What is the privacy policy and protection of personal data?
It is the Policy that establishes the terms under which Cork Train Station Guesthouse treats the personal data of its customers and the rights that they can exercise, in accordance with the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council – Regulation General on Data Protection (GDPR) – and other applicable national legislation on privacy and data protection.

What are personal data and the processing of personal data?
A personal data is any type of information relating to a natural person. For example, the name, an identification number, location data, contacts, even elements of your physical, economic or social identity.
The processing of personal data is any operation carried out, through automated and non-automated means, on this data – collection, registration, alteration, consultation, use, transmission, and destruction.

How does Cork Train Station Guesthouse collect customer data?

Cork Train Station Guesthouse collects personal data as part of the business relationship established with the customer, for example, using the data for an accommodation.
In the collection and processing of data, Cork Train Station Guesthouse complies with the applicable legal obligations and observes the principles and rules of treatment, requesting the client’s consent, when necessary to process data.

Are customer personal data secure?

Cork Train Station Guesthouse adopts several technical and organizational security measures, in order to protect its customers’ personal data against the improper or unauthorized loss, dissemination, alteration, treatment or access.
Data may be retained for the period in which legal obligations or those arising from the commercial relationship with customers remain.

Can Cork Train Station Guesthouse transfer its customers’ data to third parties?
Cork Train Station Guesthouse may use third parties – subcontractors – for the provision of certain services, which may imply access, by those third parties, to customers’ personal data. Cork Train Station Guesthouse ensures that these subcontracted entities satisfy the applicable legal requirements and offer adequate guarantees regarding data protection.

What are the rights of personal data holders?

a) Right of access – provision of information on the personal data held by Caixa in relation to the data subject and on the respective treatment;
b) Right of rectification – correction, updating or inclusion of information (which may be missing) regarding the data subject;
c) Right to erase data (“right to be forgotten”) – erasure of data, having verified the legal requirements for that purpose (no active contracts, beyond the legal term of data retention to which Caixa is obliged);
d) Right to limitation of processing – suspension / termination (temporary) of data processing, subject to applicable legal requirements;
e) Right to portability – availability of personal data provided by the client, in a structured format for current use and automatic reading, so that they can be transmitted to another controller;
f) Right of opposition – revocation of consent for data processing (s) carried out based on this ground.

How can the customer exercise his rights and access information about personal data management?
Cork Train Station Guesthouse guarantees customers the exercise of their rights of access, portability, rectification, opposition, deletion and limitation of treatment.
Customers can exercise their rights by contacting Cork Train Station Guesthouse.
The customer may also complain to the National Data Protection Commission, the public authority that oversees the application of legislation in Portugal.

What is the Guest House’s cookie policy?
Cookies are computer files that allow you to identify your internet access device, and which may contain personal information, such as preferences for browsing the site, passwords, usernames, etc. uses cookies to improve the performance and browsing experience of customers, increasing the speed of response and eliminating the need to repeatedly enter the same information

What is a data breach?

A data breach is a breach of security that causes, accidentally or unlawfully, the destruction, loss, alteration, disclosure or unauthorized access to personal data processed by Cork Train Station Guesthouse.

Examples of data breaches include:
– unauthorized verbal or written transmission of personal data,
– the loss, theft or storage in an unsafe place of documents or devices (PC or mobile phone),
– sending personal data to the wrong recipient,
– sending e-mail to a group of recipients using the “To” option instead of “Bcc”.

Cookies Policy

Cork Train Station Guesthouse uses cookies.
This Cookie Policy clarifies the types of cookies used by Cork Train Station Guesthouse on its website:, other websites being excluded.
You can choose the types of cookies that can be downloaded to your internet access device (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) through the privacy settings in the options of the internet browser you use, hereinafter referred to as browser.

What are cookies?
Cookies are computer files that contain a sequence of numbers and letters that allow you to uniquely identify your internet access device, but may contain other information such as your browsing preferences on a given website. Cookies are downloaded via the browser to your internet access device (computer, mobile phone, tablet, etc.) when you access certain websites.

Types of cookies used and their purposes

Cookies are classified by their life cycle and domain to which they belong.

Regarding the life cycle, cookies can be:

Persistent cookies remain resident on your internet access device for a certain period of time.
Session cookies are temporary and are deleted from your internet access device when the browser is closed.

Regarding the domain to which they belong, cookies can be:

First party cookies, are downloaded by the website you are visiting and share the same domain.
Third party cookies. They are downloaded to your internet access device by sites from a different domain than the one you are visiting. This can happen, for example, on sites that have banners with advertising from a third party.

Cork Train Station Guesthouse uses cookies and similar technologies on its website: for the following purpose:

Analysis and Performance: When you visit the Cork Train Station Guesthouse website at we download cookies, which allow us to uniquely identify your device, this way we can count unique visits to the Guest House website, analyze your performance and the how users browse our site. We use this information to improve the service provided to users of our website.

Cork Train Station Guesthouse does not use advertising cookies on its website or share information with third party websites.

The use of cookies by Cork Train Station Guesthouse never allows the identification of the user, and cookies are only used for the purposes set out in paragraph 2 of article 5 of Law no. 41/2004.

Cookie management

The user can accept, refuse or remove cookies through the management of his browser settings, and the user is always given the possibility to change his permissions.
The user can configure cookies in the “options” or “preferences” menu of his browser.
If the user chooses to disable cookies, it may prevent some services from functioning correctly, affecting, partially or totally, their browsing experience.
To manage the use of cookies, consult the browser’s help options, the procedures to be used.

Cookie Policy Update
This Cookie Policy is periodically reviewed by Cork Train Station Guesthouse, so its content may be updated.