Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice sets out how and why we use the personal data you provide to us, which will differ depending on how you interact with us.

Who are we?

Maths Week Scotland is a Scottish Government initiative delivered by National Museums Scotland. National Museums Scotland is located at Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF and is a registered Scottish Charity (registration number SC 011130).

How we handle your personal data

1. Schools map

The personal information we collect from you is used solely for the purpose(s) of monitoring and improving Maths Week Scotland events.

The data will not be shared with any third party, and will be held securely in accordance with current data protection legislation.

2. Submitting events

The personal information we collect from you is used solely for the purpose(s) of contacting you for queries relating to your event relevant for publication on the website.

The data will not be shared with any third party, and will be held securely in accordance with current data protection legislation.

Data retention periods

We will only ever collect the information we need. When we ask you to provide your personal information we will let you know why we are asking and how we will use your data, by directing you towards this notice.

We hold your information only as long as necessary for the purpose it was collected. If you request that we have no further contact with you, we will keep some basic information in order to avoid sending you unwanted communications in the future.

Cookies

In order to improve our service and make the Maths Week Scotland website easier to use, we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer. These are known as cookies and they are used by most major websites.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files which are stored on user’s computer or device. They hold information specific to that user’s activity on a particular website, and can be accessed either by the website’s server or the user’s computer or device. They allow the content of a web page to be tailored to that particular user by using the cookie to carry information from one page to the next as required to make the website function.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies are essential to much of the basic functionality of a website, for example a cookie helps remember which pages you have visited and allows you to click ‘back’ in your browser, and allows forms to be submitted. Maths Week Scotland places Google Analytics cookies to monitor and improve user journeys around our website.

How to control your cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org or http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

You can also manage cookies on your browser. You’ll find more information on how to manage the settings for the main web browsers below:

If you have any queries or would like more information, please contact us via info@mathsweek.scot.


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