Infinite Scotland


MODERATION

All text and images posted in our “Get Involved” section of the website are “pre-moderated”.  This means that we check the posting meets our House Rules before approving it and it goes “live” on the website or App.

Infinite Scotland is moderated daily, so your images and text about flora, fauna, history, culture or places in Scotland will appear on the website within 24 hours of submitting it.
Submissions to the Infinite Scotland website are checked by a team of trained moderators to make website a safe and enjoyable place to be, and ensure that they meet the House Rules, do not infringe copyright or contravene any point in our Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policies.

If you need to contact us about a moderation decision or have a complaint, please email us at info@inifinite-scotland.com

House Rules

We’ve established the following House Rules so that everyone can get the most out of the Infinite Scotland website.

Please note that these rules apply to text as well as images.

Names attached to postings may be failed if they…
o    Contain website or email addresses
o    Contain contact information (i.e. phone numbers, postcodes etc)
o    Appear to impersonate someone else
o    Contain swear words or are otherwise objectionable
We reserve the right to fail comments which…
o    Are considered likely to disrupt, provoke, attack or offend others
o    Are racist, sexist, homophobic, sexually explicit, abusive or otherwise objectionable
o    Contain swear words or other language likely to offend
o    Break the law or condone or encourage unlawful activity. This includes breach of copyright, defamation and contempt of court.
o    Advertise products or services for profit or gain
o    Are seen to impersonate someone else
o    Include contact details such as phone numbers, postal or email addresses
o    Are written in anything other than English – Welsh and Gaelic may be used where expressly stated
o    Contain links to other websites which are not connected to the natural or cultural heritage or diversity of Scotland
o    Describe or encourage activities which could endanger the safety or well-being of others
o    Are considered to be “spam”, that is posts containing the same, or similar, content posted multiple times
o    Are considered to be off-topic

Infinite Scotland welcomes feedback, both positive and negative, about our website, but please make sure your comments are in line with the above House Rules. Repeatedly posting personal or offensive images or comments about individual members of the public or people who work for Infinite Scotland may be considered harassment. We reserve the right to remove such posts and take action against those responsible.

If you need to contact us about a moderation decision or have a complaint, please email us at info@inifinite-scotland.com

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how Infinite Scotland uses and protects any information that you give Infinite Scotland when you use this website.

Infinite Scotland is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

By providing your personal details to us, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not provide your personal details to us. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into, and part of, the Terms and Conditions, which govern your use of the website in general. You will have an opportunity to unsubscribe whenever we communicate with you.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

name, email address, post code, city

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information in order to communicate with you effectively

We may use the information to improve our products and services.

We will use this information to send promotional e-mails about special offers from eating, drinking and entertainment businesses within the relevant area.

We may use this information for internal research and analysis.

We will never pass your details on to a third party unless required by law to do so.

Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. However, due to the open communication nature of the internet, Infinite Scotland cannot guarantee that communications between you and Infinite Scotland, or information stored on Infinite Scotland servers, will be free from unauthorised access by third parties.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.

We may disclose your personal information if required to do so by law or where we believe that such action is necessary in order to protect or defend our interests or the interests of users of the site.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.  A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email info@infinite-scotland.com.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

For further information on Infinite Scotland’s Terms and Conditions, click here