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Policies & Privacy Policy

POLICIES

DEPOSITS/RESERVATIONS
A one-night deposit plus taxes (RI State Tax 7% & Lodging Tax 6%) will be taken for one (1)-night stays.
For stays of two (2) or more nights; a 50% deposit will be taken.
Remaining balance is due at check-in.  Please have physical credit card to show Innkeeper.
DEPOSITS MAY BE CHARGED AT ANYTIME FROM DATE OF BOOKING UP UNTIL 30 DAYS PRIOR TO CHECK-IN DATE.  

ROOM/TARIFF
Two (2) night minimum stay required on certain weekends during high season; with exception to some holidays and/or weekends when a three (3)-night minimum applies. Please inquire with Innkeeper should your plans require a shorter stay.
Rates are quoted based on double occupancy.
We charge $25.00 for additional persons in rooms (where applicable/based on occupancy). Total Maximum Occupancy: 12
Keys are provided for room access. Loss of key or failure to return key will result in a $25 service charge.

CANCELLATIONS
Should you need to cancellation or modify your reservation with us the following will apply:

SINGLE ROOM RESERVATIONS (not including national holidays**):
Prior to 30 days of your arrival:  your deposit will be refunded (less a 10% service fee of entire stay)
From 29-15 days:  your deposit will be forfeited                                                          Within 14 days of your arrival:  we will attempt to resell your room reservation.  IF we are unable to, you are obligated for the FULL cost of the stay. Any modifications to existing reservation not resulting in a cancellation (i.e., shortened length of stay) will also be charged.                                                                

**National Holidays & Special Weekends require 30-day notification.  

No Shows with no prior notification: your deposit will be forfeited; plus any additional nights on the reservation will be charged.  Room nights will be available the next day to paying guests.                               

NOTE:  Guests who leave early will not be entitled to a refund for any part of their stay.

GROUP RESERVATIONS (2+ ROOMS):
Please inquire with innkeeper as special conditions apply to group reservations and wedding parties.  

CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT

Check-in time is between 3:00pm – 6:00pm. Check-out time is 11:00am

* Please contact Innkeeper should you wish to request a later check-out time (We will try to accommodate all requests based on occupancy).
NOTE: As we want to ensure that the Inn is ready for all of our guests, we cannot accommodate any early check-in requests.  

* If you know you will be arriving late (after 6pm), please let us know at the time of making your reservation so we will be onsite to welcome you. In order to not disturb our guests, we prefer to complete all check-ins before 9PM. If you are running late the day of, please call us @ 888-299-7226 so that we can make arrangements for you.

BREAKFAST
A gourmet breakfast is served each morning as part of your daily rate.  Please alert Innkeeper of any food allergies or significant dietary restrictions.

PARKING
On-site parking (driveway) is provided for guests only. Should you have visitors, they are asked to please park on the street.

NON-SMOKING POLICY
Bristol House has a SMOKE-FREE policy inside and outside of property.  Smoking is NOT ALLOWED on property.  Guests choosing to disregard our non-smoking policy will be reminded that our B&B offers a smoke-free environment to all our guests. Guests who choose to disregard our policy will be subject to cleaning fees and the Inn will be compensated for lost future revenue by smokers whose smoking renders a room unacceptable for incoming guests.

PETS
Pets are not allowed.
Registered service animals allowed. Animals must have up-to-date immunizations. Owners will need to provide records upon reserving room.

CHILDREN
Well-behaved children are always welcome at Bristol House! Please advise Innkeeper of any special arrangements.

ACCESSIBILITY
Bristol House is not handicap accessible.

SECURITY/PRIVACY POLICY


It is the policy of Bristol House Bed and Breakfast to maintain the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number that you provide to us. Because your privacy is important to us, Bristol House Bed and Breakfast maintains this website privacy policy to protect your personal information.
Website Privacy Policy
By using this site, you consent to the terms of this website privacy policy. We do not collect, use or disclose your personal information for any purpose other than those identified below, except with your consent or as required by law.

The Information We Collect:

Site Activity Data
Each time you visit our website (www.bristolhousebnb.com) the web server collects and logs certain information. We keep these access logs for a reasonable period of time.
These logs include, but are not restricted to:
your machine’s TCP/IP address
your username (if applicable), date, time and files accessed
These logs also contain information about ‘referrer’ information if you clicked on an external link in order to access a Bristol House Bed and Breakfast webpage. We use these logs solely for performance, site administration and security reviews. We do not sell or share this information with any third party.

Cookies
A “cookie” is a block of text placed in a file on your hard drive by a website you’ve visited. Portions of the Bristol House Bed and Breakfast website may use cookies for security and authentication purposes. We may collect personally identifiable information when you visit our site. We also automatically receive and record information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, cookie information and the page(s) you visited. For example, we may use cookies to maintain your computer’s session to the Bristol House Bed and Breakfast server. We do not share or sell information we may learn about you through our use of cookies to any third party or for any purpose.

Personal Information
We collect only personal information about you, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number that you voluntarily provide to us. For example, we may receive personal information about you when you send us an email through the Bristol House Bed and Breakfast website. We may forward the personal information you provide to us to the person or department within our company equipped to handle your request or respond to your inquiry.
We do not sell any personal information we receive through our website to any third party, nor will we add such information to any bulk email list we may prepare unless you so request.

Policy Revisions
Any changes to this website privacy policy will be promptly communicated on this website. Any such change will be prospective only and will not affect how we handle personal information submitted to us before the change occurs.
Governing Law
This privacy policy shall be governed and enforced by the laws of the State of Rhode Island, USA. Any questions regarding this policy should be emailed to info@bristolhousebnb.com.

PLEASE NOTE: Bristol House Bed and Breakfast is committed to adhering to the principals and achieving the goals presented in APEC’s (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) privacy framework and is constantly exploring ways to improve client security in accordance with worldwide standards. Our intention is to do no harm.
P3p Privacy Statement:
This privacy statement applies to the website of:
Bristol House Bed and Breakfast
14 Aaron Avenue
Bristol, RI 02809
US
401-396-9066
info@bristolhousebnb.com

Security Policy
Our booking engine, SuperINN.com uses a VeriSign Extended Validation SSL which gives Web site visitors an easy and reliable way to establish trust online. Only SSL Certificates with Extended Validation (EV) will trigger high security Web browsers to display a green address bar with the name of the organization that owns the SSL Certificate and the name of the Certificate Authority that issued it. The green bar shows site visitors that the transaction is encrypted and the organization has been authenticated according to the most rigorous industry standard.

Other
We respect and are committed to protecting your privacy. This is why we have taken the time to disclose our information collection practices and our privacy policy. Please take the time to review this document.

Of the information we do collect, we allow our visitors the following access to the information: No access to collected information is given and we will not sell your personally identifiable information to anyone.

Collecting information provides specific benefits to our website visitors:
We collect only personal information about you, such as your name, address, email address, or telephone number, that you voluntarily provide to us. For example, we may receive personal information about you when you send us an email through the Bristol House Bed and Breakfast website. We may forward the personal information you provide to us to the person or department within our company equipped to handle your request or respond to your inquiry.

We collect information for the following purpose(s):
Completing or supporting an activity
Contacting our visitors (except via telephone) for promotion of the site or products
Contacting our visitors via telephone for promotion of the site or products

Who has access to the information we collect?
Ourselves and/or our agents which utilize the information only for the purpose given
Direct queries made through our website Contact form may be forwarded to a company employee or agent for the purpose of satisfying the query

How long is information kept?
Information is retained to meet the stated purpose. Information is discarded at the earliest time possible.

If you believe that our website has collected incorrect information or if you would like to dispute any information, please contact us using the address at the top of this page.