Privacy & Cookies

Privacy Statement
Hebridean Island Cruises Limited will not use the personal information collected on this website for any purpose other than individual customer care, mailing of product information, or  individual contact when requested. For these purposes, the information may be stored, processed, and, if necessary, passed on  to other companies of Hebridean Island Cruises LimitedHebridean Island Cruises Limited declares that all information will be treated  confidentially and in accordance with the legal provisions concerning data protection.

About Cookies
As part of the new European Union privacy protection laws we are required to inform you when we use tracking features called  'cookies' on our website.

How we use Cookies?
"Cookies" are tiny, harmless text files sent to your computer or mobile when you visit a website.

Most websites use cookies, and in our case we use them to understand where visitors are coming from and how they use our website in order for us to constantly improve the website experience.

We don't use cookies to track individuals or store sensitive information such as your name, address or credit card details.

Third parties (such as online reservations systems, Google and social media websites) that feature on this website may also use cookies to ensure their features and processes work properly. Please note we are not responsible for cookie usage on these websites and features.

What to do if you do not consent to us using cookies?
If you do not consent to us using cookies you can restrict or delete them from your browser. To help you change your browsers cookie preferences we have collated some instructions for the most popular browsers.
Click here for details of how to change your privacy preferences.

Please note if cookies are disabled the online browsing experience "may" be limited.

What cookies do we use:

Cookie Type

What we use them for


This cookie is what's called a "persistent" cookie, and keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site, when their first visit was, and when their last visit occurred.


Records when a visitor enters a site, and expires at the end of the session.


Records when a visitor leaves a site. It expires after 30 minutes if there is no activity.


Keeps track of where the visitor came from, search criteria, and geographic region they came from. It expires in 6 months.


Stores preferences for the Google widgets.

bh / uid / id

These cookies are used in conjunction with  and Yield Manager tags (also known as web beacons or pixel tags). These cookies help us deliver targeted advertisements to visitors to our website when they visit third party websites.

Session Cookies:
JSESSIONID / machine / ASP.NET_SessionId

Our website uses a number of session cookies which ensure you are remembered as you move between pages. Without a session cookie features such as booking engines and shops would not work.

Path to Compliance
The information on this page is part of the action we are currently taking as we work towards higher levels of compliance. It is our policy to continually improve our privacy levels and will post updates on this page.

Further information
If you'd like to learn more about cookies and the EU Directive here are some useful links:

Please note that we can't be responsible for the content or views expressed in these external websites.

The Hebridean Island Cruises Limited complies with GDPR legislation.

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