Hotel Scoti





No personal data concerning users is acquired by the website in this regard. No cookies are used to transmit personal information, nor are so-called persistent cookies or user tracking systems implemented. Use of the so-called session cookies – which are not stored permanently on the user's computer and disappear upon closing the browser – is exclusively limited to the transmission of session ID's – consisting of server-generated casual numbers – as necessary to allow secure, effective navigation. The so-called session cookies used by this website make it unnecessary to implement other computer techniques that are potentially detrimental to the confidentiality of user navigation, whilst they do not allow acquiring the user's personal identification data.


Information about Google Analytics Privacy


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).

Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site.

The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Responsibility for personal information and where it is processed

The Data Controller


Visiting this site may result into the processing of data concerning identified or identifiable persons.

The Data Controller is Hotel Scoti , with registered office in Via Tornabuoni 7 - 50129 Firenze.


The place where personal data is processed


The processing operations related to the web-based services that are made available via this website are carried out at the aforementioned Hotel Scoti exclusively by technical staff in charge of said processing, or else by persons tasked with such maintenance activities as may be necessary from time to time.


The kind of personal data and why we use it


Any personal data that is provided by users requesting to be sent information materials such as acceptance and confirmations of booking requests, answers to questions, supplementary information to comply with our obligations, or information to satisfy sundry provisions of EU, Italian or local and regional regulations, etc. No data resulting from web-based services is either communicated or disseminated to third parties except for the minimum information that  is used to provide the service and/or discharge the tasks requested. Any personal information that is disclosed to third parties is restricted to data that is necessary for the said purposes.

Shakespeare used Florence as the setting for a play based on Giovanni Boccaccio's Decameron, 'All's Well That Ends Well' .

Romantic Florence & Past Lives

Hotel Scoti | Privacy Policy & Legal Information

Your privacy is protected under European Union and Italian regulations, directives, decrees and legislation - you can find out more from Garante Privacy Italia. This is a summary of the our obligations, requirements and responsibilities when dealing with any  information you provide to us. By providing your permission you grant us consent to manage, process and use your personal data when visiting this website and in our electronic, telephone or other means of communications about the services we offer or provide to you. All personal information you provide us and your privacy are protected in the following ways:

How we use and protect your personal information

Section 13 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 - sets out the terms that apply to web-based services that are made available by Hotel Scoti via electronic networks from the following address:, which corresponds to the home page of our official web site. The information provided only applies to our web site and does not extend to any web sites that may be visited by an user via external links.


The additional information provided is also based on the guidelines contained in Recommendation no. 2/2001, which was adopted on 17 May 2001 by the European data protection authorities within the Working Party set up under Article 29 of European Directive 95/46/EC in order to lay down minimum requirements for the collection of personal data online - especially with regard to arrangements, timing and contents of the information to be provided by data controllers to users visiting web pages for whatever purpose.

Categories of Processed Data

Navigation Data


The information systems and software procedures relied upon to operate this web site acquire personal data as part of their standard functioning; the transmission of such data is an inherent feature of Internet communication protocols.

Such information is not collected in order to relate it to identified data subjects, however it might allow user identification per se after being processed and matched with data held by third parties.

This data category includes IP addresses and/or the domain names of the computers used by any user connecting with this web site, the URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) addresses of the requested resources, the time of such requests, the method used for submitting a given request to the server, returned file size, a numerical code relating to server response status (successfully performed, error, etc.), and other parameters related to the user's operating system and computer environment.

These data are only used to extract anonymous statistical information on website use as well as to check its functioning; they are erased immediately after being processed. The data might be used to establish liability in case computer crimes are committed against the website; except for this circumstance, any data on web contacts is currently retained for no longer than seven days.


Data Provided Voluntarily by Users


Sending e-mail messages to the addresses mentioned on this website, which is done on the basis of a freely chosen, explicit, and voluntary option, entails acquisition of the sender's address, which is necessary in order to reply to any request, as well as of such additional personal data as is contained in the message(s).

Specific summary information notices will be shown and/or displayed on the pages that are used for providing services on demand.


Optional Data Provision


Subject to the specifications made with regard to navigation data, users are free to provide the personal data either to be entered in the application forms submitted to the Hotel or referred to in contacting the Hotel to request delivery of information materials and other communications. Failure to provide such data may entail the failure to be provided with the items requested.

We may be required from time to time and in very limited circumstances – that are not the subject of the standard management of this website – to comply with request information from our Authorities pursuant to Section 157(1) of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003 with a view to supervising the processing of personal data. In these cases it is mandatory to comply under penalty of administrative penalties.


Processing Arrangements


Personal data is processed with automated means for no longer than is necessary to achieve the purposes for which it has been collected. Specific security measures are implemented to prevent the data from being lost, used unlawfully and/or inappropriately, and accessed without authorization.

Your rights and responsibilities

Data Subjects' Rights


Data subjects are entitled at any time to obtain confirmation of the existence of personal data concerning them and be informed of their contents and origin, verify their accuracy, or else request that such data be supplemented, updated or rectified (Section 7 of Legislative Decree no. 196/2003). The Section also provides for the right to request erasure, anonymisation or blocking of any data that is processed in breach of the law as well as to object in all cases, on legitimate grounds, to processing of the data.


All requests should be emailed to:

You may send information via fax: +39055292128,
You may use the postal service and send a letter to our address:

Hotel Scoti

Registered Office

Via Tornabuoni 7

50129 Firenze

While we make every effort to ensure the accuracy of the website information, when  errors can occasionally occur Hotel Scoti does not assume any liability for direct or indirect damages suffered by you or third parties caused by the use or non-use of the information collected. By accessing, obtaining or using information, data and materials from this Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms.


If you disagree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this website, please leave the site by closing your browser window  and do not use or access our services - inform us in writing immediately.