The Thon Discovery Data Protection Policy
The processing of personal data in Thon DISCOVERY
DISCOVERY processes personal data for the following main purposes:
The registration of bonuses and overnight stays
Thon DISCOVERY registers members’ names, addresses, and hotel accommodation (incl. hotel name, the date of the stay, the room rate, the purpose of the stay, any preferences related to the stay, etc. This information is included in your member profile and is necessary to calculate and award bonus points.
Newsletter / Offers
Like most other businesses, we have a legitimate interest in promoting our services. If you are a Thon DISCOVERY member, we will therefore send you a newsletter with current offers/promotions, information about your membership and upcoming stays, as well as evaluations of your stay to your registered email address, so that you have the opportunity to make use of the benefits you enjoy as a member. We send out such enquiries about 2-4 times a month.
In addition, you can personally update your member profile with interests and preferences related to your hotel experience. This information is included in your membership profile and is used to customise offers that are relevant to you as a member. Thon DISCOVERY only uses information that you yourself have actively provided to us.
If you do not wish to receive newsletters from us, you can easily change the settings on My Profile or use the link at the bottom of the newsletter.
Enrolment in GHA Discovery
Thon Hotels is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, and Thon DISCOVERY members who enrolled after May 20, 2014 automatically become members of the GHA Discovery loyalty programme. Members who enrolled before this date must give their consent.
When you accept membership in GHA Discovery, your membership information (as mentioned in the paragraph above) will also be disclosed to the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA). GHA uses this information to customise offers for its members and to determine the relevancy of the information it sends them. Members can choose not to receive this information (which comes in the form of a newsletter) by clicking on the unsubscribe link included in every newsletter.
If you wish to contact GHA, send an email to: .
How long do we store your personal data?
Personal data will not be stored any longer than is necessary to fulfil the purpose of the processing or our statutory obligations. Personal data processed in connection with Thon Discovery will be deleted when you cancel your membership, with the exception of personal data that are considered to be accounting material that must be stored, pursuant to the Accounting Act. In order to fulfil the statutory storage obligation, this information will be kept for five years. Information about your preferences/interests can be changed at any time via the website or My Profile. When you make updates, old data will be deleted.
Furthermore, we will delete personal data about you upon your request, unless we have a legal basis or a statutory obligation to continue to store the personal data.
The use of data processors
We enter into data processing agreements with all businesses that process personal data on our behalf. Our data processors cannot process your personal data in any other way than the manner to which we have agreed and that is described in this data protection policy. For Thon Discovery, data processors are used to operate some of the necessary IT systems, as well as for consulting and technical assistance. The data related to Thon Discovery are stored within the EU/EEA.
Printed material may contain printing errors, and benefits, discounts and rates are subject to change.
Thon Hotels reserves the right to make changes to the Thon DISCOVERY programme and to update the terms and conditions of membership accordingly.
Olav Thon Gruppen AS that is the data controller for Thon DISCOVERY. For more information about the processing of personal data and your rights, please read our data protection policy:
Olav Thon Group's data protection policy
General terms and conditions
- Printed material may contain printing errors, and benefits, discounts and rates are subject to change.
- Thon Hotels reserves the right to make changes to the Thon DISCOVERY programme and to update the terms and conditions of membership accordingly.
Last updated: 25 May, 2018