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COVID-19 Notice

Stella Homestay Services is committed to ensuring that clients are safe. You can take confidence in the fact that Stella Homestay Services have put in place a Host and Student risk assessment procedure. We are taking bookings from all students and registration from hosts providing that our COVID-19 Risk Assessment procedure is followed and adhered too.

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is: https://stellahomestayservices.com.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect data (information) based on the information you supply to us.

Personal identification information (Name and email address andother other pesonal information if you provide it

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We use information held about you to: ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your devices; provide you with information, products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes or in accordance with a Legitimate Interest; carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us; allow you to participate in interactive features of our service when you choose to do so, e.g. asking a question through our website; carry out necessary maintenance to our company, and notify you about changes to our services.

We also embrace the use of social media and may wish to process any comments made public by you.

How long we retain your data

For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Stella Homestay Services is the “data controller”.We will retain any Data you submit for 2 years.

All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

a. internal record keeping;

b. improvement of our products / services;

c. transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Any visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

If you want to request more information about our privacy policy or information regarding data protection you should contact us. info@stellahomestayservices.com

Additional information

How we protect your data

The confidentiality and security of your information is of paramount importance to us. We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, or used or accessed in an unauthorised way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorised manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.

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