Privacy Policy

Information Tracking And Usage
Clink Hostels tracks and gathers information on this website that helps us to identify our visitors’ needs related to our website and our services. Clink Hostels is the sole owner of the information tracked and gathered on this website. We will never share, sell, or rent this information unless explicitly stated in this policy or ordered by a court of law.

On some pages of our website users have the option to register for various Clink Hostels services – e.g. newsletter, etc. – using data capture forms. These forms require the user’s name, email address, company, as well as other information that help us provide the requested service. The user may choose to provide additional non-mandatory information that enables us to provide a more personalized service. An example of the information requested are below:

The usage of cookies is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while on our site. When a user closes his browser the cookie session ends. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site; however, the user may be limited to the access of some areas within our website. Cookies help us understand our visitors’ needs and interests and use that information to improve our website and the services offered on the individual pages.

Shared Usage Of Data
We reserve the right to share accumulated, general demographic data for statistical purposes with selected partners. This data does not contain any personally identifiable data.

This website contains links to other sites. Please note that Clink Hostels is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any other website to which we link.

When subscribing to our newsletter a visitor needs to provide the following mandatory information: Salutation, First Name, Last Name, Email Address, Company and Country.

Other Types Of Information Gathering
Occasionally our website gathers visitors’ data via temporary marketing activities such as trade shows and surveys, etc. Participation in these activities happens on a voluntary basis, which allows the visitor to decide whether to disclose any personal data. Such data may include contact information (e.g. name, email, phone number), demographic information (e.g. post code, date of birth) or others. The data will be used to provide the visitor with the service requested. Data gathered via surveys will be used for improving our website and services.

Changing/Editing Personal Information
Every email sent by Clink Hostels allows the user to change, edit or remove any information he provided us while registering for an Clink Hostels service or contact request on the website.

Users who wish to no longer receive our newsletter or promotional emails may click on a link named “Unsubscribe” which is embedded with every email sent by Clink Hostels in order to not receive future messages.

Referral service
If a visitor decides to use our referral service in order to inform a friend or colleague about our website, we request the name and email address of the recipient. Following this, Clink Hostels sends exactly one automated message to the friend or colleague, with an invitation to visit our website. Clink Hostels does not store the corresponding data.

Notification In Case Of Policy Change
Should we decide to change our privacy policy, we will inform of such changes on our website. This keeps our users up to date  about which information we gather, how we are using this information, whether that information is made public and if yes, in what way. Should we decide to make use of personally identifiable information in another way than stated at the time when this information was gathered, the users concerned will be made aware of this via email. The users may then decide whether we will be permitted to use their data in this new fashion. Otherwise, we use data exclusively in accordance with the privacy policy under which they were gathered.

Contact Information
Clink Hostels
78 King’s Cross Road

Tel.:  +44(0) 20 7183 9400

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