Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out how Shackleton Technologies (Holdings) Limited uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website. 

Information we collect

Shackleton Technologies is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Personal Information means information that by itself identifies an individual (such as name, email address and contact numbers etc.) and any personal information you provide on this website will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. 

We collect this personal information from individuals who make enquiries via the contact form and who opt in to receiving relevant information about our services. Shackleton will not give, sell or share any personal information you provide to any party outside of Shackleton. 


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have implemented measures appropriate to the type of information maintained and compliance with all relevant legislation governing protection of personal information. Measures are implemented to preserve the confidentiality, integrity and availability of the personal information.

How we use Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your device when you visit our Website. Shackleton Technologies uses cookies on the website.  We use cookies to recognise you and your preferences, enhance the performance of our Website and collect analytical information for the benefit of our business.

Our Website uses a mixture of session (which expire with your browser session) and persistent (remain after your browser session expires) cookies to deliver services efficiently and to enhance the experience of using our Website.

The specific cookies used are:

_utmb Persistant cookie which keeps track of the number of times a visitor has been to the site pertaining to the cookie, when the first visit was, and when the last visit occurred. Google Analytics uses the information from these cookies to calculate things like days and visits to purchase.
_utmt Expires after 10 minutes and used to throttle request rate (this is to do with situations where large amounts of data are requested and bandwidth needs to be restricted).
_utmz Persistent cookie (expires after 6 months) which keeps track of where the visitor came from, which search engine was used, what links were clicked on, what keywords were used to find the site and geographical location.
PHPSESSID PHP cookie which the CMS uses to track sessions
_utmc Session cookie used alongside the _utmb cookie to determine whether the user is in a new session/visit.
_utma Persistent cookie which is used to distinguish users and sessions. This cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing _utma cookie exists.

By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies. If you'd like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all the features of our site and some of our pages might not display properly.

More information about cookies is available via

External Links/Third Party Websites

Our website may provide links to and be accessed via links from third-party websites, including social media websites, whose privacy policies differ from those of Shackleton and access to these links is at your own risk. 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. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

How long we keep your personal information

We will only keep your personal information for as long as necessary and we have a data retention policy that sets out the periods for retaining and reviewing all information that we hold.

We will:

  • review the length of time we keep your personal data for
  • consider the purpose or purposes for which we hold your personal data for in deciding whether (and for how long) to retain it
  • securely delete information that is no longer needed for that purpose or those purposes
  • update, archive or securely delete information if it goes out of date.

Your rights

You can exercise any of the following rights by writing to us: Managing Director, Shackleton Technologies (Holdings) Limited, Unit 4, Delta House, Gemini Crescent, Technology Park, Dundee DD2 1SW or by email to

Your rights in relation to your personal information are:

  • you have a right to request access to the personal information that we hold about you by making a “subject access request”;
  • if you believe that any of your personal information is inaccurate or incomplete, you have a right to request that we correct or complete your personal information;
  • you have a right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information for specific purposes; and
  • if you wish us to delete your personal information, you may request that we do so.

Any requests received by Shackleton Technologies will be considered under applicable data protection legislation. If you remain dissatisfied, you have a right to raise a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at

Updates to our Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time by updating this page. The effective date of this policy is 15 May 2018. We are registered with the Information Commissioners Office, the UK’s Data Protection Authority.