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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website and Glasgow Self Catering

Apartments, the owner and provider of this Website. Glasgow Self Catering Apartments takes the

privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all

Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website.

This privacy policy should be read alongside, and in addition to, our Terms and Conditions, which

can be found at:

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and interpretation

  1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:











we or us

UK and EU

Cookie Law

collectively all information that you submit to Glasgow Self Catering Apartments

via the Website. This definition incorporates, where applicable, the definitions

provided in the Data Protection Laws;

a small text file placed on your computer by this Website when you visit certain

parts of the Website and/or when you use certain features of the Website. Details

of the cookies used by this Website are set out in the clause below (Cookies);

any applicable law relating to the processing of personal Data, including but not

limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data Protection Directive) or the GDPR, and

any national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation, for as long

as the GDPR is effective in the UK;

the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679;

Glasgow Self Catering Apartments of 17 Kirkview Crescent, Newton Mearns,

glasgow, EastRenfrewshire, G77 5DB;

the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as

amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive)

(Amendment) Regulations 2011;

User or you   any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by

Glasgow Self Catering Apartments and acting in the course of their employment or

(ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Glasgow Self

Catering Apartments and accessing the Website in connection with the provision

of such services; and


the website that you are currently using,, and any sub-domains of this site unless

expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

  1. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:
  2. the singular includes the plural and vice versa;
  3. references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses,

schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;

  1. a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and


  1. “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;
  2. reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;
  3. the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Scope of this privacy policy

  1. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Glasgow Self Catering Apartments and

Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed

from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media


  1. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Glasgow Self Catering Apartments is the

“data controller”. This means that Glasgow Self Catering Apartments determines the purposes

for which, and the manner in which, your Data is processed.

Data collected

  1. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:
  2. name;
  3. date of birth;
  4. gender;
  5. job title;
  6. profession;
  7. contact Information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
  8. demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests;
  9. IP address (automatically collected);
  10. web browser type and version (automatically collected);
  11. operating system (automatically collected);

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we collect Data

  1. We collect Data in the following ways:
  2. data is given to us by you; and
  3. data is collected automatically.

Data that is given to us by you

  1. Glasgow Self Catering Apartments will collect your Data in a number of ways, for example:
  2. when you contact us through the Website, by telephone, post, e-mail or through any other


  1. when you register with us and set up an account to receive our products/services;
  2. when you make payments to us, through this Website or otherwise;
  3. when you elect to receive marketing communications from us;
  4. when you use our services;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Data that is collected automatically

  1. To the extent that you access the Website, we will collect your Data automatically, for


  1. we automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This

information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation, and

includes your IP address, the date, times and frequency with which you access the

Website and the way you use and interact with its content.

  1. we will collect your Data automatically via cookies, in line with the cookie settings on

your browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the Website,

see the section below, headed “Cookies”.

Our use of Data

  1. Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you

with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may

be used by us for the following reasons:

  1. internal record keeping;
  2. improvement of our products / services;
  3. transmission by email of marketing materials that may be of interest to you;
  4. contact for market research purposes which may be done using email, telephone, fax or

mail. Such information may be used to customise or update the Website;

in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

  1. We may use your Data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our

legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain

circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights” below).

  1. For the delivery of direct marketing to you via e-mail, we’ll need your consent, whether via an

opt-in or soft-opt-in:

  1. soft opt-in consent is a specific type of consent which applies when you have previously

engaged with us (for example, you contact us to ask us for more details about a particular

product/service, and we are marketing similar products/services). Under “soft opt-in”

consent, we will take your consent as given unless you opt-out.

  1. for other types of e-marketing, we are required to obtain your explicit consent; that is,

you need to take positive and affirmative action when consenting by, for example,

checking a tick box that we’ll provide.

  1. if you are not satisfied about our approach to marketing, you have the right to withdraw

consent at any time. To find out how to withdraw your consent, see the section headed

“Your rights” below.

  1. When you register with us and set up an account to receive our services, the legal basis for this

processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your

request, to enter into such a contract.

  1. We may use your Data to show you Glasgow Self Catering Apartments adverts and other

content on other websites. If you do not want us to use your data to show you Glasgow Self

Catering Apartments adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off the relevant

cookies (please refer to the section headed “Cookies” below).

Who we share Data with

  1. We may share your Data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:
  2. relevant authorities – to facilitate the detection of crime or the collection of taxes or


in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Keeping Data secure

  1. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data, for example:
  2. access to your account is controlled by a password and a user name that is unique to you.
  3. we store your Data on secure servers.
  4. We are certified to PCI DSS. This family of standards helps us manage your Data and keep it


  1. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data

breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us

know immediately by contacting us via this e-mail address:

  1. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information and

your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and many other online

problems, please visit Get Safe Online is supported by HM

Government and leading businesses.

Data retention

  1. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your Data

on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy or

until you request that the Data be deleted.

  1. Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or

regulatory purposes.

Your rights

  1. You have the following rights in relation to your Data:
  2. Right to access – the right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at

any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you

with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless

your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive.” Where we are legally permitted to

do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons


  2. Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.
  3. Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our


  1. Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to “block” us from using your Data or

limit the way in which we can use it.

  1. Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.
  2. Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for

our legitimate interests.

  1. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the

processing of your Data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your Data), please

contact us via this e-mail address:

  1. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to your Data is handled

by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For

the UK, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be

found on their website at

  1. It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us

informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

Links to other websites

  1. This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over

such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy

does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or

statement of other websites prior to using them.

Changes of business ownership and control

  1. Glasgow Self Catering Apartments may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and

this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Glasgow Self Catering

Apartments. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so

transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party

will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for

which it was originally supplied to us.

  1. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.
  2. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.


  1. This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Glasgow Self Catering

Apartments uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our

range of products and services. Glasgow Self Catering Apartments has carefully chosen these

Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.

  1. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie


  1. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message

bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of

Cookies, you are enabling Glasgow Self Catering Apartments to provide a better experience

and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however

certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended.

  1. This Website may place the following Cookies:

Type of Cookie


Strictly necessary cookies    These are cookies that are required for the operation of our

website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to

log into secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart or

make use of e-billing services.



Functionality cookies

Targeting cookies

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors and

to see how visitors move around our website when they are

using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works,

for example, by ensuring that users are finding what they are

looking for easily.

These are used to recognise you when you return to our website.

This enables us to personalise our content for you, greet you by

name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice

of language or region).

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you

have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this

information to make our website and the advertising displayed

on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this

information with third parties for this purpose.

  1. You can find a list of Cookies that we use in the Cookies Schedule.
  2. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most

internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult

the help menu in your internet browser.

  1. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however you may lose any information that

enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to,

personalisation settings.

  1. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you

consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are

unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

  1. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer.


  1. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may

transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not

be affected.

  1. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of

any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the

extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other

provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

  1. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or

remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

  1. This Agreement will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and

Wales. All disputes arising under the Agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of

the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

  1. Glasgow Self Catering Apartments reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may

deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be

immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the

privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

You may contact Glasgow Self Catering Apartments by email at

19 September 2018