Privacy Policy

Howard House Hotels Limited (The George Hotel) is committed to protecting your privacy in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This policy has been published to explain how The George uses any personal information and outlines the procedures in place to safeguard your privacy. For the purpose of the Data Protection Act (DPA) 1998 and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) the data controller is Solent View Hotel Ltd, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0PE. Company Registered Number: 12410650

The Solent View Hotel Ltd collects personal information from visitors to this website using enquiry, reservation forms and newsletter sign ups. You may also give us personal information using the internet and by emailing the hotel.  We may use your personal information to contact you by email to inform you of special promotions or events.  We may also monitor and collect the domains of visitors to our site which may be used for marketing analysis and statistical purposes. We respect your right of privacy and will delete or change any contact details held – you can unsubscribe from our e-shots at the bottom of the e-shot page or email A recent ‘opt-in’ e-shot was sent to our database – if you didn’t ‘opt-in’ you will no longer hear from us.  If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any other queries regarding our privacy policy, please contact The George Hotel directly.

The George website contains links to third party websites to which we do not endorse or accept any responsibility or liability.  By browsing this website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

Third Parties

We use an external third party to deliver emails on our behalf, and we may share your personal data with them in order that we can carry out certain functions, such as communicating about an enquiry, processing your order and to assist with the general running of our site.  Whilst this party is based outside of the European Economic Area, they are part of the Privacy Shield which requires them to provide similar protection to personal data shared between the Europe and the US.  We may also share your personal data with third party website agencies where this is necessary for us to carry out our obligations to you.  We require all third parties to respect the security of your personal data and to treat it in accordance with the law.  We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions.


‘Cookies’ are small text files which are used by our website to make the user’s experience more efficient. We only store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies, we require the permission of the user, as per the cookie consent banner on our site. The George website uses different types of cookies, some of which are placed by third party services that appear on our pages. We use cookies to personalise content and ads, to provide social media features and to analyse our traffic. We also share information about your use of our site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services.

Necessary cookies(cookie name: _cfduid; CookieConsent) help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.

Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.

Statistic cookies(cookie name: _ga; _gat; _gid) help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.

Marketing cookies(cookie name: ads/ga-audiences; collect) are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third-party advertisers.

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Third Parties (reservation systems, Google or Social Media sites) that feature on our website may also use cookies to ensure their links and features are working correctly. We are not responsible for the cookie usage on these websites.