Privacy and Security

Your privacy matters to us

This privacy policy sets out how Small Escorted Tours of Ireland uses and protects any information that you give us when you use our website.

We are committed to protecting your privacy and to keeping our website and any data we hold secure. If we ask you to provide any personal information you can be assured that it will be used and held in accordance with this policy.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from January 15th 2014.

What we collect
We may collect the following information via forms on our site:

  • Your name
  • Contact information including email address
  • General information such as preferences and interests
  • Payment information

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Providing a response to any inquiry you make via our website
  • To gather information to improve our products and services
  • Providing services to our customers

We will never share your information except with your permission and where it is necessary to so in order to book accommodation or other aspects of your tour.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online, as well as all data held in our offices.

When we collect payment information online, we never either see or store your payment details. All payments are processed for us by and are completely in compliance with PCI regulations.

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to our customers needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes only and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or to any personal information about you.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law.

We hold your information under the terms of the Irish Data Protection Act 1998 and the Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003. You may request a copy of the data we hold about you at any time by sending a request to