1.1 Cathcart Associates Ltd understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal data is used. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website, www.cathcartassociates.com (“Our Site”) and will only collect and use personal data in ways that are described here, and in a way that is consistent with our obligations and your rights under the law.
1.2 Please read this Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of this Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of “Our Site”. If you do not accept and agree with this Policy, you must stop using Our Site immediately.
3.1 The Privacy Officer is responsible for ensuring that this notice is made available to data subjects upon visiting our website where personal data can be collected/processed, as outlined in Section 7 of this Policy.
3.2 All our contracted Data Processors (included Sub-Contracted Data Processors and other Third Parties, and all their employees/staff) who interact with personal data in relation to cookies on our website are responsible for ensuring that this notice is drawn to the data subject’s attention.
4 Definitions and Interpretation
5 Information About Us
5.1 Our Site is operated by Cathcart Associates Ltd, a limited company registered in Scotland under company number SC366569, whose registered address is 40 George St, Edinburgh, EH2 2LE.
5.2 Our Privacy Officer is Bevin Gosling, and can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by telephone on 0131 510 1500, or by post at 40 George St, Edinburgh, EH2 2LE.
6.2 By using Our Site, you may also receive certain third party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us.
6.3 All Cookies used by and on Our Site are used in accordance with current Cookie Law.
6.3.1 Strictly Necessary Cookies
A Cookie falls into this category if it is essential to the operation of Our Site, supporting functions such as logging in, your shopping basket, and payment transactions.
6.3.2 Analytics Cookies
It is important for Us to understand how you use Our Site, for example, how efficiently you are able to navigate around it, and what features you use. Analytics Cookies enable us to gather this information, helping Us to improve Our Site and your experience of it.
6.3.3 Functionality Cookies
Functionality Cookies enable Us to provide additional functions to you on Our Site such as personalisation and remembering your saved preferences. Some functionality Cookies may also be strictly necessary Cookies, but not all necessarily fall into that category.
18.104.22.168.1 Targeting Cookies
It is important for Us to know when and how often you visit Our Site, and which parts of it you have used (including which pages you have visited, and which links you have visited). As with analytics Cookies, this information helps us to better understand you and, in turn, to make Our Site and advertising more relevant to your interests. [Some information gathered by targeting Cookies may also be shared with third parties].
22.214.171.124.2 Third Party Cookies
Third party Cookies are not placed by Us; instead, they are placed by third parties that provide services to Us and/or to you. Third party Cookies may be used by advertising services to serve up tailored advertising to you on Our Site, or by third parties providing analytics services to Us (these Cookies will work in the same way as analytics Cookies described above)
126.96.36.199.3 Persistent Cookies Any of the above types of Cookie may be a persistent Cookie. Persistent Cookies are those which remain on your computer or device for a predetermined period and are activated each time you visit Our Site.
188.8.131.52.4 Session Cookies Any of the above types of Cookie may be a session Cookie. Session Cookies are temporary and only remain on your computer or device from the point at which you visit Our Site until you close your browser. Session Cookies are deleted when you close your browser.
6.3.4 Cookies on Our Site are not permanent and will expire as indicated in the table below.
6.35 For more details of the personal data that We collect and use, the measures we have in place to protect personal data, your legal rights, and our legal obligations, please refer to our Privacy Notice.
6.36 For more specific details of the Cookies that We use, please refer to the table below.
7. What Cookies Does Our Site Use?
|Cookie Name||Associated Tool||Domain||Purpose|
|_ga||Google Analytics||cathcartassociates.com||Enables us to know what pages, content and activity a user has done for site analytics and performance measurement|
|_gat||Google Analytics||cathcartassociates.com||Limits the collection of data on high traffic sites or peak usage times. It expires after 10 minutes and does not collect data|
|_gid||Google Analytics||cathcartassociates.com||These cookies are part of Google Analytics and allow us to measure information about how visitors use our site. This includes identifying each unique user to our site and details of each page visited.|
|cathcart-associates_cookiecontrol||Drupal||cathcartassociates.com||Provides the cookie alert pop-up on the website for new visitors or people who have not visited our website recently|
7.3 The analytics service(s) used by Our Site use(s) analytics Cookies to gather the required information
7.2 Our Site uses analytics services provided by Google Analytics. Website analytics refers to a set of tools used to collect and analyse anonymous usage information, enabling Us to better understand how Our Site is used. This, in turn, enables Us to improve Our Site and the products offered through it. You do not have to allow Us to use these Cookies, however whilst Our use of them does not pose any risk to your privacy or your safe use of Our Site, it does enable Us to continually improve Our Site, making it a better and more useful experience for you.
8 Consent and Control
8.1 Before Cookies are placed on your computer or device, you will be shown a pop-up requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies you are enabling Us to provide the best possible experience and service to you.
8.2 If you deny consent to the placing of Cookies, certain features of Our Site may not function fully or as intended.
8.3 In addition to the controls that We provide, you can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. Most internet browsers also enable you to choose whether you wish to disable all Cookies or only third party Cookies. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser or the documentation that came with your device.
8.4 The links below provide instructions on how to control Cookies in all mainstream browsers:
- Google Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en-GB
- Microsoft Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/278835
- Microsoft Edge: https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/microsoft-edge (Please note that there are no specific instructions at this time, but Microsoft support will be able to assist)
- Safari (macOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/guide/safari/manage-cookies-and-website-data-sfri11471/mac
- Safari (iOS): https://support.apple.com/en-gb/HT201265
- Mozilla Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-Cookies-website-preferences
- Android: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?co=GENIE.Platform%3DAndroid&hl=en (Please refer to your device’s documentation for manufacturers’ own browsers)
10 Further Information
10.2 For more information about privacy, data protection and our terms and conditions, please visit the following: