This privacy policy sets out how Grant & McMurtrie uses and protects any information it collects from users of this website.

Grant & McMurtrie is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Any information by which you can be identified when using this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Grant & McMurtrie 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 7 April 2015.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences
  • other information relevant to user surveys
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 website or other published Company information.
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
What is a cookie?

Cookies are files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to the device you use when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie.

First and third party cookies

Whether a cookie is a first or third party cookie depends on which website the cookie comes from. First party cookies are those set by or on behalf of the website visited. All other cookies are third party cookies. We only use first party cookies on our website.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a web site, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor although they may collect the IP address of the device used to access the site. All information these cookies collect is anonymous and is only used to improve how a website works, the user experience and to provide us with information to help our search engine optimisation strategy. By using our website you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device, however you can, if you wish, block these cookies using your browser settings.

Cookies on this site

The only cookies on our website are used for Google Analytics. Google Analytics tracking (and most web tracking software) uses cookies in order to provide meaningful reports about our site visitors. However, Google Analytics cookies do not collect personal data about our website visitors. It only provides us with general information on the browsing habits of our visitors, i.e. pages most frequently visited, how long a visitor stays on a page, the visitor's country, how many visitors we get, what keywords they use to find us etc.

This information helps us to tailor our Search Engine Optimisation Strategy so that more people are likely to find our website.

What if I don't want to accept cookies?

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by any website including ours, you should do this through the web browser settings for each web browser you use, on each device you use to access the Internet.

You can allow cookies from specific websites by making them "trusted websites" in your web browser. For more information on how to do this you may wish to visit www.allaboutcookies.org which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wider variety of browsers.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Grant & McMurtrie, Grant House, 7 Palmerston Place Lane, Edinburgh EH12 5AE.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.