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Who we are

We are a Hostel in São Miguel Island in the Azores. Our main goal is to help you enjoy the best of your holidays in our company. Hostel Procyon had its official address at Rua João do Rego, nº 76 9500-206 Ponta Delgada, Azores.

Our website address is:

At Hostel Procyon, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Hostel Procyon and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us through email at

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We are a Data Controller of your information.

Factory 76, lda legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described in this Privacy Policy depends on the Personal Information we collect and the specific context in which we collect the information:

  • Factory 76, lda needs to perform a contract with you
  • You have given Factory 76, lda permission to do so
  • Processing your personal information is in Factory 76, lda legitimate interests
  • Factory 76, lda needs to comply with the law

Factory 76, lda will retain your personal information only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our policies.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.

In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:

  • The right to access, update or to delete the information we have on you.
  • The right of rectification.
  • The right to object.
  • The right of restriction.
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to withdraw consent

Personal data. What is it and how it’s collected?

Personal data is information relative to an identified person or someone that is identifiable. The identification of the person can be done directly or indirectly. Personal data is also a combination of different information that can lead to the identification of a specific person.

Personal data examples:

  • First and Last name;
  • Address;
  • Email;
  • Passport of identification number;
  • GPS data (mobile for example);
  • IP address (internet protocol);
  • Cookies;
  • Images or sounds.

Data can be collected directly (from our client directly) or indirectly (from our partnerships and others).

Use and Purposes of User Data Processing

Factory 76 processes the User Data for the following purposes:

• Provision of hostel services and associated services (bar, etc.);
• Contact management;
• Invoicing and billing;
• Registration on the website;
• Providing information to the User upon requests, about new products and services that have been made available on the site or at the hostel, special offers, and campaigns, updated information on Factory 76 business operations and, generally, for the purpose of marketing, using any means of communication;
• Ensuring that the site meets the User’s needs by developing and publishing content that is best adapted to the requests made and the type of User, improving the search capabilities and functionalities of the site and obtaining associated or statistical information regarding the user’s the profile (analysis of consumption profiles);

Log Files

Hostel Procyon follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.


Like any other website, Hostel Procyon uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Our Partners

Some of the advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Our advertising partners are listed below. Each of our advertising partners has their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. For easier access, we hyperlinked to their Privacy Policies below.

  • Google

Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Hostel Procyon.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks use technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Hostel Procyon, which are sent directly to users’ browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Hostel Procyon has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Third Party Privacy Policies

Hostel Procyon’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options. You may find a complete list of these Privacy Policies and their links here: Privacy Policy Links.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites. What Are Cookies?

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

Hostel Procyon does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 16. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.

Online Privacy Policy Only

Our Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in Hostel Procyon. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

Updates to the Privacy Policy

Factory 76 reserves the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time. In the case of a modification to the Privacy Policy, the date of the most recent change, available at the bottom of this page, shall also be updated. If the change is substantial, a notice will be placed on the site


The Privacy Policy, as well as the collection, processing or transmission of User Data, are all governed by the provisions of EU Regulation 2016/679 passed by the European Parliament and Council on 27 April 2016, and by the
laws and regulations are applicable in Portugal.

Any litigation arising from the validity, interpretation or implementation of the Privacy Policy, or related to the collection, processing or transmission of User Data, must be submitted exclusively to the jurisdiction of the courts of
The Azores, without prejudice to mandatory legal rules


Last Updated: March 10th of 2019

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