Country Cottages Online's Privacy and Cookies Policy

Country Cottages Online is an operating name of XE Website Solutions Ltd.  By using this website, you are deemed to accept XE Website Solutions Ltd's privacy and cookies policy. 

  • XE Website Solutions Ltd respects your privacy and do not use cookies to feed you subsequent advertising, see more information on Cookies below. 
  • When you complete an enquiry form for a property via the website, we collect your personal details such as your name and email address.   Your personal details are passed on to the appropriate cottage agency or independent owner so that they can respond to your enquiry.  We also retain your personal data for the purpose of emailing you our newsletter when you tick to opt in on our website to share these details with us.    You can opt out from receiving our cottage newsletters and updates at any time by selecting Unsubscribe from any newsletter updates. We do not collect any information without your knowledge and never share your details with any other third parties without your knowledge.
  • We collect your username, password and phone number if you are using the Favourites/Shortlist area of the website. We now encrypt the details we store for security reasons.
  • We reserve the right to contact you from time to time with cottage offers when you have selected to receive these details. 
  • For ethical reasons, we have a policy where we do not sell or share visitor details on to any other third parties.
  • For cottage owners advertising with Country Cottages Online, details for secure payments are securely shared with Worldpay when registering or renewing your advertisement.  


Cookies Policy uses cookies in order to ensure that your visit to our website is smooth, easy and to support some functions on the site such as the owner log in section, the holidaymaker log in section and our Shortlist/Favourites Option. We do not use cookies for advertising purposes, as we feel it can be annoying for users and an invasion of privacy.  By using this website you are consenting to our use of these cookies. Users can remove cookies under their browser settings after visiting a site.

For cottage owners featured on our site, we use cookies for the purpose of login only and your own computer or laptop must be configured to accept cookies to allow you to benefit from our service.  These cookies do not gather any personal information from you.  The only information we share for cottage owners is that taken during the process of cottage owner's registration and renewal which is shared with the secure servers of Worldpay for payment transaction.


Data collection via newsletter sign up

Names and email addresses are collected and stored when users sign up for the receipt of newsletters containing Special Offers. All data is verified before use and is used solely for this purpose. It is never shared or transmitted to any third party.


Credit and debit card processing

All online payments on the Country Cottages Online websites are accomplished via Worldpay, a third party secure site. We do not store any bank details ourselves.

If you are not in agreement with the above then please cease using this website.

Want to find out more about us?  You may also want to take a look at our terms and conditions of use.