VisitLanarkshire respects your privacy and will only collect information that helps you to get the most from our site.
The purpose of this privacy statement is to provide you with details of how VisitLanarkshire.com (‘we’ / ‘us’ / ‘our’) will collect, store and use the personal data you supply to it. Personal data is information which relates to identifiable living individuals. See also Terms and Conditions.
It is the policy of VisitLanarkshire.com that it will act in accordance with current legislation (Data Protection Act 2018) and aims to meet current best practice with regard to the processing of personal data.
This web analytics tool helps us understand how visitors engage with our site. We can review reports about how visitors interact with our website and this helps us improve it. Google Analytics collects information anonymously. It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors. We do not allow Google to collect data for advertising features and we don't allow Google to use or share our analytics data. You can opt out from Google Analytics if you wish.
Local Shared Objects (Flash cookies)
VisitLanarkshire sometimes uses Adobe Flash Player to deliver our video content. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to provide features such as auto-resume and for saving your preferences. Flash cookies are stored on a user's terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.
How to disable Flash cookies
The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain like northlanarkshire.gov.uk or for all websites. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash-based content on our sites.
Cookies set by third-party sites
We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr, for example. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. North Lanarkshire Council does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third-party website for more information about these.
Use of Personal Data
Visitlanarkshire.com shall only use your data for the purposes for which it is provided or for purposes to which you have consented. Where we have stored contact details in relation to a business listing, this information will be used to communicate with you regarding the business listing. We may also contact you with information on relevant business support and / or business events.
If you would prefer your information not to be used in these ways please contact us in [email protected]
Storage and Correction of Personal Data
VisitLanarkshire.com will retain the personal data it holds unless and until you send us notice that you no longer wish us to retain this data. VisitLanarkshire.com is obliged to supply you, on request, with a copy of the personal data it holds about you, provided that you pay a small fee. If you wish to exercise this right, please contact us using the details set out in the previous paragraph for more details. Should you discover any inaccuracies in any information on the site, please notify us as soon as possible at the same address. We will then correct our records, and notify any third parties to whom such personal information may have been transmitted.