Discover Scotland Privacy Policy

By registering on this site, you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of this policy.

Information that we collect from you

When you visit or register on you may be asked to provide certain information about yourself including your name and contact details if requesting a brochure or making a holiday booking. We will also collect information from you through cookies that are applied on our website. We will never share any personal or sensitive information or data with third party providers for outside marketing purposes, unless it is an essential part of Discover Scotland's own marketing activities or business requirements and to meet the completion of any actions across our website.

Use of your information

We use your information for general marketing purposes from time to time, making sure we are able to process card payments relating to holiday bookings and to contact you from time to time via e-mail and post for any business related needs.

Disclosure of your information

The information you provide to us will be held on our internal systems that we use from time to time for business related needs and marketing purposes.

Finally, if our business enters into a joint venture with or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed to our new business partners or owners. Unless required to do so by law, we will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.

Security and data retention

We employ security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction and damage. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

Other Websites

This Site may contain links to other sites of third parties. We are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those other sites. We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. You are responsible for checking this policy when you visit our Site to review the current policy. If you do not agree with the policy, you should cease use of the Site immediately.

Accessing and updating

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us by writing to Discover Scotland (Self Catering Cottages) Ltd 27 King Street, Castle Douglas DG7 1AB and enclose your postal details. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification.