data protection

Due to the EU-GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) entered into force in May 2018, the privacy policy is listed below. The purpose of this EU Regulation is to inform the visitor to this website about the use of personal data, the scope, purpose and method of collecting such data. Basically, it should be noted that the website operator handles the data in accordance with legal requirements and with the greatest possible care. Nevertheless, it is to consider that there can be security gaps in the data transfer on the Internet. Absolute protection against a third party is not feasible.


Data collection and data usage
There are various options available to contact us. If available, contact can be made via inquiry, contact form, booking, order or newsletter. The entered or registered personal data will be stored in order to process your request, to provide you with all desired information and, if necessary, to answer follow-up questions. If it is not desired to share personal data using the above given options, contact can be also made by e-mail, telephone or post. In any case, your data will be kept confidential and subject to data protection.

When you visit our website, you will automatically receive mainly technical data for the purpose of statistical analysis, to improve the website and the security of our IT system. The following data is stored during this process: IP address, operating system, web browser, date and time, length of stay, type of files, pages visited, origin of visitors, search terms and search words (via search engines). This data will not be transferred to other foreign servers.

Disclosure of data
Personal data will be only passed on if we are entitled to do so. In certain cases, e.g., when processing payments via credit card companies, for accounting, law enforcement procedures, a disclosure of data is inevitable. In other cases, we will inform you when disclosing the personal data to third parties, or if necessary, obtain your consent.

The website operator is responsible for the data processing and data protection on this website. The contact details can be found in the imprint of this website. The contact details of the data protection officer, if one has been ordered, you also receive from the contact details in the imprint.

Your rights
You have the right to receive information about stored personal data free of charge at any time. You may also request to delete or update this information. However, deletions can only be made in accordance with tax and commercial law. Above all, the retention obligations on the part of the website operator are to be observed. In this context, you also have the right of appeal, which you may obtain from the competent supervisory authority.

Cookies are used on our website, mainly so-called “session” cookies. These are small text files that are saved on the storage medium of your computer and do not cause damages to it. Their main purpose is to make the use of our website more efficient and user-friendly. The storage period of cookies varies. However, you can use your browser to control how the cookies shall be handled, for example, inform you when a cookie is set, delete it after leaving the browser, or even block cookies. If the storage of cookies has been deactivated, the website may be impaired in its function.

Social Media
In the case of the use of Social Media platforms, the contents become a part of the offers made available by these companies. Information on the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy of Social Media Platforms such as: Facebook, YouTube, Google+ and Twitter are available on their pages.

Facebook Plugins
This website uses plug-ins from Facebook, Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA. You can identify Facebook plug-ins either by Facebook Logo or the „Like“ (thumb-up sign) button on our website. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here:
When you visit our website, the plugin initiates a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook therewith receives information that you have visited our website with your IP address. If you click on the Facebook "Like-Button" while you are logged into your Facebook account, you link the contents of our pages to your Facebook profile. As a result, Facebook can assign the visit to our website to your user account. Please note that we as the provider of the pages are not aware of the content of the data transferred and their use by Facebook.
Further information on the privacy policy of Facebook can be found at Should you wish to prevent Facebook from associating your visit to our website with your Facebook user account, please log out from your Facebook user account.

Google+ Plugin
This website uses plugins of the social network Google+. The Google+ service provider is Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. When you visit a webpage of our website containing the +1 button your browser send data to Google's server. According to Google, no personal information is transferred, however, we have no influence on the collection of data via the +1 plugin. For more information regarding the use, processing, scope of the data and related rights, please refer to the Google’s Privacy Policy bzw.

Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, web analytics service operated by Google Inc. (“Google“). Google Analytics sets cookies, i.e. text files stored on your computer that facilitate analysis of your use of the website. The information generated by these cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transferred to a Google server in the United States and is stored there. Google uses this information in order to analyse your use of the website, compile reports on your website activities for the website operators and deliver other services related to website activities and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Under no circumstances will Google associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however, please note that in that case you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data collected about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. Please, refer to the Google’s Privacy Policy:

Google Web Fonts
For the homogenous display of fonts we use Google Web Fonts. When you visit our pages, your browser makes a direct connection with Google servers. At this time the IP address will be transferred to Google. If your browser does not support Google Web Fonts, a standard font will be displayed on your screen. For further information, please refer to the Google’s Privacy Policy:

Google Maps
This website uses the map service Google Maps via API. This service is provided by Google Inc., 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA 94043, USA. Google Maps serves to quickly show the location of our company and therefore serves to improve our website. Through the use of Google Maps information about your use of this website, especially the IP address, is transferred to the Google server. As a website operator, we have no influence on the data transfer. For further information, please, see Google’s Privacy Policy:


HolidayCheck Widget

Web widgets of HolidayCheck AG Bahnweg 8 CH-8598 Bottighofen Switzerland are integrated on our website. Web widgets (widgets -> engl. things) are small programs that are integrated into the website and display information from other websites.

The content that is displayed on our website (ratings/reference rate) is always retrieved from the HolidayCheck servers. For this to work technically, data must be exchanged between the two servers involved. This includes the date and time of the visit; the site from which the query is made; the Internet Protocol address (IP address) used, browser type and version, device type, operating system and similar technical information.

The legal basis is our legitimate interest in accordance with Art. 6 para. 1 f) DSGVO. With the provision of this service we deliver current and correct content on our homepage. The processed data will only be used to provide the content or to transmit data that you provided when you make a rating directly on our website. They will not be processed in any other way, in particular not to analyse usage behaviour.

The above mentioned data will not be stored by us in the context of this processing. To be able to design the widgets, we use Google Fonts. For this purpose, your IP address is transferred to the Google servers in the USA. The EU-US Privacy Shield serves as a guarantee according to Art. 45 DSGVO. The legal basis is our legitimate interest according to art. 6 para. 1 f) DSGVO. By using the fonts we ensure the consistent reproduction of the widgets. Information on data processing by HolidayCheck AG can be found in the data protection declaration of the site


Twitter Plugin
When you visit our pages, a link between the browser and Twitter servers is made via the Twitter buttons. In addition to the IP address, the nature and scope of the other transferred data are not known to the website operator. Further information on the privacy policy can be found on the following page: The Twitter is operated by Twitter, Inc., 1355 Market Street, Suite 900, San Francisco, CA 94103 U.S.A.

Our website uses plugins by Google operated website YouTube. The provider is YouTube, LLC, 901 Cherry Ave., San Bruno, CA 94066, USA. YouTube serves to improve our website and to supplement it with additional information. Different data, especially the IP address, is transferred to the YouTube server. We have no influence on the data transfer as a website operator. For further information please refer to the Google’s Privacy Policy: