Airbnb China to disclose host & guest info to govt

March 30 (TravelAndy): Home-renting service provider Airbnb will now automatically send host and guest details to the Chinese government agencies, reports said.

The rule applies from Friday, March 30, 2018.

Airbnb hosts in China received en email from the company on March 28 saying the company was going to do this to follow local rules.

“Like all businesses operating in China, Airbnb China must comply with local laws and regulations, including privacy and information disclosure laws,” it said.

“…similar to other hospitality companies that do business in China, Airbnb China may disclose your information to Chinese government agencies without further notice to you, starting March 30, 2018,” it said and told hosts that they could deactivate their listings if they did not agree to the arrangement.


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