Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
Bookings made at this property are made under the followings terms:
The Beach House Exmouth - Terms and Conditions
The Contract of Hire shall be between the Hirer and the The Barn Exmouth Ltd, Operators of The Beach House Exmouth subject to the Conditions of Hire.
Please book via our Booking Form or where available on other booking websites and accept the conditions and payment details. The maximum number of people allowed to stay and enjoy the Beach House and its grounds is 20 unless previously agreed. No additional events or parties can be held without the agreement of the owners of the Beach House. The person booking the house must be 30 years or more in age. The house is not to be used for any commercial purposses or re let on a whole or room by room basis without the agreement of the owners in writting.
3. PERIOD OF HIRE
The Beach House will be ready for you after 4pm on arrival day. Please leave by 10am on departure day.
Changeover day is Friday for weekly hire and Friday and Monday for short breaks.
All hot water and heating are included in the rental. Bathroom towels, sheets, pillow cases and douvet covers are provided. A travel cot and high chair is available with prior notification but please bring sheets, blankets/pillows for it.
5. SINGLE SEX GROUPS (Stag)
We do not accept Single Sex Male Group Bookings. If this occurs there will no access to the property & we shall not refund any payments.
6. SINGLE SEX FEMALE GROUPS (Hen party)
Well behaved single sex Hen groups are excepted however from experience extra cleanng is required & there is a standard extra charge of £200
7. BEHAVIOUR & CARE OF THE PROPERTY
Please act in a manner that will not cuase disturbance to residents in neighbouring properties. The house must be left in a clean and tidy condition on departure day, and breakages and/or damage reported and paid for. Any extra cleaning charges and costs of repairs or replacements shall be deducted from the security deposit, however the security deposit will not necessarily be the limit of the client’s liability.
Care must be taken in the vicinity and whilst using the Swimming Pool and Hot Tubb. All instructions and warning signs must be strictly adhered to. The Swimming Pool and Hot tubb must not be used after 10:30pm at night and before 7am in the morning.
No Bands – DJ or loud music to be played in the house at any time or parties to be held with non residents without the permission of the house owners. No music to be played outside of the house after 9pm.
The secuirty deposit may be withheld if any of the above conditions are breached.
No Weddings or other events are allowed at the property including marquees without the written agreement of the property owners.
Pets are allowed in the property with prior approval at an extra charge of £45/ dog. Pets are not allowed upstairs or on any of the furniture. Any room upstairs that we find with excess dog hairs will be charged for an extra cleaning fee of £75 / room.
9. RIGHT OF ENTRY
The property owner or his representative shall be allowed the right of entry at all reasonable times for inspection, repair or maintenance.
10. HOLIDAY CANCELLATION AND CURTAILMENT INSURANCE – APPLICABLE TO ALL BOOKINGS
Cancellation: Your booking is a legally binding contract, and like all contracts you should protect yourself in case things go wrong. That’s why we ask for all our bookings to be protected by holiday cancellation and curtailment insurance. Our terms and conditions contain further details of your liability to us in the event that you cancel your booking – please read them carefully. We regret that cancellations for whatever reason maybe chargeable.
In the event of the applicant wishing to cancel the arrangements prior to the commencement of the letting and for the reasons not covered by your cancellation policy, and upon notifying the office in writing, we shall endeavour to re-let The Beach House for the period concerned or for such part thereof as may prove possible. If such re-letting can be arranged, the Balance, if already paid, will be refunded less a charge for any additional expenses. The deposit will not be refunded. If the property cannot be relet the full payment including the deposit will not be refunded.
COVID 19 AMENDMENT- Any Bookings that have to be cancelled due to Local or National Lockdowns will in the first instance be rescheduled to a convenient time. If this is not possible the booking will be cancelled and all monies paid will be refunded in full. Bookings cannot be cancelled if one or more guests are unable to travel due to having Covid 19 or having to Self Isolate.
The Hiring Contract is made on the understanding that the property and its facilities as published will be available for the dates stated. In the unlikely event that the property is not available through events arising out of the control of the owners, then we may be forced to cancel the booking. The hirer will be advised of any such circumstances as early as possible, and we will refund all monies paid in full – but the Hirer will have no further claims against the owners.
In the unlikely event of any complaint you should immediately report the problem. It has to be stressed that we cannot consider complaints reported after you have returned home from your holiday, when the visitor has denied the Owners the opportunity of investigating the complaint and endeavouring to put matters right during the holiday.
14. WEBSITE ACCURACY
We do everything we can to ensure the accuracy of information contained in this website and any advertisements. All information is given in good faith and believed correct at the time of going to press, but we cannot be held responsible for any errors, or the results of such errors. Further, we cannot accept liability for happenings outside reasonable control, such as breakdown of domestic appliances, plumbing, wiring, sudden temporary invasion of pests, damage resulting from exceptional weather conditions, closure of local ameneties and attractions.
The owner’s liability shall not exceed the amount actually paid as rental by the hirer for the accommodation. It is an express condition of this Booking that the Owners are not held responsible for any accident, loss or damage which may be sustained by any hirer, member of his party, or visitor, or their property, however caused.
Last updated: Sunday, May 20, 2018 12:00 AM
Some key terms are defined as follows, and throughout this document:
- The Beach House ("The Beach House Exmouth", "www.thebeachhouseexmouth.co.uk", "we", "us", or "our") is the company that collects and processes Personal Data for the purposes described in this Policy.
- SCRUMPY Ltd ("SCRUMPY") is the company that we use for hosting our website, booking system & CRM (+ other functionality).
- Our Services are detailed in the 'About The Beach House' section.
- Personal Data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person ("Data Subject")
The way in which we store data, process data and run our business is done in a GDPR compliant manner. Upon request we can provide details of data flow, a data inventory, a data breach policy, an employee dismissal log, details on the employee security training we have in place and more. Please follow the instructions in the contact section below to request any information not present in this policy.
In short, we only gather Personal Data we need, we only keep it for as long as is needed, we only use it for what we state below, you can request to correct/edit/remove it, we store it securely, we do not pass it to third parties unless otherwise stated and we aim to be transparent with how we use Personal Data.
About The Beach House
The Beach House is a vacation rental business. We advertise vacation rental properties, take enquiries about these properties, take bookings at properties, take payments towards bookings and provide other booking related services.
The Beach House uses SCRUMPY, an online website management & booking system to produce our website, keep track of bookings, enquiries, payments and more.
The Beach House is committed to the protection of Personal Data, including data that we use for our own purposes, and that we maintain on behalf of any property owners we may work with.
Collection and Use of Personal Data
The Beach House collects information, including Personal Data, for the following purposes:
- Improving our website's content and user experience
- Internal business purposes
- Facilitating and storing the details of online & offline bookings/payments
Your consent to this policy (where requested) is tracked.
This Policy is not intended to place any limits on what we do with data that is aggregated and/or de-identified so it is no longer associated with an identifiable individual (Data Subject).
The services of The Beach House are not directed to children under 16. If you learn that a child under 16 has provided us with Personal Data without consent, please contact us.
The use of our website by an individual classes them as a 'legitimate interest', visiting the site is enough to identify this, data associated with an individual's visit needs to be processed for efficient site operation. Any data collected will be used in a conservative way to help maintain the individual's rights & freedoms.
Improving our website's content and user experience
In the course of providing the website hosting services, SCRUMPY may receive, access, analyse, process and maintain Personal Data on behalf of us.
We determine the types of Personal Data that will be collected and used within SCRUMPY, how it will be used and disclosed, and how long it will be stored. For any questions relating to how your Personal Data is used by SCRUMPY which are not covered in this policy, please contact SCRUMPY directly via email: email@example.com.
SCRUMPY's Usage Information is collected, including information about how you are accessing and using our site. SCRUMPY directly uses information to understand and improve their services and exposes it to us so that we able to do the same for our business. Usage information may also be used to investigate and prevent security issues, abuse and fraud.
Internal Business Purposes
We may collect personal data from you through our Website (www.thebeachhouseexmouth.co.uk), social media, over the phone, and other channels for the following purposes:
Responding to your enquiries: When you contact us with a comment, question or complaint, you may be asked for information that identifies you, such as your name, address and a telephone number, along with additional information we need to help us promptly answer your question or respond to your comment. We may retain this information to assist you in the future and to improve our customer service and offerings.
Informing you about offerings: We may use your contact information for our own marketing or advertising purposes. We do not sell or rent your Personal Data to third parties. You can opt out of these at any time by following the steps outlined below.
To Understand and Improve our Services and Website Service Usage Information is collected, including information about how you are accessing and using the Service. We use this information to understand and improve our Services, and to investigate and prevent security issues, abuse, fraud.
Facilitating and storing the details of online & offline bookings/payments
We collect Personal Data via our online booking form, over the telephone or via other channels to be able to store a record of who has (attempted to, confirmed, cancelled, etc) booked a property we may be or have been advertising.
Third Party Links
Third Party Tools/Services
We use a number of third party tools & services (sub-processors) that Personal Data may be sent to, including:
- Google Analytics: To help us gain an insight into the performance and usage of our website.
- FullStory: To help improve the user experience of our website by recording a sample of user sessions.
We have different timeframes on various elements of Personal Data that we hold dependent on its purpose. Once we no longer need to retain your Personal Data, we will make sure that it is deleted or anonymised.
We retain Personal Data provided for bookings indefinitely as these records form important financial evidence for tax purposes. We can at request de-personalise booking data, we may not be able to do this if we still need said Personal Data for tax or other legal purposes.
Disclosure of your Personal Data
As a matter of practice, The Beach House does not disclose, trade, rent, sell or otherwise transfer Personal Data, except as set out in this policy.
We may transfer or disclose Personal Data as follows:
Service Provider Arrangements
We may transfer (or otherwise make available) Personal Data to third parties who process it on our behalf for the purposes noted above. These third parties may access, process or store personal data in the course of providing these services, but based on our instructions only.
As of the date hereof, these third party providers include technical operations such as database monitoring, data storage, hosting services and customer support software tools.
Changes to our Business Structure
The Beach House may share or disclose data if we engage in a merger, acquisition, bankruptcy, dissolution, reorganisation, sale of some or all of The Beach House's assets, financing, acquisition of all or a portion of our business, a similar transaction or proceeding, or steps in contemplation of such activities (e.g. due diligence).
Compliance with Laws
The Beach House and the providers we use may share or disclose Personal Data to comply with legal or regulatory requirements and to respond to lawful requests, court orders and legal process.
Enforcing Our Rights, Preventing Fraud, and Safety
The Beach House may share or disclose data to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of us or third parties, including enforcing contracts or policies, or in connection with investigation and preventing fraud.
In short, the personal data you provide to us can be provided upon access, we protect it to the best of our ability, we can amend it for you upon request and remove it from our systems upon request.
If you have any complaints, concerns or queries about how we manage Personal Data, please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are in the European Union you have the right to complain to your local Data Protection Authority about the collection and use of your Personal Data.
Access and Correction of Personal Data
If we receive a request from an individual to access or update Personal Data we have collected we will endevour to respond to said request.
If you submit Personal Data via our Website or otherwise provide us with your Personal Data, you may request access, updating or correction and removal of your Personal Data by submitting a request to us via our contact form. We may request certain Personal Data for the purposes of verifying your identity.
How We Protect Personal Data
The Beach House takes security seriously. We take various steps to protect information you provide to us from loss, misuse, and unauthorised access or disclosure. These steps take into account the sensitivity of the information we collect, process and store, and the current state of technology.
To learn more about current practices and policies regarding security and confidentiality of Personal Data and other information, please see the Security Practices section; we keep that section updated as these practices evolve over time.
As a business both we and the third parties we trust, follow good security practices to help keep Personal Data secure.
The Beach House uses SCRUMPY, SCRUMPY is hosted on Amazon Web Services. As such, The Beach House inherits the control environment which Amazon maintains. In short web servers and databases run on servers in secure data centers.
SCRUMPY encrypts all customer data input via the website & booking management system both in transit and at rest. Communications between you and SCRUMPY (our website) are encrypted via HTTPS and Transport Layer Security (TLS) industry best-practices.
Access to Personal Data is limited via a user management system controlled within SCRUMPY. We ensure that anyone with access to Personal Data at The Beach House has an awareness of GDPR & good security practices.
In the event of a Personal Data breach we will endevour to notify the relevant legal authorities and inform the effected individuals within 72 hours of identifying said breach. If you believe you have discovered a personal data breach please contact us using the details below immediately.
Please contact us if:
- you wish to access, remove, update, and/or correct inaccuracies in your Personal Data; or
- you otherwise have a question or complaint about the manner in which we or our service providers treat your Personal Data.
No.4 Foxholes Hill, The Beach House Exmouth, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2DF United Kingdom
The Beach House
Registered Company: 09865001
Registered Office: No.4 Foxholes Hill, The Beach House Exmouth, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 2DF United Kingdom
VAT Number: 233088910