Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

Cookie Policy

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Privacy policy

This policy, together with any other documents referred to in it, sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. The information we collect from your visit is anonymised.

1. Information we collect from you

This is information that we collect automatically about your visit during your time on the Site. It typically involves technical information and is often collected using google analytics or small data files called “cookies”. This information helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the Site and also to indicate where the Site requires improvement.

Social Media platforms

Social media platforms, in most cases, are operated outside of the EU and do not comply with current Data Privacy Act and subsequent GDPR provision although they may well conform to the U.S Privacy Shield protocol.


In the case of processing a restaurant booking, a diner provides personal data so they can make a restaurant reservation. A diner agrees to this exchange of information by agreeing to our restaurant privacy policy. A diner’s personal data provided in relation to the service are used to settle the reservation by us and by reservation widget provider.

Your e-mail address is used to confirm your reservation. We also keep you informed of the status of the reservation by e-mail. We may send you further e-mails in relation to quality surveys, special offers and events if you have consented to this at the point of reservation.

Who on our team has access

Members of our team have access to the information you provide us.

2. Uses made of the information

  • To administer the Site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, system and security updates, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • To improve the Site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • As part of our efforts to keep the Site safe and secure;
  • To comply with our record keeping and information storage obligations and policy.

3. Disclosure of your information

We will disclose your personal information to third parties only if:

  • We are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or
  • To protect our rights, property or safety, or those of our clients or others.

4. Where we store your personal data

All information that you provide to us is stored on our, or our selected business partners’ servers, and we will take reasonable steps to protect your information in accordance with this policy, including and without limitation:

  • Installing a secure firewall;
  • Using anti-virus protection software;
  • Encrypting data; and
  • Carrying out regular backups.

5. Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

6. Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to:

Omar Khayyam Restaurant
1 Grosvenor Steet
Edinburgh EH12 5ED
0131 225 2481