Privacy Policy

We thank you for visiting www.hamiltonourtown.co.uk.  Hamilton BID Limited protects the privacy of the individuals who visit our website. We will respect your personal information and undertake to comply with all applicable UK data protection legislation currently in force. In some areas of our website we ask you to provide information that will enable us to supply you with our services or contact you after your visit. We may also use this information to contact you to advise you of other services that may be of interest to you. Examples of this information include:

  1. General questions and specific feedback on the website via our ‘Contact Us’ Form
  2. Site usage information (from session cookies and server log files)
  3. General request for information.

The information you provide will be treated as proprietary and kept confidential and will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to request details of the information we hold about you. If you would like details about the personal information we hold about you, please contact us at: info@hamiltonbid.org . Our Data Protection Registration number is: PZ3655562.

 

Cookies in Use on this site and how they benefit you

Our website uses cookies, as almost all websites do, to help provide you with the best experience we can. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites

 Our cookies help us make our website work as you'd expect

  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient (ultimately helping us to offer the service we do at the price we do)

 We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information (without your express permission)
  • Collect any sensitive information (without your express permission)
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
  • Pay sales commissions

 You can learn more about all the cookies we use below.

 

Granting us permission to use cookies

If the settings on your software that you are using to view this website (your browser) are adjusted to accept cookies we take this, and your continued use of our website, to mean that you are fine with this. Should you wish to remove or not use cookies from our site you can learn how to do this below, however doing so will likely mean that our site will not work as you would expect.

 

Website Function Cookies: our own cookies

We use cookies to make our website work including session cookies. There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site.

 

Third party functions

Our site, like most websites, includes functionality provided by third parties. A common example is an embedded YouTube video. Our site includes the following which use cookies:

Google - Privacy Policy

Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties.

 

Social Website Cookies

So you can easily "Like" or share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.

Cookies are set by: Facebook and Twitter

The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will be dependent on the privacy settings you have chosen on these networks.

 

Anonymous Visitor Statistics Cookies

We use cookies to compile visitor statistics such as how many people have visited our website, what type of technology they are using (e.g. Mac or Windows which helps to identify when our site isn't working as it should for particular technologies), how long they spend on the site, what page they look at etc. This helps us to continuously improve our website. These so called "analytics" programs also tell us if , on an anonymous basis, how people reached this site (e.g. from a search engine) and whether they have been here before helping us to put more money into developing our services for you instead of marketing spend.

We use: Google Analytics and Heatmap cookies.

 

Turning Cookies Off

You can usually switch cookies off by adjusting your browser settings to stop it from accepting cookies.. Doing so however will likely limit the functionality of our's and a large proportion of the world's websites as cookies are a standard part of most modern websites

It may be that you concerns around cookies relate to so called "spyware". Rather than switching off cookies in your browser you may find that anti-spyware software achieves the same objective by automatically deleting cookies considered to be invasive.

 

Links to third-party web sites

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that as we do not control these websites, Hamilton BID is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and 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.

Hamilton BID do not accept any liability arising from your use of these links to third party websites.

 

Security

Hamilton BID Limited will take reasonable steps necessary to protect any information provided to us. We continually review our security procedures to ensure that adequate protection is in place.

 

Registration

A user does not have to register to use the Hamilton BID website, but a user must register if they wish to receive information and updates via our email e-newsletters 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 newsletters, updates about the website and updates about Hamilton BID Ltd and its activities.  This information is stored on our database until such time as a user chooses to unsubscribe from receiving email newsletters and updates.

 

Policy changes

By using our site you agree to accept this privacy policy and are aware that our policy may change with time. Any changes to this policy will appear on this page.

 

Legal Terms

Your access to this website is subject to these terms and conditions. By using this website you agree to these terms. We may change these terms and conditions at any time, and by continuing to use the website, you agree to these changes.

Although we try to ensure that all the information on the website is accurate, we cannot be responsible for any statement on the website or any reliance on it. From time to time, Hamilton BID Limited may make available certain material for download from this site. It may be printed or downloaded for your own informational purposes only and you must comply with all copyright and proprietary notices where stated. You may not attempt to "pass-off" any of the material as your own. You may not post on any other website, display, or distribute the material without the express prior written consent of Hamilton BID Limited.

Although we use antivirus software and take every step to protect the website content, we cannot guarantee that the downloads are free from viruses and advise you to take your own virus precautions. We value your feedback on our website. If you have any difficulty accessing or viewing our website, please contact us at: info@hamiltonbid.org. The content of these web pages are owned by Hamilton BID Limited unless otherwise stated. You may not use our content without our written permission.

 

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall Hamilton BID Limited be liable for any losses or damages whatsoever, whether in contract, tort or otherwise, from the use of, or reliance on, the materials that make up the website. Hamilton BID Limited shall not be liable for any loss howsoever arising, or indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, even if advised of the possibility of such damages.

 

Governing Law

These terms and conditions are governed by and to be construed in accordance with Scottish law. Any disputes shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Scottish courts.

 

Contact Information

If users have any questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please write to us at: Hamilton BID Ltd Brandongate, 1 Leechlee Road, Hamilton, ML3 0XB.