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Privacy

THE PURPOSE OF THIS PAGE IS TO INFORM YOU ON EVERY ASPECT OF OUR PRIVACY POLICY WITH RESPECT TO OUR DATA GATHERING.

Whenever you visit a Buccleuch web site we want to assure you that we make every effort to respect your personal privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).

Ownership of Information

Buccleuch is the sole owner of any information collected. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from that disclosed in this statement.

Use of Cookies

We may use a cookie to record previously established interests and preferences (via data submitted to us) so as to enhance the experience whilst using our site. Because the cookie is client side, i.e. on your hard drive, your privacy is in no way compromised.

You may deactivate cookies in your web browser, or reject the creation of a cookie depending on your personal preferences.

IP Address Information

Each time you access information then we record what you access and the IP address you use to access the data. An IP address is a unique identifier given to you by your Internet provider when you connect to the Internet. This may differ each time you connect or be permanently assigned depending on your arrangements. We use these addresses to track your movements, analyse broad trends such as geographical location and by such improve our quality of service. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may from time to time share information gathered in this way with our partners. This information is not linked to any personal information that can identify any individual person.

Links to Other External Sites

This web site may contain links to other sites. Buccleuch cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other such sites. Please do not assume that other sites abide by our privacy standards.

Security of Collected Data

Buccleuch takes every sensible precaution to protect the information we collect from our readers. Access to this information is protected both online and off-line.

Site and Service Updates

We may use information collected to periodically send our readers announcements and product updates via e-mail.

Notification of Changes

Should our Privacy Policy change, we will take every reasonable step to ensure that these changes are brought to your attention by posting all such changes on our web site for a reasonable period of time.

Cookies Policy

HERE AT BUCCLEUCH, WE WANT TO REASSURE YOU THAT YOUR PRIVACY IS RESPECTED AND SAFE IN OUR HANDS. WE ONLY EVER COLLECT INFORMATION FROM YOU THAT HELPS US TO HELP YOU GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR VISIT TO OUR SITE.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is simply a small text file. It isn’t a program and doesn’t actively do anything on your computer.

Why do we use cookies?

As with many other websites, we use cookies for several reasons, the main one being to monitor and measure what visitors do on our website. This allows us to know what areas of the site are popular, how often visitors come back, where they come from, whether they are using a PC or a mobile device and so on. Knowing how our site is being used means we can enhance users’ experience in future.

If you still decide to opt out, you have two options:

You can adjust the settings on your internet browser to prevent cookies being downloaded. How this is done varies according to which browser you are using and we recommend you refer to the appropriate online help guides.

You can opt out of receiving specifically those cookies we use to track how people are using our site.

Details of how to disable the Google Analytics outlined below.

Buccleuch use of cookies is governed by our Privacy Policy.

Cookie types

When visiting Buccleuch websites you may have the following cookies placed on your computer:

Session cookie

This cookie lasts for the duration of your visit. It is destroyed when you close the browser or navigate away from the Buccleuch site you are browsing.

Visit tracking cookie

These cookies are used by Buccleuch to track repeat visitors to our sites. We do this so we can build up a picture of how visitors use our sites and how best to improve our service. These also allow us understand if visitors have booked accommodation through one of our sites.

Cookies we use

The following lists the cookies we use on the main Buccleuch website Cookie Purpose:

First party cookies,
Google Analytics,

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These cookies are used to collect analytical information about how visitors use our site. All web traffic and usage information is collected in an aggregate and anonymous form. Buccleuch use this information for analytical purposes to evaluate the performance of their marketing campaigns, to compile reports and to make improvements to website content and user experience.

Google privacy information:

http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

You can opt out of Google Analytics tracking by installing a browser plug-in from http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en