‘Website’ refers to a website called StayInKintyre.com.
‘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.
StayInKintyre.com 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.
Related owned domains are:
cuilidh.link, used as a URL shortener
nicep.pl, used as a URL shortener
GowanleaHeights.com as a redirect to StayInKintyre.com
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.
3. Intimidating to other members or users.
5. In breach of any third parties intellectual property rights.
6. Defamatory to any third party.
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 StayInKintyre.com
The Website is provided as-is and StayInKintyre.com expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for any particular purpose. StayInKintyre.com cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Website.
StayInKintyre.com cannot guarantee the availability of the website. Therefore StayInKintyre.com 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 accept no liability for any loss or damage arising from people using the website to meet people, we urge and advise you to take any necessary security precautions. If you do not know what precautions to take we urge you to seek third party advice from reputable adviser’s and cease use of this site and information within immediately.
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.
StayInKintyre.com 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, StayInKintyre.com 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.
Notices about third parties
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.
Font Awesome – CC BY 4.0 https://fontawesome.com/license/free
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 sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf 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.
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.
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.
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 YouTube videos.
- Airbnb widgets
- TripAdvisor widgets
- Live Agent Desk
- Revscog – this is a video review site. if you leave a review it’s on their service, however if you’d like the content removed contact us and we’ll help.
- Rumble Studio audio and video content recording and processing platform
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 podcast and advertising 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 podcast, 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 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.
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.
If you do not accept any of the above, please leave the site immediately.