Privacy

Information on data and personal information we collect through this site, third party content and crediting this site as a resource.

Collection and use of data and personal information

We use cookies to gather information on how you use this site. These don’t identify you personally.

We also collect your email address if you contact us to provide feedback on the site. You can provide feedback anonymously by using the mini-forms at the bottom of individual pages.

This data helps us to:

  • improve this site by monitoring how you use it
  • respond directly your feedback, if you've asked us to

We won't share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don't pass on your details to other websites. 

You have the right to request details of any information we hold about you.

Find out more about our freedom of information publication scheme.

Information on data and personal information we collect through this site, third party content and crediting this site as a resource.

Feedback surveys

We may occasionally use this site to promote surveys that help us gather specific user feedback. 

Participation in these surveys is voluntary. Your contact information will not be shared with any third parties unless we give prior notice and choice. 

We often use third-party service providers to conduct these surveys. They aren't permitted to use your personal information for any secondary purposes.

Third party websites

This privacy policy only applies to this site and doesn't cover any third party websites that we link to. If you follow a link to another website from here, make sure you read its privacy policy to find out what it does with your information.

Links to third party sites are provided for information only. We have no control over their content and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Crediting this site

You don’t need to ask for permission to link to this site. However, you’re not permitted to suggest that your website is associated with or endorsed by Registers of Scotland.