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Privacy Policy


This privacy notice covers the information practices of El Buen Ocio Holiday Rental. As the property owners we are responsible for the data control of your information.

 Our details are:

Gail Spoore & Alan Spoore

Our address is:

C/ L’Ermita 13
Castello de Rugat, 46841


Your privacy is of the utmost importance, we are therefore committed to safeguarding your personal information.  This Privacy Policy is designed to let you know what information we collect about you, how we store it and how we use it.

You have our guarantee that any personal information you give us relating to your booking will never be passed-on or sold to any third party. The only exception to this is the official identification details for every guest which, in Spain, are legally required to be provided to the Spanish police. You will be provided with a form to supply this information on arrival at the property.

Our website may collect information from our users at several different points on our Web site, primarily via the booking process.

At the moment our website does not collect log files and analytics for us to track and analyse user’s movements. However, this feature may be added in future, in which case we will amend our policy by updating this page. Therefore, we suggest you check this page occasionally to ensure you are aware of and are happy with any amendments.

By visiting this website, you are accepting the practices described in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this privacy policy, please do not use our site.

What information do we collect?

We collect information about you when you contact us, make a booking, provide feedback and sign up for our blog/newsletter.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to process a booking, and if you agree, to contact you by email about special offers we think may be of interest to you and to ask for feedback.

We shall use your personal information for:

  1.  performing the services which you have requested
  2. for any regulatory or legal obligations (for instance providing guest information to the local police as required in Spain)
  3. for informing you about other services and products provided by us which may be of interest to you (where you have provided your consent) and
  4. for any other legitimate interest of ours such as for compliance, preventing fraud, maintaining adequate records.

    Sharing your data

    The only third party we share your information with is the local Spanish Police, La Guardia Civil. This is to fulfil our legal obligation to provide them with guest identification and arrival details.


    We would like to send you information about promotions and discounts which may be of interest to you. We may send you such information by email, but only if you have given your consent for us to do so.

    Your details will not be passed on to third parties for marketing purposes.

    How long do we keep hold of your information?

    Your information will be kept for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal information is processed. In doing so we may retain such information for a reasonable time to prevent fraudulent activities, for our reporting, regulatory requirements and to protect ourselves in the event of any claims and complaints.

    You have the right to request deletion of your data. We will comply with this request, subject to the restrictions of our regulatory obligations and legitimate interests. Legally, and to protect our business interests, we are not always able to delete all the personal data we hold.

    Access to your information and correction

    We have an obligation to ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You can check the information that we hold about you, please email or write to us using the contact details noted below. If you find any inaccuracies, we will delete or correct it promptly.


    You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us by email (at or by post (at our main address above) providing your full name and home address details so that we may update your records accordingly.

    External links

    This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, are not responsible for the content or the privacy practices of any site to which a hypertext link from this site exists. We encourage our users that when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.


    We take every precaution to protect our users’ information. Upon receiving transmitted data, we maintain strict security standards and procedures intending to prevent unauthorised access to your data. Your personal information may be held on computer or manual files. We do everything in our power to protect user-information off-line.

    Please note that e-mails are not 100% secure. We advise that you take this into account before e-mailing personal and confidential information to us. If you send information by e-mail to us, you are doing so at your own risk.

    Contacting us

    If you have any questions about our website and our privacy policy, please email us at