Personal information collected

We will collect and store the following personal information from you:

Certain information required to register with the Site including first and last name, your login e-mail address and date of birth together with some basic security information;

In case you sign-up with e-mail and password: your login e-mail address and (encrypted) login password;

Personal contact information that you might provide voluntarily like your phone number, your WeChat id, Line id, or your address;

Details of any bookings you make through the Site;

Other information you generate as a result of site interactions, like messages to hosts.

Use of this information

We will use this information in order to:

authorize your login;

administer your contact requests, inquiries and reservations;

collect payment of accommodation fees;

collect payment for any additional services you obtain while staying in our Hosts’ accommodation;

make general improvements to our Site and the services we offer;

analyse how customers are making use of the Site;

notify you of certain offers or new Accommodations (subject to your right to unsubscribe or opt-out).

Sharing this information

Credit or debit card payments will be collected by our payment processor.

In order for payments to be processed you may need to provide some necessary details. We tell you about this at the point we collect that information on the Site.

We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganisation, but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected.

Other than as set out above, we will not disclose any of your personal information without your permission unless we are required by law to do so (for example, if required to do so by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime).

Information automatically collected from your computer

Log files/IP addresses
When you visit the Site our web server automatically records your IP address. This IP address is not linked to any of your personal information. We may also gather other non-personal information (from which we cannot identify you) such as the type of your internet browser which we use to provide you with a more effective service.

When you visit the Site we may store some information (commonly known as a “cookie”) on your computer. Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to your hard drive to store and sometimes track information about you. Cookies are specific to the server that created them and cannot be accessed by other servers, which means that they cannot be used to track your movements around the web. Passwords and credit card numbers are not stored in cookies. A cookie helps you get the best out of the Site and helps us to provide you with a more customised service. We use cookies for the following purposes:
Storing details about your site preferences (for instance which language you wish to view pages in);
Storing details about any properties you have short-listed;
Enabling our web server to track your session between pages of the site and provide a continuity of experience.

You can block or erase cookies from your computer if you want to (your browser’s help screen or manual should tell you how to do this), but certain parts of the Site are reliant on the use of cookies to operate correctly and may not work correctly if you set your browser not to accept cookies.

When using our site, there are a number third parties who also need to store cookies for essential running of the site. These might include but are not limited to:
Google, to enable login through Google, to enable Interactive Maps or help us with Analytics. Facebook if you use Facebook to login to our Site.

If you have any other concerns, please contact us.

Other Sites

We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our Site and recommend that you check the policy of each site you visit and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

In addition, if you linked to this Site from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners or operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site and contact its owner or operator if you have any concerns or questions.

Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through the Site, the information you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside of the European Union (“EU”). By way of example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU or one of our service providers is located in a country outside of the EU. We may also share information between group companies, which may be located in countries worldwide. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the Netherlands. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this privacy policy.

If you use the Site while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.

Further questions

If at any time you would like to contact us with your views about our privacy practices, or with any enquiry relating to your personal information, you can do so by emailing us at