Website Privacy Policy

We are committed to responsible data management and subscribe to the principals of the data protection legislation in the United Kingdom. We are committed to maintaining the privacy of our users and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. If you register for any of the Services you will be asked to provide basic personal information. The information provided by you is not available for sale or use by third parties. The information is used solely for notifying you of changes or updates to the Web site/Services.

How Do We Use the Information We Collect?
When you register to become a member of https://lochgelly.org.uk, we ask you to fill out a form that requests a username, and e-mail address. This data is used solely to process site registration and access. Once you have registered you can access the dashboard/profile page. Here you will be able to add extra information about yourself, if you wish, however it is not a requirement. We do not share any data with any third parties and restrict access to any information you have provided to our admin accounts. All site admins have signed a privacy agreement

Our Use of Log Files
When you visit our site we automatically log your IP address, your browser type and your access times. We utilise this information to conduct site performance evaluations, to see where visitors are coming from and to keep track of click stream data (the screens our users visit on our site). This data helps us to determine what content our members and guests find most appealing so that we can maximize your enjoyment of the site. Log files are not tied to personally identifiable information.

If you choose to vote on a poll, your IP address is logged on the poll to prevent multiple votes from the same user.

Our Use of Cookies
Cookies are pieces of information that your browser stores on your computer’s hard drive which identify you when you enter. We use session cookies to provide a seamless experience on the site. Once you log out, and you finish your browsing session, the cookie will be automatically be removed.

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If you have any concerns over your privacy and cookies, we recommend the free software CCleaner for the PC, which cleans your internet cache and cookies. Details can be found at: http://www.ccleaner.com/ or Purity for the MAC http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/24807/purity

Our Use of Super Cookies (lso – Local Shared Objects)
We do not use Super Cookies, however, because we use a 3rd party service from YouTube to display videos, you will get a Super Cookie from YouTube, we have no control over this, but feel you should be made aware. To avoid getting a Super Cookie from this site, do not visit our Videos page or any post that has a video embedded (we will clearly mark posts as Video). The Super Cookies you will receive are:

  • soundData.sol from s.ytimg.com (YouTube)
  • videostats.sol from s.ytimg.com (YouTube)
  • settings.sol from s.ytimg.com (YouTube)
  • settings.sol – All computers running Macromedia/Adobe flash player will be giving this super cookie automatically, to avoid this super cookie, you will need to uninstall Flash Player which will limit access to Flash based objects online, such as videos, games, and other media which requires flash.

If you do not wish to receive Super Cookies we recommend the browser FireFox running the plugin – BetterPrivacy all of which can be found at: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/6623/

Our use of 3rd Party Trackers/Beacons/Bugs
We do not use 3rd party trackers/beacons/bugs directly, but one of our video providers (Vimeo) uses the Google Analytics tracker. This tracker is only located on the Video Search Results – Vimeo page. Also, our commenting system uses the Facebook COnnect tracker, but only if a comment has previously been made on the page. If you do not wish to be tracked please install the Ghostery plugin and block the tracker.

Site Security
All https://lochgelly.org.uk we take your personal information very seriously. Access to member personal information is limited to key personnel. The information is ID and password protected and our Web security is reviewed on a monthly basis. We also use SSL as default on the site to encrypt all traffic on the site and protect your privacy.

Correcting/Updating Your Personal Information
After becoming an https://lochgelly.org.uk subscriber you may correct/update your personal information by updating your Account. The changes you make will be reflected in our databases instantly. You can also delete your account via your profile page.

Links To Other Sites
This Web site contains links to other Web sites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you may be leaving the https://lochgelly.org.uk site and entering another Web site. These sites may independently collect or request information about you and we encourage you to read the privacy statements of these linked sites as their privacy policy may differ from ours.

Communication
From time to time we may send out email messages alerting you to changes on the site. In addition, you will receive communication from us 1) if you contact us for a particular reason, or 2) we need to contact you for administrative purposes. Administrative e-mails will not contain promotional materials.

Legal Disclaimer
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our Web site.

Your Feedback is Always Welcome
We welcome your comments and questions about our privacy policy – or anything else you might want to talk about. Please use our Contact Page to get in touch

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