Privacy statement: Villa Breeze Curacao

Ria Luitjes

May 8, 2018.

Carefree online
You visit my website for information. If you are interested, you can sign up for the newsletter or ask a question or maybe you will request an offer for renting our villa. In doing so, you leave traces online and / or personal details.

Informing and securing consciously
Villa Breeze Curacao is not a company, there is no Chamber of Commerce registration we rent our house privately but still I feel obliged in the context of the GDPR or AVG to inform you about the handling of your personal data. What happens to it, for what purpose, and how it is stored and protected. This is stated in this Privacy Statement. It must be concise, transparent, understandable and easily accessible.

Your data will be treated carefully, confidentially and respectfully
Obviously, you say! If you sign up for the newsletter, I will only use your data for that purpose. If you ask a question, it is registered in a CMS system (Lodify). I use your email address or your telephone number to answer your question or contact you. Personal information does not leave this mailbox within the CMS system.

Which personal data is involved exactly?
Because you visit the website, send an e-mail, make a reservation, make a payment, you are processed the following personal data:
  • Your first and last name
  • First and last name of family members
  • Your address details
  • Your phone number
  • Your e-mail address
  • Your IP address
  • Your IBAN
  • Your itinerary
  • Why are they requested?

To contact you and to be able to perform the service properly. I logically use your name and contact details to maintain contact and inform you about the reception in the villa, desired additional services, and other relevant matters. But also to return the damage deposit or to request a review. I save all information you share by email. Information shared by telephone is not recorded in writing. Your data will also be processed to send newsletters or otherwise inform you about the reservation and offers and to analyze visitor behavior to improve the website.

What does not happen with your data?
Your data will not be sold to a 3rd party. Your information will not be shown or forwarded to others unless it has to do with the reservation or stay on site. As with the managers on the spot.

Are your data shared with third parties?
Yes, only if this is necessary due to a legal obligation or a legitimate interest such as reasonable business practice:

  • Tax and Customs Administration Curacao, in the context of assignment for tourist tax or IB, if the additional burden of proof is requested 
  • Tax consultant, due to the inspection of invoices with address details
  • Website hosting party and CMS software provider for the storage of data from reservations and contact moments
  • Newsletter software, for the digital newsletter (email address only)
  • Google Analytics, for the analysis of visitor data website
  • Personal data that are necessary for the administrator on Curacao

At the bottom of each newsletter, you will find the possibility to change your details or to unsubscribe.

What happens when you visit a website?
On the website of Villa Breeze Curacao, general visitor information is kept, including the IP address of your computer and the time of retrieval and data that your browser sends. This data is used for analyses of visitor and click behavior on the website. This information can be used to improve the functioning of the website. This data is anonymized as much as possible and is not provided to third parties.

A cookie is a small and simple text file that is stored on your computer or mobile device when you first visit a website. Via the settings of your internet browser you can unsubscribe from cookies (no longer save), delete all previously stored information, and have a notification sent when sending a cookie. Please note that some websites may not work as well if you disable all cookies.

Google Analytics
Villa Breeze Curacao uses Google Analytics to keep track of how users use the website and how effective the AdWords ads are. The information thus obtained, including the address of your computer (IP address), is transferred to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Read the privacy policy on the Google website for more information. You also observe the privacy policy of Google Analytics.

Google uses this information to keep track of how our website is used, to provide reports on the Website to Villa Breeze Curacao and to provide its advertisers with information about the effectiveness of their campaigns. Google may provide this information to third parties if Google is legally obliged to do so, or insofar as these third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We have no influence on this. Villa Breeze Curacao has not given Google permission to use Analytics information obtained via Villa Breeze Curacao for other Google services.

Your data is properly secured
Laptop and other smart devices are protected by suitable and effective technical measures. The website uses a reliable SSL certificate. An SSL connection can be recognized by the lock and the word 'safe' for the URL. Payments via the website are done via certified companies, with the possibility of paying via credit card, Pay-pal or your own bank transfer of your choice.

How long will your data remain?
No longer than is necessary to realize the goals for which your data is collected. In concrete terms: the data of existing guests will not be kept longer than two years after the last visit. The data of potential clients will not be kept longer than a year if no reservation is made. Except for the legal obligation of 7 years for the keeping of an administration, including invoices with address data, for income and tourist tax Curacao.

Is something wrong, do you want to view your data or have it removed?
Please contact me and I will make it for you, no later than 2 weeks If you see a reason, you can object to the processing of your personal data and/or submit a complaint to the Dutch Data Protection Authority.

To secure
Villa Breeze Curacao takes the protection of your data seriously and takes appropriate measures to prevent misuse, loss, unauthorized access, unwanted disclosure and unauthorized modification. The website uses a reliable SSL Certificate to ensure that your personal data does not fall into the wrong hands. If you have the impression that your data is not properly secured or if there are any indications of misuse, or if you would like more information about the security of collected personal data, please contact us at and are websites of Ria Luitjes.

Telephone: 06 83030848, e-mail address:

Latest edit on May 8, 2018.

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