The website, www.fundingscotland.com (the "Site") is operated by or on behalf of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations ("SCVO"). We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
In this Policy, when we refer to "you", we are referring to you, as the person or entity accessing, viewing and/or using the Site. Any reference to "we", "our", "us" is a reference to SCVO.
We only collect limited data about you on the Site. We may collect and process the following data about you:
The information we collect via the Site may include your IP address: this is the individual identification number that is assigned to your computer when it is connected to the Internet.
A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that we store on your browser or the hard drive of your computer if you agree. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive.
We use the following cookies:
Strictly necessary cookies - these are cookies that are required for the operation of the Site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of the Site.
Analytical/performance cookies - these allow us to recognise and count the number of users and to see how users move around the Site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way the Site works, for example, by ensuring users are finding what they are looking for easily.
Targeting cookies - these cookies record your visit to the Site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information for research purposes. We may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.
You can find more information about the individual cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them in the table below:
|ASP.NET login session tracking||AspNet.ApplicationCookie, ARRAffinity, ASP.NET_Sessionld-RequestVerificationToken||To see how users are moving around the Site when they are using it||Data will be stored anonymously|
|Google Analytics (third party)||ga, _gat||To improve the Site and to see how users are using the Site||Data will be stored anonymously|
You block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of the Site.
Except for essential cookies, all cookies will expire within two years.
The information which we collect about you will be stored on a European based secure server, located in Dublin.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We use information held about you in the following ways:
If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please contact us at [email protected]
We may disclose information about you to law enforcement officials in the investigation of any alleged unlawful activities by you. We may also be required to disclose information to a court or regulatory body when required to do so by law.
We may also share your information with our service provider (to help manage the Site and provide services) and with any person or organisation (and their advisers) who might take over the services provided by the Site to allow them to prepare for taking over (after that, we may also allow that person or organisation to use and share your information on the same basis as us).
We will not share your information with any other third party.
The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from other websites. If you follow a link to any of those other websites, please note that those websites may have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check those policies before you submit any personal data to those websites.
You have the right to request a copy of personal information that we hold about you. To do this, simply write to Communications Manager, SCVO, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB enclosing a cheque payable to the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations for the sum of £10 to cover administrative costs. Should we be prevented from disclosing your personal information, reasons will be given for the refusal. We may also request that you provide further information and identification to enable your request to be processed.
If you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to the above address or e-mail [email protected] We will thereafter correct any information found to be incorrect. You can find detailed information about your rights under UK Data Protection legislation on the UK Information Commissioner’s website: http://www.ico.gov.uk.