Privacy & Cookie Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how we use and protect any information you give us when you use this website.

We are committed to ensuring your privacy is protected.  Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website then you can be assured it will only be used in accordance with this policy.

We reserve the right to change this policy should it become necessary.  This policy is effective from 20th September 2016.


When you use the website, mobile site, application, electronic newsletter or widget that links to this Cookie Policy (the Site) we use cookies and other tracking technologies to deliver and improve the site and to display relevant content, products, services and advertising.  We do not collect any personally identifiable information unless you have voluntarily provided it to us.

By using the site you agree that we can use these technologies as described in this Cookie policy.  If you have further queries please contact us at hello(at)celticcompass(dot)com

What is a Cookie?

A cookie is a small file which is placed on your device when you visit a website.  The file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site.  Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual.  The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Our payment services providers may also send you cookies.

Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. For example, in Internet Explorer (version 9) you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block All Cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites, including this one.

Some cookies that identify you will also be required if you wish to register with us, login or to post comments on this website, and those that are necessary for this website to function in the way already described.

Note also that third-party cookies might be downloaded onto your devices as a result of your use of this website, for example, if you were to send information from this site to your social media site.  These cookies are not under our control and we disclaim any responsibility for the acts of third party cookies.


We will obtain your consent to the processing of information about you. Usually, this consent will be inferred from the situation in which you give this information. In respect of taking your personal contact information from you for the purposes of direct marketing products to you if you do not wish to accept this please either unsubscribe from our mailing list or let us know your preferences.

What We Might Collect

Depending on the type of contact we have with you we might collect the following types of information:

  • Name and job title
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interest
  • Other information relevant to offers, surveys or the workings of this website

This information is required to give you a better service and understand your needs as well as

  • Internal record keeping
  • Ability to improve our products and services
  • Promotion of new products, special offers or other information that we think might be of interest to you
  • Market research purposes
  • To customise the website according to your interests

Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of interest easily.  You should note that should you use these links, we do not have any control over the other websites.  Therefore we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information, which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to change your mind about us using your personal information at any time.  Please write to us or email us at hello(at)celticcompass(dot)com

You may request details of personal information, which we hold about you under the relevant Data Protection legislation in force at the time.  A small fee will be payable.

If you believe that any information we hold on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible so we can correct any incorrect information.

Security of your personal information

We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

All electronic transactions entered into via the website will be protected by encryption technology.

You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

Where applicable you are responsible for keeping your password and other login details confidential. We will not ask you for your password except when you log in to the website.