Privacy

Registered office: Princes Exchange, 1 Earl Grey Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9EE
Registration number: 185472
VAT registration: GB 717 0276 48

Royal Yacht Enterprises are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us shall be processed.  Please read the following carefully to understand our views and procedures.

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 the data controller is Royal Yacht Enterprises, Ocean Drive, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6JJ

We collect personal information from visitors to this website through the use of enquiry and reservation forms and every time you e-mail us your details. By signing up for our email newsletter, you are giving us permission to send you email bulletins and alerts. We also collect information automatically about your visit to our website which may include your IP addresses.  We may also monitor and collect the domains of visitors to our site. This information may be used for analysis and statistical purposes.

We collect information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser, though this may mean you are unable to access certain parts of our site.

We may disclose your information to any member of our group. We may also disclose your information to a third party if we are substantially acquired by that third party, and/or if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation.

We respect your right of privacy. If you tell us that you do not wish to have this information used we will respect your wishes. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to the capture, storage and use of personal information please contact 0131 555 8800.

We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that any data collected from you is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy. Please note that this data may be transferred, processed and stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area by our staff or staff of one of our suppliers.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and while we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee its security. Any transmission is done at your own risk.

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and where appropriate notified to you by email.

By browsing this website and communicating electronically with us, you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way.

Cookies

About Cookies
As part of the new European Union privacy protection laws we are required to inform you when we use tracking features called 'cookies' on our website.

How we use Cookies
"Cookies" are tiny, harmless text files sent to your computer or mobile when you visit a website.

Most websites use cookies, and in our case we use them to understand where visitors are coming from and how they use our website in order for us to constantly improve the website experience. We don't use cookies to track individuals or store sensitive information such as your name, address or credit card details.

Third parties (such as online reservations systems, Google and social media websites) that feature on this website may also use cookies to ensure their features and processes work properly. Please note we are not responsible for cookie usage on these websites and features.

Our website uses third party companies to deliver online services. Their websites may also use cookies to ensure their features and processes work properly. Please note we are not responsible for cookie usage on these websites and features.

Current third parties are:
Google mapping maps.google.co.uk
Social media:
Facebook: www.facebook.com
Twitter: www.twitter.com
Google+: plus.google.com

What to do if you do not consent to us using cookies:
If you do not consent to us using cookies you can restrict or delete them from your browser. To help you change your browsers cookie preferences we have collated some instructions for the most popular browsers.

Please note if cookies are disabled the online browsing experience "may" be limited.

Path to Compliance
The information on this page is part of the action we are currently taking as we work towards higher levels of compliance. It is our policy to continually improve our privacy levels and will post updates on this page.

Further Information
If you'd like to learn more about cookies and the EU Directive here are some useful links:
ico.org.uk
www.aboutcookies.org
www.allaboutcookies.org

Managing Cookie Preferences

If you're not sure of the type and version of web browser you use to access the Internet:
For PCs: click on 'Help' at the top of your browser window and select the 'About' option
For Macs: with the browser window open, the browser name is visible to the right of the Apple menu

How to check cookies are enabled on your PC

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, 7.0, 8.0, 9.0
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select 'Internet options', then click on the 'Privacy' tab
Ensure that your Privacy level is set to Medium or lower, which will enable cookies in your browser
Setting this above Medium will disable cookies

Google Chrome
Click on 'Tools' (the spanner icon) at the top of your browser window and select Options
Click the 'Show advanced settings' at the end of the page, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Mozilla Firefox
Click on 'Tools' at the top of your browser window and select Options (if cannot see the Tools menu, press the ALT key on your keyboard)
Then select the Privacy icon
Set Firefox will: to 'Use custom settings for history'
Uncheck Accept third party cookies

Safari
Click on the Cog icon at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Privacy', check the option that says Block cookies "From third parties and advertisers"

How to check cookies are enabled on your Mac

Safari on OS X
Click on the 'Safari' menu at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on 'Privacy', check the option that says Block cookies "From third parties and advertisers"

Firefox on OS X
Click on the 'Firefox' menu at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Then select the Privacy icon
Set Firefox will: to 'Use custom settings for history'
Uncheck Accept third party cookies

Google Chrome on OS X
Click on 'Tools' (the spanner icon) at the top of your browser window and select Options
Click the 'Show advanced settings' at the end of the page, locate the 'Privacy' section, and select the 'Content settings' button
Now select 'Allow local data to be set'

Opera on OS X
Click on the 'Opera' menu at the top of your browser window and select the 'Preferences' option
Click on the 'Advanced' tab and then select 'Cookies' from the list of options
Check "Accept cookies only from the site I visit"
Click the OK button