Privacy Policy & Terms of Use

PRIVACY POLICY

 

This website (“the Site”) is owned and operated by Buzz Scotland Ltd incorporated under the Companies Acts (Registration Number SC492427). We are committed to protecting the security and privacy of all personal information collected from you whilst providing a personalised service that keeps you up-to-date with issues and services that meet your individual preferences and needs. We therefore conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy protection and data security including the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the DPA”).

 

This policy (together with our terms of use and any other documents referred to on it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. By using our Site, you indicate your consent to the collection and use of such information in accordance with the following Privacy Policy.

 

Information We May Collect From You 

We may ask you to provide certain information when you use our Site. We may also collect personal information from you when you communicate with us for any reason including by email, post or telephone and when we provide you with any of our Services. The information collected may include: 

 

• Your name and occupation

• Postal/e-mail address and/or telephone number

• Details about services you specifically request 

• Details from documents you complete on-line 

• Details of your visits to our Site including but not limited to traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data and the resources that you access

• Details of any transaction between us

 

Cookies 

This Site uses cookies to provide easier navigation around the Site and to gather anonymous analytics information. Cookies are text files placed on your computer to track visitor use of websites, to compile statistical reports on website activity and to enhance the user’s experience by customising web pages. They do not contain any user specific information.  

 

You have the right to choose whether or not to accept cookies and to set your own cookie preferences on your computer. All web browsers are different and to learn how to change your cookie preferences, check the "Help" menu of your browser. However if you do so, please note that some parts of the Site may not function properly and you may not be able to use this Site to its fullest.  

 

Uses Made of Your Information 

We may use information held about you in the following ways:

 
• To improve customer service 
• To provide you with information on services that you request from us

• To carry out our obligations in respect of any contract entered into between you and us 
• To administer the Site and notify you of changes to the Site or our services where appropriate
• To send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications

 

We would like to send you information about services which we believe may be of interest to you.  You have the right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for such purposes please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Where We Store Your Personal Data

The information you provide us with will be held on our computers in the UK and may be accessed by or given to our staff, contractors and agents who act for us for the purposes set out in this policy or as otherwise permitted by law. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and in accordance with our obligations under the DPA, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and any amendments thereto.

 

This Site may contain links that make it easy for users to visit other websites. If you use the links to leave this Site and visit a website operated by a third party, we do not have any control over that website. Accordingly, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you may provide while visiting such websites. In every case you should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our website; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access to our Site.

 

Sharing Your Information 

We will not sell the personal information that we collect from you and will only use it for the purposes set out in this policy. However we may disclose your personal information to third parties if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements or to protect the rights, property, or our safety , our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction or to assist in any investigation into alleged illegal or criminal conduct.

 

Your Rights 

You can choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. If you have previously not objected to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you can change your mind at any time by emailing us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Under the Data Protection Act 1998, you may request details of personal information that we hold about you but you may be charged a small administration fee of no more than £10 for this information. If you want to make a request or if you believe that any information we hold about you is incorrect or incomplete you should write to us at the above address. Any information which is found to be incorrect will be corrected as soon as possible.

 

Social Networking

The Site may offer you the opportunity to share or follow information about us (or the Site or our services) using third party social networking functionality (such as through "share this", "like" or "follow" buttons).

 

We offer this functionality in order to generate interest in us, the Site and our services among the members of your social networks, and to permit you to share and follow opinions, news and recommendations about us with your friends. However, you should be aware that sharing personal or non-personal information with a social network may result in that information being collected by the social network provider or result in that information being made publicly-available, including through Internet search engines.

 

Please note that we do not exercise, endorse or control the policies or practices of any third party social network whose functionality you may access through the Site. You should always read the privacy policy of any social network through which you share information carefully in order to understand their specific privacy and information usage practices.

 

Changes 

Any changes we make to our Privacy Policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by email.

 

Contact 

Questions, comments and requests regarding this privacy policy are welcomed and should be addressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

TERMS OF USE

Welcome to the website of Buzz Scotland Ltd incorporated under the Companies Acts (Registration Number SC492427). These terms of use (“Terms”) are provided to protect both you, other users of the website and us as the owner.  Please read the Terms carefully before you use this website, as by using this website you are deemed to accept them in full without modification or amendment. If you do not accept them you must leave the website immediately and you may not make use of any information or services we provide through it.

We reserve the discretion to amend these Terms from time to time, in each case with effect from the date on which the amendment is posted on the website. We recommend that you print and keep a copy of these Terms as they are a legally binding contract between you and us. You should check the website from time to time to review the then-current terms of use. If you continue to use the website you will be deemed to have accepted the changes to the Terms.

Please note that these Terms are for the use of website only and that if you purchase products or services from us additional terms will apply which will be notified to you at or prior to purchase.

Disclaimer

This website and its content are provided for general information only. Whilst we believe the materials on this website to be true and accurate as at the date of writing they are provided “as is” and we give no assurances or warranty regarding the accuracy, completeness or currency of any of the content or the suitability of the same for any particular purpose. Your use of the information and materials on this website is entirely at your own risk. Nothing in this website constitutes financial, legal or other professional advice nor is it intended to be a substitute for these. It is your own responsibility to ensure that any information or services available through this website meet your specific requirements.

We do not warrant that access to this website will be uninterrupted or entirely error free. Whilst it is our policy to virus check documents and files before they are posted on this website we cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from this website will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any virus. Accordingly, for your own protection, you must use virus-checking software when using this website.

Copyright

This website is protected by copyright and database rights. Unless otherwise stated the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in all other material on the website (including without limitation photographs and graphical images) are owned by us or our licensors. Permission is given for the downloading and temporary storage of one or more of these pages for the sole purpose of viewing them on a stand-alone personal computer or monitor for your private use or for non-commercial research. Permanent copying or storage of any of these pages (or any part thereof) or the re-distribution thereof by any means (including publishing or incorporating them in any other website or electronic information or retrieval system) is not permitted without our prior written consent. In particular you are not allowed to modify any downloaded documents or related graphics nor use any graphics separate from the corresponding text. Nothing in these Terms constitutes a licence to use or copy any part of the website except as expressly provided for herein. All rights not hereby expressly granted are hereby reserved.

If you breach the terms of this provision your permission to use this website automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed extracts from the website.

Your Use of The Website 

You warrant to us that when using the website you will not:- 

• Copy, alter, modify or delete any of its content
• Introduce any computer viruses, macro viruses, trojan horses, worms or anything else designed to interfere with, interrupt or disrupt the normal operating procedures of a computer or to surreptitiously intercept, access without authority or expropriate any system, data or personal information; or 
• Cause the website to be interrupted, damaged or rendered less efficient such that the effectiveness or functionality of the website is in any way impaired.

Use of this site by you for any purpose which may be unlawful in the United Kingdom or in your jurisdiction if you are located outwith the United Kingdom is strictly prohibited and you agree to keep us fully indemnified against any claims, losses, liability, damages or expenses arising out of misuse by you of any part of this website or of the information or materials contained in it.

Links

 

This website may from time to time provide links to, and content from, other Internet sites and resources. However given that monitoring the amount of information disseminated and accessible via those sites and resources is impractical and beyond our resources such information cannot be guaranteed to be accurate and up to date and is not endorsed by us. If you decide to access any third party websites linked to this website you do so entirely at your own risk. If you use the links to leave this Site and visit a website operated by a third party, we do not have any control over that website. Accordingly, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you may provide while visiting such websites. In every case you should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

 

Links by you to this website, and specifically framing or deep linking may only be permitted if you first obtain our express written consent and will be subject to such conditions as we may see fit to impose.

 

Liability

 

We expressly exclude liability and responsibility for any amount or kind of loss or damage (including without limitation any direct, indirect, punitive or consequential loss or damages, any loss of income, profits, goodwill, data, contracts, use of money, or loss or damages arising from or connected in any way to business interruption and whether in delict or tort (including without limitation negligence), contract or otherwise) in connection with the use of this website or in connection with the use, inability to use or the results of use of the website, any websites linked to the website or material on such website including but not limited to loss or damage due to viruses that may infect your computer equipment, software, data or other property on account of your access to, use of, or browsing the website or your downloading of any material from this website or any websites linked to the website.

 

Nothing in these Terms shall exclude or limit our liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence, fraud, misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter or any liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

 

Data Protection

 

Use of data that you provide to us is governed by our Privacy Policy.

 

General Conditions

 

If we fail to exercise or delay in exercising any right or remedy under the Terms or by law, that will not constitute a waiver of our rights or remedy nor shall it prevent us from exercising that right or remedy in whole or in part in the future.

 

If any provisions of the Terms (or part of a paragraph or provision) is found by any court to be invalid, unenforceable or legal the other provisions shall remain in force.

 

Governing Law

 

This website is operated and controlled from the United Kingdom and the Terms and your use of this website are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Scotland and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts.