Privacy Policy

This is the privacy policy for “Balthayock Farms”.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation [GDPR] which replaces the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC).

We collect information in two ways:

1. Cookies

This site uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your machine to help the site provide a better user experience. In general, cookies are used to retain user preferences, store information for things like shopping baskets, and provide anonymised tracking data to third party applications like Google Analytics. As a rule, cookies will make your browsing experience better. However, you may prefer to disable cookies on this site and on others. The most effective way to do this is to disable cookies in your browser. We suggest consulting the Help section of your browser or taking a look at the About Cookies website which offers guidance for all modern browsers

2. Information we may collect from you

Providing personal information is optional and can only be done by ordering semen, completing the enquiry form, subscribing to our newsletter on the newsletter sign up form, sending us an email, or by calling us on the telephone.

We collect information about you for two reasons: firstly, to process your order/query and second, to provide you with the best possible service.

The types of information we will collect about you includes:

  • Your name.
  • Contact details
  • Address
  • Your order or enquiry information.

We will never collect sensitive information about you without your explicit consent.

3. Newsletters

If you have signed up to receive newsletters via our newsletter sign up form we will occassionally send you an email with our latest news.

If you no longer wish to receive these newsletters you can either click the unsubscribe link in the footer of the email or contact us directly via the contact details below.

We will not share your information with any organisation outside the firm.

4. Analytics

We monitor activity on the website using Google Analytics. This system provides website usage reports which allows us to see how visitors interact with the website so we can improve it.

This service does not collect sensitive information. Typically it collects the following:

  • IP Address.
  • Operating System.
  • Browser Type.
  • Browsing actions and patterns.

To identify a visitor each time the system uses cookies. A cookie is a simple text file that sits on your computer and allows Google Analytics to identify you each time using a unique identifier. The file does not store any senstive information.

If you wish to opt-out of Google Analytics you can download this browser add on:


If you wish to contact us, we would be happy to discuss any concerns you might have:

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Balthayock Farms, Balthayock, Perth. PH2 7LG.

01738 860 203