Quality Meat 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 Quality Meat Scotland cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use. Quality Meat Scotland cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.
Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.
Cookies and Website Traffic Analysis
When users enter Quality Meat Scotland website their computers will automatically be issued with 'cookies'. Cookies are text files which identify users' computers to Quality Meat Scotland's server. The website then creates "session" cookies to store some of the preferences of users moving around the website, e.g. retaining a text-only preference. Cookies in themselves do not identify individual users but identify only the computer used and they are deleted on departure from the website.
Many websites do this to track traffic flows, whenever users visit those websites.
Quality Meat Scotland website uses third-party cookies to measure use of the website including number of visitors, how frequently pages are viewed, and the city and country of origin of users. This helps to determine what is popular and can influence future content and development. For this purpose, the organisation uses Visual Science Real-time Analytics to measure and analyse usage of the website. The information collected by Quality Meat Scotland will include IP Address, pages visited, browser type and operating system. The data will not be used to identify any user personally.
Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these means that certain personalised services cannot then be provided to that user.
Log files stored on the organisation's web server allow the recording and analysis of users' use of the website. Log files do not contain any personal information.
The information and publications on Quality Meat Scotland's website are subject to Crown Copyright. Material may be reproduced without formal permission or charge for personal or in-house use only. For other use or if in doubt, further information is available from http://www.hmso.gov.uk/copyright.htm.
Guidance notes on publishing and copyright are available at http://www.hmso.gov.uk/guides.htm.
Quality Meat Scotland is the sole owner of the information collected on www.qmscotland.co.uk Quality Meat Scotland processes personal data for the purposes of aiding its work to promote the Scottish red meat industry.
A user does not have to register to use Quality Meat Scotland website, but a user must register if they wish to receive daily, weekly or monthly news, information and updates about the organisation 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..
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 unsubscribe option on any email communication received or the user may contact us to opt-out. This can be done by EMAILING our Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org. Or, contact us PHONE: 0131 472 4040, POSTAL MAIL: Qualilty Meat Scotland, The Rural Centre, Ingliston, Newbridge, EH28 8NZ.
Legal DisclaimerThough 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 Web site.
This Website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Quality Meat 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.
From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys or contests. Participation in these surveys or contests is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. The requested information typically includes contact information (such as name and address), and demographic information (such as postal code). Contact information will not be shared with any third parties. Though we may use an intermediary to conduct these surveys or contests, they may not use users' personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
Correcting/Updating/Deleting/Deactivating Personal Information
If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as postal code, phone, email or postal address), we provide a way to correct, update or delete/deactivate users' personally identifiable information. This can be done by EMAILING our Customer Support at email@example.com. Or, contact us PHONE: 0131 472 4040, POSTAL MAIL: Qualilty Meat Scotland, The Rural Centre, Ingliston, Newbridge, EH28 8NZ. Under the Data Protection Act, individuals registering for news and information from Quality Meat Scotland have the right make a subject access request for their personal data processed by Quality Meat Scotland for those purposes.
Notification of Changes
If, however, we are going to use users' personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users via email or by posting a notice on our Web site for 30 days.
Phone: 0131 472 4040
Postal address: Qualilty Meat Scotland, The Rural Centre, Ingliston, Newbridge, EH28 8NZ
Web site URL: http://www.qmscotland.co.uk