Privacy

The website that appears at www.shottspipeband.com is one of the Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band websites.Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band is concerned about the privacy of visitors and customers when they visit or interact with www.shottspipeband.com. We recognise the importance of protecting “personally identifiable” information that you share with us. “Personally identifiable information” includes your name, address, and e-mail address. This policy only addresses our activities from our servers. Other websites, including those to which we are linked and third-party websites or services which we may co-brand, may have their own policies that we do not control, and, therefore, are not addressed by this policy.

What information do we collect ?

You provide certain personally identifiable information to us when you: (a) purchase items from our online store, (b) provide contact/entry  information for our Junior Piping and Drumming Championships and (c) request information from Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band by submitting our contact form. Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band may also collect personally identifiable information from you at other points on the Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band websites that state that personally identifiable information is being collected. If you are concerned about entering any such information you are always welcome to refer to our Contact Us page to call or email us.

How do we use the information ?

We use personally identifiable information to anticipate and resolve problems encountered with Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band websites, personalise your service, investigate misuse of Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band websites, to develop and market products and services that may be of interest to you and to facilitate entry and participation in our annual Junior Piping and Drumming Championship. On occasion we may disclose your personally identifiable information to third parties that wish to inform you of – or provide you with – certain products and services related to Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band.

What is our “opt-out” policy?

You can discontinue receiving e-mail messages from us about products, services and updates that may be of interest to you by opting out of receiving them. Simply refer to our Contact Us page to call or email us. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you should understand that personally identifiable information disclosed by us to third parties, as well as personally identifiable information disclosed by you to third parties, will be used according to such third parties’ individual privacy policies.

Can we prevent third-party access ?

We cannot ensure that your private communications and other personally identifiable information will not be disclosed to third parties. For example, without limiting the foregoing, we may be forced to a) disclose information to the government under certain circumstances, b) third parties may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications, c) we might disclose your information to other websites as part of our efforts to offer you additional functionality. In addition, when you authorise us to do so, we can disclose your personally identifiable information to private entities, law enforcement or other government officials, as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate. Therefore, we do not promise – and you should not expect – that your personally identifiable information or private communications will remain private.

Do we use cookies on our websites ?

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band may utilise “cookies” to better understand how to improve the experience of visiting Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band websites. Cookies are identifiers that a website sends to a browser to facilitate the next visit to that particular website. In addition, Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band tracks the Internet address of the domains from which visitors originate.Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band uses this data for statistical purposes, and to analyse the success of our website programs. The name of the visitor, however, remains anonymous.

For more information on the Google Analytics cookies that we use please visit: Google Analytics Privacy Information

You can decide if you want to accept cookies by changing the settings on your browser to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. Switching off cookies will still allow you to view the majority of content on our site, although it may restrict your use of any interactive tools.

We use social buttons on this website e.g. Twitter, Google+, and Facebook which enable users to share our web pages. These buttons work with external scripts that are out-with our website and may collect information about your visit. We do not control these scripts and you can check the respective policies of each of these sites for more information.

What security measures do we use ?

We follow industry-accepted standards to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information, including firewalls and secure socket layers where appropriate. Absolute security, however, does not exist on the Internet.

If you have any questions regarding this policy please email Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Bands Webmaster at: info@shottspipeband.com.

You acknowledge that acceptance of this privacy policy, as updated from time to time at this location, is a condition to your use of our websites, and you agree to be bound by all of its terms and conditions.