East Lothian Heritage operates the eastlothianheritage.co.uk website. It is our policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we collect in the operation of our website.
VISITORS TO OUR WEBSITE
East Lothian Heritage collects non-personally identifying information of the kind that web-browsers and web-servers make available, for example: browser type; referring website; preferred language; date & time of visitor request.
We collect non-personally identifying information to understand how visitors use our website. East Lothian Heritage may release non personally identifying information, for example by creating a report on trends of use of our website.
East Lothian Heritage also collects potentially personally identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses for logged in users and for failed login attempts which may be malicious. East Lothian Heritage only discloses logged in user IP addresses under the same circumstances that it uses and discloses personally identifying information (see below).
East Lothian Heritage may collect statistics about the behaviour of visitors whilst visiting our website and may display this information publicly or provide it to others. East Lothian Heritage does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below.
Non-functional cookies that can be refused on the cookie notice which appears on first visiting our website are cookies that could be set for statistical, social media, targeting & commercial purposes.
COLLECTION OF PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
Some visitors to our website choose to interact with us in such a way that requires East Lothian Heritage to gather personally identifying information. The amount & type of information that East Lothian Heritage collects depends on the interaction. For example, we ask visitors who use our contact form to provide their name & email address.
Visitors who engage in transactions with East Lothian Heritage may be asked to provide additional information, including if necessary the personal & financial information required to process the transaction. East Lothian Heritage collects such information only if necessary and/or appropriate to complete the visitor’s interaction with us.
East Lothian Heritage does not disclose personally identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can refuse to supply personally identifying information, although that may prevent them from engaging in some website related actions.
PROTECTION OF PERSONALLY-IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
East Lothian Heritage discloses potentially personally identifying & personally identifying information only to employees, sub-contractors & associated organisations that need to know that information in order to process it on behalf of East Lothian Heritage or to provide the services available at the website of East Lothian Heritage and that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some employees, contractors & associated organisations may be based outside of the visitor’s home country. By accessing the East Lothian Heritage website, you give consent to the transfer of such information to them. East Lothian Heritage will not lease or sell potentially personally identifying & personally-identifying information to any individual or organisation. Except for employees, sub-contractors & associated organisations, as described above, East Lothian Heritage will only disclose potentially personally-identifying & personally-identifying information in response to a judicial writ, a court order, a Government request, or when East Lothian Heritage believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonable & necessary to protect the property or rights of East Lothian Heritage, third parties or the public at large.
If you are a registered user of the East Lothian Heritage website and have willingly supplied your email address, East Lothian Heritage may send you emails from time to time to give you current information about our services or to request your feedback. East Lothian Heritage will take all reasonable measures to protect against unauthorised access, use, modification or deletion of potentially personally-identifying & personally-identifying information.