Any personal data collected through this website will processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
The Scottish Information Commissioner is committed to protecting your privacy in line with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any personal data you provide in completing an online form or signing up for our e-newsletter will only be used for that purpose and will be processed in accordance with that Act. Our list of e-newsletter subscribers is password protected to prevent unsolicited emails from being sent to people on the list and details will not be passed on to third parties.
General traffic data is collected via the Commissioner's website. Any statistics produced are based on aggregated data from which no details of any individual visitor can be traced. The Commissioner?s site does not automatically capture or store personal data from visitors to the site other than to record session information such as the most popular pages visited and the nature of the browser used. This information is used only for the administration of the site system and in the compilation of general statistics used by the Commissioner to assess the use of the site.
The Commissioner's website does not use tracking devices such as cookies which access and utilise information stored on a computer user's terminal equipment.
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