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Cookie Policy

Cookies

What is a Cookie?

Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer, mobile or other handheld devices as you browse through our websites. On our websites, cookies are used to remember information about your browsing history, for example, the on-line resources you use, the pages you visit and how often you visit them.  

Types of cookies:

  • ‘Session’ cookies remain in your browser during your browser session only, ie until you leave the website.
  • ‘Persistent’ cookies remain in your browser after the session (unless deleted by you).
  • ‘Performance’ cookies collect information about your use of the website, such as webpages visited and any error messages; they do not collect personally identifiable information, and the information collected is aggregated such that it is anonymous. Performance cookies are used to improve how a website works.
  • ‘Functionality’ cookies allow the website to remember any choices you make about the website (such as changes to text size, customised pages) or enable services such as commenting on a blog.

To learn more about cookies and EU Cookie Law please visit: http://www.aboutcookies.org/

Disabling and enabling

You have the ability to accept cookies on your first visit to our website or you can modify the settings on your web browser.  For the latest information on how to do so, please contact the vendor of your chosen web browser or consult the applications help file.

How we Use Cookies on our Website

Our website uses cookies to help improve the users experience while visiting our website. Where applicable our website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer / device.

Google Analytics

Please note – We do not collect personal information via Google Analytics.

Dundee & Angus Convention Bureau website uses Google Analytics to help analyse how users use the site. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitor’s use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity for DACB.

DACB will not (and will never allow any third party) to use this statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any personally identifiable information of visitors to our site. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither DACB nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of our website.

By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Email

Every e-newsletter you receive will carry an unsubscribe link, allowing you to opt out of any future communications.

Your details will never be shared with any other company.

If you have any issues when trying to unsubscribe or wish to discuss data protection matters further please contact enquiries@conventiondundeeandangus.co.uk

Social Media Platforms (Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram)

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that we utilise, and users participate on, are bound to the terms and conditions, and the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.  We do not collect personal information via our social media platforms.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. We will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms, and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact us through our standard primary communication channels, such as by telephone or in writing.

Third Party Websites

Our website and other documents you receive from us may include links to third party websites, plug-ins and information. Following these links may allow third parties to collect or share data about you. We do not control these third party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.