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Copyright

Any use of the material on this site for press purposes is explicitly encouraged but has to previously be confirmed from our side based on our new Privacy Policy as of 25.5.2018. The Alliance for Innovators and Researchers in Tourism and Hospitality (AIRTH) permits articles and any other materials to be reproduced for press purposes, provided the source is acknowledged appropriately, and a press cutting or link is submitted through the www.AIRTH.global platform or Contact Us form. The consent is given if the source of the article agrees with it as per the new GDPR law for protecting any data. 

Information

Any information achieved and formed in an article, which is about to be posted, is firstly looked over by the source itself. He or she has to agree to the publication of the article, and if any changes are required, they are carried out. Based on the GDPR law, the source also has the opportunity to decide on the amount of time that the article with the information provided is allowed to be posted online.

The Alliance for Innovators and Researchers in Tourism and Hospitality (AIRTH) strives to keep the information up to date, but cannot guarantee that the information provided is completely accurate. Any mistakes that are brought to our attention will be corrected as soon as possible. Please use the Contact Us form.

Privacy

This website does ordinary logging of requests, including the IP addresses of connecting clients. Only statistical analysis of the logs without personally identifiable information is ever distributed.

We measure visitors to our website using Google Analytics. This records what pages you view within our site, how you arrived at our site and some basic information about your computer. All of that information is anonymous – so we don’t know who you are; just that somebody visited our site. The information we collect from analytics helps us understand what parts of our sites are doing well, how people arrive at our site and so on. Like most websites, we use this information to make our website better. You can learn more about Google Analytics or opt out if you wish.

As of 25.5.2018, we are enforcing our upgraded Privacy Policy, based on which anyone upon logging in can choose if they agree with being a part of our Google Analytics or not. Based on that, the current already signed-up profiles were reinvited to add an agreement to the usage and storing of the attained information as well.

Indemnification

Users agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Alliance for Innovators and Researchers in Tourism & Hospitality (AIRTH) and its members, affiliates, agents, suppliers, and licensors against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees and settlement costs, arising out of any claim, including from a third party, regarding or in connection with user's use or misuse of information posted on this website.

 


One of the main AIRTH partners is the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB), therefore all legal and related notifications are harmonized also with the STB.


 

Legal notice for the website www.AIRTH.global

All rights for the entire website www.AIRTH.global are reserved. All information and material, both written and graphic, on the website www.AIRTH.global is, to the extent permitted by law, the subject of copyright or otherwise protected the intellectual property of Alliance for Innovators and Researchers in Tourism and Hospitality (hereinafter AIRTH) and its associated partners whose content is included in the website www.AIRTH.global.

Users may use content on the website www.AIRTH.global exclusively for their own personal, non-commercial, use. Any other use of the content of the website www.AIRTH.global for commercial purposes is not permitted. The information and material published on this website may not be copied, duplicated or in any other way distributed for commercial purposes without the express written permission of AIRTH.

AIRTH may at any time change this legal notice, which shall be binding for users in its latest updated version.

Privacy and personal data protection

The  Alliance for Innovators and Researchers in Tourism and Hospitality (hereinafter AIRTH) respects and protects your personal information. The AIRTH preserves the right to collect only the information about visitors to web pages that do not disclose personal characteristics of individuals and for statistical purposes only.

In certain sections of our website, for the purpose of correspondence, registration on the website, receiving bulletins, shopping or participating in web prize games and so forth, you will entrust your personal data to us. AIRTH guarantees and undertakes to protect personal data as confidential, in accordance with the valid legislation. The data you provide to us will not be disclosed to third parties or unauthorized persons and will be used solely for the purpose for which it was provided.

In order to ensure the unimpeded functioning of the website, it contains cookies.

The space in which the website server is located is appropriately physically protected.

Privacy and protection of personal data by authorized AIRTH contractors

Galex Studio is the maintenance contractor for the website www.AIRTH.global and in accordance with its contract with AIRTH it performs tasks for AIRTH relating to maintenance and enhancement of the portal. Galex Studio and possibly other external companies performing certain activities for AIRTH in the context of the portal undertake to process personal data only to the extent of their authorization from AIRTH, and they shall not process data, nor may they, for any other purpose.

Caution regarding unauthorized or improper use

For security reasons, as well as to ensure unimpeded service for all users, AIRTH uses software to monitor traffic and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or alter information or in some other way to cause damage. In the event of authorized lawful investigation and in accordance with the necessary lawful procedures, information from these sources may be used to identify individuals.

Responsibility / Liability

All information and material on the website www.AIRTH.global is of an informational nature. AIRTH strives to ensure that the information it publishes is correct, updated and complete, but in respect of its accuracy or integrity, it assumes no legal liability relating to accuracy, completeness or the usability of any information, product or described procedure.

The AIRTH is not responsible for the content of the texts published by the custodians of contracting partners of AIRTH.

AIRTH may not be held liable for damage (including that caused by viruses) to computer equipment, mobile telephones or any other application offering access to the website www.AIRTH.global, caused by users visiting the website or any use thereof. AIRTH shall not be liable for any damage of any kind arising from the use or incapacity to use the website www.AIRTH.global.

AIRTH reserves the right to change the content of the website www.AIRTH.global at any time, in any manner and irrespective of the reason without prior notice, and accepts no liability whatsoever for any consequences of such change.

External links

For convenience, certain pages or sub-pages of the website www.AIRTH.global may, for the purpose of providing comprehensive tourist information, contain links to various external addresses, such as other websites, individual pages or other resources. We accept no responsibility for access, content or errors in external links, nor may users of the website www.AIRTH.global assume that the websites on external links adhere to the same principles of respecting privacy and personal data protection as those followed by AIRTH. AIRTH accepts no liability whatsoever related to visiting and using linked websites.

Spam

When you visit our website it is possible that your internet browser will generate spam (undesired advertising). Such advertising is most probably generated by other internet sites or other software installed on your computer. AIRTH does not approve of or recommend products or services presented as spam on your computer while you visit our website.

Copyright

This website contains material that is protected by copyright law. The contributing authors and other copyright holders reserve the right to reproduce or redistribute this material. All persons who reproduce or redistribute this information are expected to abide by the conditions and obligations required by the authors or copyright holders. Nevertheless, such protected material may be quoted and used in good faith, in accordance with copyright regulations, which generally permit use for non-commercial educational purposes such as study, research, criticism, news, and reporting.

Social networks

Posted comments are the reflection of the writer’s personal assessment and opinion, and do not represent the views of AIRTH.

We reserve the right, using our own judgement and without explanation, to remove or alter any comment posted via the Facebook application on the website www.AIRTH.global that in any way infringes on the rights of others or is in any way unlawful, insulting, defamatory, vulgar or in any other way controversial.

AIRTH is not responsible for personal opinions, ratings or inappropriate content found on Twitter and Instagram.

 


 

Cookies

By means of our website, we always wish to provide our visitors with the latest information that is relevant to them. Based on knowing what our visitors are interested in and what they are looking for on our website, we can offer them the right contents. We never forward data to third persons and we never monitor visitors as individuals, but completely anonymously.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files, which are saved by most websites onto the devices with which users access the internet. Saving cookies is fully controlled by users, as they can restrict or disable the saving of cookies in the browser that they use.

Types of cookies

  1. Session cookies

This type of cookies enables you to use the necessary components for the proper operation of a website. Without them, the services that you wish to use on this website would not operate properly (e.g. registration, the shopping process, etc.).

  1. Persistent cookies

This type of cookies collects data on how users behave on a website with the purpose of improving the experiential component of the website (e.g. which sections of the website are most frequently visited). These cookies do not collect information through which a user could be identified.

  1. Functional cookies

Such cookies enable a website to remember some of your settings and choices (e.g. user name, language, region) and provide advanced and personalized functions. Such cookies may enable the tracking of your activities on a website.

  1. Targeted advertising cookies

Such cookies are most frequently used by advertising and social networks (third pages) with the purpose of showing targeted advertisements, restricting recurring advertisements, or measuring the effectiveness of advertising agencies. Such cookies may enable the tracking of your activities online.

Why are cookies necessary?

Cookies are used by most websites, as they enable a convenient way of keeping contents fresh, appropriate and in accordance with the interests and preferences of online users. Based on statistical data concerning website traffic, which is also provided by cookies, website administrators may assess the effectiveness of the website concept as well as the suitability of the type and number of advertisements offered to users on their websites.

List of cookies

 

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Google Analytics _ga All websites Page views statistics 2 years
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User rights

As the person to whom the personal data refers, you have certain rights in relation to the personal data collected about you by the Slovenian Tourist Board, Dimičeva ulica 13, 1000 Ljubljana.

The following list contains information on your rights that stem from applicable data protection laws:

 

- Right to withdraw consent: If the processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you may withdraw such consent at any time. You may withdraw the consent in the same way as you provided it (e.g. electronically).

- Right of access: you may request that the Slovenian Tourist Board provide you with information on personal data that it stores about you, including information on which types of your personal data are stored, what this data is used for, where it is collected if not directly from you, and to whom it has been disclosed, if applicable, the period of storing your personal data, what your rights are related to your personal data, and information on the potential existence of automated decision-making (including profiling) and the reasons for such decision-making and the foreseen consequences of such processing for you.

- Right of rectification: You may request that the Slovenian Tourist Board rectify any incorrect personal data pertaining to you that it holds.

- Right to restrict: You may request that the Slovenian Tourist Board restrict the processing of your personal data if:

-- you challenge the accuracy of your personal data, namely with regard to the period which the Slovenian Tourist Board requires to verify the accuracy of the data,

-- the processing is unlawful and you require a restriction of processing rather than the deletion of your personal data,

-- the Slovenian Tourist Board no longer requires your data, but must keep it to enforce, implement, or defend your legal claims,

-- you object to the processing while the Slovenian Tourist Board verifies whether its legal basis predominates over yours.

- Right to data portability: At your request, the Slovenian Tourist Board will, if technically feasible, transfer your personal data to another data controller if the processing is based on your consent or if it is necessary for the fulfilment of an agreement, and if the processing is carried out using automated means.

- Right to object: if the processing is based on your consent or is necessary for the fulfilment of an agreement, and if the processing is carried out using automated means, you may object to the processing of your personal data for reasons related to your special position. When your data is processed for the purposes of direct marketing, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of personal data for the purposes of such marketing, including profiling. Furthermore, you have the right to object for any reasons related to your special position to the processing of personal data with regard to these reasons when personal data is processed for scientific or historical research purposes or for statistical purposes, except if the processing is required to perform a task that is carried out in the public interest.

- Automated receiving of particular decisions, including profiling: you have the right to request from the Slovenian Tourist Board that a decision based only on the automated processing of your personal data not apply to you if such a decision produces legal effects for you or significantly affects you.

- The right to submit complaints: In the event of an alleged violation of applicable privacy laws, you may file a complaint with a supervisory authority competent for data protection in your country of residence or in the location where the alleged violation occurred.

- Right to erasure: You may request that the Slovenian Tourist Board erase your personal data if:

-- the personal data is no longer required for the purpose for which they were collected or otherwise processed,

-- the processing is based on your consent and you withdraw this consent, and there is no other legal basis for processing,

-- the processing is based on your consent and you object to such processing, and there is no other legal basis for processing,

-- the personal data was processed unlawfully,

-- this is necessary in order to fulfil statutory obligations,

-- the personal data was collected in connection with offering information society services directly to a child. The processing of the personal data of a child is lawful if the child is at least 16 years of age. If a child is younger than 16, such processing is only lawful if the child’s parent or guardian provides authorisation or approval on behalf of the child.

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