What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your computer or other device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device. You can find more information about cookies HERE
Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookieguide. A list of all the cookies used on this website by category is set out below.
Category One Cookies
These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around our website and use its features, such as
accessing our database of boats which are stored in a secure area of the site.
This cookie allows for the collection of your cottage preferences in the search box, to match with our database of cottages, which is located in a private area. It expires when you navigate away from our pages.
Category Two Cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages.These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.The following cookies are used:
This cookie allows us to count page visits and traffic sources so we can measure and improve the performance of our site, using a service provided by Statcounter.com. This cookie expires 5 years from the date you visited our site
Hoseasons Affililiate Tracking
There are no fees or hidden charges for making use of this site. The prices detailed on the Hoseasons booking site is the same as if you had found them direct on the internet.
By clicking one of the boat availability links, a tracking cookie is left on your computer or other device by Hoseasons. This is used to identify broadlandboathire.com as the referring agent should you go on to book a holiday with them during the period of one month following your visit. A small referral commission is paid to us by them at that point. This assists us with the ongoing costs of operating the site such as hosting and web design charges. These cookies expire after 30 days in the case of Hoseasons.
Category Four Cookies
These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organisation. The following cookies are used:
We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can
be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page.
What we do with the information we gather.
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping. We may need to contact you to verify information you have provided such as boat reviews.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
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. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Controlling your personal information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.
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.