We greatly value your privacy here at ScotlandTheMap and Knowledge Mappers and will respect it at all times. Below is a list of the information that we gather, how it’s used, and how you can “opt-out”.
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When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you submit a contact form, the submissions go to the database and is used for customer service purposes only. The form submission data gets deleted periodically. We do not use the information submitted through them for marketing purposes.
Whenever you request a page through your browser, navigation and click stream data such as:
- Your IP address
- Browser and version
- Operating system
- Date and time
- Site from which you came
This information is stored in a log file and/or database.
Any search terms that you enter into the Site Search are also logged. This information cannot be used to identify specific individuals, and is only used for:
- Website and system administration
- Research and development
- Anonymous user analysis
- To gather accurate statistics to advertisers in the form of aggregated data
This information is stored on a secure dedicated server.
Cookies are a technology which can be used to provide you with tailored information from a Website. A cookie is an element of data that a Website can send to your browser, and which your browser may then store on your system. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. Doing this will allow you to decide on a case-by-case basis whether to accept cookies or not.
Cookies on this site are used by us, and our ad management system, Cookies are used for:
- Ad tracking,
- Affiliate tracking
- Customization of content (i.e. not repeating pop-up windows)
- Storing login information
- Statistical site-traffic analysis
The email addresses collected via subscriptions to the ScotlandTheMap newsletters are not sold, or disclosed to any third parties. These addresses will only be used by us to send out ScotlandTheMap communications (such as the newsletters or important project announcements). You will not receive any mailings you did not request. All email addresses collected are stored on a secure dedicated server.
If you purchase apaid for subscription or other product directly from ScotlandTheMap your contact information and a transaction history will be kept by us. We may use it to inform you about the status of your purchase, the availability of updates, and to let you know about upcoming ScotlandTheMap activities.
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
If you have questions regarding our privacy policies, or require assistance in opting out of our email lists, please contact us.
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