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This Privacy Statement was last amended on 10-09-2018

Algarve Rentals, with its registered office in the Netherlands, bears the responsibility of processing personal data as stated in this privacy statement.

Contact details:

  • Website: https://www.algarverentals.nl/
  • E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Telephone: +31 6 53454998

M. Thunnissen is the company official at Algarve Rentals in charge of data protection.
He can be reached at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Personal data processed by us:
Algarve Rentals processes personal data which you provide in using our services and/or which you provide directly.

Below is an overview of the personal data we process:

  • First and last names
  • Address details
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone number

Special and/or sensitive personal data processed by us:

Neither our website nor the services we provide aim to gather data on visitors to our website who are younger than 16, unless they have permission from their patents or guardians to provide such data. Seeing that we cannot verify the ages of website visitors, we strongly advise parents and/or guardians to supervise the online activities of children under their care in order to prevent any data from being gathered without authorisation. If you believe that we have obtained personal data without such permission, then please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., in which case the data will be removed by us.

The purposes for which we process personal data:
Algarve Rentals processes your personal data for the following purposes:

  • to be able to call you or mail you if necessary for the provision of our services.
  • to be able to inform you about possible changes made to pour products and services.
  • to make it possible for you to create an account.

Computerised decision-making:
Algarve Rentals does not use computerised processing as a basis to make decisions concerning issues that might have (considerable) personal consequences. Those kinds of decisions are made by computer programs or systems, without human intervention (staff members of Algarve Rentals, for example).
Algarve Rentals uses the following computer programs and systems:

  • Outlook - to receive and send e-mail transmissions and to process requests by e-mail.
  • Joomla CMS - to change the contents of the website and for website development.
  • Internet browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera.
  • Acrobat Reader.
  • Microsoft Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint.
  • Various other computer programs.

How long we retain personal data:

Algarve Rentals does not retain any personal data obtained from our contact form longer than strictly necessary to achieve the purposes for which the data are required. We apply the following retention periods for the following (categories of) personal data:

Personal data:
   -  Retention period:  -  Purpose:

  • Personal details - 2 years or less - order and claim period settlement 
  • Address details - 2 years or less - order and claim period settlement 
  • E-mail addresses - 2 years or less - order and claim period settlement 
  • Telephone numbers - 2 years or less - order and claim period settlement 

Sharing personal data with third parties:

Algarve Rentals uses systems and/or services that are provided by external providers, including Reviced Webhosting BV, in which those providers might have access to the personal data of our clients.
If you use the services we provide, then some of the data regarding your connection to our servers are automatically saved in so-called server logs. Examples of such data include your IP address, browser version and the time of your visit. We use the data in those logs to resolve errors in our systems and to track people who threaten to compromise our network, which enables us to take counter measures.

Algarve Rentals does not sell any personal data to third parties and only discloses such data if required for the execution of our agreement with you or to comply with legal obligations. Companies that process personal data at our request are required to enter into a Processor’s Agreement with us, so that you can be sure of the same level of security and confidentiality regarding your personal data. Algarve Rentals remains responsible for such processing.

Cookies and similar applications used by us

Algarve Rentals uses standard cookies and similar applications.

Social Media:

This website might contain buttons to promote specific pages or share them on social networks LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter. These buttons are activated by a code which LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter themselves supply. The code transmits a cookie. We recommend that you read the privacy statements of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to understand how they handle your personal data.

Inspecting, changing or removing data

You have the right to inspect, change or remove your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw your permission for personal data to be processed or to object against your personal data being processed by Algarve Rentals. You furthermore have the right of data transferability, which means that you can ask us to send the personal we have about you in our database to you or any organisation designated by you.

If you would like to inspect, change, remove or transfer your personal data, or if you want to withdraw your permission for, or object to, the processing of your personal data, please send your request to:

  • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

In order for us to verify that the request was made by you, please send a copy of your (valid) identification document as an attachment to your e-mail. Make sure that you blacken your passport picture, the MRZ (Machine Readable Zone - the strip containing numbers at the bottom of the passport), your passport number and your citizen service number (BSN) on the copy you send to us. This is recommended for privacy purposes. We’ll respond as soon as possible, at any rate within four weeks.

Algarve Rentals would also like to point out that you can contact the Dutch Data Protection Authority if you have a complaint. You can reach the Dutch Data Protection Authority via:

How we protect personal data
Algarve Rentals takes the protection of your personal data very seriously and does everything possible to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorised access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorised alterations of your personal data. All data sent via the Algarve Rentals website is encrypted and transmitted via SSL. All e-mail traffic is protected by AVG antivirus software. If you have reason to believe that your personal data are not adequately protected or are being misused, please contact our customer service or mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Note: Algarve Rentals retains the right to amend this Privacy Statement. We recommend that you regularly keep yourself informed about its contents.