Cottage South West Ltd Privacy policy

Cottage South West Ltd Privacy policy
What information do we collect and how?
Visitors can enter personal details on numerous forms throughout the site, including forms for reserving a cottage holiday, requesting a brochure, and also for homeowner information. Currently, Cottages South West Ltd uses this personal information as a basis for notifications to users. These are called ‘opt-in’ emails.


Cottages South West Ltd will monitor the domains from which people enter the Cottages South West Ltd website. We analyse this data for trends and statistics. Subject to the provisions of this Privacy Policy. Like many other websites,we use small files called Cookies, which are stored by the browser on your computer or mobile device. Users can opt out of the use of cookies at any time by switching these off through your browser. They allow websites to capture information such as user preferences and basic personal information which can be held for as long as necessary. We use this information to make sure our website works as efficiently possible and enhance our user experience.


What will the information be used for?
Where we collect names, addresses and other personal information including email addresses on our website, these will only be used by Cottages South West Ltd. We will never pass that information on to any third parties.


Direct marketing
We may as part of our business marketing activity, send information relevant to Cottages South West Ltd to individuals on our database. At any time individuals may request not to receive such information in the future.


Site Security
Where we become aware that site security is compromised or non-public user information has been disclosed to unrelated third parties as a result of external activity, for example in the case of external security attacks, we shall take reasonable measures, which include internal investigation and notification to and cooperation with law enforcement authorities.


Other Information
Cottages South West Ltd will at no time, unless such disclosure is required by law or a user specifically authorises such disclosure, disclose individual user personal information that is not publicly available to unrelated third parties. Where we become aware that an individual's personal information provided to us has been disclosed in a way not permitted by this Privacy Policy, we shall make reasonable efforts to notify the affected individual, as soon as possible and as permitted by law, of what information has been disclosed, to the extent that we know this information. Should we update the privacy policy, we will both post the changed version and its effective date on this page. Concurrent with any change to the core privacy policy, we will email notice of the change to known users at least 15 days in advance.


Payment service providers
In order to ensure your transactions are as secure as possible, we hand over payment card processing to the following suppliers:

• PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A. Attention: Legal Department, 22-24 Boulevard Royal L-2449, Luxembourg

• Worldpay Merchant Services,Victory House, Gateshead Card Centre, Fifth Ave, Gateshead NE11 0EL


Cottages South West Ltd are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of any linked website.

Updated 28/03/2017.


Privacy Policy Last Updated: 29th May 2018

Cookies Policy

What Are Cookies
As is common practice with almost all professional websites, this website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Cottages South West uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of products. Cottages South West has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law.

For more general information on cookies see For more information on the UK and EU Cookie Law regulations, see

How We Use Cookies
We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. Unfortunately in most cases there are no industry standard options for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to this site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not in case they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies
The Website will present you with a message bar requesting your consent to set cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Cottages South West to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies by altering your browser settings; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

The Cookies We Set
Orders processing related cookies
This site offers e-commerce or payment facilities and some cookies are essential to ensure that your order is remembered between pages so that we can process it properly.
Anonymous statistic cookies
In order to monitor how our site works and is used, we use cookies to track things such as how long you spend on the site, which country you are in and the pages that you visit so we can make our content as relevant as possible.
UK and EU Cookie Law
In order to comply with the UK and EU Cookie Law regulations on setting cookies, we display a small notice about our use of cookies. Upon clicking the close button, this sets a cookie so that it remembers that you have seen the message.

This relates to the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011.
Third Party Cookies
In some special cases we also use cookies provided by trusted third parties. The following section details which third party cookies you might encounter through this site.

Google Analytics™
This site uses Google Analytics which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytics solution on the web for helping us to understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you spend on the site and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content.

For more information about Google Analytics™ cookies, click here. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics™ across all websites visit:
Social Media Cookies
We also use social media buttons and/or plugins on this site that allow you to connect with your social network in various ways. For these to work, the following social media sites will set cookies through our site which may be used to enhance your profile on their site or contribute to the data they hold for various purposes outlined in their respective privacy policies:

If any videos are embedded on our site (from providers such as YouTube, Vimeo, Vevo etc.) they may also set cookies for their own tracking, statistics and functionality.

Additional Information
If there is something that you aren't sure whether you need or not it's usually safer to leave cookies enabled in case it does interact with one of the features you use on our site.

However if you are still looking for more information then you can contact us through one of our preferred contact methods:

By visiting this link: /page/contact-us.html
By continuing to use this website without adjusting your browser's cookie settings, you agree that we can place these cookies on your device.

Last updated: 29th May 2018
Cookie Policy Last Updated: 29th May 2018