1. Why we require your information
Scothaus provide a variety of on-line offerings, including information about Scothaus products and services, business information and publicity. Scothaus collect personally identifiable information when you register with us and when you use our services. We ask you for personal data only when it is needed to provide goods or services you have enquired about or asked us to provide or to respond to your request for information. You do not need to provide us with personal data simply to browse our site.
Scothaus use this information in order to customise the content you see on our pages, to fulfil your request for certain products and services, to communicate with you generally and to contact you about special offers, promotions or new events and services.
2. What information do we collect?
We will collect information from you in the following circumstances:
Some areas of our website require you to be registered with us prior to access being made available to a particular area of the website or to obtain certain services. Our registration process involves providing us with your name, address, telephone and fax number and e-mail address and we may also request some optional information on your family, lifestyle, employment status and social circumstances. We use this information to provide you with the service you have requested or to answer your queries.
Promotions and Events
Personal data is required in order to keep you informed of developments including new (or existing) activities, guidance services and facilities, promotions, conferences, seminars and training offerings. Where we offer on-line registration in particular cases we will require to obtain certain information about you such as contact details and billing information in order to process your registration and to follow up such registration.
Free Software Download
When you download software from us we may request your contact information in order to process your order.
Subscriptions and Newsletters
Users of our website can register for a number of e-mail newsletters and news updates.
We may request optional information from you on our registration forms. We request this optional information so that we may serve you better (eg to provide more tailored products and services to you) and so that we may understand our users better (eg through internal research, data analysis, market research and product research). If we request this additional information from you we will identify it as optional.
Information from Other Sources
In our normal course of business, Scothaus supplements the contact information provided by our users with information from third party marketing firms. We use this additional information (eg demographic and census information) to help us to serve you better by for example targeting some of our offers, promotions, services and other events to you.
We advertise details of job opportunities with Scothaus on our website. If you apply for one of the available positions you are required to provide us with contact details in order that we can get in touch with you. These details, together with the contents of your curriculum vitae, will be treated as confidential and will only be used for the purposes of considering you for a particular position.
Website Usage Data
With or without cookies, our website keeps track of usage data, such as the source address that the page request is coming from (i.e. your IP address, domain name), date and time of the page request, the referring website (if any) and other parameters in the URL (eg search criteria). We use this data to better understand website usage so we know what areas of our website users prefer. This information is stored in log files and is used for aggregated and statistical reporting but is not attributed to you as an individual.
We recognise industry standards and employ security safeguards to protect information from unauthorised access and misuse. We use the most accurate and current information you provide in order to process your request. Furthermore, whenever you transmit sensitive information such as billing or credit card information to us through our website we provide you access to our secure server that allows encryption across the internet.
Please do not post confidential or proprietary information to our website. Any material, information or any other communication you transmit or post to our website (other than your personal information) will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary unless we are advised to the contrary and we will have no liability for it. Scothaus and its designees will be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and otherwise use the communications in all data, images, sound, text and other things embodied therein for any and all commercial or non-commercial purposes. Users of our website are prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this site any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene or other material that would violate any law.
We may edit this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our web pages.