Who we are

Our website address is: http://www.thaiorchid.uk.com.

This Privacy Policy is to be clear about  how we use your information and how we keep it secure.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

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 tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Reviews have all been taken from TripAdvisor or Facebook and have been given under their terms and conditions.

Links To Other Websites

This Privacy Policy covers www.thaiorchid.uk.com only and for any links out from our site you will need to refer to the linked to sites Privacy Policy for details of how they may use your data, security and any cookies they use.


When you visit the Thai Orchid website we use Google Analytics to collect standard internet log information so we can analyse visitor behaviour. Data we record includes but is not limited to, visitor numbers, pages visited and exit pages. We do this so we can continually develop our website to give you a more relevant experience on our site. We do not make any attempt to identify any individual visiting our website.

Who we share your data with

We do not share any of your information with any third-party.

How long we retain your data

We retain Analytical data for 2 years.

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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

For queries about this privacy policy please contact Simon Rouse on 0131 225 6633

Changes To This Privacy Policy

From time to time we may need to review this Privacy Policy and we recommend you check back from time to time for any amendments. This current policy is effective from 1stMay 2018.

Cookie Policy

We use cookies on our site to enhance your experience of using our website and to improve content for a more relevant experiences.

What Are Cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that sits on your computer or mobile device. When you visit a website for the first time a cookie may be downloaded so that on subsequent visits the website can access that cookie again and send information back to the site. This can be done to perform tasks such as tailor the visit with relevant content, remember preferences or to track usage of the site.

For more information please see the BBC Website.

What Cookies Do We Use?

Below are a list of cookies used on thaiorchid.uk.com. Please be aware that this list may change from time to time and we recommend you check back here for updates.

Analytical Cookies:

Cookie Name Purpose Expiry
Google Analytics __utmc Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit. 30mins
Google Analytics __utmt Used to throttle request rate. 10mins
Google Analytics __utmz Keeps track of where the visitor came from, what search engine you used, what link you clicked on, what keyword you used, and where they were in the world when you accessed a website. 6 months
Google Analytics __utmb Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 30mins
Google Analytics _ga Used to distinguish users.


2 years
Google Analytics _gid Used to distinguish users


24 hours
Google Analytics _gat Used to throttle request rate. If Google Analytics is deployed via Google Tag Manager, this cookie will be named _dc_gtm_<property-id>.


1 min
Google Analytics _gac_<property-id>


Contains campaign related information for the user. If you have linked your Google Analytics and AdWords accounts, AdWords website conversion tags will read this cookie unless you opt-out.


90 Days

Cookie Deletion

For information on deleting or controlling cookies please visit www.AboutCookies.org. Please be aware that by deleting or disabling cookies on our site you may not be able to access certain areas or features.

Additional information

How we protect your data

This website is secured using WordPress security plugins and on has a valid SSL certificate.

Any computer used to access this website for viewing Google Analytics, editing comments or editing the website are secured using strong passwords and encrypted.

What data breach procedures we have in place

We will contact you within 72 hours if we believe there has been a security breach.