Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

This website is owned and maintained by Halton Charters, Orkney, Scotland.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect data that you enter and submit from the booking and contact forms including data for payments. We do not collect debit  or credit card details as these are processed securely through the Stripe payment gateway ( We also collect some data from all visitors of this site for analytical purposes using third party plugins and services, including Google Anylitics, Aksimet and jetpack.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share any of the data collected from this site with any other parties. The only persons with access to the data are the site owner and administrator.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

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. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Your contact information is kept within the site owners mailbox in the form of an email that was created on form submissions from this site and is currently not saved in a database. If it is decided that a database is to be created for marketing campaigns then you will be contacted to gain your permission to be included in that database.

How we protect your data

We are currently reviewing this process. Please come back here soon to read how we protect your data.