This policy sets out how we use and protect any information that you give when you use this website. We are committed to ensuring your privacy is protected.
Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. ScotlandWelcomesYou.com may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 31/01/2015.
WHAT WE DO WITH THE INFORMATION WE GATHER
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, (if you have given us your email address) and for the following reasons:
INTERNAL RECORD KEEPING…
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
if you have provided an email address, we may periodically send promotional emails about products, offers or information we think you may find interesting.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
SECURITY AND PROTECTION
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.
We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used, so we can analyse data about web traffic and improve our website to meet customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis and then the data is removed from the system.
Cookies help us provide a better website, by enabling us to monitor pages you find useful and those you don’t. A cookie does not give us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you share. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
You can control and/or delete cookies – for details, see About Cookies. You can delete all cookies that are on your computer and you can set most browsers to prevent them from being placed. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and services and functionalities may not work.
LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
Our website may contain links to other websites. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over any other website. We are not responsible for protection and privacy of information given while visiting other sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should check the privacy statement applicable to the website(s) in question.
CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
Whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us using the Contact page.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.