Cookie Policy 

This site uses cookies – small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers.

For specific information about the Cookies on this website, please refer to our Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy 

Altahammond House, Mallard Cottage and Altahammond Barn are Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering accommodation and Wedding venue in Whitehead, Northern Ireland. Our website addresses are: and

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

If you contact us using the form on our website, any information entered will be sent directly via email. Personally identifiable information collected when using this form will include your name, email, contact number, and any other additional data you provide within the message. The information is not stored online. We will use the supplied information to contact you regarding your query.


If you make a booking with us, the information you supply in the booking form will be stored in our online database. Personally identifiable information collected when using this form will include your name, email, contact number and address, plus the same for the other named party if you include it. We collect and use this data to allow us to manage your booking and to allow us to provide our services to you.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

We also use Cookies for Google Analytics, more information about Google Analytics follows in its own section below.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. The tool uses cookies to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

We will never use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

For more information about Google Analytics, view their terms of service here:

Legal basis

To make our services available to you, we require your contact information (Name, Email, Phone, Address). We will not be able to provide you with your products or services if you do not provide us with this data.

Who we share your data with

Your data is not shared with any third party.

How long we retain your data

We will retain your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.

Website Visitors

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.


If you make a booking with us, the information you supply in the booking form will be stored in an online database to allow us to manage your booking and to allow us to provide our services to you. We will keep this information for up to 1 year.

Transfer of data

Your information, including Personal Data, may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from your jurisdiction.

If you are located outside Europe and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to Europe and process it there.

Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

Altahammond House will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of your Personal Data will take place to an organisation or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of your data and other personal information.

Disclosure for law enforcement

Altahammond House may be required to disclose your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Security of data

The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

How we protect your data

We apply physical, electronic and procedural safeguards in connection with the collection, storage and disclosure of personal data.
We protect the security of your information while it is being transmitted by encrypting it.
We use computer safeguards such as firewalls and antivirus to keep this data safe.
We only authorise access to employees who need it to carry out their responsibilities.

What rights you have over your data

Right to access:

You have the right to access the data we hold about you and for you, and to access this information in a common machine readable format, free of charge. We will process your request without undue delay and at the latest within 1 month.

Right to rectify:

You can rectify or update any information we have by emailing

Right to erase:

You have the right to erase any data we hold about you on our system. If you would like to do so please contact us at – but please note we may be required to keep certain information to adhere to the law. We will make you aware of which data this includes and why we are required to keep it.

Right to object:

Altahammond House does not use your details for marketing purposes except to contact you directly about your enquiry. However if Altahammond House choses to do so in future as a legitimate business interest, you have the right to object to us using your data for marketing purposes.

Contact Information

Address: 57 Belfast Road, Whitehead, County Antrim, Northern Ireland  BT38 9SP
Tel: 07889 975 236 or 07784 511 682


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