Privacy Policy

Who we are

North Cottage Boulmer is a single, family run, holiday cottage here for your enjoyment and for you to relax in. Therefore we have no need or want to be selling on or using your personal information for anything but ensuring you can hire and arrive here to stay with us.

In the following paragraphs you can see that this is the case.


What data we collect

Website Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [ ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.


Google Analytics

If you use Google Analytics to monitor your website, you can either include this in your cookies section or add a specific google analytics header to your privacy policy. Here’s how we explained google analytics on thrive’s website:

When someone visits we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


Booking details & Payment details

Booking is by phone or direct email only, therefore your information will only be retained for the purpose intended such an enquiry or a booking. Your information will not be retained for longer than necessary to adhere to our legal obligations.

Information we ask for is Names of guests, home address, a contact number and an email address if you have one.

Payment is by cheque only and so we do not have access to any electronic payment information.


Mailing Lists

We do not use email marketing therefore your information will not be used for this purpose.


Access to your personal information

Under GDPR you are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to Please allow 30 days to respond.


Changes to this Privacy Policy

This policy was last updated on 14/6/2018 to reflect GDPR requirements and will be reviewed as advice and requirements develop. These changes will be reflected in the latest version on this website.





Mrs M. Frater

North Cottage




NE66 3BX