1  What we mean by Personal Information

Personal Information means any data from which you can be identified (including information such as your name, email address and password) and which concerns you. All Personal Information that we obtain from you when you visit the Site or sign up to receive the newsletter which users of our Site can subscribe to via our Site (the “Newsletter“) or is contained in content on the Site will be dealt with in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy and the Data Protection Act 1988 (the “Act“).

By providing us with your Personal Information, you consent to our processing your Personal Information for the purposes set out below. For the purposes of the Act the data controller (“We” or “Us“) is Censta Ltd., a limited company with registered number 363642 whose registered office is at City Point 2, 25 Tyndrum Street, Glasgow, G4 0JY(“the Company“, “Us“, “Our“).

We are committed to developing a practical and user-friendly privacy policy. If you have any queries about how we use your information, or any comments or suggestions regarding this privacy policy, please send them to hello@thisiscentralstation.com

Reference to the “Site” in this Privacy Policy means the site the homepage of which is currently found at www.thisiscentralstation.com and any future incarnation of this site and any webpages hosted on behalf of the Company which is accessed from this site in such manner to appear to be part of the Site.


2. Personal Information – Information we may collect from you, why we need it and how we use it

We may collect and process the following Personal Information about you when you sign up for our Newsletter. Any Personal Information gathered is used to allow us to refine and improve our service. We have set out below the various uses made of your Personal Information:

  • What information we collect from all users: We will log an IP address for all visitors to our Site. An IP address is a numerical label assigned to a computer on a network using the Internet Protocol. Any computer or mobile device connected to the internet has an associated IP address so that data can be routed to it. It is difficult to trace an IP address back to an individual person, and we do not do so.
  • What information we collect from Newsletter subscribers: When you sign up to the Newsletter, we will collect your email address and IP address.
  • Why we need this information: We will need your email address in case you wish to receive email updates. Your IP address is logged by us so that we can prevent any spam, fraud or abuse of our Site. This information will never identify you or your computer personally. We may use your Personal Information to update you on the services and features that we provide from the Site. If you request e-mail updates from us, it is necessary for us to hold the Personal Information you provide.
  • How we use this information: We do not sell, trade or rent your information to other parties unless we have first obtained your consent. If you do give us permission, we will only share information with organisations we have carefully selected and believe to be reputable. Should you register for updates via our email update, you can easily opt out of receiving further updates by clicking “unsubscribe” in the relevant email.


3.  Cookies

We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. More information on the cookies we use can be found below.


4.  How we protect your Personal Information

We are strongly committed to data security and we take reasonable and appropriate steps to protect your Personal Information from unauthorised access, loss, misuse, alteration or corruption. We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information you provide to us. These steps include communicating this Privacy Policy to our employees. Only authorised employees and contractors under strict controls will have access to your Personal Information.

However, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, due to the nature of the internet we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us. With this in mind, we urge you to take every precaution to protect your Personal Information while you are on the internet.


5.  How long we keep your Personal Information

Your Personal Information will only be kept by us for as long as is necessary and we will keep this under review. This means that for those users that have signed up to receive our Newsletter, we will keep and use their Personal Information for as long as they are signed up for our Newsletter, and for a period of time afterwards in order to, among other things, deal with any consequent queries or complaints you may have. We may in our sole discretion delete any Personal Information relating to you from our servers without reference to you.


6.  Other Sites

This privacy statement does not cover the links within this Site to other sites.  We therefore encourage you to read the privacy statements of the other sites.



We may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer.  Cookies are small files stored in your computer’s hard drive by your web browser.  When you access our Site, our computer server will access these cookies so that it can recognise your computer. They help us to improve our Site and deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us to estimate our audience size and usage pattern.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can alter your settings to allow you to be prompted every time a cookie is sent to you or you can choose not to receive cookies at all. For independent information about cookies you can go to www.aboutcookies.org.

Cookies for improving service

Google Analytics sets cookies to help us accurately estimate the number of visitors to the Site and volumes of usage. This is to ensure that the service is available when you want it and fast. The cookies used for this are listed below:

Name Typical Content Expires
_utma Randomly generated number 2 years
_utmb Randomly generated number 30 minutes
_utmc Randomly generated number When user closes browser
_utmz Randomly generated number + info on how the Site was reached (e.g. directly or via a link, organic search or paid search) 6 months

For further details on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code Site (Opens in a new window).