Privacy Policy.


Cyber Scotland Connect (collectively, “Us,” “We,” “Our,” “Cyber Scotland Connect,” or the “Organisation”) is committed to protecting the privacy of individuals who visit the organisation’s Website (“Visitor(s),” “You,” and derived adjective “Your”), (“individuals”), who attend Cyber Scotland Connect events (“Attendees”). This Privacy Statement describes Cyber Scotland Connect’s privacy practices with regards to its Website.

If You have questions or complaints regarding Cyber Scotland Connect’s Privacy Statement or practices, please contact Us at [email protected].


Cookies are small text files placed on an individual’s computer by Websites that the individual has visited. They are used to make Websites work more effectively and efficiently. Cookies may also provide information to the owner of a Website. No Personal Information is stored within them; however, details are below to describe the cookies Cyber Scotland Connect and its service providers use, and to explain why they are used.

On this page, We provide a list of cookies and services that may set cookies on Your device that have provided such information to Us. If You do not wish to have cookies set on Your device for any reason, You may opt out of all cookies via Your browser.

Performance Cookies

These cookies help Us understand how Visitors interact with our Website by providing information about the areas visited, the time spent on the Website, and any issues encountered, such as error messages. This helps us improve the performance of our Website.

Google Analytics cookies are used to collect information about how Visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of Visitors to the site, where Visitors have come to the site from, and the pages they visited. Opt Out


Our Website includes social media features, such as the LinkedIn button, Twitter button, and the “Share This” widget. These features may collect Your IP address and information regarding the page(s) that You are visiting on Cyber Scotland Connect’s Website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature at issue to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our Website. Your interactions with a particular  feature are governed by the applicable privacy policy of the company providing such feature.

Social Cookies

We use Twitter share buttons on this Website. Twitter may use cookies to better understand how you interact with their services, to monitor aggregate usage by Twitter users and web traffic routing to their services. You can remove or block cookies using the settings in your browser, but in some cases, this may impact your ability to use Twitter.

Some of our pages use sharing buttons or other features from LinkedIn, a social media network. LinkedIn may set cookies for this service.


Below are instructions on how to opt out of all cookies via Your web browser. Please note this will impact all Websites you frequent and not just

Chrome: Opt Out

Explorer: Opt Out

Firefox: Opt Out

Safari: Opt Out

Other browsers: Please refer to your browser options for further information.


Cyber Scotland Connect’s Website offer publicly-accessible blogs and community forums. Any information provided in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them.

The security of Cyber Scotland Connects infrastructure is a critical priority for Cyber Scotland Connect, and We implement safeguards designed to protect Your data, including Personal Information.  However, no security system is impenetrable, and due to the inherent nature of the Internet, We cannot guarantee that data, including Personal Information, during transmission through the Internet or while stored on Our systems or otherwise in Our care, is absolutely safe from intrusion or other unauthorized access by others.

Cyber Scotland Connect’s Website includes social media features, such as the Twitter buttons, and certain widgets, such as the “share this” button or interactive mini-programs that run on the Website. These features may collect a Visitor’s IP address, data regarding the page(s) each Visitor visits on the Website, and may set a cookie to enable the feature to function properly. Social media features and widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on Cyber Scotland Connect’s Website. A Visitor’s interactions with these features are governed by the privacy policy of the company providing it. Cyber Scotland Connect has no direct relationship with the individuals whose Personal Information it processes.

Cyber Scotland Connect will retain Personal Information it processes on behalf of Visitors for as long as needed to provide Website services to Visitors. Cyber Scotland Connect will retain and use this Personal Information as necessary to comply with legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.


Our Website offer publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information You provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. To request removal of Your Personal Information from Cyber Scotland Connect’s blog or community forum, contact Us at [email protected]. In some cases, We may not be able to remove Your Personal Information, in which case We will let You know if We are unable to do so and why.


Cyber Scotland Connect may amend or update this Privacy Statement from time to time. You can review the most current version of this Privacy Statement at any time at

Use of information We collect is subject to the Privacy Statement in effect at the time such information is used. If we make material changes in the way we use Personal Information, We will notify you by posting an announcement on the Website prior to the change becoming effective. Your continued use of the Website following any such change constitutes Your agreement to be bound by such changes to the Privacy Statement. Your only remedy, if you do not accept the terms of this Privacy Statement, is to discontinue use of the Service.


If You have any questions about this Privacy Statement or the Cyber Scotland Connect Website, please contact Us directly at: hello@cyberscotlandconnect.

Effective Date: May 8, 2019