Company Information:

Travessa do Cantinho 7-11
4930-754 Valença

1. The protection of consumer privacy is one of our priorities
The protection of privacy and personal data is a fundamental commitment of Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI, to the holder of personal data who accesses our site.
With the application of the new General Regulation on Data Protection (GDPR), as of May 25, 2018, O Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI hereby declares that it remains strongly committed and committed to the protection of the privacy and personal data of the respective owner who uses our website and updates its Privacy Policy in accordance with all data protection principles and standards that underpin the GDPR.
On this page, we try to explain what kind of personal data we collect, for what purposes we may use it, how we treat it, with whom we share it, for how long we keep it, as well as how to contact us and exercise your rights.
The Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI suggests and invites you to consult the pages dedicated to privacy and personal data protection, whose updates will be made available on the sites belonging to Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI.

2. General Regulation on Data Protection
The new GDPR establishes the rules concerning the processing, by a person, a company or an organisation, of personal data relating to persons in the European Union (EU).
The GDPR protects personal data regardless of the technology used to process such data. Their protection is technology-neutral, and applies to both automated and manual processing, provided that the data are organised according to pre-defined criteria (e.g. in alphabetical order). It is also irrelevant how the data are stored, in a computer system, via video-surveillance, or on paper; in all these cases, personal data are subject to the protection requirements of the GDPR.

3. Who is the data controller?
Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI, with registered office at Avenida Dr. Francisco Sanches nº22, 4930-327 Gandra, legal person 507 827 554, is responsible for the processing of personal data in the context of the GDPR.

4. Data Protection Officer
Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI has a Data Protection Officer (EPD or Data Protection Officer), who (i) provides information and advice to the controller or processor on their obligations in the area of privacy and data protection; (ii) monitors the compliance of the data processing with applicable standards; (iii) advises, when requested, on the data protection impact assessment and monitors its conduct; (iv) is a point of contact with the personal data subject to clarify questions regarding the processing of their data by Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI; and (v) is the point of contact for the supervisory authority (National Data Protection Commission – CNPD) on issues related to processing, cooperating with this entity.
The Data Protection Officer of Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI can be contacted via e-mail

5. Treatment of personal data, scope and amendment of the Privacy Policy
By making your personal data available to Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI, the holder of personal data consents to be treated in accordance with this Privacy Policy and with the rules and principles contained in the Terms and Conditions.
This Privacy Policy applies to data that have been directly provided by the respective owner or collected in access of the owner to the sites of Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI Thus, we warn that the sites have links (hyperlinks) to other sites and refer to content of third parties that are not covered by the Privacy Policy of HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI, so it is advisable that whenever the owner of personal data browses these sites is informed of the content of their privacy policies, as well as the applicable terms and conditions.
The Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI reserves the right to change its Privacy Policy, so we advise you to check this document regularly, as well as the Terms and Conditions of the sites of Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI. If the Privacy Policy is changed, we will post a notice on our sites.

6. What kind of information does HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI collect?
Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI collects two kinds of information: personal information and anonymous information. Anonymous information occurs while the holder of personal data visits the sites and aims to improve the functioning of the same, including the management and prioritization of content. Personal information is provided voluntarily by the holder of personal data when making an optional reservation. All the data collected is processed automatically, and the information collected from the holder of personal data is encrypted and managed with advanced security.
The reservation serves for the holder of personal data to access the Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI and enjoy your reservation.

7. What is personal data? “Personal data” is any information relating to a natural person that identifies or makes it identifiable.
Except in situations that require it, providing your personal data is neither legally nor contractually required, nor required for the conclusion of a contract. At no time are you obliged to provide your personal data. Your desire not to provide them does not imply consequences. It is only necessary to provide your data in situations that require it.

8. Who is the data subject?
The data subject is the natural person to whom the data relates.

9. Categories of personal data
Examples (not exhaustive):

Types Data
Principal identifiers Name, no. of Civil or Fiscal Identification, n.Passport, date of birth, marital status, address, telephone, e-mail address, nationality, mobile device photos and files, household data, kinship data.
Complementary identifiers IBAN, geo-location, education, gender, occupation, socioeconomic data, personal ID, IP address, social network addresses, mobile device type, operating system, operating system version.
Special protection Personal data of minors under 18.

10. For what purpose does Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI process your personal data?
Our company only uses your personal data (name, e-mail address and message text) at your request. Data processing is for the purpose of contacting you. By sending your message, you agree to the processing of the transmitted data. The processing will be carried out with your consent on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. of the RGPD. You can withdraw your consent at any time, you only have to contact us.
We keep the data until you request it to be deleted or except the tax data on the basis of current legislation. We will ask for your express consent before we use the information for purposes other than those expressly provided for in this Privacy Policy.

11. When and how we collect your personal data?
When you make the booking, we store your personal data to the extent that it is provided. Data processing is intended to improve your shopping experience and simplify booking processing. Processing will be carried out on the basis of art. 6(1) lit. of the RGPD on the basis of your consent. This consent can be withdrawn at any time, you only have to contact us. Your personal data can only be removed after the completion of the full booking process.

12. What is the basis for the processing of your personal data?
When the customer makes a reservation, we only store the personal data necessary for the processing of the same. The provision of personal data is necessary for the conclusion of the booking contract, since your booking becomes effective at the time of issuing the invoice. The processing of this transferred data for issuing the invoice shall take place on the basis of art. 6 (1) lit. b of the RGPD and becomes indispensable for the completion of your booking process. This data will not be shared unless you have given your explicit consent, except to the partners required for the conclusion of the booking contract. We will strictly comply with the legal requirements in all cases. The processing of personal data will be minimal.

13. For how long does Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI process and retain your personal data?
The Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI process and retain your personal data as necessary and only for the appropriate period of time to comply with them, and always in accordance with the law, guidelines and decisions of the CNPD, or, as applicable, until you exercise your right to object, right to be forgotten or withdraw consent.
There are situations in which the law determines the retention of data for a minimum period of time, namely: for six months, traffic data, metadata and location for purposes of investigation, detection and prosecution of serious crimes or for the time required by the Tax Authority. After the respective retention period has elapsed, O Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI will delete or anonymize the data whenever they should not be retained for any other purpose that may remain.

14. Rights of the holder of personal data
The holder of personal data has rights of information, access and rectification or deletion of personal data, the right to data portability, the right to limit or oppose the processing of their data, within the scope and under the terms of the GDPR and other applicable legislation.
The holder may withdraw, at any time, the consent given for the processing of his personal data, within the framework of the GDPR. The revocation of consent shall not affect the lawfulness of the processing of personal data that has been carried out so far, based on the consent that you have previously given. You also have the right to lodge a complaint regarding the processing of your data with the CNPD.

Exercise your rights through the following contacts:
Travessa do Cantinho 7-11
4930-754 Valença

Response to requests shall be provided, without undue delay, within one month of receipt of the request, unless it is a particularly complex request or occurs in exceptional circumstances. That period may be extended up to two months where necessary, taking into account the complexity of the application and the number of applications received.
In the context of your request, you may be asked to prove your identity in order to ensure that the personal data are shared only with the data subject.

15. Transmission of personal data

Use of PayPal
All PayPal transactions are covered by the PayPal Data Privacy Statement. Read more at

Use of Google Analytics
Our website uses the Google Analytics web analytics service of Google Inc. (1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA; “Google”). Data processing serves to analyze this site and its visitors. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this website to evaluate your use of the website, to compile reports on website activity and to provide other services to the website operator in connection with the use of the website and the Internet. The IP address communicated by your browser as part of Google Analytics is not associated with any other data maintained by Google. Google Analytics uses cookies, which allow us to analyse the use of the website. The information generated by the cookie in connection with the use of this website is generally transferred to and stored on a Google server in the USA. IP anonymization is enabled on this site. Google uses this to shorten your IP address in advance in the Member States of the European Union or other signatories to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases will the full IP address be transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. Your data may be transferred to the USA. Transmission of data to the US is covered by an adequacy decision by the European Commission. Processing is carried out on the basis of art. 6(1) lit. f RGPD due to our justified interest in needs-based and targeted website design. You have the right to veto this processing of your personal data according to art. 6(1) lit. f RGPD by entering into a contract with us for reasons related to your personal situation. You can prevent the storage of cookies by choosing the corresponding technical settings in your internet browser; however, we would like to point out that this may prevent you from making full use of all the functions of this website.
You can also prevent the collection of data (including your IP address) generated by cookies and related to Google’s use of the site, as well as the processing of this data by Google, by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available on the following link site:
You can set an opt-out cookie to prevent collection by Google Analytics on all devices.
Disabling cookies prevent the future collection of your data when you visit this site. You need to disable all systems and devices in use for this to work comprehensively. If you click here, the opt-out cookie is set:
Disable Google Analytics. You can find more detailed information on the terms and conditions of use and data protection under: and at

16. Cookies Our site uses cookies. Cookies are small text files stored on a user’s Internet browser or by the user’s Internet browser on their personal system. When a user accesses a website, a cookie can be stored in the user’s operating system. This cookie contains a characteristic string of characters that allows the browser to be identified when the site is visited again. We use cookies to make our offerings easier to access, more effective and safer. Cookies also allow our systems to recognize your browser after a page change and offer suggestions. Some functions of our website cannot be offered without the use of cookies. These functions require the browser to be recognized again after a page change.
Our website also uses cookies to enable us to analyse the browsing behaviour of visitors to our website. By using the links below, you can find out how to manage cookies (or disable them, among other things) in major browsers:

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17. What security procedures guarantee the protection of your data?
Hostel Bulwark – HERNAN AUGUSTO SANZ SOLDANI takes all necessary and legally required precautions in order to guarantee the privacy of personal data processed and/or transmitted through its websites. These precautions guarantee the online and offline security of this information.
Whenever sensitive information is collected or used, the data will be encrypted through the SSL protocol. This technology called Secure Socket Layer is used to improve the security of data transmission over the Internet by encrypting and protecting sensitive data and information using the HTTPS protocol. SSL guarantees the holder of personal data that the data will not be intercepted fraudulently and that all information is treated with maximum security.

18. Doubts?
If you have any questions about any of the topics covered in this document, please contact us:



Travessa do Cantinho 7-11
4930-754 Valença

Last update: May 25, 2018. – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation) (OJ L 119, 4.5.2016, p. 1).

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