AMES HOTEL (“AH” or “we”) collects your personal data and information from you if you register as a guest with us (whether online or otherwise) or enter into any other transactions with us. The personal data and information which we collect include your contact information, passport and visa information and other personal details, children’s information, credit card details, membership information of any AH or other programme, your dates of arrival and departure from AH, your preferences, interests and other information collected pertaining to your stay at our hotel/the goods and services we provide, and any questions or comments you may have during or after your stay with us (collectively “your personal data”).
Your personal data will be collected, held on computer and/or in manual files, used, disclosed, and otherwise processed by AH to facilitate the performance and administration of our functions as a hotel, including the following purposes:
- To facilitate the provision of tourism and hospitality services to our customers
- For statistical and marketing purposes for us, the Ministry of Tourism and other tourism service providers and bureau
- For contact purposes
- Billing purposes
- To respond to enquiries made via phone calls, emails, letters, faxes, Facebook or other media/social media
- Communicate with guests via sms blast, telemarketing, or email blast
- Provision of information on our promotions, services and products
- For administrative purposes, including audits, fraud monitoring and prevention
- For security and emergencies – to abate or prevent any crime / intrusion into hotel room/suite/premises
- For the maintenance of guests database(s) and customer service-related processes
- To update the status and information of guests
- For purposes of compliance with any legal, regulatory and/or statutory requirements
- General operation and maintenance of the services provided or required under any law to be provided by us as hoteliers; and
- To regularize data held by us and our group of companies (if any) relating to guests from time to time
Your personal data is essential and important to us. If you do not provide or update all the information as requested, we will not be able to keep complete information about you, thus affecting our ability to fulfil the purposes stated above.
We may disclose and transfer your personal data to the following parties (whether within or outside Malaysia) for the purposes stated above:
- Our related and/or group of companies, our agents and service providers and/or subcontractors and its affiliates including those located overseas providing services relating to the purposes for which your personal data is collected
- Third parties (including those located overseas) who provide data processing services to us
- Our appointed lawyers and panel solicitors who attend to matters relating to any breach or enforcement of contracts/agreements; to defend any rights or property of AH, its personnel and its related and/or group of companies
- Any person who has undertaken a duty of confidentiality to keep such data confidential; and
- Any law enforcement agency, courts of Malaysia or pursuant to any court order.
It is important that your personal data is kept up-to-date. Should there be any changes in your personal data, such as address, phone/fax number, email address and other personal identification or information, kindly update the same with us as soon as possible so that we may update our records.
By providing your personal data to AH and/or continuing to transact with AH, you agree and consent to the collection, processing, use, disclosure and retention by AH of your personal data [and where applicable, sensitive personal data], in the manner as set out in this Personal Data Protection Notice given pursuant to Section 7 of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010.
You may at any time after the submission of your personal data to us, kindly contact us at www.ames-hotel/contactus/ in the event:
- You require access to and/or a copy of your personal data that we retain about you and/or wish to make corrections to your personal data. Such request for access to and/or copies of your personal data may be subject to a fee and also to requirements of the Act and/or other applicable laws;
- You wish us to cease processing your personal data or otherwise limit our right to process your personal data and you are no longer agreeable to us retaining, holding or storing your personal data. However, please note that this may result in us not being able to properly perform or discharge our obligations to you; or
- You have any enquiries or complaints in respect of your personal data.
If you believe that any information, we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible, at the above link. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.