Data Protection & Privacy
This Web site is operated and controlled by Glasgow City Council, a local authority incorporated under the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 and having its chief office at City Chambers, George Square, Glasgow G2 1DU, United Kingdom.
Any personal data collected through this Web site will be treated as confidential under the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Glasgow City Council is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and as a data controller (notification number Z4871657); the register entry can be inspected at www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
The site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user's IP address and session info such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the Web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics which the Council uses to evaluate use of the site.
This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google").
Google Analytics uses "cookies", which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above."
You will be asked to provide some personal information if you wish to register with the Web site and take advantage of the additional features that registered users can access. This information will be restricted to details which may help us provide better services to you through the Web site. Our registration process will ask for your name, address, telephone contact number and e-mail address. By providing this information you consent to Glasgow City Council using these details to help provide you with services or answers to queries, as appropriate.
You will be required to agree to Glasgow City Council using your details in this way when you complete the registration process. Similarly, if you wish to contact Glasgow City Council through the Web site you may be asked to provide some limited personal information to enable us to respond to your question or comment. Comments may be submitted without providing personal details - we will not, however, be able to respond to you unless you provide a means of contact. You do not need to provide us with personal information simply to browse the site.
Glasgow City Council does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We may make information available to tax and law enforcement authorities in particular cases, as required or permitted by law. We may also make information available to Council owned companies, e.g. City Building, GCSS, Culture & Sport Glasgow.
If you are aged 12 or under, please get your parent or guardian's permission before you provide personal information to this Web site.
The information provided on this website is believed to be accurate at the time of writing but the Council accepts no liability for the contents and anyone relying on these contents does so at their own risk. Nothing on this website is to be construed as binding the Council or constituting an offer on behalf of the Council.
What is a Cookie?
A message given to a web browser by a Web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back.
A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site.
A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests