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SCOTLANDDIRECTORY.CO.UK (the Scotland Directory Web site) is a Web site run by CSE. CSE takes the privacy of its Web sites' users seriously. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing a personalised and valuable service. This Privacy Policy Statement explains the data processing practices of CSE with respect to the Scotland Directory Web site ( found at ). If you have any queries regarding your personal information, you may contact us using the online form.

Information collected

Personal information is collected by CSE through the use of the Scotland Directory Web site enquiry and registration forms and every time you email us your details.

Messages sent by members are archived to comply with legal guidelines and so we identify and remove members who are abusing the service, breaking the law or being offensive.

We also collect information automatically about your visit to our site. The information obtained in this way, which includes demographic data and browsing patterns, is only used in aggregate form.

Use and Disclosure of personal information

We process personal information collected via the Scotland Directory Web site for the purposes of:

  • providing a personalised service
  • ensuring that members are not using the service for offensive or illegal activities
  • in-house market research
  • running competitions
  • providing you with information about products and services we offer

We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified):

  • to build up marketing profiles
  • to aid strategic development
  • to manage our relationship with advertisers
  • to audit usage of the site

Use of cookies

We use "cookies" to identify you when you visit the Scotland Directory Web site and to build up a demographic profile.

A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information back from the browser.

Our use of cookies also allows registered users to be presented with a personalised version of the site.

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