This website www.golfayrshire.com (the “Site”) uses
cookies to collect information about the individual web pages
that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the
Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We
automatically collect certain information about your device, including
information about your web browser, IP address and time zone.
This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse
the Site and also allows us to improve the Site.
By continuing to browse the Site, you are agreeing to our use
of cookies as set out by this policy.
1. INFORMATION ABOUT COOKIES
A cookie is a small text file (up to 4KB) created by a website
that, if you agree to their use, is stored on your browser either
temporarily for that session only or permanently on the hard disk.
Cookies provide a way for the website to recognise you and keep
track of your preferences.
The cookies that we could use can be split into the following
First Party Cookies: The default settings in
your Web browser typically allow "first-party" cookies,
but not "third-party" cookies. First party cookies are
created by the website you are visiting and are necessary to keep
track of your personal preferences and the current session as
Analytical Cookies: These cookies allow us
to recognise and count the number of visitors to the Site and
to see how they navigate around the Site when they are using it.
This helps us to improve the way the Site works, for example,
by ensuring that users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Third Party Cookies: These are used to third
parties (such as Google) to enable their services to work, for
example Google Captcha on forms or Google Maps. Some third parties
use their cookies for advertising purposes. We have no control
over these cookies and provide a link to the third party’s
2. THE COOKIES WE USE
We use the following cookies:
Cookie Control cookies. These cookies are set in order
to remember preferences in regards to cookies.
Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie
existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated
every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Used to throttle request rate.
Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is
__utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time
data is sent to Google Analytics.
Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js.
Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with
the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in
a new session/visit.
Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains
how the user reached your site. The cookie is created
time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Used to store visitor-level custom variable data. This
cookie is created when a developer uses the _setCustomVar
method with a visitor level custom variable. This cookie
was also used for the deprecated _setVar method. The cookie
is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics.
Please note that third parties (including, for example, advertising
networks and providers of external services like web traffic analysis
These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies
or targeting cookies.
3. HOW YOU CAN BLOCK COOKIES
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser
that allows you to refuse the setting of some or all cookies.
GolfAyrshire.com (“we”) have created this privacy
policy to demonstrate our commitment to protecting and respecting
This policy refers to our practices regarding how we will process
any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to
By visiting this Site and voluntarily providing us with personal
information you are accepting and consenting to the collection
1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU
We will collect and process the following categories of data
Information you give us. This is information
about you that you give us by filling in contact forms on the
Site, interacting with the Site or by corresponding with us by
phone, email or otherwise. It includes information you provide
when you make an enquiry about our services.
The information you give us will include your name, address,
email address and telephone number, as well as preliminary information
about your business.
Information we collect about you. Information
we collect about you. This is information that we collect automatically
about your visit during your time on the Site. We use a third
party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet
log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We
do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the
Site and to help us to provide you with a good visitor experience
when you browse the Site and also to indicate where the Site requires
improvement. This information is only processed in a way which
does not identify anyone. We do not make any attempt to find out
the identities of those visiting the Site.
For more information on how cookies work, what cookies we use
Social Media Activity
GolfAyrshire.com operate business pages on social media platforms
for marketing purposes. It is our policy that any personally identifiable
data gathered on these platforms is only in response to users
interacting of their own accord with our marketing pages. The
personal data will be removed from the page when the user has
2. USES MADE OF THE INFORMATION
All information about you that we collect or receive, whether
of a personal or technical nature, may be used by us in the following
- To fulfil our obligations arising from any contracts entered
into between you and us.
- To provide you with the information, products and services
that you request from us.
- To provide you with information about other goods and services
that we offer that are similar or relevant to those that you
have already purchased or enquired about, such contact will
only be made by email or telephone from which you can opt out
at any time.
- To notify you about changes to our services.
- To administer the Site and for internal operations, including
troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research and statistical
- To improve the Site to ensure that content is presented in
the most effective manner for you and for your computer.
3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We may share your information with:
- Business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors to provide
products and services requested by you.
- Analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the
improvement and optimisation of the Site.
- Third party support services, such as project management
tools, accounting systems and hosting providers.
We will disclose your personal information to third parties:
- When we have your express consent to share the information
for a specified purpose.
- If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal
- If we need to respond to subpoenas, court orders or such
other legal process.
- In the event that we sell or buy any other business or assets,
in which case we will disclose your personal data to the prospective
seller or buyer of such business or assets.
- If we, or substantially all of our assets, are acquired by
a third party, in which case personal data held by us about
our clients will be one of the transferred assets.
- To protect our rights, property or safety, or those of our
clients or others.
4. WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We safeguard your personal information from unauthorised access
- Access control procedures.
- Installing a secure firewall.
- Using anti-virus protection software.
- Physical security measures.
All data sent via website forms is passed through and stored
with a third party service. All data is encrypted while in transit
and at rest and will be retained only as long as necessary to
fulfil the purposes identified above or as required by law.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be
considered 100% secure. Although we will do our best to protect
your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of any data
transmitted to the Site; and any such transmission is at your
own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use
strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised
5. YOUR RIGHTS
You have the following rights under law in respect of your personal
- The right to be informed about the collection and use of your
- The right of access to your information to verify the legality
of our use of it.
- The right to request that inaccurate or incomplete information
about you is rectified.
- The right to request the deletion or removal of your information
where there is no further reason for us to use it (such as you
have withdrawn your consent).
- The right to restrict the use of your information.
- The right to obtain and reuse the information that we have
about you for your own purposes.
- The right to object to certain uses (such as for marketing
- The right not to be subject to a decision that has a legal
effect on you that has been based on an automated decision.
- Should you wish to exercise any of these rights, you may
do so at any time by writing to us at the address given below.
If you feel that your rights have been breached in any way, you
should contact Robert Hall at the address given below or lodge
an official complaint with the Information Commissioner’s
Office via their website (https://ico.org.uk)
or by writing to: Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe
House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.
The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the
websites of our clients or partner networks. If you follow a link
to any of these websites, please note that these websites have
their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility
or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before
you submit any personal data to these websites.
GolfAyrshire.com may at any time, without notice to you and
in its sole discretion, amend this policy from time to time. Any
on this page. Please check this policy periodically to see any
updates or changes.
or your own personal information, should be addressed to Robert
Hall by EMAIL or by mail using the address provided below:
6 Wellington Square, Ayr, Ayrshire, KA7 1EN, United Kingdom