Privacy policy

This privacy policy applies as between you, and Cumbrae Community Council, the owner and provider of (the website). It applies to personal information collected in relation to your use of the website.


"Cookie" means a small amount of data generated by the website and saved by your web browser.

“Personal information” means all information that you submit to the website. This includes, but is not limited to, account details and information submitted using any of our service systems.

“Service” means any online facilities, tools, services or information available through the website.

“System” means any online communications infrastructure available through the website.

“User” / “Users” means any party that accesses the website.

“Website” means the website that you are currently using.

Information we receive automatically

We receive some information automatically, such as; your IP address, the type of device you are using, the type and version of your browser, your browser's language preference, the type and version of your device's operating system, your internet service provider or mobile carrier, the website that referred you to, which pages you request and visit, and the date and time of each request you make.

We may use this information to analyse the performance of the website and to improve your user experience.

Mailing list

If you subscribe to the mailing list we will keep a record of your email address, name, date of birth, reason for your interest, and the date that you subscribed. This information is shared with the newsletter management service we use to design and distribute newsletters and other news emails.

We also use single pixel gifs (sometimes referred to as web beacons) in newsletter emails. These contain unique identifiers that enable us to recognise when subscribers have opened an email or clicked certain links.

You can unsubscribe by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link at the bottom of any newsletter or news email you receive from us.

Cookie policy

A cookie is a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your web browser to remember information about you.

Cookies we use are:

Cookie message. This is set when the cookies statement is closed

Sharethis. Used for the Sharethis function, allowing you to share pages from the website with others. Sharethis may use information collected to serve adverts to you based on your previous visits to this website or other websites. You can opt out of Sharethis adverts by visiting Sharethis Privacy.

Google Analytics and Goolge Console. These record analytics about the way the site is used and deliver and track Google adverts tailored to you. You may opt out of personalised Google advertising by visiting Ads Settings.

By default, your browser will accept cookies, however they can be disabled. Disabling cookies may prevent you from using the full range of services available on the website. You may also delete cookies, however you may lose any information that enables you to access the website more quickly. For further details please consult the help menu in your browser.

Who we share this information with

We may employ the services of other parties for dealing with matters that may include, but are not limited to:

Server provision.
Website development.
Data storage.
Sharing website content on other platforms.
Newsletter and email management.
Regulatory requirements.

The providers of such services have access to certain personal information provided by you. Any such information is used only to the extent required by them to perform the services that we request.

How we protect your data

We strive to protect your information from unauthorised access, use, or disclosure. We use a variety of physical and technical measures, policies, and procedures to protect our systems and your personal information. However no method of transmission on the internet or electronic storage can be completely secure and we give no warranty as to absolute security.

Changes of ownership and control

Cumbrae Community Council may, from time to time, expand or reduce its business and this may involve the sale of certain divisions or the transfer of control of certain divisions to other parties. Information provided by you will, where it is relevant, be transferred along with that division, and the new owner or new controlling party will, under the terms of this policy, be permitted to use the information for the purposes for which it was provided by you.

Your rights

If at any point you believe the information we have received from you is incorrect you can ask to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint about how we have handled your information, you can ask us to investigate the matter.

We can be contacted at We may retain communications for our records.

If you are not satisfied with our response or believe we are not processing your information in accordance with the law you can complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO).

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy as we deem necessary or as may be required by law. We will notify users of material changes to our privacy policy by prominently identifying a link on the website home page to the updated privacy policy for a period of not less than two weeks. You will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the revised privacy policy on your first use of the website following the alterations.