West Wales Holiday Cottages - Providing high quality cottage holidays in West Wales - Privacy policy
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Privacy & Cookie Policy

Your Cookie Permissions

We use cookies (a small text file of letters and numbers that is placed on your device) for several reasons including:- making the site work in a more convenient way to you - such as saving your shortlist between browser sessions, to help us know if we're connecting the right people to the right cottage through analytics, and to let you be sociable in your browsing with Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter and Pinterest.

Continued use of our site implies consent for us to use these cookies. However, you can read more about what each of our cookies does below.

Our cookies do not collect any personal information about you.

Our Privacy Policy

We are committed to protecting your privacy and we'll only use the information that we collect about you lawfully. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is West Wales Holiday Cottages of Cwmrhaffau, Sarnau, Ceredigion, SA44 6QZ.

Will we sell your details to anyone?


Can you unsubscribe from our marketing emails?

Yes. Each email includes details of how to unsubscribe so you can stop them at any time. Or you can email us at admin@westwalesholidaycottages.co.uk and ask us to remove you from our mailing list.

What information do we collect?

If you're just browsing our site we don't collect any personal information about you.

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter, make a booking, make an enquiry, respond to a survey, advertise with us or fill out a form.

When booking through our site, you may be asked to enter your name, e-mail address, home address and phone numbers. We will store your ip address.

Using our shortlist facility to save and share your shortlist does not store the email addresses or name that you may enter. We will save your email address to our mailing list only if you ask us to.

What do we use your information for?

We use the information to allow your booking to be passed to the property owner and to enable us to provide you with the best possible service.

How do we protect your information?

We store your information on databases only accessible by those authorized with special access rights who are required to keep the information confidential.

After a financial transaction, your private information such as credit cards details will not be stored on our servers.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or give your personally identifiable information to outside parties other than passing to the property owner the information you provide when making a booking or enquiry. We have no responsibility or liability for the actions of the owner. We may release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property, or safety.

How do you know what information we hold about you?

You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us at admin@westwalesholidaycottages.co.uk or writing to us at West Wales Holiday Cottages, Cwmrhaffau, Sarnau, Llandysul, Ceredigion SA44 6QZ. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly.

Third party links

We display links to third party websites and we have no responsibility or liability for the actions or content of those sites.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page. Policy changes will apply only to information collected after the date of the change.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy. You also accept our use of cookies, although you may use the options below to change your cookie permissions.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyse how users use the site. The anonymous information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then processed to compile reports on website activity for West Wales Holiday Cottages. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. 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.

We use the following Google Analytics Advertising Features: Remarketing (About Remarketing Audiences in Analytics) and Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting (Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting). We use Remarketing with Google Analytics to advertise online where third-party vendors, including Google, show our ads on sites across the Internet. We use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to identify trends in the usage of our site.

We and third-party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on past visits to our website. If you wish, you can opt out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using Google's Ads Preferences Manager. Alternatively you can opt out of all Google Analytics tracking software by using the Google Analytics opt-out browser add-on.

We also use Bing Ads to advertise online, undertaking individual end user tracking and data sharing with third parties for advertising and remarketing purposes. We use Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest pixel tags to help us understand the effectiveness of our marketing on those sites. Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest collect user data through our website for the purposes of conversion tracking and serving ads targeted to users' interests. You can opt out of some third parties' interest-based advertising through the Do Not Track functionality in your web browser or by making a selection at aboutads.info/choices. Twitter specifies other methods for setting privacy controls here. Pinterest users can also opt out through their Pinterest personalization settings .

Type & Usage

Core Site

These are core to your use of our site, you can find out how to remove cookies from your browser's help function. Find out more about cookies at aboutcookies.org

PHPSESSID - Allows our site to anonymously identify users and transfer their requests for information between pages of the site in a secure manner.

ShortlistId - Created only when you try and add a cottage to a shortlist or visit the 'Your Shortlist' page. This allows users who return to our site in the same web browser on the same device (computer/phone/tablet) to automatically view their last shortlist without having to save it.

wwhc_cookies - This is where your cookie permissions are stored.

Analytics and conversion tracking

These let us know about our users' experience and whether they are getting what they want from our site. The information stored is not personally identifiable to us.

Social Media

These cookies are set by third parties. We do not control the content of them.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions regarding this privacy policy please email us at admin@westwalesholidaycottages.co.uk