Privacy Policy

Golf Independent is committed to ensuring your privacy is protected. If we ask you to provide information by which you can be identified when using this website this information will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Golf Independent may change this policy, which is effective from January 2017, from time to time by updating this page.

We operate within the guidelines of the UK Data Protection Act 1998. We do not sell, trade or rent your personal information to third parties.

We may request certain information from you to enable us assist with your trip planning. This may include your name, email address and telephone number. We will pass this information to third party suppliers solely for the purposes of your trip planning, for example contacting golf courses to request tee-times or accommodation providers to check availability. We may also use the information provided to contact you in connection with your trip planning.

If you have opted to receive our newsletter, which will be sent out from time to time, we will send this to the email address you provide.

By using the website you consent to the collection and use of this information by Golf Independent as stated in this Privacy Policy.

Should you have any queries regarding the data we hold about you, or a copy of the information held on you, please contact us at privacy@golfindependent.com or write to us at 20A Strathearn Road, Edinburgh EH9 2AB. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. Golf Independent has no control over such websites and is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of any websites to which the Golf Independent website may link. These are provided for your information and convenience and you use such websites at your own risk and be aware of the privacy policy of the relevant website.

Site tracking and cookies

We use tracking software to monitor traffic patterns and site usage to help us manage the website and understand the needs of our customers. This software does not enable us to collect any personal information about you.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Cookies enable Golf Independent to remember and analyse your use of our website, which in turn provides us with information to improve the website and offer you with a more personalised experience.

Cookies are anonymous, they do not give us any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us, and they do not give us access to your computer.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. If you wish to create a personal space on Golf Independent to track your trip planning and create your itinerary online it is important you accept cookies from the Golf Independent website.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website as certain features will not work if you decline cookies.