Cookie Policy

Our website uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our website. This helps us to provide  you  with  a  good  experience  when  you  browse  our  website  and  also  allows  us  to improve our site. By continuing to browse the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A  cookie  is  a  small  file  of  letters  and  numbers  that  we  store  on  your  browser  or  the  hard drive  of  your  computer  if  you  agree.  Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive.

We use the following cookies:

  • Strictly necessary cookies. These are cookies that are required for the operation of our website. They  include,  for  example,  cookies  that  enable  you  to  log  into  secure  areas  of our website, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.
  • Analytical/performance cookies. They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors  and  to  see  how  visitors  move  around  our  website  when  they  are  using    This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
  • Functionality cookies. These are  used  to  recognise  you  when  you  return  to  our website.  This  enables  us  to  personalise  our  content  for  you,  greet  you  by  name  and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).
  • Targeting cookies. These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our website and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.

You  can  find  more  information  about  the  individual  cookies  we  use  and  the  purposes  for which we use them below:

To enable online bookings we use cookies provided by SuperControl.

To enable us to monitor the usage of our website and the success of our marketing, we use Google Analytics, which uses a variety of cookies.

These are used to track visitors and collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.

If you would like to see a full up-to-date list of all cookies used by our website, you can use the following cookie-checking website http://sitebeam.net/cookielaw/test-your-compliance/ (other cookie-checking websites are available).

Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising networks and providers of external  services  like  web  traffic  analysis  services)  may  also  use  cookies,  over  which  we have  no  control.  These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

You  block  cookies  by  activating  the  setting  on  your  browser  that  allows  you  to  refuse  the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our site.

Uses made of the information

Littonfields Barn is a member of Premier Cottages Limited, a professional collective of independent luxury cottage owners.  Premier Cottages promotes our properties on our behalf as well as other luxury cottages. As members of Premier Cottages we would like to give them your information so that they can contact you about other quality properties that you might like. You may unsubscribe from this service at any time.

We use information held about you in the following ways:

Information you give to us.

We will use this information:

  • to carry  out  our  obligations  arising  from  any  contracts  entered  into  between  you and  us  and  to  provide  you  with  the  information,  products  and  services  that  you request from us;
  • to provide you with information about other goods and services we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
  • to provide   you,   or   permit Premier   Cottages   Limited to   provide   you,   with information about goods or services we feel may interest you:
    • If you  are an existing  customer,  we  will contact  you  by  electronic means  (email  or  SMS)  with  information  about  goods  and  services  similar  to  those which were the subject of a previous sale or negotiations of a sale to you.
    • If you are a new customer we and Premier Cottages Limited will contact you by electronic  means  if  you  have  consented to  this by  clicking  the  relevant ‘submit’  button  on  the  form  our  website  where  you  enter  your    If you do not want us to use your data in this way, or to pass your details on to Premier  Cottages for  marketing  purposes,  please un-tick  the  relevant  box situated  on  the  form on  which  we  collect  your  data  (which  include the online booking form where we have one on our site, and our contact and registration forms);
  • to notify you about changes to our service;
  • to ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer.

Information we collect about you.

We will use this information:

  • to administer  our  site  and  for  internal  operations,  including  troubleshooting,  data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • to improve  our  site  to  ensure  that  content  is  presented  in  the  most  effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
  • to measure  or  understand  the  effectiveness  of  advertising  we  serve  to  you  and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
  • to make  suggestions  and  recommendations  to  you  and  other  users  of  our  site about goods or services that may interest you or them.

Information we receive from other sources.

We may combine this information with

information  you  give  to  us  and  information  we  collect  about  you.  We may use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above (depending on the types of information we receive).

Disclosure of your information

We  may  share  your  personal  information  with  any  member  of  our  group,  which  means  our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may share your information with selected third parties including:

  • Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you.
  • Advertisers and  advertising  networks  that  require  the  data  to  select  and  serve  relevant adverts to you and others.  We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our users (for  example,  we  may  inform  them  that  500  men  aged  under  30  have  clicked  on  their advertisement  on  any  given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target (for example, women in SW1). We  may  make  use  of  the  personal  data  we  have  collected  from  you  to  enable  us  to comply  with  our  advertisers’  wishes  by  displaying  their  advertisement  to  that  target audience.
  • Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our site.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If Littonfields Barn or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation;  or  to  protect  the  rights,  property,  or  safety  of Littonfields  Barn,  our customers,  or    This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”).  It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who works for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other  things, the  fulfilment  of  your  order,  the  processing  of  your  payment  details  and  the provision  of  support  services.  By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Where  we  have  given  you  (or  where  you  have  chosen)  a  password  which  enables  you  to access certain parts of our site, you are  responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.

Unfortunately,  the  transmission  of  information  via  the  internet  is  not  completely  secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of  your  data  transmitted  to  our  site;  any  transmission  is  at  your  own  risk.  Once  we  have received  your  information,  we  will  use  strict  procedures  and  security  features  to  try  to prevent unauthorised access.

Your rights

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will  usually  inform  you  (before  collecting  your  data)  if  we  intend  to  use  your  data  for  such purposes  or  if  we  intend  to  disclose  your  information  to  any  third  party  for  such  purposes.

You  can  exercise  your  right  to  prevent  such  processing  by  checking  certain  boxes  on  the forms we use to collect your data.  You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at info@littonbarn.co.uk.

Our  site  may,  from  time  to  time,  contain  links  to  and  from  the  websites  of  our  partner networks, advertisers and affiliates.  If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that  these  websites  have  their  own  privacy  policies  and  that  we  do  not  accept  any responsibility  or  liability  for  these policies.  Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Access to information

The  Act  gives  you  the  right  to  access  information  held  about  you.  Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.