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Terms Used
‘Website’ refers to a website called™.
‘Stay In Kintyre’ is a collective term referring to the website and business Gowanlea Heights B&B™.
‘Agreement’ refers to the contents of this page that form the legal basis of a contract between Stay In Kintyre and the user of the Website.™ and Stay In Kintyre™ is owned and operated by Gowanlea Heights B&B™, Messrs. Richardson
‘Recording platform’ refers to various external third party tools we use to record audio and video for later use.
‘Publishing source” is the point at which we control publishing.
‘Content’ refers to any material you give us, such as photo’s, pictures, artwork, audio recording, video recording. 

Stay in Kintyre™,™ and Gowanlea Heights™ are trademarks of the aforementioned business. Further mention of these without ™ symbol does not imply lack of intent as trademarks, and are to be treat as having the ™ symbol.

Related owned domains are:, used as a URL shortener, used as a URL shortener as a redirect to

Terms and Conditions of Use

You agree that using this site you will not behave in a manner which may offend others.
In particular, you will not say or do anything which is:
1. Likely to cause harassment.
2. Abusive.
3. Intimidating to other members or users.
4. Obscene.
5. In breach of any third parties intellectual property rights.
6. Defamatory to any third party.
7. Illegal.
8. Do not do anything discriminatory on grounds of race, religion, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disabilities, gender identity or gender.

You agree not to transfer any material that contains a virus or do anything likely to damage the functionality of the site.

Contact details are via email using the address hello at

General Disclaimer

The Website is provided as-is and expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for any particular purpose. cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website. cannot guarantee the availability of the website. Therefore expressly disclaims any liability for any loss or damages, whether commercial, financial or personal due to availability.

The site creators and owners accept no liability for any loss or damage arising from people using the website or using the information found on this website.

The site creators and owners reserve the right to remove posts, comments or any other material from this site without warning or notice and expressly disclaims any liability for any loss or damages, whether commercial, financial or personal as a consequence of such removal. cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage arising from unidentified viruses emanating from our website.

For your information and entertainment, we may from time to time link to other sites which are not in our control. We cannot, therefore, accept responsibility for the content of any such linked site. Where links occur concerning an advertisement on the site, will not accept any responsibility whatsoever for the goods or services available on or through such a linked site.

The terms appearing anywhere on this site are to be interpreted strictly per Scottish laws and any dispute will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of Scottish Courts of Law.

Nothing in these terms of use will: (a) limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury resulting from negligence; (b) limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c) limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or (d) exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law

Notices about third parties content and copyright

If you view content on this site that you without a doubt believe is yours, please contact us immediately by giving us the URL to the content and your robust reasoning.

Acknowledgements to:

Font Awesome – CC BY 4.0

Privacy Policy

We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office.

Our website uses https protocol which encrypts transmission to and from the site and your browser. Our servers are located in the US on secure premises and provided by a well established hosting provider.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website?

When using our site, if appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience. Examples of this are the feedback forms or booking forms.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you  request push notifications, make a booking, respond to a survey or marketing communication, browse the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

  • To improve our website to better serve you.
  • To allow us to better serve you by administering your booking
  • To administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site feature.
  • To send periodic emails regarding any orders or other products and services.
  • To request reviews.

Do we use Pixels?

Yes, we sometimes use the Facebook pixel as well as those of Sociamonials on our site and in social media links which collect anonymous aggregated data on site usage which we use to re-target adverts. One way to prevent usage of that is to use an Adblocker application or plugin. These will be listed in our cookie banner if they’re in use.

Third-Party Disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential and are processing under a contractual obligation with a legal basis. We may also 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.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These will be listed in our cookie banner if in use.

Examples are (and not limited to):

  • Embedded Fleeq and Spotlightr videos.
  • Quiriobot chatbot help and surveys.
  • Rumble Studio audio and video content recording and processing platform
  • Google ReCAPTCHA. This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.
  • Google Translate. This is an AI/machine powered translation service, not human, so it can be inaccurate.
  • We use TrustPilot for reviews (for direct bookings) and pass on your email address

These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We, therefore, have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites. If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you however this does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Intellectual Property and licensing for material supplied to us by vendors, guests, other parties.

We operate a recording platform where we offer local businesses/venues the opportunity to advertise themselves, completely free of charge. We also allow guests to provide audio/video feedback.

You retain copyright and any other rights you already hold in the content which you submit, post or display on or through our “recording platform”.

By submitting, posting or displaying the Content you give Stay In Kintyre a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute any Content which you submit, post or display on or through our recording platform.

In layman’s terms, once the business/venue/user has submitted content, we will use this on our website, social media and other platforms, to advertise our services, their services and the general Kintyre region as a destination.

Once this is done, we can’t delete it as there’s always a copy somewhere on the Internet, this is why it is worldwide, perpetual and irrevocable.

It’s your content, you retain copyright, but you freely give us license to use it. It’s non-exclusive to us so you remain free to use that material yourself or let others do so, it’s royalty-free as you are not charging us anything for the use of that material. You are giving us permission to edit and modify and this is normally done to increased quality or clarity. We also need to be able to post to different platforms, so you give us permission to “distribute” and they all require some modification to make it work.

If you have any issues, please seek independent legal advice or ignore the offer.

Cookie policy

Do we use ‘cookies’?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

These are small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping carts, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics and Facebook. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better.

However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

We also offer a cookie banner that allows you to choose which cookies you are willing to accept. Adjust settings here.

On that note, your IP (Internet Protocol) address is stored together with your consent status. The purpose is to evidence your consent status. This is deleted after 365 days or when consents are requested again.

To manage the cookies and similar technologies used (tracking pixels, web beacons, etc.) and related consents, we use the consent tool “Real Cookie Banner”. Details on how “Real Cookie Banner” works can be found at

The legal bases for the processing of personal data in this context are Art. 6 (1) lit. c GDPR and Art. 6 (1) lit. f GDPR. Our legitimate interest is the management of the cookies and similar technologies used and the related consents.

The provision of the personal data is not yet contractually required and is also not necessary for the conclusion of a contract. You are not obliged to provide the personal data. If you do not provide the personal data, we will not be able to manage your consents.

By proceeding, you accept that you have read and understood our Terms and Conditions of Use, Privacy Policy, General Disclaimer, this Legal Notice and accept this Agreement.

If you do not accept any of the above, please leave the site immediately.

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