Privacy Statement

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service is serious about your privacy. Please read the following privacy policy, which covers in detail the information we collect from you, how we use it to make the site better for you and how we keep this information secure. We comply fully with European principles of data protection, which say that data must be:

  • Fairly and lawfully processed;
  • Processed for limited purposes;
  • Adequate, relevant and not excessive;
  • Accurate;
  • Not kept longer than necessary;
  • Processed in accordance with the data subject's rights;
  • Secure;
  • Not transferred to countries without adequate protection.

What the the Scottish Avalanche Information Service Privacy Policy covers

This Privacy Policy covers the Scottish Avalanche Information Service's treatment of personally identifiable information that the Scottish Avalanche Information Service collects when you are on the the Scottish Avalanche Information Service site.

This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that the Scottish Avalanche Information Service does not own or control, or to people that the Scottish Avalanche Information Service does not employ or manage.

There are many links within the pages of the Scottish Avalanche Information Service, which will take you to other web sites. Please make sure you read the privacy policy of any other sites that may ask for personally identifiable information before you register with them.

What we Collect and How we use it

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service collects a minimal amount of personally identifiable information.

When you register with the Scottish Avalanche Information Service we ask for your first name; surname and e-mail address.

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service also automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser including your IP address, browser type and the pages you request.

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service uses this information in the following ways:

It enables us to customise the advertising & content of the web site and direct the site's development in ways that are suited most to your needs and interests.

We may use the information to contact you about our competitions, special offers and promotions.

Choice / Opt-out

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service users are given the opportunity to opt out of having information sent to them at the time of registration. If you later wish to change this option, you may e-mail us, or write to us to request that your name be taken off our contact list.

Cookies

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service does not currently use cookies on this website

Your IP address will not be linked to your identifiable information.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service will not sell, share or hire out your personally identifiable information to anyone.

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service may send personally identifiable information about you to other companies or people when:

We need to share the information to provide a service you have requested; We need to send the information to member companies who work on behalf of the Scottish Avalanche Information Service to provide a service to you. (Unless we tell you differently, these companies do not have the right to use the personally identifiable information we provide to them beyond what is necessary to assist us).

or when...

We respond to legal summonses, court orders or other legal processes.

Need or want to change your Information?

Has your e-mail address changed? Do you no longer wish to hear from us about special offers? Send an e-mail to the Scottish Avalanche Information Service to let us know about any changes of e-mail address, or if you wish to be taken off our contact list. Contact Us.

We Keep your information secure

This web site takes every precaution to protect users' information both on-line and off-line.

We do not link personally identifiable information to administration information received .

We will not buy other information, which can be linked to your personally identifiable information that we hold.

Changes to this Privacy policy

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service may amend this policy from time to time to take into account developments in the site and changes to information collected. If we make substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

Should you have any queries regarding the capture, storage and use of personal information by the Scottish Avalanche Information Service please e-mail us with your question. Contact Us