Your personal data is being processed by Yapstone International Limited (“YapStone”, “we”, “us” and “our”). Your privacy is important to us. In order to better protect your privacy, we have developed this privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). We provide payments gateway and third party payment processor and payment services provider services (collectively “Processing Services”) through which users of online platforms or online marketplaces make payments.

This Privacy Policy applies to you whether you are a property owner, property manager or other payees on whose behalf we perform our Processing Services (“Merchants”), an employee or agent of a Merchant, or an individual contracting with a Merchant (or representing a group of individuals contracting with a Merchant) and using out Processing Services to make a payment to that Merchant. This Privacy Policy explains our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used by YapStone.
This Privacy Policy is based on these principles:

• We will disclose how we use your information that we collect;
• Unless we need to use your information to provide our services to you or to comply with a legal or regulatory requirement:
o We will give you an opportunity to restrict our use of your information;
o We will give you an opportunity to tell us not to give your information to others; and
• We will give you an opportunity to correct your information in our records when it has been erroneously recorded.
These principles and our policy applies regardless of how we collect the information (electronically or otherwise).
This Privacy Policy (together all policies, notices, and other content that appears on (or that is linked to) YapStone’s website(s), including, without limitation any website operated by YapStone, and any subdomain of any such websites or any mobile application for such websites (collectively, “Websites” or “Website”) sets out the basis on how we process any personal data we receive from you. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
By using our services and/or submitting data to YapStone, either directly or via a website, platform, marketplace, software, or other entity that works with YapStone or uses YapStone’s services (“Partners”), you acknowledge that our use of your data is necessary for us to comply with applicable law and to provide contracted for processing services (on behalf of Merchants) to facilitate payment by users of online platforms or online marketplaces to Merchants to whom the users owe a payment obligation. We will use your data only in accordance with the terms of this Privacy Policy.
YapStone will comply with the Irish data protection regime, in particular the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 (collectively the “Act”) and the ePrivacy Regulations 2011.

We may collect and process the following data about you:
• Information that you provide to us or one of our Partners or Merchants (such as by filling in webforms, applications, or as part of our customer due diligence procedures), including: information you provide (1) at the time of registering to use our services or our Partners’ services and who later provide such data to us; (2) in connection with contracting for or subscribing to the service of one of our Partners or Merchants, content you post on, to or through a Partner or Merchant; (3) in connection with requesting further services from us or any of them; or (4) information you provide when you report a problem to us or any of them in connection with our or their services, which may in each case include, for example, property ownership data, bank account information, address, telephone number, device identification or other sign-on information, geolocation data, and transaction information, as well as the use of such data.
• Information regarding using devices that allow electronic tracking of technical information is further explained below in the section titled IP ADDRESSES, COOKIES AND CLICK-THOUGH URLS;
• A record of any correspondence where you contact us;
• All responses to optional surveys that you complete;
• Details of the entire lifecycle of transactions you carry out through our services or those of our Partners or Merchants;
• The resources that you access on our Websites or those of our Partners or Merchants, as well as details of your visits to our Websites including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, and other communication data, whether such details are required for our own billing purposes or otherwise;
• When you initiate a payment transaction, financial information such as credit card, debit card, or bank account details in SEPA, BACS, or other Direct Debit Systems;
• Personal data which we are legally required to report to the authorities for certain payment transactions, such as when the payment transaction(s) volumes reaches a certain limit;
• Proof of your identity which we may request from you for identity verification purposes and to comply with applicable law. This may include collecting copies of your passport, driver’s license, utility bill, company information, or other documents we deem necessary to establish your identity, residence, or place of business. Such proofs of identification may be stored electronically on our servers in order to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;
• Proof of property ownership, verification of bank account, or information that can identify you or verify your identity or location, including your first and last name, telephone number, postal and email addresses, fax number, method of payment information (such as credit card), or the current physical location of you and any device you use to access a Website in connection with the use of our services or those of our Partners or Merchants. Such proof may be stored electronically on our servers in order to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations;
• Your IP address, computer information, and the times of each access to our services or Websites, which may be tracked against your records with us for purposes of preventing fraud, establishing your identity, creating an audit trail when using the services of YapStone, and to comply with applicable laws; and
• Information which you provide in response to competitions which may be made available on our website from time to time. You do not have to participate in these; however, if you choose to you may be asked to disclose some personal information. At the time of entering the competition it will be made clear to you who will have access to your personal information and why. You are not obliged to continue with your competition entry; however, if you do so you accept that you may receive a prize.

We may collect technical information about your computer, including, where available, your IP address, operating system, and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our Partners. This is aggregate statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns. We will not sell or license your information to third parties to be used for marketing purposes, unless you have separately agreed to this.
For the same reasons, we may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie. A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser. Cookies help us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. Cookies enable us:
• To estimate our audience size and usage pattern;
• To store information about your preferences, and to allow us to customise our website according to your individual interests;
• To speed up the delivery of pages you commonly use; and
• To recognise you when you return to one of our Websites.

We may use both “session” cookies and “persistent” cookies on our Website, as follows:

Cookie Name Cookie Type (Session/Persistent) Purpose Expiration Time
JSESSIONID Session Application session cookie End of browser session
TS019e8e4a Session Tracking connections, session management End of browser session
pll_language Persistent To determine browser language 1 year
visitor_* Persistent Tracking traffic on our Website and any Website hosted for us by Pardot. 10 years

Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies will remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their specified expiry date.
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. If you would like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser. However, if you select this setting, you may not be able to store your preferences and you may be unable to access certain parts of our Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you log on to our Website. Disabling a cookie or category of cookies does not delete the cookie from your browser; you will need to do this yourself from within your browser. If you have disabled one or more cookies, we may still use information collected from cookies before your disabled preference was set. We stop, however, using disabled cookies to collect any further information.
We do not use cookies for marketing purposes and we do not share them with third parties.
We may allow third party service providers to use cookies or similar technologies to collect information about your browsing activities over time and across different websites following your use of the Services. Third party cookies help us learn how well our website and services are performing. We use these cookies to understand, improve and research our services available via our website. You can find more information about the third party service cookies used in the table below.

Service Expiry date Cookie Names Purpose
Google Analytics Up to 2 years from set/update _utma, _utmt, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz, _gatUA-5602371-11, _gid Used to distinguish users and sessions / visits, traffic source or campaign; used to throttle request rate
New Relic Up to 2 years _ga, _JSESSIONID Distinguish users in application performance monitoring; monitor session counts for an application

Please note that our Partners may also use cookies on their websites, over which we have no control, but which will be activated if you click through to our Partners’ websites.
We may occasionally use a “click-through URL”. When you click one of these URLs, you pass through our web server before arriving at your final destination. We track click-throughs to help us improve the user experience, determine your interest in particular topics, and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications.
You can learn more about cookies at the following third party websites:
● AllAboutCookies:
● Network Advertising Initiative:
Please be aware that YapStone is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites, including our Partners’ websites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our Website to read the privacy statements of eachandevery website that collects personally identifiable information.

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), including Switzerland, India, the Philippines and the United States of America; for more information in relation to transfer to and storage in the United States of America, please see the section titled COMPLIANCE WITH US-EU PRIVACY SHIELD FRAMEWORK. Your data may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA and Switzerland who work for us or one of our Partners, Merchants or affiliated companies, or one of our third-party suppliers, or third-party service providers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your transaction, the processing of your payment details, improving our Websites and services, technical support, fraud review, and the provision of other support services. YapStone may transfer your personal data to Yapstone Holdings, Inc., the United States-based parent company of YapStone, and/or any of its subsidiaries located in the United States for the purposes specified below, including verifying your identity, your location or payment information in connection with our services or those of our Partners or Merchants, or in order to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations, as well as for group administration and management purposes.
You acknowledge the transfer to, and storing, or processing outside the EEA, including in Switzerland, India, the Philippines and the United States, of your personal data, as set out in this Privacy Policy. YapStone will take all reasonably necessary steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy, and will only permit the transfer of your data in accordance with applicable law.
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or secure servers licensed for use by us. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password that enables you to access certain parts of our service or Website, or where you or engage with our customer service team, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share that password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website; and any transmission is taken at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use commercially reasonable procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

We use information held about you in the following ways:
• To ensure that content from our Websites is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your electronic device;
• To allow smooth interaction between you and customer support;
• To provide you with information, products, or services that you request from us or a Partner;
• To provide you with information about products or services (whether ours or a third party’s) where you have requested this, or, where you have separately agreed to this, which we feel may interest you;
• To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
• To allow us to carry out our contractual obligations to our Partners or our Merchants in connection with providing Processing Services to facilitate payment by users of online platforms or online marketplaces to Merchants to whom the users owe a payment obligation.
• To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
• To notify you about changes to our services;
• To perform the necessary due diligence on you and our customers including, for example, information necessary to meet legal Customer Due Diligence, Know Your Customer and Anti-Money Laundering obligations, such as name, date of birth and current address of individuals and / or beneficial owners of property, photo identification, utility bill copies or similar documents;
• To detect, investigate, prevent, protect against, remediate and reduce the risks of chargebacks and fraud in our system, unauthorized transactions, or activity we think is suspicious or may be potentially illegal, unlawful or harmful, to build fraud and credit risk models to assist in the screening of users for the purposes of identifying fraudsters, preventing fraud and minimising associated credit risk, which may include credit checks under the conditions of local law, sharing of relevant data with vendors to improve our system and services, or sharing such data in order to comply with our legal, regulatory or compliance obligations or assist law enforcement with respect to criminal or suspected criminal acts, including responding to a valid request by a law enforcement agency or regulatory or governmental authority, and use or disclosure of such data or information in connection with actual or proposed litigation, or to protect our property, people and other rights or interests; and
• To enforce our Privacy Policy and/or our Terms or any other purpose referenced herein or therein.
Except as permitted in this Privacy Policy and / or as otherwise notified to you or agreed with you at the time we collect your personal information, we will not disclose your information to any other third parties except with your explicit permission.

We may disclose your personal information to any affiliate YapStone, including, Yapstone Holdings, Inc. and the subsidiaries of Yapstone Holdings, Inc.
We may disclose your data to Partners and third parties:
• Where we have received your information from or via an online portal or marketplace through which you rent your property, in particular disclosures of any updates to your information, including your bank account details, with such online portal or marketplace, who will use this data in accordance with their privacy policy and terms of service as made available to you by them, for the purposes of your continued use of their services, to enforce their policies, defend and protect the rights, property or safety of themselves or other users of their websites or services, to comply with their legal obligations (including reporting to relevant taxing authorities) or in the interest of national security, public interest or law enforcement in any country where they have entities or affiliates. For example, they may respond to a valid request by a law enforcement agency or regulatory or governmental authority, and they may also disclose data in connection with actual or proposed litigation, or to protect their property, people and other rights or interests.
• If you’ve requested their services or if you’ve requested to be provided with information by them;
• If you have done (or have agreed to do) business with them;
• Where we are providing you services, and the third party offers services you may be interested in;
• In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
• If Yapstone International Limited, or Yapstone Holdings, Inc. or any of its affiliates, have substantially all of their assets are acquired by a third party, personal data held by it about you may be one of the transferred assets;
• In order: (i) to comply with any legal obligation (including reporting obligations under fraud, anti-money laundering, counter terrorist financing law, or other EU-specific or country specific laws, and other applicable law and regulations); (ii) in order to enforce or apply the Terms of Service or Terms of Use with respect to our Services or Websites; (iii) in order to enforce or apply provisions of any agreement we have with you; or (iv) to protect the rights, property, or safety of YapStone, or its affiliates, our customers, our users, our Partners, or others;
• For the purposes of fraud protection, credit risk reduction, and the prevention and reporting of money laundering or other criminal or suspected criminal activity, including the building of fraud and credit risk models to assist in the screening of users for the purposes of identifying fraudsters, preventing fraud and minimising associated credit risk for YapStone, its Partners, Merchants and other users of its Services;
• Where such third parties provide services to us that facilitate the provision of our services to you;
• Pursuant to a valid request or subpoena from law enforcement, regulators, court, or other government body; and
• With your permission.

YapStone Holdings Inc. adheres to the principles of the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework as set forth by the U.S. Department of Commerce regarding the collection, use, and retention of personal information from EEA member countries. YapStone Holdings Inc. has certified that it adheres to the Privacy Shield Privacy Principles. For more information regarding how we comply with the US-EU Privacy Shield, please read our statement here:

Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our Partner networks, advertisers, and other affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

When you download or use apps relating to our Websites, we may receive information about your location and your mobile device, including a unique identifier for your device. We may use this information to provide you with location-based services, such as advertising, search results, and other personalized content. Most mobile devices allow you to turn off location services. If you have questions about how to disable your device’s location services, we recommend you contact your mobile service carrier or your device manufacturer.

If you receive an unsolicited email that appears to be from us or one of our Partners or third parties that requests your personal information (such as your personal information, credit card number, YapStone login, or password), or that asks you to verify or confirm your account or other personal information by clicking on a link, that email was likely to have been sent by someone trying to unlawfully obtain your information. This is sometimes referred to as a “phishing” or “spoofing.” We do not ask for this type of information in an email. Do not provide the information or click on the link. If you receive any suspected phishing or spoofing emails, please report it to

Promotions, incentives, or giveaways may be made available through YapStone, our Partners, or third parties from time to time. You do not have to participate in these. However, if you choose to participate, you may be asked to disclose some personal information. Additionally, at the time of entering the promotion, we will disclose in its specific terms and conditions regarding how your personal information will be used. Please do not participate in any promotion if you do not agree to such usage.

The Act gives you the right to access information we hold about you, and to rectify any errors in, and in limited circumstances to request deletion of, that information. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of at least €6.35 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Any changes we may make to this Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, sent to you by e-mail one month prior to the change becoming effective. If we are going to use your personal information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify you via e-mail and where necessary will seek your consent. You will generally have a choice whether or not to allow us to use your information in this new manner. If you do not contact us stating your agreement to accept the changes to our use of your information within a one-month notice period, we may be required to shut down or terminate your ability to use the services, and we will not use your information for the new purpose, unless we are obliged to do so (i) in order to complete previously requested services or (ii) under applicable law or regulation. If your account with YapStone has been suspended or closed, then your information will not be used in this new manner unless you subsequently agree to such use.

Where there is a conflict between this Privacy Policy and an explicit provision of the Terms of Service or other Terms of Use related to our Services, this Privacy Policy will prevail over those other Terms.
As a payment processor, we take data security and the integrity of your personal information very seriously. If you have a dispute with us regarding this Privacy Policy or related to our handling of personal information, we will gladly attempt to address your concerns. Please contact us at the address in the CONTACT US section with any concerns. All disputes related to this policy, the US-EU Privacy Shield Framework or any US-Swiss Framework, or our handling of personal data that cannot be informally resolved through direct communication shall be finally resolved by binding arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association (the “AAA”), and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The arbitration will be conducted in the English language, before a single arbitrator.

HolidayRentPayment is the trading name of Yapstone International Limited. Questions, comments, and requests regarding this Privacy Policy are welcomed, and should be addressed to: Legal Department, YapStone International Limited, Unit 7, Mellview House, M1 Retail Park, Drogheda, Co Louth, Ireland or to