Privacy policy

Stravaigin Lodge is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. Sometimes we collect and process information about and from you in order to provide you with our services and keep in touch with you.
Our data protection policy sets out our commitments to protecting your privacy and identity and explains why and how we collect any personal data about you, including data that you provide to us, and how it will be processed. It covers personal information collected, used, processed and shared when you visit but also other circumstances through which we collect personal information, such as through our agency booking sites.
Our policies and practices endeavour to ensure that we are fully compliant with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 1998. By visiting you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy.
This website may include links to third-party websites and plug-ins. Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) and the General Data Protection Regulation (the “Regulation”), the data controller is Stravaigin Lodge c/o Gordon Mackinnon, 3/1, 86 Queens Drive, Glasgow, G42 8BJ.
Stravaigin Lodge is committed to following the principles of data protection as outlined under the GDPR. These principles are:
  • Lawfulness, fairness and transparency
  • Purpose limitation
  • Data minimisation
  • Accuracy
  • Storage limitation
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Accountability
We may collect and process the following data about you in order to meet our operational needs and fulfil legal requirements. We will only collect sufficient data for the purpose and do so when necessary and according to a lawful basis as outlined in the GDPR.
When you visit the website, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the site, and information about how you interact with the site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”.
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit
– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
– “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally, if you email us via our online contact form, or submit a booking request via our booking calendar we will collect your given e-mail address and your contact telephone number (if you choose to provide the latter). We refer to this information as “Enquiry Information”.
When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking about Device Information and Enquiry Information.
We use the data that we collect to:
– Communicate with you.
– Help maintain an accurate record of our booking history.
– Periodically send promotional emails about new developments at the lodge, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimise our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
We collect anonymous Personal Information with Google Analytics to help us understand how you use the site. You can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:
Finally, we do not share any of your personal information with any third parties, unless the following exceptions should arise: to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below. Access requests are not subject to a fee, we will freely provide you with details of the information we hold about you and will do so within 30 days of the request.
The GDPR provides the following rights for individuals:
  • The right to be informed
  • The right of access
  • The right to rectification
  • The right to erasure
  • The right to restrict processing
  • The right to data portability
  • The right to object
Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we only process your information to pursue our legitimate business interests listed above.
We may retain data for differing periods of time, for legitimate interests or inline with other lawful basis for processing and in the spirit of the principles of GDPR. We endeavour to communicate the scope of retention when collecting data. We encourage you to get in touch with us should you wish to exercise your rights under GDPR, such as the right to erasure.
We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at