Privacy Policy


At Nicholsons Highland Supplies we take security very seriously. We want our customers to feel completely at ease when doing business with us over the Internet. We are confident that credit card information entered on our site will not be accessed by any unauthorised person or company. Please click on Worldpay to read about site security. Your credit card details are not held on the Internet. Once the payment has been validated and approved, your details are deleted.

We recommend that you always close down your Internet browser when you have finished shopping online, especially when you use a shared PC.

Keeping In Touch With You

Nicholsons Highland Supplies may use your details to send you further information on pipe band products and highland wear, to keep you up-to-date on goods, services, new collections and promotional offers you may be interested in. If you prefer not to receive such information, please visit the mailing list page and unsubscribe.

Data Protection

Nicholsons Highland Supplies hold your personal details in compliance with the data Protection Act. We will ensure that your personal details are not made available to other companies for marketing or other purposes unless you give consent that we may do so. We would only release your details if we are compelled to do so by a relevant statutory authority. We only hold your personal details in order to process your order and/or maintain your account. At no point are your details processed overseas.

Cookies in use on this site and how they benefit you

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you’d expect
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

You can learn more about all the cookies we use below

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

More about our Cookies

Website Function Cookies

Our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including:

  • Allowing you to add comments to our site

There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn’t working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called “analytics” programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use: Google Analytics

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies (Learn how here). Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our’s and a large proportion of the world’s websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called “spyware”. Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive. Learn more about managing cookies with antispyware software.