Privacy Statement

Last Updated June 2015

This website is operated by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, 4 Royal Terrace, Edinburgh, EH7 5AB, UK. This Privacy Statement explains our data processing practices with regard to this website including how data is collected and how the information is used.

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra takes the privacy of its patrons very seriously. Policies are reviewed regularly to ensure that your privacy is appropriately protected. Please view this Privacy Statement regularly to check for updates or modifications.

Information Collected
In general terms, we do not obtain any personal information about you simply through you browsing this website. However, in order to provide you with the best service we can, we do collect personal information from you when you

  • use request forms on the website
  • book tickets and places for other events
  • request opt-in newsletters and details of developments and events

This information may include, but is not limited to, details such as your name and your address.

Please note that the information given by you will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 for the purposes of processing your request, providing you with information about services we offer, and for auditing usage of the site. Your details will also be entered into our database for general administration purposes. We will respect your instructions not to send you additional information if this has been indicated.

To help us to address the needs of website users, we may keep track of how you use the information which we send to you or which is available on our website. We keep a record of which links are accessed by users on our website to enable us to find out what information is of most interest to users. We then tailor the website to these needs. All information is held on an anonymous basis and you will not be personally identifiable from this information.

By disclosing your personal information to us using this website, you consent to the collection, storage and processing of your personal information by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

Third Parties
We will not disclose any of the information you give us to any third party except when you have consented or where there is a legal requirement on us to do so.

From time to time we may engage a third party to provide services on our behalf and, in such a case, we may have to disclose personal information to them in order to deal with your request. We will however take all reasonable steps to ensure that the third party providing the services uses adequate measures to protect your data.

This website uses cookies in order to find out more about the user experience.  These cookies are placed in the browser file of your computer in order that we can monitor the number of visitors accessing the website.  The delivery of cookies will enable us to ensure you are receiving the best service while accessing our website.  You can delete these cookies from your computer, however you may find that you are not able to receive the best experience while on this website.

Updating information
You have the right to apply for a copy of the information we hold about you (for which we may make a small charge to cover the cost of administration) and to have any inaccuracies corrected.