Visitors to our website can be assured that the protection of privacy and confidentiality are given the highest priority. All personal information is collected, held and used in strict compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulations in force from May 2018.


Anonymous information is collected by use of Cookies, such as the number of visitors to the website in a given period or details of properties and dates selected for online bookings, but it is purely statistical and cannot be used to identify an individual user. Cookies are not used to collect any other information from visitors to the website.

Use of Information

We do not collect any personal information from visitors to our website other than information that is knowingly and voluntarily given. The information collected may be used for research purposes.

If you provide your email address or phone number to us, you agree that we can provide information to you by email or phone in relation to your enquiry or your booking. We will not send you any marketing communications without your consent and we will never pass on your details to third parties excepting those noted below, being solely for the purpose of them delivering their services to us.

By booking online or by phone, you consent to your details being stored by our secure booking provider, SuperControl, and shared with the payment service provider HolidayRentPayment and their payment platform Yapstone, solely for the purpose of them delivering their service to us.
SuperControl also provide a verified reviews service called UpFrontReviews and they will send you an email invitation to submit a review about your stay.  

Data Security

We take appropriate measures to safeguard the information we hold from unauthorised access or improper use. Our database is stored in a secure, password protected location. Only users authorised by us have access to this data.

Integrity of Data

We take all reasonable measures to ensure that the information we hold is accurate. Individuals may request details of all personal information held by us so as to contest inaccurate or incomplete data, verify the information and have it corrected as appropriate.


Our website is not targeted at children but in any event personal information will not knowingly be collected from children under fourteen years without parental consent.

External Links

Part of Edinburgh Self-Catering's website links you to other websites, but those websites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend you examine the privacy statements posted on those other websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information.


Any queries relating to our collection or use of personal information should be addressed to info@edinburghself-catering.co.uk