Boleskine House Foundation SCIO Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit, register to use, subscribe to a service, make a booking or a purchase, participate in a discussion, enter a competition, promotion or survey or report a problem at (the “Site”).

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998, the data controller is The Boleskine House Foundation SCIO of The Gate Lodge, Boleskine House, General Wades Military Road, Inverness, IV2 6XT, Scotland. The Boleskine House Foundation SCIO is a charitable incorporated organisation in Scotland which is registered as a charity with the OSCR with company number SCO49568.


When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including 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.”

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

– “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit

– “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

– “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

Additionally, we may collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, shipping address, payment information (including credit card numbers and paypal details), email address, and phone number. We will also collect your data when you subscribe to our membership programme or to our mailing list. We refer to this information as “Active Information.”


When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Privacy Policy, we are talking both about Device Information and Active Information.


We use the Active Information that we collect generally to fulfil any orders, booking or other activities placed through the Site (including processing your payment information, arranging for shipping, and providing you with confirmations). Additionally, we use this Active Information to:

  • Communicate with you.
  • Screen our orders for potential risk or fraud; and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).


We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above.

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.


Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.


You have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

Additionally, if you are a European resident we note that we are processing your information in order to fulfil contracts we might have with you (for example if you make an order through the Site), or otherwise to pursue our legitimate interests listed above. Additionally, please note that your information may be transferred outside of Europe, including to Canada and the United States.


When you place an order through the Site, we will maintain your Active Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.


We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.


For more information about our privacy practices or if you have questions, please contact us by e-mail at

This policy was last updated on 18 September 2019