Privacy Statement


Posada Ana Inn understands that visitors to our web site may have questions about how this web site collects and uses information. We have prepared this statement to inform you of the privacy principles that govern Posada Ana Inn.


We have not configured this web site to collect any personal information from your computer when browsing this site. This means that, unless you voluntarily and knowingly provide us with personal information, we will not know your name, your e-mail address, or any other information identifiable to you.

Internet Protocol (IP) Address:

An IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer every time you browse the Internet. When users request a page from our site, our servers log the user’s current IP address. We use IP addresses to help diagnose problems. We do not link IP addresses to any personal information about you.


Our web site uses "cookie" technology. "Cookies" are encrypted strings of text that a web site stores on a user's computer. Our web site requires the use of a cookie throughout the online reservation process. In addition, a cookie is used to:

  • Recognize return visitors.
  • Allow registered users to login without typing their login name each time "Remember" the purchases of gift certificates that you place in the "shopping basket" for that visit.
  • Customize the appearance of our web site based on the hotel brand you initially sought to visit (i.e., based on the web site address you initially typed in).
  • Store and recall user preferences and identify which of our web pages are most useful for our visitors.
  • Measure usage of our site and the various pages on the site
  • Provide functionality and content that we believe would be of interest and value to you.

The type of cookies that we use are referred to as "persistent" cookies because they remain on a user's computer hard drive until they are deleted by the user. We do not use cookies to gather information concerning your visits to other sites, nor ascertain any personal information about you apart from your dealings with Posada Ana Inn and your transaction history with Posada Ana Inn. Cookies do not corrupt or damage your computer or computer files.

If you do not wish to receive these cookies, you may set your browser to reject the cookies (consult the instructions for your particular browser on how to do this), although doing so may affect your ability to perform certain transactions on our web site.

Information Needed to Execute the Transaction You Request:

When we need to collect information from you, we will ask you to voluntarily supply us with the information we need.

For example, if you would like to make a reservation at one of our hotels, we will ask you for information such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card type, credit card number, expiration date and room preference (non-smoking room or no preference) to process your reservation.

We will use your e-mail address to send a confirmation and, if necessary, might use the other information to contact you for help to process the reservation.

Securing the Transmission and Storage of Information:

When we ask you for personal data when making a reservation including your name, address and credit card data, it is transferred over a Secured Sockets Layer (SSL) line provided you are using a SSL enabled browser such as Microsoft Internet Explorer or Netscape Navigator. This ensures that your information is encrypted as it travels over the Internet. This secure mode is enabled before any such information is transmitted from your computer.

You will know you are in secure mode when the padlock icon in the lower right-hand or left-hand corner of the computer screen appears in the locked position. In addition, when accessing a secure server, the first characters of the site address will change from "http" to "https." After information reaches Posada Ana Inn it is stored on a secure server that resides behind a firewall that is designed to block access from outside the Company. Posada Ana Inn cannot guarantee security of the information.

Posada Ana Inn Use of Information:

We treat the information you provide to us as confidential information; it is, accordingly, subject to our company's security procedures and strict corporate policies regarding protection and use of confidential information. Because laws applicable to personal information vary by country, our hotels or other business operations may put in place additional measures that vary depending on the applicable legal requirements. Information is processed and stored in the United States, in which data protection laws are not as comprehensive as in the European Union.

You accessing this web site, or placement of a reservation with Posada Ana Inn, constitutes consent for the transfer of information to the United States for storage and processing by Posada Ana Inn, its affiliates and their respective contractors.

The personal information you provide to us for making a reservation is made available to the applicable hotel for the purpose of meeting your reservation request. If you cancel your reservation, the information is stored for recordkeeping purposes only and is not accessed again unless requested by a governmental authority. After completing your stay at Posada Ana Inn hotel, the information you provide may be used by us for direct marketing of a Posada Ana Inn.

Posada Ana Inn may use the services of a third party mail house for the sole purpose of mailing materials. These mail houses are subject to confidentiality and nonuse obligations.

Disclosure of Information to Third Parties:

Posada Ana Inn prohibits the sale or transfer of personal information to entities outside of the Posada Ana Inn for their use without your approval and giving you the opportunity to opt-out. Posada Ana Inn may, notwithstanding the foregoing, assign or transfer your personally identifiable information (i) by operation of law, or (ii) to an entity that acquires substantially all of our stock, assets or business.”

Legal Issues:

This is a United States web site and is subject to United States law. Posada Ana Inn will disclose personal information without your permission when required by law, or in good faith belief that such action is permitted by law.