Privacy Policy For Scottish Social Services Awards

Who we are

In this Privacy Policy references to “we”, “our” and “us” are to Scottish Social Services Awards


Our privacy policy is regularly reviewed to make sure that we continue to serve your privacy interests. We reserve the right to modify or otherwise update this privacy policy and these changes will be posted on our website. We encourage you to visit this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of any changes we may have made.

How to find out more

If you have privacy questions which are not answered by this Privacy Policy or any other concerns about how we use your personal information, please contact us at 

What information we collect and how

Information volunteered by you

The information we collect via this website may include any personal details you type in and submit (such as your name, address, email address, etc.) and the contents of any correspondence you send to us.

IP addresses & usage data

The information we collect via this website may also include your IP address (this is the individual identification number that is assigned to your computer when connected to the Internet) and website browser details, both of which are automatically logged by our web server. This information is collected by our website host in the United Kingdom.


This website collects data which allows us to recognise you, your preferences and how you use this website. This information is collected by ‘session cookies’ and ‘persistent cookies’. Cookies are small strings of data stored in your device’s temporary memory when you navigate around our website. Session cookies are deleted when you close your browser but persistent cookies are not. Our cookies do not store your email address or other personal information.


  • When you give us your clear consent for such processing, we use your personal information to:
    • send you information on the Awards
    • remind you of deadlines

What We Do With Your Information

Statistical analysis

The IP addresses logged by our website server and the other details we collect about your use of our website may be used by us to perform technical diagnosis of our website’s performance and to analyse traffic data (so as to gauge interest in our website and our services and to ensure our servers are up to the job).

Fraud & crime prevention

We may disclose your information to organisations involved in fraud and crime prevention in connection with the investigation of any alleged unlawful activities.

Other websites

This Privacy Policy only covers personal data collected via this website. While we carefully select the websites to which we link, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of these websites.

Email campaigns

Our email campaigns use open tracking which allows us to monitor if our emails have been opened.  We are required to provide this information to you. Should you no longer wish to be part of any email marketing campaign we provide facility for you to unsubscribe.  If you do not unsubscribe we will take this as your consent to continue to email you in full knowledge of this open tracking.

We guarantee you that we will not pass your email details on to any third party.

Stop direct marketing

You may unsubscribe from our email marketing list at any time by emailing us at

Your Rights

More information: You can find detailed information about your rights under UK Data Protection legislation and detailed information on  the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on the UK Information Commissioner’s website:

Cookie Policy

This website uses cookies to store information on your computer. Cookies help us to provide you with the best experience out of the website. This website does not share personal information with third parties nor do we store any information about your visit other than to analyse and optimise our content.

Managing Cookies

Most web browsers allow you to control the cookies stored on your computer through your browser’s settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been stored and how to manage and delete them, visit

Removing or Disabling Cookies

You may choose to remove or block cookies at any time by adjusting your browser settings, but in some cases, this may impact your experience of our website.

Our use of Cookies

The information below lets you know what cookies this site uses and what they are.

Google Analytics Cookies

_ga _gat These 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 information collected is anonymous and does not identify a visitor. The data includes the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come from and the pages they visited.
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