This privacy policy sets out how The Sidlaw Hare uses and protects any information that you give The Sidlaw Hare when you use this website.

The Sidlaw Hare is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Sidlaw Hare may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect
Should you request certain services from our website, such as signing up to newsletters or downloading product brochures we may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies
Cookies are files, often including unique identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browsers, and which may then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identify and track users as they navigate different pages on a website, and to identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer, however, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website. Further details on how to disable cookies on your web browser can be found here: http://www.allaboutcookies.org

Cookies on this website
We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this website.

We will send to you the following cookies:

  1. Unique 32 character string
    This cookie identifys an individual visitor to the site, essential to the operation of the website, it does not identify visitors personal information in any way and is deleted from your computer when you close your web browser.
  2. __utma
    Google Analytics tracking cookie to help us improve the websites content, performance and overall experience for visitors. No personal information is collect.
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    Google Analytics tracking cookie to help us improve the websites content, performance and overall experience for visitors. No personal information is collect.
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    Google Analytics tracking cookie to help us improve the websites content, performance and overall experience for visitors. No personal information is collect.
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    Google Analytics tracking cookie to help us improve the websites content, performance and overall experience for visitors. No personal information is collect.

How we use cookies
Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

  • to recognise your computer when you visit our website;
  • to track you as you navigate our website;
  • to improve the website’s usability;
  • to analyse the use of our website;
  • in the administration of this website;

Third party cookies
When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Contact
For any further information about our privacy policy or use of cookies please visit our contact page.