Data Protection | Privacy & Cookie Policy

The General Data Protection Regulation, known as GDPR, comes into effect on May 25th 2018.

GDPR imposes additional obligations on companies and gives you extra rights around how your data is used.

We want you to know that The Mole Catcher’s Cottage respects any information we hold on our guests and that we take the security of your information very seriously.

All our bookings are managed in partnership with our trusted booking providers.

These are: Air BnB, Owners Direct and Inn Style which provides our booking platform with payments taken electronically through the payment platforms Stripe and Paypal.

Information regarding these sites privacy polices can be found at:

The Mole Catcher’s Cottage will request information from our guests in order to fulfil a booking contract. This information is considered to be soley for legal and legitimate purposes and can be held for a period of seven years after which it will be securely disposed of.

Guest information includes:

The full name, address, contact number and email address for the lead person. Card payment details will be required by our booking / payment partners.

For guests outwith the UK, we will also by law require on arrival a the accommodation the following information:

Car registration number
Passport / ID info
Information on the next destination including an address if possible


The Mole Catcher’s Cottage is committed to ensuring that any guest information is stored securely.

In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure any information which could be used to identify any individual.


A cookie is a piece of data sent from a website and stored on the users computer by the users web browser. Cookies are used in order to make websites work more efficiently. The Mole Catcher’s

Cottage website relies on cookies to optimise user experience and for features and services to function properly.

A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. For more information about cookies, please visit

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website.

Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.


Our website uses Google Analytics, which is one of the most widespread and trusted analytic solutions on the web for helping us to understand how our website is used and ways we can improve on the experience. For more information of Google Analytics cookies, please visit

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

The Mole Catcher’s Cottage will not share, sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to The Mole Catcher’s Cottage, Station Road, Carrbridge, Inverness-shire PH23 3AL.


If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.