Who we are

Visit Falkland is a charity in Scotland (SC047476). It is regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Our website address is: https://visitfalkland.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Marketing

Visit Falkland would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like.

If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date.

You have the right at any time to stop Visit Falkland from contacting you for marketing purposes.

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please contact us.

Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

For further information, visit allaboutcookies.org.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

Visit Falkland would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request Visit Falkland for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that Visit Falkland correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request Visit Falkland to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that Visit Falkland erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that Visit Falkland restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to Visit Falkland’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that Visit Falkland transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email: info@visitfalkland.co.uk

Or write to us: Visit Falkland

                        Sugar Acre Gardens,

                        Back Wynd,

                        Falkland,

                        KY15 7BX

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Privacy policies of other websites

The Visit Falkland website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Visit Falkland keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 9 January 2019.

Additional information

How we protect your data

We are required by legislation to ensure the ‘Integrity and Confidentiality’ of data.  Falkland is means that we must process personal data with suitable security to stop any unauthorised access to the data; making sure it’s safe from accidental loss or damage by ensuring we have sufficient technical safeguards and codes of conduct for our staff in place.    

How to contact us

If you have any questions about Visit Falkland’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Email us at: info@visitfalkland.co.uk

Or write to us at:

Visit Falkland

                        Sugar Acre Gardens,

                        Back Wynd,

                        Falkland,

                        KY15 7BX

How to contact the appropiate athority

Should you wish to report a complaint or if you feel that Visit Falkland has not addressed your concern in a satisfactory manner, you may contact the Information Commissioner’s Office here.