Privacy, Data Protection and Terms of Use

'HolidayViews Direct' is a division of ConnOptix Ltd,  a company registered in England since 2002.
Company registration number is 4584871.
Registered address is Camley Cottage, 1 Camley Gardens, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 5JW, England, UK.
For the purposes of data protection and the gathering and processing of personal data, the Company is registered with the Information Commissioners Office and complies with the UK Data Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulations.
Privacy, Data Protection and Terms of Use
All users of this website and any associated &/or ancillary services, hereafter referred to as 'the service', use the service in the full knowledge that information pertaining to their use of the service, whether as anonymous users or registered accommodation providers, may be gathered and processed in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act and GDPR. As such, any personal data garnered from your use of the service will be:
  • used in accordance with any contract, written or otherwise, which exists as the lawful basis between the parties
  • used fairly and lawfully
  • used for limited, specifically stated purposes
  • used in a way that is adequate, relevant and not excessive
  • maintained accurately, 
  • kept for no longer than is absolutely necessary
  • handled according to your data protection rights
  • kept safe and secure
  • not transferred outside the European Economic Area without adequate protection
By using the service, you accept the service is provided 'as is', and agree to the following Terms of Use: 
Terms of Use
By using this site to search for an accommodation provider or property, you accept that the service may gather and process information about your electronic identity, eg your computer's IP address, your use of the service and browsing history, the frequency with which you use the service, the profile of accommodation which you search for and data in respect of any other aspect of the service which may be incorporated within the service from time to time. This may include enabling a registered accommodation provider to identify you as a result of you electing to contact the registered accommodation provider.
In addition, you accept that the service may deploy electronic 'cookies' * and other electronic instructions on your browser in order to make the service easier to use and more personalised to your needs. You may instruct your browser to reject &/or delete said cookies, and accept that this may have a detrimental effect upon your access to and your experience of the service.
By choosing to search for a particular accommodation provider or property, you accept that the information provided by the service in response to any search has been made available by the accommodation provider and, as such, its accuracy is the sole responsibility of the accommodation provider. The service shall not be held liable for any inaccuracy in the information submitted to the service by any accommodation provider and delivered to you, whether through error or act of malice and whether becoming known immediately or becoming known at any point in the future. 
By choosing to use the service in order to contact an accommodation provider, you accept that the extent of the service's responsibility to you is to make reasonable efforts to present the accommodation provider's property profile to you. By clicking the link to submit a message to the accommodation provider, you accept that the service will make reasonable efforts to forward, electronically, your message to the accommodation provider, without guarantee and with no liability for the successful delivery or otherwise of your message or for the accommodation provider electing not to respond to you. You further accept that, by electing to make contact with a registered accommodation provider, said accommodation provider may be in receipt of information, such as an email address, which provides sufficient personal information to identify you.    
For accommodation providers considering registration, by electing to complete the accommodation owner registration process, whether thereafter submitting or not a profile of property or properties for inclusion in the service's search results, you warrant that you are or represent a bona fide holiday accommodation provider, and that you are submitting your personal data to be held by the service in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act and General Data Protection Regulations. Furthermore, you agreed to maintain all of your personal and accommodation records accurately and you accept these terms of use in their entirety.
By completing an accommodation profile and uploading text, images &/or video to the service, in respect of any holiday let/vacation rental accommodation which you seek to advertise via the service, you warrant that you own or have a legal right of use for the text, images &/or video which you plan to upload, and further warrant that your use of said content is not in breach of copyright law. Furthermore, you warrant that you are authorised by the owners of the property to advertise it via the service, the content you upload to the service is an accurate and current representation of the accommodation, and by uploading content to the service, you are providing ConnOptix Ltd with a worldwide licence to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works from (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes that we make in order that your content works better with the service), communicate, publish, publicly display and distribute such uploaded content.
You accept and agree that any content deemed by ConnOptix Ltd to be offensive or inappropriate to the reputation of the service may be removed from the service by ConnOptix Ltd unilaterally and without prior notice. 
Further, as a registered user of the service, you agree to maintain any password or confidential access information in strict confidence, and you agree not to seek to or attempt to circumvent the prescribed processes for accessing the service, or attempt to alter any of the software which underpins the provision of the service. You agree that, at the sole discretion of ConnOptix Ltd, your account may be suspended during an investigation into misuse of the service, and may be terminated without notice.
Whether accessing the service as an anonymous user or a registered user, you accept that the service is provided 'as is', and you agree, whether using the service as a business or private user, to hold ConnOptix Ltd harmless and indemnify its directors and employees from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses arising from claims, losses, damages, judgments and litigation howsoever effected or incurred. 
These Terms of Use may be modified from time to time, without notice. If you do not agree with and accept these terms, please do not use the service.
This agreement is governed by the laws of England & Wales.

* Cookies are small text files used by websites to send information to your browser in order to enhance user experience. Typically they are used to do things like maintain your preferences, identify your session, store items in shopping baskets and for storing authentication status.