Privacy & Cookies Policy

Privacy policy

The List is committed to protecting the privacy of all personal information collected from you. By using our website, you indicate your consent to the collection and use of such information in accordance with the following Consumer Privacy Policy. We may ask you to provide certain information when you use the website. 

The information collected may include: 
  • your name, occupation and job title
  • postal/email address
  • details about services you specifically request
  • details from documents you complete on-line
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

We may:
  • send service-related information to you which we think may be of relevance/interest to you
  • send information relating to you or others if you indicate that you want to receive communications
  • provide other companies, such as advertisers, with statistical information about our clients, (but we will not provide them with information which can be used to identify any individual client or contact)
  • send information including personal information only if you explicitly consent on a case-by-case basis
  • pass your details to accountants, consultants, and other professionals and third parties, but only for the purpose of obtaining professional advice and complying with our contractual obligations to you
  • request optional information such as your interests in order to provide more tailored products and services to you (e.g. through internal research, data analysis, market research and product research)
  • Visitors to our site may opt to receive communications via a variety of means including email newsletters that contains information we believe to be of interest. You can choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information by ticking the relevant data protection boxes whenever you are asked to fill in a form on this website. If you have previously not objected to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you can change your mind at any time by writing to 12 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh EH8 9SU or by emailing us at [email protected].
  • If you leave this website via a link to a website operated by a third party, we are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you may provide while visiting such websites and the terms and conditions of that site will cover your usage. Your visit to any other sites, and any transactions you may undertake, will be under the terms and conditions of that site. Furthermore, The List, and any partner sites directly linked from do not accept any responsibility for purchases, or liability for any damages.
  • In every case you should exercise caution and look at the terms and conditions and privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
  • By using the website and not advising us to the contrary, you agree to us using the data in the way set out in these terms and conditions, which have been reviewed for compliance with GDPR. You may request details of personal information that we hold about you. We will advise you in advance if there is to be an administration fee of no more than £10, which is only sought if your request is onerous. If you want to make a request, or if you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete you should write to The List at by writing to 12 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh EH8 9SU or by emailing us at [email protected]. Any information that is found to be incorrect will be corrected as soon as possible.

Use of cookies

Like most websites, The List uses "cookies". A cookie is a small piece of information which is stored by your web browser. Your use of the website is deemed to be your consent to the use of cookies.
Cookies used by The List website
name | type | contents | purpose
COOKIE_NOTICE | persistent | numeric | indicates you have been shown a message telling you that this site uses cookies
DIS | persistent | distance in miles | stores a distance from your location in which to search
FAV | persistent | venue IDs | stores your chosen favourite venues
LOC | persistent | latitude, longitude and location name | stores your chosen location for use in searches
LOCNEW | session | location name including region | displays a confirmation of a newly set location (if you have auto-detected your location)
LOCPRV | persistent | latitudes, longitudes and location names | up to three previously stored locations for quick access when changing location
PHPSESSID | session | random ID | identifies your shopping basket while you use our shop
PRTNR | session | affiliate ID | indicates you have visited by following a link on the website of one of our partners
SCHPRV | session | search field values | search criteria you have used today, so that the search form can be pre-filled for subsequent searches
U | persistent or session * | user ID | indicates that you have signed in* Persistent if you tick the "remember me" checkbox when signing in, otherwise a session cookie is used.

Session cookies last only until you close your web browser.

We use Google Analytics to record traffic volumes, with Google's AMP Client IDs enabled to associate AMP and non-AMP visits in compliance with Google's EU User Consent Policy.
You can read about the cookies which Google Analytics uses and/or install a browser add-on to opt out of Google Analytics cookies.
We use Google's DFP Small Business to serve advertisements. You can read more about DFP's use of cookies and/or learn how to opt out of advertising cookies.

Other advertising services and their advertisers may use cookies to count how many people have seen their adverts and/or to target advertising. Additional organisations might set cookies on some pages, for example, on a page containing an embedded video, the video provider (e.g.YouTube) may make use of cookies. In all cases they do so under their own privacy policies and The List has no access to read or write their cookies. 

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