John Brown Caterhire Ltd – Privacy Policy

John Brown Caterhire Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. This Privacy Policy explains how we use the information we collect about you, how you can instruct us if you prefer to limit the use of that information,  and procedures that we have in place to safeguard your privacy.

  1. The information we collect and how we use it.

The personal information we collect about you is made up from the information you give to us during your use of our website and services, such as when you submit a message or query via the website. This may include such information as your name, email address, contact telephone number and other information contained in your message or query such as information about the sectors in which you are interested and your geographic regions of interest.

We gather this information for the following main purposes: to allow us to process your queries; to provide you with information requested by you; for administrative or operational reasons relating to the website or our services; for marketing purposes (please see below for further details); for internal analysis and research; to comply with legal and regulatory requirements; and to help detect and deal with crime and unsavoury behaviour.

We will not market our (or others’) goods or services to you, nor give your information to third parties to allow them to market their goods or services to you, without your express consent.

If you have consented to us providing you with information on our (or others’) goods or services from time to time then you can change your mind at any time by sending an email and we will amend your preferences accordingly. If you have consented to receive such information from a third party direct you will need to unsubscribe directly with that third party.

We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

We use agents and service providers (some of which may be located outside Europe) to collect, hold and process on our behalf your personal information for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. These agents and service providers act on our instructions and will only use your information as we tell them to.

  1. How we use cookies.

The website uses cookies, small pieces of information that are stored by the browser on your computer’s hard drive. 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 traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website experience, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. None of your personal details are held in these cookies.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

  1. How we protect your information.

The internet is not a secure medium. However we have put in place various security procedures as set out in this policy. John Brown Caterhire Ltd takes the security and privacy of its customers’ personal information extremely seriously. We have strict internal procedures that cover the storage, access and disclosure of your information.

  1. Your consent.

By submitting your information you consent to the use of that information as set out in this Policy.

  1. Changes to this Privacy Policy.

If we change our Privacy Policy we will post the changes on this page, and may place notices on other pages of the website. We recommend that you refer back to this Privacy Policy on a regular basis. If you have provided your email address, we may also e-mail you should we make any changes. Continued use of the service will signify that you agree to any such changes.

  1. How to contact John Brown Caterhire Ltd.

We welcome your views about our website and our Privacy Policy. If you would like to contact us with any queries or comments please send an e-mail to or telephone 0141 892 6100.