Terms And Conditions

Terms and Conditions


For BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. The conservation, protection, integrity and confidentiality of our clients’ personal data is very important. We have designed a policy of storage and processing of information that our customers provide through various marketing channels of our products and services (such as websites, online booking portals, via telephone, etc), and we are committed to the protection and proper management of them, in accordance with the legal regime of protection of personal data applicable in each territory where we operate.


ARTICLE 1. DEFINITIONS. For purposes of the application of the rules contained in this manual and in accordance with the provisions of Article 3 of Law 1581 of 2012, it is understood as:

a) Authorization: Prior, express and informed consent of the Holder to carry out the processing of personal data.

b) Privacy notice: Verbal or written communication generated by the Responsible Director addressed to the Owner for the processing of their personal data, through which you are informed about the existence of the information processing policies that will be applicable, the form of access to them and the purposes of the treatment that is intended to give personal data.

c) Database: Organized set of personal data that is subject to Treatment.

d) Personal data: Any information linked to or associated with one or several natural persons determined or determinable.

e) Private Data: It is the data that by its intimate or reserved nature is only relevant for the owner.

f) Sensitive data: Sensitive data is understood to be those that affect the privacy of the Owner or whose undue use may generate discrimination, such as those that reveal racial or ethnic origin, political orientation, religious or philosophical convictions, belonging to unions, social organizations, human rights organizations or those that promote the interests of any political party or that guarantee the rights and guarantees of opposition political parties, as well as data related to health, sexual life and biometric data.

g) Responsible for the Treatment: Natural or legal person, public or private, that by itself or in association with others, performs the processing of personal data on behalf of the Treatment Manager.

h) Responsible for the Treatment: Natural or legal person, public or private, that by itself or in association with others, decides on the database and / or the treatment of the data.

i) Owner: Natural person whose personal data is subject to Treatment.

j) Treatment: Any operation or set of operations on personal data, such as the collection, storage, use, circulation or deletion

ARTICLE 2. OBJECT. The purpose of this document is to regulate the collection, handling and processing of personal data carried out by BIO HABITAT HOTEL, in order to guarantee and protect the fundamental right of habeas data of its guests, visitors, customers, users and suppliers within the framework of the provisions of the law. All the above in compliance with the provisions of subparagraph (k), Article 17 of Law 1581 of 2012, which regulates the duties that assist those responsible for the processing of personal data, among which is to adopt an internal manual,  policies and procedures to ensure proper compliance with the law and in particular, for the attention of inquiries and complaints.

ARTICLE 3. SCOPE OF APPLICATION. This manual will be applicable to the personal data registered and to be registered in the different databases managed by BIO HABITAT HOTEL, that is, to the databases of our guests, visitors, clients and suppliers, who provide us with their data for commercial purposes. The information collected by BIO HABITAT HOTEL, may include, in whole or in part according to the needs of each product and / or service, the following :

  • Names and surnames.
  • Type and identification number.
  • Nationality and country of residence.
  • Date of birth and gender.
  • Marital status and / or relationship in relation to minors or disabled persons requesting our services.
  • Fixed and mobile contact phones (personal and / or work).
  • Postal and electronic addresses (personal and / or work).
  • Profession
  • Company and position.
  • Origin and destination.
  • Reasons for the trip.
  • Credit card information (number, bank, expiration date).
  • Personal data of the cardholder (names and surnames, type and identification number).
  • Address information where the cardholder receives their bank statements.

This data can be stored and / or processed in servers located in computer centers, either owned or contracted with third-party providers, which is authorized by our guests, visitors, customers, users and suppliers by accepting this Privacy Policy.

ARTICLE 4. TRUTHFULNESS OF THE INFORMATION. Our guests, visitors, customers, users and suppliers must provide truthful information about their personal data in order to make possible the provision of services by BIO HABITAT HOTEL and under the condition they accept to deliver the required information. BIO HABITAT HOTEL presumes the veracity of the information provided and does not verify, does not assume the obligation to verify, the identity of guests, visitors, customers, users and suppliers, or the veracity, validity, sufficiency and authenticity of the data that each of them provides. Therefore, it does not assume responsibility for damages and / or damages of any nature that could have origin in the lack of veracity, validity, sufficiency or authenticity of the information, including damages that may be due to the homonymy or to the impersonation of the identity .

ARTICLE 5. APPLICABLE LEGISLATION. This manual was prepared taking into account the ordinances of Law 1581 of 2012 “Whereby general provisions for the protection of personal data are issued” and Decree number 1377 of 2013 “By which Part 1581 of 2012 is partially regulated” .

ARTICLE 6. INFORMATION OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS UNDER AGE. BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. ensure the proper use of personal data of children and adolescents under age, ensuring that the treatment of their data respect their best interest, and their fundamental rights and where possible, taking into account their opinion , as holders of your personal data.

ARTICLE 7. PURPOSES OF THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA The information collected is used to process, confirm, fulfill and provide the services and / or products acquired, directly and / or with the participation of third party suppliers of products or services, as well as to promote and publicize our activities, products and services, conduct transactions, make reports to the different administrative authorities of national or international control and surveillance, police authorities or judicial authorities, banking entities and / or insurance companies, for internal administrative and / or commercial purposes such as, market research, audits, accounting reports, statistical analysis, billing, and offering and / or recognition of benefits of our loyalty programs. By accepting this Privacy and Treatment Policy, our guests, visitors, customers, users and suppliers in their capacity as owners of the data collected authorize BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. perform the treatment of them, partially or totally, including the collection, storage, recording, use, circulation, processing, suppression, for the execution of the activities related to the services and products acquired, such as making reservations, modifications, cancellations and changes of the same, reimbursements, attention of consultations, complaints and claims, payment of compensations and indemnifications, accounting records, correspondence, processing and verification of credit cards, debit and other payment instruments, identification of frauds and prevention of money laundering and other criminal activities and / or for the operation of loyalty programs and other purposes indicated in this document. The foregoing, without prejudice to other purposes that have been reported in this document and in the terms and conditions of each of the products and services of each of our business units. We note that third-party providers (such as reserve system providers, tour operators, call centers, banks, insurers) may be involved in these activities. Additionally, our travelers, customers and users, in their capacity as owners of the data collected, by accepting this privacy policy, authorize us to:  Use the information received from them, for marketing purposes of their products and services, and the products and services of third parties with which BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. maintain a business relationship.  Provide personal data to the police and judicial control and surveillance authorities, pursuant to a legal or regulatory requirement and / or use or disclose this information and personal data in defense of their rights and / or their patrimony as such defense be related to the products and / or services contracted by its travelers, customers and users.  Allow access to information and personal data to auditors or third parties hired to carry out internal or external audit processes of the commercial activity we develop.  Consult and update personal data, at any time, in order to keep this information updated.  Contract with third parties the storage and / or processing of information and personal data for the correct execution of the contracts entered into with us, under the security and confidentiality standards to which we are obliged.


ARTICLE 8. AUTHORIZATION. The collection, storage, use, circulation or deletion of personal data by BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. it requires the free, prior, express and informed consent of the holder of the same. BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. as the person responsible for the processing of personal data, he has provided the necessary mechanisms to obtain the authorization of the holders, guaranteeing in all cases that it is possible to verify the granting of such authorization. With the aforementioned authorization, the client accepts the policies and conditions established in this document.

ARTICLE 9. FORM AND MECHANISMS TO GRANT THE AUTHORIZATION. The authorization of the owner of the information will be included in each of the channels and data collection mechanisms of BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. Thus, it can be recorded in a physical, electronic document or in any other format that guarantees its subsequent consultation. The authorization will be issued by the owner prior to the processing of their personal data, in accordance with the provisions of Law 1581 of 2102. With the consented authorization procedure it is guaranteed that the owner of the personal data has been informed, both the fact that your personal information will be collected and used for certain and known purposes, and that you have the option of knowing any alternation to them. and the specific use that has been given of them. The foregoing in order for the owner to make informed decisions regarding their personal data and control the use of their personal information.


ARTICLE 10. RIGHTS OF THE INFORMATION HOLDERS. In accordance with the provisions of article 8 of Law 1581 of 2012 the owner of personal data has the following rights:

a) To know, update and rectify your personal data in front of BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S., in its condition of being responsible for the treatment.

b) Request proof of the authorization granted to BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S., in its capacity as Responsible for the Treatment.

c) Be informed by BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. upon request, regarding the use you have given to your personal data.

d) Submit complaints to the Superintendency of Industry and Commerce for infractions of the provisions of Law 1581 of 2012, once the process of consultation or claim has been exhausted before the Person Responsible for Processing.

e) Revoke the authorization and / or request the deletion of the data when the Treatment does not respect the principles, rights and constitutional and legal guarantees.

f) Access free of charge to your personal data that have been processed.

ARTICLE 11. DUTIES OF BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. IN RELATION TO THE PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA. BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. keep in mind, at all times, that personal data are the property of the people to whom they refer and that only they can decide on themselfs. In this sense, it will use them only for those purposes for which it is duly empowered, and in all cases respecting Law 1581 of 2012 on the protection of personal data. In accordance with the provisions of article 17 of Law 1581 of 2012 BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. commits to permanently comply with the following duties:

a) Guarantee the Holder, at all times, the full and effective exercise of the right of habeas data.

b) Keep the information under the security conditions necessary to prevent its adulteration, loss, consultation, use or unauthorized or fraudulent access.

c) Perform timely, this is in the terms provided in articles 14 and 15 of Law 1581 of 2012, updating, rectification or deletion of data.

d) Process inquiries and claims made by the Holders in the terms set forth in article 14 of Law 1581 of 2012.

e) Insert in the database the legend “information in judicial discussion” once notified by the competent authority about judicial processes related to the quality or details of the personal data.

f) Refrain from circulating information that is being contested by the Holder and whose blockade has been ordered by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce.

g) Allow access to information only to people who may have access to it.

h) Inform the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce when there are violations of the security codes and there are risks in the administration of the information of the Owners.

i) Comply with the instructions and requirements issued by the Superintendence of Industry and Commerce.


ARTICLE 12. RIGHT OF ACCESS: The power of disposition or decision held by the owner over the information that concerns him, necessarily implies the right to access and know if his personal information is being treated, as well as the scope, conditions and generalities of said treatment. Likewise, the owner has the right to request its rectification if they are inaccurate or incomplete and to cancel them when they are not being used according to legal and contractual purposes or terms or according to the purposes and terms contemplated in this Privacy Policy. BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. it will guarantee the right of access when, after proof of the identity of the owner or his representative or proxy, he requests it according to the provisions of Law 1581 of 2012. Customers and users can exercise their rights to know, update, rectify and delete their personal data by sending their request to the email: manager@biohabitathotel.com and by phone 3213124315, in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You must include the following information in the application: 

  • Names and surnames.
  • Type of document.
  • Document number.
  • Phone.
  • Email.
  • Country.
  • Subject

ARTICLE 13. RESPONSE TO CONSULTATIONS. In any case, regardless of the mechanism implemented for the attention of requests for consultation, they will be attended within a maximum term of ten (10) business days from the date of receipt. When it is not possible to attend the consultation within said term, the interested party will be informed before the expiration of the 10 days, stating the reasons for the delay and indicating the date on which the consultation will be attended, which in no case may exceed five (5) business days following the expiration of the first term.

ARTICLE 14. CLAIMS. In accordance with the provisions of Article 14 of Law 1581 of 2012, the Holder or his successors in title who consider that the information contained in a database should be subject to correction, updating or deletion, or when they notice the alleged breach of any of the duties contained in Law 1581 of 2012, may submit a claim to the Responsible for Treatment, which will be processed under the following rules:

1. The claim may be presented by the Holder in the formats provided for that purpose BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. in your Hotel Registry. If the claim received does not have complete information that allows it to process it, that is, with the identification of the Holder, the description of the facts that give rise to the claim, the address, and accompanying the documents to be asserted, the interested within five (5) days after receipt to correct the faults. After two (2) months from the date of the request without the applicant submitting the required information, it shall be understood that the claim has been abandoned. If for any reason the Company receives a claim that should not be directed against it, it will notify the corresponding party within a maximum period of two (2) business days and inform the interested party of the situation.

2. Once the complete claim has been received, it will be included in the database maintained by BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. with a legend that says “claim in process” and the reason thereof, in a term not exceeding two (2) business days. This legend must be maintained until the claim is decided.

3. The maximum term to attend the claim will be fifteen (15) business days counted from the day following the date of receipt. When it is not possible to attend it within said term, the interested party will be informed before the expiration of said period of time of the reasons for the delay and the date on which his claim will be handled, which in no case may exceed eight (8) business days following the expiration of the first term.

ARTICLE 15. IMPLEMENTATION OF PROCEDURES TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHT TO PRESENT CLAIMS. At any time and for free, the owner or his representative may request the BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. the rectification, update or deletion of your personal data, after proof of identity. The rights of rectification, updating or deletion may only be exercised by:

  • The owner or his successors in title, after proof of identity, or through electronic instruments that allow him to identify himself.
  • Your representative, previous accreditation of the representation.

When the request is made by a person other than the owner and it is not proven that it acts on behalf of the former, it will be deemed not filed. The request for rectification, updating or deletion must be submitted through the means provided by BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. indicated in the privacy notice and contain, at least, the following information:

1. The name and address of the owner or any other means to receive the answer

2. Documents proving the identity or personality of your representative.

3. The clear and precise description of the personal data with respect to which the owner seeks to exercise any of the rights.

4. If necessary, other elements or documents that facilitate the location of personal data.

PARAGRAPH 1. RECTIFICATION AND UPDATING OF DATA. BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. has the obligation to rectify and update, at the request of the owner, the information of the latter that is incomplete or inaccurate, in accordance with the procedure and the terms indicated above. In this respect, the following will be taken into account: In the requests for rectification and updating of personal data, the owner must indicate the corrections to be made and provide the documentation that supports their request.

BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. It has full freedom to enable mechanisms that facilitate the exercise of this right, as long as they benefit the owner. Consequently, electronic or other means may be enabled that you consider pertinent.

BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. You can establish forms, systems and other simplified methods, which must be informed in the privacy notice and that will be made available to those interested in the website.

BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. It will use the services of customer service or service that it has in operation, as long as the response times are not greater than those indicated by article 15 of Law 1581 of 2012.

Every time BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. make available a new tool to facilitate the exercise of your rights by the holders of information or modify existing ones, it will inform you through its website.

PARAGRAPH 2. DELETING DATA. The owner has the right, at all times, to request BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. the deletion (deletion) of your personal data when:

a) Consider that they are not being treated in accordance with the principles, duties and obligations set forth in Law 1581 of 2012.

b) They have ceased to be necessary or pertinent for the purpose for which they were collected.

c) The period necessary to fulfill the purposes for which they were collected has been exceeded.

This suppression implies the total or partial elimination of personal information in accordance with BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. the records, files, databases or treatments performed by BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. It is important to bear in mind that the right of cancellation is not absolute and the person in charge can deny the exercise of the same when:

  • The request to suppress the information will not proceed when the holder has a legal or contractual duty to remain in the database.
  • The elimination of data hinder judicial or administrative actions linked to tax obligations, the investigation and prosecution of crimes or the updating of administrative sanctions.
  • The data are necessary to protect the legally protected interests of the owner; to perform an action based on the public interest, or to comply with an obligation legally acquired by the owner.

In case of cancellation of personal data, BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. it must perform the suppression operatively in such a way that the elimination does not allow the recovery of the information.

ARTICLE 16. REVOCATION OF THE AUTHORIZATION. The holders of personal data may revoke the consent to the processing of their personal data at any time, provided that it is not prevented by a legal provision. To do this, you must contact BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S., by email: manager@biohabitathotel.com or by phone 3213124315.

It should be borne in mind that there are two ways in which revocation of consent can occur. The first one can be about the totality of the consented purposes, that is, that BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. must stop dealing with the owner’s data completely; the second, can occur on certain types of treatment, such as for advertising or market research purposes. With the second modality, that is, the partial revocation of the consent, they are kept safe for other purposes of the treatments that the person in charge, in accordance with the granted authorization, can carry out and with whom the owner agrees.

For the above, it will be necessary that the owner at the time to raise the request for revocation of consent to BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S., indicate in this if the revocation that you intend to perform is total or partial. In the second hypothesis, it should be indicated with which treatment the owner is not satisfied. There will be cases in which the consent, due to its necessary nature in the relationship between the owner and the person responsible for the fulfillment of a contract, by legal provision can not be revoked. The mechanisms or procedures that BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. establish to meet requests for revocation of consent may not exceed the deadlines set to address the claims as outlined in Article 15 of Law 1581 of 2012.


ARTICLE 17. SECURITY MEASURES. In development of the principle of security established in Law 1581 of 2012, BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. has adopted the technical, human and administrative measures that are necessary to grant security to the records avoiding their adulteration, loss, consultation, use or unauthorized or fraudulent access.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the customer assumes the risks that arise from delivering this information in a medium such as the Internet, which is subject to various variables – attacks by third parties, technical or technological failures, among others. BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. will make its best technological effort to ensure the security of personal information of all its customers and / or users, using reasonable and current security methods to prevent unauthorized access, to maintain the accuracy of the data and ensure the correct use of the information.

ARTICLE 18. IMPLEMENTATION OF SECURITY MEASURES. BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. will maintain mandatory compliance protocols for personnel with access to personal data and information systems. The procedure must consider, at least, the following aspects:

a) The third parties hired by BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S., will be obliged to adhere to and comply with the security policies and manuals of the information, as well as the security protocols that we apply to all our processes.

b) Every contract of BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. with third parties (contractors, external consultants, temporary collaborators, etc.) that involves the processing of information and personal data, will include a confidentiality agreement detailing their commitments for the protection, care, security and preservation of confidentiality, integrity and privacy of the same.

c) Scope of application of the procedure with detailed specification of the protected resources.

d) Measures, rules, procedures, rules and standards aimed at guaranteeing the level of security required by Law 1581 of 2012.

e) Staff functions and obligations.

f) Structure of the personal data bases and description of the information systems that deal with them.

g) Procedure for notification, management and response to incidents.

h) Procedures for making backup copies and data recovery.

i) Periodic controls that must be performed to verify compliance with the provisions of the security procedure that is implemented.

j) Measures to be adopted when a support or document is to be transported, discarded or reused.

k) The procedure must be kept up-to-date at all times and must be reviewed whenever there are relevant changes in the information system or in the organization thereof.

l) The content of the procedure must be adapted at all times to the current provisions on the security of personal data.


ARTICLE 19. MODIFICATIONS TO THE PRIVACY POLICY. BIO HABITAT HOTEL S.A.S. reserves the right to make modifications or updates to this Privacy Policy at any time, for the attention of new legislation, internal policies or new requirements for the provision or offering of its services or products.

ARTICLE 20. VALIDITY OF THE PROCESSING OF THE INFORMATION AND PERSONAL DATA. The information provided by customers and users will remain stored for up to fifteen (15) years from the date of the last treatment, to enable us to comply with legal and / or contractual obligations to their charge, especially in accounting matters, fiscal and tributary.