As of May 25th 2018, Europe changes the way that businesses collect and process data, through its General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The regulation affects all the organizations processing data of EU residents, and therefore all hotels globally.
To ensure compliance with the GDPR hotels have to undertake several actions to guarantee that they:
The term “personal data” may refer to anything from a name, an email address, a photo, a bank account, posts on social media, or a computer IP address.
Should you need more detailed information regarding the GDPR for hotels you may visit the following official websites of the European Union.
In order to guarantee your hotel’s GDPR compliance, you will need to use a GDPR compliant booking engine.
Bookwize is a hotel booking system that always acts in accordance with the latest safety regulations, to fulfill the demands of the global data security standards.
By using advanced security technology and setting strict procedures in data access, Bookwize ensures that the personal data of the hotels’ guests is treated at the utmost level of security.