This page explains how the Scottish Music Show uses any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy.
The Data Protection Act
Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so.
What information do we collect?
We collect three kinds of information from visitors to our website: registered information, feedback/ communication (through emails to the company) and site usage information, from cookies and log files.
1 Registered information
We welcome your feedback. You can contact us by emailing. Please note that a cookie may be set by your email provider when clicking the link to email us on our home page. For further information on cookies you can visit www.aboutcookies.org.uk
i) Comments, questions & application forms
If you send an email or letter asking for information, asking a question or completing our online application forms, we may need to contact other companies or organisations. We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so. Once we have replied to you, we keep a record of your messages for reference purposes, after which it may be deleted.
3 Site usage information
Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your web browser. They would enable us to recognise your web browser. In effect, cookies tell us when you have visited our site and where you have been. We use Stat Counter on our site. If you don’t want us to be able to do this, your browser's help section should be able to tell you how you can disable or filter cookies and how to arrange for your browser to tell you when you've been sent a new cookie. It should be noted that when you click on the links taking you to any external links you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Scottish Music Show does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party's website for more information. For further information on cookies you can visit www.aboutcookies.org or The BBC website has a very comprehensive guide to cookies that you may find helpful (again you may be presented with a cookie from this website if you click the link). Guidance from Serif as at 1st June 2012 states that cookies are not set on your computer when you click on our navigation buttons. To ensure this is the case your browser’s help section should be able to tell you how you can disable or filter cookies should they appear. Disabling cookies may affect your ability to use the website. A printable version of this site can be sent to you by post. If you would prefer this option please contact the web designer Lisa Houston on 01899 860334 or email email@example.com.
ii) Log files
Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site. We use Stat Counter for this service. Information gathered in log files are used to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it. Log files do not contain any personal information and they are not used to identify any individual patterns of use of the site.
What happens when I link to another site?
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