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The material featured on this website is subject to Crown Copyright protection unless otherwise indicated.

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Any enquiries regarding the use and re-use of this information resource should be sent to: psi@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk

Transport Scotland encourages users to link to this website.

Re-using third party material

Any material on this site which is identified as the copyright of a third party is not covered by Crown copyright. This the case with some photographs. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. The copyright status of items can be checked in advance of use by contacting info@transportscotland.gov.uk.

Images, photography and video

Images and photographs on this site are subject to Crown copyright protection unless otherwise indicated. You may re-use Crown copyright images subject to the conditions stated above. Images and videos on Transport Scotland's Flickr site and YouTube channel are subject to the licence restrictions shown on those sites, but are normally available to be re-used with attribution for non-commercial purposes only.

For further information on Crown Copyright policy and licensing arrangements, see the guidance featured on the OPSI website or write to:

Office of Public Sector Information
Information Policy Team
St Clements House
2-16 Colegate
Norwich
NR3 1BQ
Fax: 01603 723000
e-mail: HMSOlicensing@cabinet-office.x.gsi.gov.uk

Permission to reproduce Crown Copyright material does not extend to any material on this site which is the copyright of a third party as is the case with some photographs. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned. The copyright status of items can be checked in advance of use by contacting the Transport Scotland Website Manager on tel 0141 272 7100 or by emailing info@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk

Privacy Policy and Content Disclaimer

Disclaimer
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Cookies
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Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information

Disclaimer

Transport Scotland seeks to ensure that the information published on its website is up to date and accurate. However, the information on the website does not constitute legal or professional advice and Transport Scotland cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use. Transport Scotland cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.

Privacy

Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Twitter

The @transcotland Twitter account and all "tweets" are the property of Transport Scotland and not of any individual within the agency, unless explicitly stated otherwise. Our Twitter policy is available online.

Cookies

A cookie is a small data file that certain websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information a user supplies him or herself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

Cookies, however, enhance our website performance in a number of ways including providing a secure way for us to verify your identity during your visit to our website and personalising your experience on our site making it more convenient for you.

Transport Scotland therefore uses cookie technology to track or record information about visitors to our site. These cookies are "session specific" and are not used to record personal information or to associate personal information with the use of Transport Scotland services. Your privacy and security are not compromised when you accept a cookie from our website. You can refuse cookies by turning them off on your web browser and you do not need to have cookies turned on to successfully use the site.

Cookies used on the Transport Scotland website
Type Description Details
Session cookies Used by drupal to make the website function correctly CookieID: SESS2c7336451e0e4bace7e434d40bc346da
Host: .transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All Pages
Expiry: 23 days
CookieID: SESS5c5560fc7984592652bdb8302fc8bb2e
Host: .transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All Pages
Expiry: 23 days
JS cookie Used by Drupal to indicate whether or not the visitors browser has JavaScript enabled to make the website function correctly CookieID: has_js
Host: www.transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All Pages
Expiry: Session
High Availability: Transport Scotland Load Balancer Created, updated and used exclusively by the Load Balancers to associate a browser session with a particular web server in the cluster. Contains an internal identifier of the server handling the user. There is absolutely no identifiable information. Blocking this cookie will have no effect on anonymous users, but helps maintain cache consistency when an editor is logged into the site. CookieID: HATRANSCOTLB
Host: www.transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All pages
Expiry: Session
Compliance cookie Ussed to record whether or not visitors have seen a message about cookies being used on the site, as part of compliance with EU cookie laws. CookieID: civicCookieControl
Host: www.transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All Pages
Expiry: 90 days
Anonymous google analytics cookies: Google Analytics sets and uses the 4 cookies listed here. User data collected is all anonymous. CookieID: __utma
Name: Google Analytics
Host: .transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All Pages
Expiry: 2 years
CookieID: __utmb
Name: Google Analytics
Host: .transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All Pages
Expiry: 30 min
CookieID: __utmc
Name: Google Analytics
Host: .transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All Pages
Expiry: At End Of Session
CookieID: __utmz
Name: Google Analytics
Host: .transportscotland.gov.uk
Coverage: All Pages
Expiry: 6 months
Anonymous ShareThis Cookie Set when displaying ShareThis link CookieID: unam
Name: Sharethis
Host: .civiccomputing.com
Coverage: Any Page with ShareThis link
Expiry: 9 months
Anonymous youtube cookies Set when playing embedded video from youtube CookieID: YSC
Name: Youtube cookie
Host: .youtube.com
Coverage: Any Page with embedded youtube video
Expiry: At end of session (HttpOnly)
CookieID: VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE
Name: Youtube cookie
Host: .youtube.com
Coverage: Any Page with embedded youtube video
Expiry: 8 Months
CookieID: PREF
Name: Youtube cookie
Host: .youtube.com
Coverage: Any Page with embedded youtube video
Expiry: 2 years
CookieID: GEUP
Name: Youtube cookie
Host: .youtube.com
Coverage: Any Page with embedded youtube video
Expiry: 2 years



Registration

A user does not have to register to use the Transport Scotland website, but a user must register if they wish to receive updates about Transport Scotland via email.

The registration information we require to allow a user to register is the full name and email address of the user if they wish to receive email updates.

It is optional for the user to provide demographic information such as occupation and gender, and other preferences such as regions or topics of interest, but this is encouraged so we can provide a more personalised experience to the user.

This information is stored securely on our database until such time as a user chooses to unsubscribe from receiving news stories. Users who no longer wish to receive our newsletters and other updates may opt-out of receiving these communications by clicking the "unsubscribe" option on any email communication received. Alternatively, the user may contact us to opt-out by -

Telephone: 0141 272 7100 (same telephone number for both Edinburgh and Glasgow)
Email: info@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk
Post:

Website Manager
Transport Scotland
Buchanan House
58 Port Dundas Road
Glasgow
G4 0HF

Sharing

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 website.

Third Party Intermediaries
We use an outside contractor to manage our user database. This company does not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.

Service Providers
We partner with other third parties to provide specific services. For example, database development and hosting. When the user signs up for these particular services, we share names, or other contact information including mobile number and full contact information with the third party service providers so that the third party can supply these services. These third parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services.

Users of our site are always notified when their information is being collected by any outside parties. We do this so our users can make an informed choice as to whether or not they should proceed with services that require an outside party.

External Links

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Transport Scotland, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information

Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as postcode, phone, email or postal address), we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate the users' personally identifiable information. This can be done by logging into your profile using your email address and password then deselecting the subscription options or by contacting Transport Scotland direct using the contact information below -

Telephone: 0141 272 7100 (same telephone number for both Edinburgh and Glasgow)Email: info@transportscotland.gsi.gov.uk
Post:

Website Manager
Transport Scotland
Buchanan House
58 Port Dundas Road
Glasgow
G4 0HF

Under the Data Protection Act, individuals registering for news and information from Transport Scotland have the right make a subject access request for their personal data processed by Transport Scotland for those purposes.

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