Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Privacy policy

Who we are

Our website address is: and this has been developed by SBCL to help provide a place for local businesses to promote themselves and a source of information for island residents who may want to experience a holiday and activities on the Isle of Man.

This privacy notice tells you what to expect when Staycation Isle of Man collects personal information.

Your rights

Under the Data Protection Act, you have rights as an individual which you can exercise in relation to the information we hold about you when you submit a listing.

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal information, you, as the data subject have the right to access a copy of this information, request that inaccurate or incomplete data is corrected, the data can be erased on request.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Listing Form

When you submit a listing for your business we collect the following:-

Your Name and Email – so that we can contact you about your listing.

Listing Title – this is so we can display and let people quickly recognise the type of business or activity and its location.

Listing Description – this provides a snapshot of the services you provide, methods of booking and any other relevant information. This could include your name, contact details etc.

Listing Image – this is a graphic representation of your business, a photo, a logo a montage that conveys who you are and what you do.

Contact form

Visitors, Contributors or Businesses can contact to ask various questions about the site, manage a listing or for other purposes. We collect the following:

Your Name and Email – so we can reply to your question or take action and respond when completed.

Subject – this helps us determine the nature of your question.

Your Message – this provides further details on your question or request.


Like most websites, the website uses cookies to collect information.  Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart ‘phones or ‘tablets’) as you browse this website.  They are used to ‘remember’ when your computer or device accesses our websites.  Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our websites.

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.

Links to other sites

This website may include links to third-party websites and applications.  Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect and share data about you.  We do not control those third party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.


This site uses the Google Analytics service. This service helps us analyse how visitors use our Website. We do not collect through the Google service or transfer to Google any personal identifiable information. We only use the Google service to record, on a completely anonymous basis, information such as mouse clicks, mouse movements, scrolling activity as well as non-Personally Identifiable Information text you type in this website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share your data with any 3rd parties, individual or organisations at this time and will update this policy should that change if we enhance the site with paid advertising, content or embedded client booking mechanisms.

How long we retain your data

We will retain your data/listing on our site for a period of years determined by the operation of the website. You can request your listing be removed or after a period of time has passed, we become aware that your business or property has ceased trading we will remove the data. In each case we will check first with the current contact details.

You may also request removal of your listing at any time and this will be processed within 72hrs unless we cannot access the website due to connectivity issues or computer malfunction upon such occasion we will notify you by email.

For users that use any of the forms on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide within our email system. We will retain this while a listing remains active.

Your contact information

You can also contact us directly if you have any questions about our privacy notice or information we hold about you.

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to

If you are dissatisfied with our handling of any complaint you also have the right to raise concerns with The Isle of Man Information Commissioner:

Further Updates to this Policy

This policy was updated last on 30th March 2020

Terms of use

Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use our site, as these will apply to your use of our site. We recommend that you print a copy of this for future reference.

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them.

If you do not agree to these terms of use, you must not use our site.

Changes to these terms

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page.

Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you.

Changes to our site

We may update our site from time to time, and may change the content at any time. However, please note that any of the content on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update it.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will be free from errors or omissions.

Accessing our site

Access to our site is made available free of charge.

We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis. We may suspend, withdraw, discontinue or change all or any part of our site without notice. We will not be liable to you if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site.

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms of use and other applicable terms and conditions, and that they comply with them.

Your Listing

Businesses and Individuals offering services aligned to providing Staycation holidays can list currently for free. Should this change then details will be displayed on the appropriate pages.

Listings are currently manually reviewed and added after submission. Any categorisation and tags are added at the discretion of – if feel those displayed are not relevant or incorrect then please contact us.

There is currently no login username/password to manage your listing – should this change then you will be notified by email.

No reliance on information

The content on our site is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our site is accurate, complete or up-to-date.

Limitation of our liability

Nothing in these terms of use excludes or limits our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, or our fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, or any other liability that cannot be excluded or limited by Manx law.

To the extent permitted by law, we exclude all conditions, warranties, representations or other terms which may apply to our site or any content on it, whether express or implied.

We will not be liable to any user for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:

  • use of, or inability to use, our site; or
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site.

If you are a business user, please note that in particular, we will not be liable for:

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
  • business interruption;
  • loss of anticipated savings;
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

If you are a consumer user, please note that we only provide our site for domestic and private use. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any content on it, or on any website linked to it.

We assume no responsibility for the content of websites linked on our site. Such links should not be interpreted as endorsement by us of those linked websites. We will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.


We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform in order to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

Linking to our site

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you.

Our site must not be framed on any other site. You may create a link to any part of our site as well as the home page.

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

If you wish to make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact us.

Third party links and resources in our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only.

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources.

Applicable law

If you are a consumer, please note that these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation, are governed by Manx law. You and we both agree that the courts of the Isle of Man will have exclusive jurisdiction.

If you are a business, these terms of use, its subject matter and its formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by Manx law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Isle of Man.

Contact us

To contact us, please complete the Contact form.

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