Hotel Balka Strand

GDPR – Data Protection Policy

Data – the short version:
Information about our guests is stored for up to 40 months from stay, after which all information is deleted.
Information is never disclosed to 3rd party unless part of the reservation.


Data Protection Policy – Hotel Balka Strand

Last updated, 10. July, 2018

Processing of personal data

As a natural result of Hotel Balka Strand’s activities and marketing, personal data on our guests and visitors on our websites will be processed. The policy of Hotel Balka Strand is that such processing of personal data must be transparent. Consequently, this privacy policy describes how Hotel Balka Strand processes the personal data collected in connection with your stay at our hotel as well as by using our hotels’ website

  1. Data controller

The data controller is Hotel Balka Strand (ckbs Aps), Central Business Register no. (CVR no.) 34082197, Boulevarden 9, Balka, 3730 Nexø, Denmark, which is responsible for the collection and processing of the personal data described in this privacy policy.

  1. Collection of personal data

Hotel Balka Strand collects, stores and processes personal data on you in connection with your visits to hotel and when you use our website. You will always be notified of any collection of your personal data. Such personal data includes name, address, e-mail, telephone number, date of birth, credit information as well as information on your stay with Hotel Balka Strand, your preferences, consumption, etc.

In connection with the provision of data, it will always be indicated whether such provision is voluntary or necessary for the completion of the requested act, such as booking of hotel accommodation.

The personal data is generally collected directly from you, but we may also receive information from other sources, including independent providers of booking services.

  1. Why does Hotel Balka Strand process your personal data?

Hotel Balka Strand processes your personal data for the following purposes:

Booking of hotel accommodation:
With a view to completing bookings of hotel accommodation, Hotel Balka Strand processes your personal data for the purpose of executing the agreement, including, for example, your e-mail, for us to be able to send you a confirmation or receipt for your purchase.

When booking accommodation on our websites, your credit card information will be processed by our payment provider.

Stays with Hotel Balka Strand:
Hotel Balka Strand processes and stores your personal data in connection with your stay at our hotels and offers you the services you have ordered. We collect and process your personal data with a view to giving you the best experience during your stay with Hotel Balka Strand and the best possible services also in respect of any future stays.

In certain circumstances, we must ask you to show your ID by way of your passport, etc., for documentation purposes.

Customer satisfaction surveys:
If you have provided us with your e-mail in connection with your booking of a stay with Hotel Balka Strand, we will in certain circumstances send you an email following your stay containing a link to a customer satisfaction survey. We process your reply in that respect with a view to improving our services.

Marketing and newsletters
If you have given your prior consent, Hotel Balka Strand will process your personal data for the dispatch of e-mails and newsletters from Hotel Balka Strand, including, among other things, offers, information on events and Hotel Balka Strand discounts. If, at some point in time, you do not wish to receive such e-mails and newsletters, you may request to be removed from the mailing list by sending an e-mail to or by using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the newsletter.

We use cookies to collect your website behaviour data. The purpose of such collection of data is to target our marketing on Facebook towards the visitors on our website who also have a Facebook profile. The processing of such data takes place as a consequence of Hotel Balka Strand’s legitimate interest in showing you relevant offers and news.

Video surveillance:
Hotel Balka Strand uses video surveillance on our premises. Video surveillance takes place as a result of Hotel Balka Strand’s legitimate interest in preventing crime as well as guaranteeing the safety of our guests. Hotel Balka Strand has erected signs in the areas of video surveillance.

The recordings will only be accessed and reviewed in case of suspicion of criminal actions or internal/ external audits. The recordings may also be reviewed for the purpose of clarifying safety-related incidents.

In case of criminal actions or suspicion of criminal actions or if disclosure is required by law, the recordings may be disclosed to the police.

Customer service and communication:
When you contact Hotel Balka Strand, we collect and process the data given by you with a view to processing your inquiries. We urge you not to provide us with sensitive personal data, unless such sensitive personal data is strictly required for the processing of your inquiry. In such event, the sensitive personal data should be forwarded in highly encrypted format only if forwarded by email.

Use of website:
Hotel Balka Strand has access to information on visitors on the website as well as such visitors’ use of the website and its functions.

When visiting the website of Hotel Balka Strand, we collect the following data on you:

  • The sites visited by you, when and how long you visited such sites
  • User behaviour
  • Browser type
  • IP address

The data collected will be processed as a result of Hotel Balka Strand’s legitimate interest in gaining knowledge of the users’ use of the website. This information is used to improve the website. In addition, we use data on the navigation of all our users to be able to understand how our users as a total use the website and, against this background, we attempt to improve the website. We cannot see where you come from or go to on the Internet when you leave our site. In addition, we collect information about which products our users as a total prefer. This information is also used to improve the website.

Other purposes:
In addition to the aforesaid purposes, Hotel Balka Strand may also process your personal data with a view to complying with statutory requirements or establishing, exercising or defending legal claims.

  1. With whom does Hotel Balka Strand share your personal data?

Your personal data may be disclosed to third parties only if you have given your consent to such disclosure. Your personal data may also be disclosed if required to execute an agreement to which you are a party, for example in connection with travel booking. In certain circumstances and according to applicable law, it may be necessary to disclose personal data to public authorities or the police. Data may, for example, be disclosed to the police in the event of suspicion of credit card fraud.

In certain circumstances, Hotel Balka Strand may disclose your personal data to Hotel Balka Strand suppliers acting as service providers on behalf of Hotel Balka Strand, for instance, in connection with the distribution of newsletters and loyalty programmes. Such suppliers process personal data only on behalf of Hotel Balka Strand and in accordance with Hotel Balka Strand instructions and cannot consequently process the personal data for their own purposes.

  1. Withdrawal of consent

You may at any time withdraw any consent you may have given to Hotel Balka Strand. We will then delete the personal data unless we are able to continue the processing on other legitimate grounds. Your withdrawing your consent, however, may result in us no longer being able to offer the same products and services to you.

You may withdraw your consent to receiving newsletters by using the unsubscribe link directly in the communication.

  1. Your rights

You have a right to know which data Hotel Balka Strand processes about you and for which purpose such data is processed. You are also entitled to object to your personal data being processed, including profiling, and to demand correction, deletion or blocking of data which is incorrect, misleading or has been similarly processed in violation of legislation, or demand restriction of the processing of personal data.

In certain circumstances, you are also entitled to have the personal data which Hotel Balka Strand has recorded about you handed out in a structured, generally used and machine-readable format and have the said data transmitted to another data controller.

If you wish to exercise one of the said rights, you may contact:

Hotel Balka Strand
Attn.: Manager Benny Schou
Boulevarden 9, Balka
3730 Nexo


Tel.: +45 4549 4949

  1. Security

Hotel Balka Strand sets great store by the confidentiality of all personal data, allowing such data to be processed only by employees who have received proper processing instructions in order to prevent that such data is destroyed or disclosed to any unauthorised third parties.

  1. Storage of personal data

Hotel Balka Strand ensures that the stored data is brought up to date as required to the effect that the personal data is at all times correct.

Your personal data will be deleted 40 months after your last stay/ activity in our hotel.

Recordings from video surveillance for the purpose of preventing crime will be deleted or anonymized no later than 30 days after the recording took place, unless is it necessary for Hotel Balka Strand to store the recordings for the purpose of dealing with a specific dispute, for example in relation to solving crime or other illegal actions. Recordings from video surveillance for other purposes will be deleted when it no longer serves an objective purpose to store the information.

The information may also be stored for a longer period of time when in anonymised form, meaning that it will no longer be possible to relate the information to you.

  1. Links to other websites, etc.

Our website may contain links to other websites or to integrated websites. We are not responsible for the contents of the websites of other companies (third-party websites) or for the practices of such companies regarding the collection of personal data. When you visit third-party websites, you should read the owners’ policies on the protection of personal data and other relevant policies.

  1. Contact

If you have any questions or wish to complain about the processing of your personal data, you may contact us at all times by email or telephone as indicated above.
You may also contact the Danish Data Protection Agency, Borgergade 28, 5th floor, 1300 Copenhagen K, Denmark.

  1. Cookie policy

We use cookies on our website

Owners information

Hotel Balka Strand (ckbs Aps)
Boulevarden 9, Balka
3730 Nexø
Central Business Register no. (CVR no.): 3408 2197
Telefon: +45 5649 4949

Manager: Mr. Benny Schou

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