PRIVACY POLICY

This site is owned and operated by Interstate China Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (hereinafter “we”). Your privacy is very important to us. We respect the privacy of every individual who visits this Web site or responds to this hotel’s interactive advertisements. To help protect your privacy, we adhere to the following guidelines.


Information Collected and Use of Information

In order to provide better services, we will collect “Personal Information” (information that personally identifies our users or allows us to contact our users) from you under the circumstances where you use this Web site and provide your information, unless you explicitly inform us not to collect your “Personal Information”. We do not require you to register in order to use the Web site. We use the information you supply for the purpose of providing the services you’ve requested. This Web site will explicitly ask when it needs information that personally identifies our users or allows it to contact our users (“Personal Information”). Please provide your “Personal Information” in a timely, detailed and correct manner when you register, and update your “Personal Information” constantly to make sure that “Personal Information” is correct and current. Or you have to undertake the corresponding consequences of any issues due to the fault of your “Personal Information” by yourself.

This Web site may use “Personal Information” to operate the site, provide services, and to provide/send you the new features, services, and products of this Web site, unless you have explicitly refuse to share the aforesaid information with you in accordance with this privacy policy when you register your “Personal Information”. We, maybe together with our cooperative partners, will provide you the services you request or the content you may be interested in. Under the situation where your “Personal Information“ is necessary for the product(s)/ service(s), you agree that we can share your “Personal Information“ with relevant cooperative partners.

Log Files

Like most standard Web site servers we use log files. This includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, platform type, date/time stamp, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user’s movement in the aggregate, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses, etc. are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Cookies

Our users should also be aware that information and data may be automatically collected through the standard operation of our Internet servers and through the use of “Cookies.” “Cookies” are small text files a Web site can use to recognize repeat users, facilitate the user’s ongoing access to and use of the site and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements and targeted advertising. “Cookies” are not programs that come onto a system and damage files. Generally, “Cookies” work by assigning a unique number to each user that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If you do not want information collected through the use of “Cookies”, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows a user to deny or accept the cookie feature; however, you should note that “Cookies” may be necessary to provide users with certain features (e.g., customized delivery of information) available on this Web site. This Web site may use a database to track users.


Business Transitions

In the event we go through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets, users’ Personal Information” will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. Users will be notified prior to a change of ownership or control of their “Personal Information”. If, as a result of the business transition, the users’ personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, they will be given choice consistent with our notification of changes section.

This Web site may disclose “Personal Information” if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with applicable law or with legal process served on us or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of us or this site, and (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of our hotel(s), the site, or the public.


Choice/Opt-out

Our users are given the opportunity to “opt-out” of having their information used for purposes not directly related to our site or not mentioned in this Web Site privacy policy at the point where we ask for information. In addition, users who no longer wish to receive our email communications may “opt-out” of receiving these communications by replying to unsubscribe information contained in the email.

Your use of this Web site and the action of providing “Personal Information” will be deemed that you fully understand and accept all the rules provided in this privacy policy.

Links

This Web site contains links to other sites and service providers. For example, for online reservations, order forms and email marketing. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this Web site.




Notification of Changes

Whereas the promulgation of new laws and regulations or the change of business policy, we will amend this privacy policy from time to time, and the new privacy policy will take effect from the date when it’s publication on this Web site. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy policy, via a link from the homepage, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

If at any time a user believes that this Web site has not adhered to these privacy policies, please notify us, and we will use all commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem.