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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Overview

On 25 May 2018 the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 came into force across Europe. This legislation replaced the existing Data Protection Act 1998 and establish the principles by which the Council uses information about living individuals. 

Peoples’ right to privacy is recognised by Mugdock Country Park and East Dunbartonshi Council and all our processing of personal information is compliant with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018.


Information Collection and Use
We are the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will never sell, share, or rent this information to others. Mugdock Country Park collects information from our users at several different points on our website. We will use this information to contact you, and keep you informed of our services.  Should you not wish for us to retain your information then please contact us on 0141 956 6100 or email Mugdock Office

Data Protection

Should you have any questions or concerns about the Council’s handling of your personal data you can contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer.

Karen Donnelly
Data Protection Officer
East Dunbartonshire Council
12 Strathkelvin Place
Kirkintilloch
G66 1TJ

Tel: 0300 123 4510
Email:  dpo@eastdunbarton.gov.uk(link sends e-mail)

 

Links
This web site may contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Mugdock Country Park is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by Mugdock Country Park.
 
Cookie Policy
A new legislation on internet cookies stipulates that web users must be provided with the opportunity to learn how cookies are used on the web sites they visit, and must consent to cookies being utilised. You can be assured that the Mugdock Country Park Website does not use cookies to track your activity online.

What is a Cookie?
In terms of the internet, a cookie is a small text file which is placed on your computer when you access a web site. The cookie will usually contain information such as; the web site’s name, a user ID, the extent of the cookie’s effect, and a unique number. Cookies will not reveal your identity, or indeed any personal information.

In most cases, on the first occasion that you go to a web site that uses cookies, a cookie will be placed on your computer. Next time you go to that web site, your device (computer/laptop/mobile/tablet/etc.) will search for a cookie that corresponds to this web site, and will send the information held in the cookie back to the site. From there, the web site can identify that you have visited previously. This allows some web sites to alter the information presented to you based on this fact. Using cookies, some web sites may also record how much time you spend viewing certain pages of the site, the pages/links you have selected, and save preferences you have chosen during your visit.

For the most part, cookies bring many benefits to the internet user, especially if you visit some web sites on a regular basis - your preferences are saved so that you don’t have to re-enter or re-select details or options. Additionally, cookies help to improve internet shopping, i.e they are used to remember the items you have placed in your basket before checking out.
Mugdock Country Park use only two types of Cookies:

Session Cookies
Session Cookies are essential for the operation of our website and they expire after each browser session. These session cookies are therefore only temporary.

Persistent Cookies
Persistent Cookies are also used on Mugdock Country Parkweb.co.uk but they do not collect any information which identifies a user.  However these persistent cookies do collect information on how each visitor to the site uses it and records which pages are visited for analytical purposes.  The user cannot be identified only their flow through the website and the pages visited.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This, however, may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Your Feedback
At Mugdock Country Park, your privacy is extremely important. We will only hold onto information about you if you are booking a room or event and require your contact details until the booking or event has passed.  Under the Data Protection Act 2018, you can request the right for your details to be removed after this date.  If you  have any questions about the privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with us, please email mugdockoffice@easdunbarton.gov.uk and let us know. Thank you.