The use of this website is usually possible without providing personal information. Insofar as personal data (e.g. name, address or e-mail addresses) are collected on our sites, this is always done on a voluntary basis. No personal data will be forwarded to any third parties without your express consent.
Please note that data transmission over the Internet (e.g. when communicating by e-mail) may involve gaps in security. It is not possible to fully protect data from being accessed by third parties.
Privacy Statement for the Use of Google Analytics
This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of the Google Inc. Google Analytics uses so-called Cookies, text files which are stored on your computer and which allows an analysis of the use of the website by you. The information that the cookie generates about your use of this website is transferred to and stored on a server operated by Google in the USA. In the case of the activation of the IP anonymisation on this website, nevertheless, Google will previously shorten your IP address throughout the Member States of the European Union or other signatory states of the Agreement of the European Economic Area.
Only in exceptional cases the complete IP address will be transferred to a server in the USA by Google and then shortened. On behalf of the operator of this site, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating the use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google will not associate the users IP address submitted by Google Analytics with any other data held by Google.
You can prevent the installation of cookies by configuring your browser to that effect. However, we draw your attention to the fact that in this case you will not be able to use all functions of the website. Moreover, you can prevent the collection of the data generated by the cookie and referred to your use of the website (incl. your IP address) as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the Browser plugin through the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en.
References and Links
By calling up websites which make reference to this website, you could be asked for information such as your name, address, email address, IP address, browser features and credit card number. This privacy notice does not cover the collection, disclosure and handling of personal data by third parties.
Third service providers can have their own provisions in dealing with the collection, processing and utilization of personal data. Therefore, you are advised to inform yourself on the website of third parties about their handling with personal data before entering personal data.
Pentland Firth reserves the right to change this policy at any time considering the effective privacy terms.
Date: July 2012