Volunteer Development Scotland, Scotland Company No. 106743 ("VolunteerScotland.org.uk") endeavours to ensure that the information that you submit to us remains private, and that it is used only for the purposes described below. We aim to provide a safe and secure experience for all of our users.
At volunteerscotland.org.uk we are committed to protecting your privacy
VolunteerScotland.org.uk endeavours to ensure that the information that you submit to us remains private, and that it is used only for the purposes described below. We aim to provide a safe and secure experience for all of our users.
Disclosure of personal information
Information may be gathered from your registration form(s) and your use of the Sites and/or the Interactive Services including through "cookies". Cookies are blocks of text placed in files on your computer's hard drive when you visit a web site which contain information to identify you. A cookie does not contain any personal information you have provided us with, except your user name.
The information gathered may be used by VDS for purposes relating to your use of the Sites and the Interactive Services and for marketing activities, your details will not be passed to any third party for any reason . By marketing activities, we mean the communication directly to particular individuals (by e-mail, post or telephone) of any advertising or marketing material. If you do not wish to receive marketing material from VDS you should tick the appropriate box on the registration form(s) or notify us by e-mail. If you subsequently decide you no longer wish to receive direct marketing/information from VDS or companies in the same group as VDS or no longer wish us to pass your information to third parties you should again notify us by e-mail.
Other than as set out elsewhere in this clause 5 your information shall not be disclosed or used by us. You hereby agree to these terms in this clause 5 by your agreement to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Information collection and use.
VolunteerScotland.org.uk collects personally identifiable information when you register with VolunteerScotland.org.uk, when you use certain VolunteerScotland.org.uk products or services eg apply for a job via the VolunteerScotland.org.uk site, when register directly with a Volunteer Centre, and when you enter competitions..
VolunteerScotland.org.uk automatically receives and records information on our web server logs from your browser including your Internet Protocol address. Every computer on the internet has an IP address which is a unique number by which it can be identified. VolunteerScotland.org.uk records IP addresses for anonymous statistical purposes, administration of our website and servers, and to improve our services.
VolunteerScotland.org.uk may set and access cookies on your computer. A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes an anonymous unique identifier, which is sent to your browser from a website's computers and stored on your computer's hard drive. Each website can send its own cookies to your browser if your browser's preference settings allow it. To protect your privacy, your browser will only permit a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you. You can choose whether or not to accept cookies, however, if you do not accept VolunteerScotland.org.uk cookies, some of our services may not be available to you.
VolunteerScotland.org.uk automatically records information on each search you submit on the site
VolunteerScotland.org.uk gathers general information about users, for example, what services users access the most and which areas of the VolunteerScotland.org.uk site are most frequently visited. VolunteerScotland.org.uk automatically records information on each search you submit on the site. Such data is used in the aggregate to help us to understand how the VolunteerScotland.org.uk site is used. We gather this information so that we can continue to improve and develop our services to benefit of our users. We may make this aggregated information available to users of the VolunteerScotland.org.uk site, to our clients and also to stakeholders/funders. These statistics are anonymous and contain no personal information and cannot be used to gather such information.
Your personal information
When you register with VolunteerScotland.org.uk, set up an opportunity alert, apply for an opportunity we may ask for personal information such as your name, date of birth, contact details, and other details. Once you register with VolunteerScotland.org.uk and accept our Terms & Conditions, you are not anonymous to us. We may use information that you provide to alert you to our own products and services. We may contact you regarding site changes or changes to the VolunteerScotland.org.uk products or services that you use.
Disclosure of personal information
We do not disclose information about your individual visits to the VolunteerScotland.org.uk site, or personal information that you provide, such as your name and personal contact details unless we believe that the law requires it. We may record and share aggregated information with our stakeholders. Additionally, if you input your information on a co-branded registration page or job application page, eg a VolunteerScotland.org.uk client-company registration page then the information that you give becomes the property of both VolunteerScotland.org.uk and the client. VolunteerScotland.org.uk is not responsible for the information that the client receives.
Registering Directly with a Volunteer Centre
Registration directly with a volunteer centre is a service provided by VolunteerScotrland.org.uk.
If you wish to have your details removed from the volunteer centre database anytime subsequent to registration then contact the relevant volunteer centre directly.
Other ways of ensuring your privacy: