Privacy Policy

Lighthouse Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit www. (the “Site”).

We must advise that this policy is subject to change, so please check our Site on a regular basis for any further changes.

Who are we?

Lighthouse is a graphic design and digital communications company based in Aberdeen, Scotland. Lighthouse have a registered office at Unit 12, James Gregory Centre, Innovation Park, Campus 2, Balgownie Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB22 8GU and company number SC145685.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide when you complete contact forms on our Site
  • Information that you provide when you contact us by telephone or email
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence
  • Details of your visits to our Site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data

IP addresses

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual.

When you visit the Site, we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the Site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our Site.

Uses made of the information

We use information about you in the following ways:

  • To process enquiries that you have submitted to us
  • To provide you with products services
  • To comply with our contractual obligations we have with you
  • To help us identify you and any accounts you hold with us
  • To ensure that content from our Site is presented in the most effective manner for your browser
  • To enable us to review, develop and improve the Site and services
  • To carry out marketing and statistical analysis
  • To provide you with information about products or services that you request from us or which we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes
  • To inform you of service changes
  • If you have previously purchased goods or services from us we may provide to you details of similar goods or services, or other goods and services, that you may be interested in

Storing Your Personal Data

In operating our Site it may become necessary to transfer data that we collect from you to locations outside of the European Union for processing and storing. By providing your personal data to us, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. We do our upmost to ensure that all reasonable steps are taken to make sure that your data is treated stored securely.

Unfortunately the sending of information via the internet is not totally secure and on occasion such information can be intercepted. We cannot guarantee the security of data that you choose to send us electronically. Sending such information is entirely at your own risk.

Who has access to your personal data?

We process your data for administration, billing, support and the provision of services. We may pass your personal data to third parties for the provision of services on our behalf. However, we will only ever share information about you that is necessary to provide the service and will not be used for any marketing purposes.

We will not disclose your personal information to any other party other than in accordance with this Privacy Policy and in the circumstances detailed below:

  • For the provision of services on our behalf
  • In the event that we sell any or all of our business to the buyer
  • Where we are legally required by law to disclose your personal information
  • To further fraud protection and reduce the risk of fraud

We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site – you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:

Your Rights

If you are a European resident, 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.

Accessing and updating your data

You have the right to access the information we hold about you. Please email your requests to so that we can obtain this information for you.

Use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the website.

This Site uses cookies. By continuing to browse this Site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. You may restrict or block all cookies from this Site using your browser settings. Some features on this Site will not work if you do not allow cookies.

We do not use cookies for collecting personal information about visitors to the Site and we will not collect any information about you except that which is necessary for system administration of the web server. We will not share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit Google Analytics Opt-out.

 Cookie  Purpose  More Information
_utma, _gat, _ga, _gid Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site from and the pages they visited.  2 years
MPRF, NID, PREF Persistent cookie set by Google maps. Terms of Service for Google Maps
wordpress_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user. Session
wordpress_logged_in_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user Session
wordpress_test_ WordPress cookie for a logged in user Session
wordpress_test_cookie WordPress test cookie Session
wp-settings- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
wp-settings-time- WordPress also sets a few wp-settings-{time}-[UID] cookies. The number on the end is your individual user ID from the users database table. This is used to customize your view of admin interface, and possibly also the main site interface. 1 year
PHPSESSID To identify your unique session on the website Session
SESS To ensure that you are recognised when you move from page to page within the site and that any information you have entered is remembered. Session
_ga, APISID, HSID, LOGIN_INFO, PREF, SAPISID, SID, VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE, YSC These cookies allow YouTube to collect usage information for YouTube hosted videos.  
_gads, _qca, _ssid, _utma, _utmz, _abexps, _ceg.s, _ceg.u, _gac_UA-, _ga, _ym_uid, clips, continuous_play_3, has_logged_in, has_uploaded, is_logged_in, optimizelyBuckets, optimizelyEndUserId, optimizelySegments, player, site_settings, stats_end_date, stats_start_date, vimeo, vuid These cookies allow Vimeo to collect usage information for Vimeo hosted videos.  

Links to Other Web Sites

This privacy notice does not cover the links within this Site linking to other websites. Those websites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a website uses your information, you’ll need to check that website’s privacy statement.

Contact us

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at or by mail using the details provided below:

Lighthouse (Scotland) Ltd
Unit 12, James Gregory Centre
Innovation Park, Campus 2
Balgownie Drive, Bridge of Don
Aberdeen AB22 8GU