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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Mackays on the Mile uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

Mackays on the Mile is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, share information when you correspond with us or use our services then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Mackays on the Mile 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. 

If you have any questions about this policy please contact Mackays on the Mile by email at manager@mackaysonthemile.com

Who are we?

Throughout this document the terms ‘us’, ‘we’ and ‘our’ refer to Mackays on the Mile. Mackays on the Mile is a bar and restaurant that specialises in Gin & Whisky.

Mackays on the Mile main trading address is: 223 Canongate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH8 8BJ.

What is a data controller?

‘Data controller’ means the natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which, alone or jointly with others, determines the purposes and means of the processing of personal data; where the purposes and means of such processing are determined by law.

What is a data processor?

‘Processor’ means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or other body which processes personal data on behalf of the controller.

Personal data we collect

What is personal data?
Personal data’ means any data that may identify you. Different pieces of information, which when collected together can lead to the identification of an individual, is also personal data. We collect the personal data that is needed for us to carry out the services requested, improve our services, maintain our accounts and where we are required by law.

You may provide personal data to us when we conduct meetings in person, visit our studio, contact us by phone or email, answer questionnaires or when you engage in our services. This personal data may include name, age, phone number, address, gender and any correspondence when you contact us.

Personal Data may also include Imagery, photographs, design files, trade secrets, documents, spreadsheets and sensitive data such as usernames, passwords and financial information. If you have hired us to provide services, or when we have been hired to work together with other service providers, we will need to collect personal data from you in order to carry out these services.

We know that our users care about how their personal information is used and shared, and we take your privacy seriously. We want you to know that we do not sell, rent, or trade our email lists or information with other companies and/or businesses for marketing purposes.

How do we use your personal information?

  • We use personal data provided to us for the purposes of carrying out our business and services, and to keep our clients up to date with important information related to these services.
  • We will use this data in a transparent manner, using a common sense approach and only on lawful grounds.
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • To make suggestions and recommendations to you about goods or services that may be of interest to you.
  • On occasion, we may send marketing communications related to the services we provide.
  • Where we are required by law to keep accurate and up to date records of our business accounts and transactions. When you work with us, you may be added to our accounting system. 
  • As required by any other applicable laws or legal requirements in connection with records retention or for internal administrative purposes.
  • We use Google Analytics data to measure website traffic and the success of the website.
  • Unless you explicitly ask otherwise, we may use your data to promote our business or showcase our work. For example to include examples of work we carried out for you including some of the details, aims and challenges of the project. We will of course, use a common sense approach as to what types of work are suitable to display.
  • With your consent we may refer clients or potential employees to you for references or recommendations. We may also publish testimonials on our website and/or folio, but only as provided by you with your consent.

Third party suppliers

In order to carry out the daily running and operations of our business, we may need to disclose your personal data to other businesses or third party suppliers. For example, these may be other sub contractors, online systems and software applications.

Accuracy & Relevance

We will ensure that any personal data we process is accurate, adequate, relevant and not excessive, given the purpose for which it was obtained. We will not process personal data obtained for one purpose for any unconnected purpose unless the individual concerned has agreed to this or would otherwise reasonably expect this.

Security

We take the security of your personal information seriously and will endeavour to keep your personal details safe at all times. We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures in an attempt to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

All traffic between this website and your browser is encrypted and delivered over HTTPS.

Your rights

Under the GDPR, where we are using your data under consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. You also have the right to ask us to stop using your personal data for marketing purposes. Under the GDPR, you are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information we hold on you. Please contact us using the details below if you would like to do this.

Data retention

Personal Data collected shall be processed and stored for as long as required by the purpose it has been collected for.


Cookie Policy

This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are and how we use them, the types of cookies we use i.e, the information we collect using cookies and how that information is used, and how to control the cookie preferences. For further information on how we use, store, and keep your personal data secure, see our Privacy Policy here.

You can at any time change or withdraw your consent from the Cookie Declaration on our website

Learn more about who we are, how you can contact us, and how we process personal data in our Privacy Policy.

Your consent applies to the following domains: https://mackaysonthemile.com/


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small pieces of information. They are stored on your device when the website is loaded on your browser. These cookies help us make the website function properly, make it more secure, provide better user experience, and understand how the website performs and to analyze what works and where it needs improvement.

When you visit the Site, we may automatically collect certain information about your device, which may include information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically collected information as “Device Information.”

You may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. There is some guidance on how to do this further on in this document. We also suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers


How do we use cookies?

As most of the online services, our website uses first-party and third-party cookies for several purposes. First-party cookies are mostly necessary for the website to function the right way, and they do not collect any of your personally identifiable data.

The third-party cookies used on our website are mainly for understanding how the website performs, how you interact with our website, keeping our services secure, providing advertisements that are relevant to you, and all in all providing you with a better and improved user experience and help speed up your future interactions with our website.


What types of cookies do we use?

Cookie Settings

You can change your cookie preferences any time by clicking the above button. This will let you revisit the cookie consent banner and change your preferences or withdraw your consent right away.

In addition to this, different browsers provide different methods to block and delete cookies used by websites. You can change the settings of your browser to block/delete the cookies. Listed below are the links to the support documents on how to manage and delete cookies from the major web browsers.

Chrome: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/32050

Safari: https://support.apple.com/en-in/guide/safari/sfri11471/mac

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/clear-cookies-and-site-data-firefox?redirectslug=delete-cookies-remove-info-websites-stored&redirectlocale=en-US

Internet Explorer: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/how-to-delete-cookie-files-in-internet-explorer-bca9446f-d873-78de-77ba-d42645fa52fc

If you are using any other web browser, please visit your browser’s official support documents.


How to opt out of Google Analytics

In order to further provide website visitors with more choice on how data is collected by Google Analytics, Google has developed the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on. The add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js) to stop data being sent to Google Analytics.

The Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on does not affect usage of the website in any other way. A link to further information on the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on is provided below for your convenience.

https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=None

For more information on the usage of cookies by Google Analytics please see the Google website.

https://policies.google.com/technologies/partner-sites?hl=en-GB&gl=uk

https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245