Privacy Policy

Alasdair Good Ltd (“we”, “us” or “Gullane Professional Shop”) is committed to protecting your privacy. We believe that the lawful and correct treatment of personal data is critical to our successful operation, and to maintaining our customers’ confidence in us. This Privacy & Data Protection Policy explains how we use the data which we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that data and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy. We ensure that all personal data collected and used by us is managed in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998 and the General Data Protection Regulation (EU 2016/679) (the “Data Protection Legislation”) and we recognise that, in order to maintain our reputation and integrity as an open and professional organisation, we must be fully compliant with this legislation. In order to ensure that your data is adequately protected, we review and audit how we handle personal data regularly. Furthermore, all staff handling your data are properly trained and understand that they are responsible for following the good practice set out in this Privacy Policy.

Our Promise

In accordance with the Data Protection Legislation, we will ensure that your data is:

  • used fairly and lawfully and in a transparent manner;
  • used only for specific, explicit and legitimate reasons;
  • adequate, relevant and not excessive having regard to the reason for which is collected;
  • accurate and up to date where possible, kept for no longer than necessary;
  • used in line with your rights;
  • kept secure
  • and transferred internationally only where necessary steps have been taken to ensure the adequate protection and security of the data.

Purpose

Alasdair Good Ltd uses personal data held about you in the following ways: 

(i) to improve our website and to ensure that content from our website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer or other access device; (ii) to improve service delivery; (iii) to contact you for the purposes of research and surveys; (iv) to allow us to respond to your enquiries for further information and providing such information; (v) to administer our website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, and testing purposes; (vi) to notify you about changes to our services; (vii) to allow us to consider your comments, queries and suggestions and respond, if necessary; (viii) as part of our efforts to keep our website safe and secure; (ix) to comply with any legal obligations; and (x) to enable or facilitate the exercise of our rights under our terms and conditions of website use.

Provided you have consented at the point of us collecting your personal data, Gullane Professional Shop also uses personal data to allow us to communicate with you by mail, telephone, fax, e-mail or other electronic messaging service (as a past or present customer), to advise you of recent news of Gullane Professional Shop, our work and the services we offer, future events and special offers available to you, which may be of interest to the discerning customer. We may also collect personal data from time to time, to allow us to offer further opportunities which are available to you through this website, at your request.

You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. We will inform you (before collecting your information) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise your right to prevent such processing by contacting us at [email protected]. You will also be given the opportunity to opt out of receiving marketing information on each piece of marketing information we send to you.

Your rights in relation to your data

We aim to keep your personal data up to date and welcome any updates to your details or corrections to any inaccuracies. You have the right to receive a copy of the personal data we hold about you and can ask Gullane Professional Shop to correct or update any inaccurate data. If you would like to receive a copy of this data, please let us know in writing.

Unsubscribe

Where processing of your personal data is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. If you no longer wish to subscribe to receive e-mails from us, either click the ‘Unsubscribe’ button, which appears on any e-mail sent by us (excluding e-mails sent that relate to an ongoing transaction). Alternatively, please e-mail [email protected] and we shall remove your name from our subscriber list. To help our administrative staff, please type the words “Data Protection” as the subject of your e-mail.

You should note that such withdrawal of consent shall not affect any processing of your personal data which took place prior to the date of withdrawal, where valid consent was in place at the time of processing.

Linked Websites

We are not responsible for the content or reliability of linked websites. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over availability of pages. Furthermore, we are not responsible for the privacy & Data Protection policies and practices of other websites, even if you accessed the third party website using links from our website. We recommend that you check the policy of each website you visit and contact the operator of such website if you have concerns or questions.

Cookies

Cookies are pieces of data transferred to your computer’s hard disk from a website. Each cookie contains a unique, anonymous number. They are stored in the cookie directory of your hard drive, and do not expire at the end of your web browsing session. Cookies allow our website to store data about your browsing patterns, making the website more useful to you. They are very common and are found throughout the internet. Each time you use our website, the cookie is accessed. This allows us to track the features you use and the pages and content that you view on our website. The data obtained by the cookies may be used for analysis and statistical purposes, as well as to help personalise your experience. Cookies used by Gullane Professional Shop contain no personal data about the customer. Most browsers are automatically configured to accept cookies. However, cookies on this website may be safely turned off by customers, without affecting how pages are displayed.

Jurisdiction

This Privacy & Data Protection Policy and any litigation arising from it shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scots courts.