The effective date of this Privacy Policy is 11 December 2014.

Angus Council may change the terms of this privacy policy from time to time so you should therefore check the effective date each time you are considering whether to submit personal data or information via www.carnoustiecountry.com.

Agreement to the carnoustiecountry.com Privacy Policy

By accessing and using the carnoustiecountry.com web portal ("carnoustiecountry.com"), you as a user of carnoustiecountry.com, are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree to any of the terms of this Privacy Policy then you should leave the site immediately.

What data may be collected?

Various services, facilities, offers, promotions or competitions may be made available to you on carnoustiecountry.com from time to time.   You may be asked if you would like to subscribe to newsletters that may be of interest to you or if you would like to participate in user group discussions or polls.

You may be asked to register certain personal details to access or take advantage of some or all of these, for example your name, email address, postal address, or date of birth. The nature and level of information that you will be asked to submit will depend on the service or facility that you have selected to use.

If you choose not to provide the Personal Information we request, you can still visit most of the carnoustiecountry.com portal, but you may be unable to access or take advantage of certain services, facilities, offers, or promotions that involve interaction with you.

What we will use this data for?

We will use it to provide the services or facilities that you have selected. For example, if you indicate that you would like to receive newsletters or offers or other information from Angus Council we will use it for that purpose.

We may use the information to customise the services or facilities that you may be interested in or to improve or optimise the services or other facilities that may be available to you via carnoustiecountry.com.

When registering personal details via carnoustiecountry.com, you will be asked whether you consent to Angus Council passing your personal details to an Carnoustie Country Partner.

An Carnoustie Country Partner is another authority or agency with whom Angus Council works for the purposes of the delivery of public services. Such bodies or agencies shall include but shall not be limited to visitscotland; NHS Tayside; Tayside Police; Communities Scotland; Scottish Enterprise Tayside and the Angus Association of Voluntary Organisations or other Third Parties selected by Angus Council from time to time for marketing purposes or to make you aware of additional services, facilities, offers or promotions which Angus Council considers may be of interest to you.

We may pass your personal information to another Angus Ahead Partner only if you have indicated your consent to do so.

If you choose to register for any facility or other service on offer, any details you provide will be stored for use on future visits, as we do not want you to ask you for the same information more than once.

You may ask for a copy of any information that we hold about you at any time. We will correct any information that is incorrect as soon as is reasonably practicable.

You may unsubscribe from any newsletter or information provision service for which you have registered at any time by using the Change Your Details page.

Angus Council may provide site usage statistics and share general information about the Site's traffic patterns and related site information to third parties but any such information shall include no personally identifying information.

What we will not do

We will not sell, trade or pass your personal data to any third party which is not a an Angus Ahead Partner to which you have given your express consent for commercial or any other purposes unless and only to the extent that we are required to do so by law by a law enforcement agency or other government body.

Third Party Links

The Visit Angus Portal may contain links to other third party web-sites. The terms of this Privacy Policy do not extend to any information provided by you or made available to any such third party web-site as a result of your making use of any such link. Angus Ahead is not responsible for the content of any third party websites.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that can be used by web sites to make a user's experience more efficient. Session cookies are used on carnoustiecountry.com for statistics gathering purposes and to hold general session information, particularly when the user is logged in to the system. Session cookies are essential to the site's functionality. Permanent cookies may also be used for statistics gathering.

Once you register with carnoustiecountry.com, we will offer you a cookie to save your log in details. This will allow you access the content of carnoustiecountry.com when using the computer on which the cookie is stored without having to use your username and password. However, you will still need to use your username and password to access your profile. The cookie file does not store your personal information.

More information about cookies, including how to block them and/or delete them, can be found at AboutCookies.org