Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:

Our office address is Blacknest, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire, DG3 5DW

This is notification about our policy in dealing with all information which we hold about you.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We comply with the Data Protection Act 1988 and follow strict security measures in the storage and disclosure of information that you have given to us to prevent unauthorised access.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

We collect your basic information such as name, email address and contact details.

We do not collect any “sensitive personal data” within the meaning of the Data Protection Act.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

What we do with the information

Only process information necessary to establish or maintain membership or support.

Only process information necessary to provide or administer activities for members of the organisation or who have regular contact with it.


Who we share your data with

We only share your information with people and organisations necessary to carry out the organisations activity.

We do not share information with third parties for commercial purposes.


How long we retain your data

We only keep information whilst individulas are members or supporters as long as is necessary.

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

By submitting your personal information to us you signify your consent to our using the infomation provided in the manner described above. If we amend our privacy policy it will be published on the website. If at any time you wish to update the information which we hold for you or you wish to stop recieving information, please notify our Thornhill Golf Club.

The articles available on our website are provided on an “as is ” basis without any representations or endorsements made and without any warranty of any kind whether expressed or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties for fitness for purpose, merchantability and accuracy.