Links Golf St Andrews 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. This policy is effective from 1st February 2016.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. 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.
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We do not use or disclose information about your individual visits to the site or information that you may give us, such as your name, address, email address, to any third parties.
A cookie is a small file which a website may request to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. This website will ask permission for the cookies to be set. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
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.
We use a cookie to remember your cookie preferences. This has a couple of consequences:
If you delete all your cookies you will have to update your preferences with us again.
If you use a different device, computer profile or browser you will have to tell us your preferences again.
The cookies used on Links Golf St Andrews are based on the International Chamber of Commerce guide for cookie categories:
‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies let you move around the website and use essential features like secure areas, shopping baskets and online billing. These cookies don’t gather any information about you that could be used for marketing or remembering where you’ve been on the internet.
We use these Strictly Necessary cookies to…
Make sure you connect to the right service on our website when we make any changes to the way the website works
Cookies we have defined as ‘Strictly Necessary’ cookies will NOT be used to…
Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you
Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent these cookies we can’t guarantee your security or predict how our website will perform during your visit.
Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as ‘strictly necessary’.
Links Golf St Andrews cookies
‘Performance’ cookies collect information about how you use our website e.g. which pages you visit, and if you experience any errors. These cookies don’t collect any information that could identify you – all the information collected is anonymous and is only used to help us improve how our website works, understand what interests our users and measure how effective our advertising is.
We use performance cookies to…
Provide statistics on how our website is used
Help us improve the website by measuring any errors that occur
Test different designs of our website
Cookies we have defined as ‘Performance’ cookies will NOT be used to…
Gather information that could be used to advertise products or services to you on other websites
Remember your preferences or username beyond your current visit
Target adverts to you on any other website
In some cases, some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties, but we don’t allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
Using our site indicates that you accept the use of ‘Performance’ cookies.
Accepting these cookies is a condition of using the website, so if you prevent them we cannot guarantee how our site will perform for you. Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as ‘Performance’.
Links Golf St Andrews Performance cookies
‘Functionality’ cookies are used to provide services or to remember settings to improve your visit.
We use ‘Functionality’ cookies to…
Remember settings you’ve applied such as layout, text size, preferences and colours
Share information with partners to provide a service on our website. The information shared is only to be used to provide the service, product or function and not for any other purpose
Cookies defined as ‘Functionality’ will not be used to…
Target you with adverts on other websites
Some of these cookies are managed for us by third parties – where this is the case we don’t allow the third party to use the cookies for any purpose other than those listed above.
You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may mean we can’t offer you some services, and will reduce the support we can offer you. It’s also possible that preventing these cookie stops us remembering that you didn’t want a specific service.
Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as ‘Functionality’.
Links Golf St Andrews cookies
‘Targeting’ cookies are linked to services provided by third parties, such as ‘Like’ buttons and ‘Share’ buttons. The third party provides these services in return for recognising that you have visited our website.
We use ‘Targeting’ cookies to…
Link to social networks like Facebook, who may subsequently use information about your visit to target advertising to you on other websites
Provide advertising agencies with information on your visit so that they can present you with adverts that you may be interested in
You can control whether or not these cookies are used, but preventing them may stop us from offering you some services. All of these cookies are managed by third parties, and you may alternatively use the third parties’ own tools to prevent these cookies.
Here is a list of the cookies we have defined as ‘Targeting’.
Links Golf St Andrews cookies
We do not use this type of cookie at present.
Information about cookies
Useful information about cookies can be found at: http://www.allaboutcookies.org
International Chamber of Commerce United Kingdom
Information on the ICC (UK) UK cookie guide can be found on the ICC website section: http://www.international-chamber.co.uk/our-expertise/digitaleconomy
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