Privacy Policy

This information may be updated from time to time to ensure that we comply with the latest General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

This privacy policy sets out how Mount Brandon Hostel collects, uses and protects any personal information about you when you contact or conduct business with our company.

Who we are

We are Mount Brandon House Ltd, trading as ‘Mount Brandon Hostel’. Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We will only collect the minimum amount of personal information required to allow us to effectively communicate and do business with you and/or your organisation. Where we have collected personal information, it is stored securely and only handled by those people in our business that need access to it.

How we collect information

We collect information in the following ways:

  • information is given to us by you; and
  • information is collected automatically.

Information that is given to us by you

Mount Brandon Hostel may collect information, including your name, company name, email address, and/or telephone number. This information may be collected in a number of ways. For example:

  • when you contact us through the website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other means;
  • when you use our services.

Information is collected Automatically

To the extent that you access the website, we will collect your information automatically, for example:

  • we automatically collect some information about your visit to the website. This information helps us to make improvements to website content and navigation, and may include your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the website and the way you use and interact with its content.
  • we will collect this information automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the website, see the section below, headed “Cookies”.

Do we ever share personal information with 3rd parties?

We don’t share any personal information with 3rd parties outside our business except where there is a very specific requirement for us to do so as part of our doing business with you or where this is a legal requirement for us to do so.

Do we store personal information securely?

All personal information that is held by Mount Brandon Hostel is stored and backed up securely.

Can I request access to or deletion of the information  stored by you?

Yes. To make enquiries, or if you’d like us to delete your personal information from our systems, please contact us via this e-mail address:


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.


A cookie is a small file containing text and numbers generated by a website and can be stored and accessed via your web browser back to our website when you revisit the site.

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 make use of Google’s Analytics service to provide us with our website statistics – this requires the use of some Google cookies but these do not store any personal data. For in-depth information about how Google’s analytics service uses cookies, please go here.

Should you wish to, you can execute complete control over how your web browser deals with cookies including deleting them and blocking them. You should refer to your web browser’s settings and help for further information about this.

By continuing to use our website, you are consenting that you understand and accept our use of cookies.

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.

Need further information?

If you have any queries and/or requests about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us via this e-mail address: