Privacy Policy

Information collection and use

Cartmel Cottages is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share or rent this information to others in ways different from those disclosed in this policy. Cartmel Cottages collects information from our users at several different points on our website.


The Cartmel Cottages website aims to comply with the EU’s Privacy and Communications Directive in relation to the use of cookies and similar technologies. This policy outlines how this website sets cookies on your computer.

What Are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

Google Analytics – Cookies used: __utma, __utmb, __utmc, __utmz
Cartmel Cottages use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. Cartmel Cottages do this to make sure it’s meeting its users’ needs and to understand how the performance of the site could be improved.

Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here and what you click on. Cartmel Cottages do not collect or store your personal information (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify who you are. The Google Analytics cookies are non-essential.

Full details of these cookies can be found at Cookies & Google Analytics in documentation for Google’s Analytics tracking code. You can also read Google’s Privacy Policy for Google Analytics.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

Google Maps – Cookies used: APISID, HSID, NID, PREF, SAPISID, SID, SSID
Cartmel Cottages use Google maps to display the location of our cottages. These cookies are used by Google to store user preferences and information when viewing the pages with Google maps on them.

Your email and contact details

If you use our contact form, your personal email address will be stored in our email applications. Your email address will only be used for communication between ourselves and you.

Email addresses will not be passed to any third parties.


This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line.


Cartmel Cottages will, under no circumstances, share with any third-party individual IP addresses, email addresses, personal contact details or other information collected through this website or related statistic tracking systems.

External links

This website contains links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Notification of changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page immediately so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.