1 Privacy Policy

Edinburgh City Private Hire Ltd is committed to upholding the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998, and will not process your information in a way incompatible with these principles.

Personal details given online for the provision of a particular service will be held and processed under the terms of the Data Protection Act 1998.

We will not share information with any third parties unless required to do so by law – this might include the Police if requested to aid the prevention and detection of crime.

2 Collected Information

The information we collect may include your email address and your first and last names. Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you can request a copy of the information we hold about you. If any information we hold about you is incorrect please let us know.

3 Web browser cookies

3.1 Cookies and how they benefit you

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. By using our websites, you consent for us to place these cookies on your computer.

A cookie is a small piece of text sent to your browser by a website you visit. It helps the website to remember information about your visit, like your preferred language and other settings. That can make your next visit easier and the site more useful to you. Cookies play an important role. Without them, using the web would be a much more frustrating experience.

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

3.2 Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

3.3 More about our Cookies

Technical cookies

We use technical cookies to show you our website, to make it function correctly and to manage your actions. These technical cookies are absolutely necessary for our website to function properly.

Third party cookies

We use third part cookies to collect anonymous data for statistical purposes on how visitors use our website. They don’t contain personal information and are used to improve your user experience of the website.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics to gather information about how you use our websites. We use visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what page they look at etc. We cannot obtain personal information from this data. For more information visit Cookies and Google Analytics and the Google privacy center: privacy policy.

Heatmap: We use Heatmap to gather real-time information about how you use our websites. We cannot obtain personal information from this data.

Quantcast: We use Quantcast to understand the characteristics and demographics of the people who visit our website to provide you with a better service. We cannot obtain personal information from this data. For more information visit Quantcast privacy policy.

Crazy Egg: We use Crazy Egg to gather real-time information about how you use our websites. We cannot obtain personal information from this data. For more information visit Crazy Egg privacy policy.

WordPress Stats:  We use WordPress Stats to gather information about how you use our websites. We use visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what page they look at etc. We cannot obtain personal information from this data. For more information visit WordPress privacy policy.

3.4 To delete or reject cookies

We recommend you allow the cookies we set by this website as they help us provide a better service. If you do not want to receive cookies from this website, select cookie settings under the privacy settings in your browser options, then add our domain to the list of websites you do not want to accept cookies from. Under settings you can also delete individual cookies or any cookies that your browser has stored. You can find more information on how to delete and control cookies at the All about cookies or About cookies website. If you set your browser to refuse cookies, please be aware that it will likely limit the functionality of ours and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites.