Electric Scotland has created this privacy statement
in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the
information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: Electric Scotland and our other
domains a list of which can be seen on our Contact
Information Automatically Logged
We use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our
server and to administer our Web site. The main purpose is to secure information for our
statistical analysis of who uses our web site and where they come from and what pages they
most visit. In
addition, your IP may be used by 3rd party companies we employ for the same
reasons. Your IP address is not used for any other purpose and is only used internally
and not available to any outside party.
Our site is
hosted by 4GoodHosting of Vancouver, Canada. They have full security systems
in place and virus checks on email.
Electric Scotland uses Google
Analytics for our statistical data.
3rd party services such as Disqus who we use for the comments system and
also to run our forums service on electricscotland.org. The cookies are
simply used to give the user automatic login to the forums system and not
used for any other purpose. We also make use of Google and other
parties to serve ads within our site and there is a possibility that 3rd
us. You may disable Cookie use at any time via your Internet Options
We use third-party
advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These
companies may use information (not including your name, address, email
address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites
in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to
you. In particular Google, as a third party vendor,
enables it to serve ads to our users based on your visit to our sites and
other sites on the Internet. Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie
by visiting the Google ad
We have no access to any information you provide to them
and any such information you provide to any of our advertisers is not part of this privacy
Forums & Community
You must register in this section and give us
contact information (like name, email, and country).
Contact information from the registration forms is used to
get in touch with the customer when necessary. You may use the service as a
Guest but if you wish to post a message you must be a member. You can
only become a member if you email us your first and last name, the username
you'd like to use and your email address and country where you currently
We do not use this information to contact the user other than
to send a welcome message with a reminder of their user login name and password and
guidance on use of the system. Any further contact via this
information is for System updates and such that we make periodically.
This site contains links to other sites. Electric Scotland
is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such Web sites.
This site (ElectricScotland.org) makes forums, message boards, and/or
news groups available to its users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed
in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to
disclose your personal information.
At all times the user may change information they have
provided in our forums system. You are not able to change your
email address as that is used by us to verify you are a "real"
person and is part of our security system.
Please also note that our main forums are public and thus we
have no control on who logs into the system, including children. In the event any personal
information is divulged by children or other users we are able to delete any messages if
the parent or other user contacts us. Simply email Alastair McIntyre if you have
any concerns. You may also wish to check our terms and conditions
for use of our forums systems.
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss,
misuse, and alteration of the information under our control.
Contacting the Web Site
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the
practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact: Alastair McIntyre.