The Colinton Tunnel endorses fully and adheres to the eight principles of data protection as follows:
data is processed fairly and lawfully
data is only be obtained for specified and lawful purposes
data is adequate, relevant and not excessive
data is accurate and up to date
data is not be kept for longer than necessary
data is processed in accordance with the “data subject’s” (the individual’s) rights
data is securely kept
data is not be transferred to any other country without adequate protection in place.
Why we collect information
We collect information from visitors to our website to help us understand how the site is used and to send out information to you when you have requested it.
Information we collect
We record and store information about all visits made to the TCT website. This information will not identify you; it may include:
which pages are being visited
how visitors arrive at the website
which browsers and operating systems visitors use
the internet domain and IP address visitors use to access the website.
If you have a Google account and have previously logged into it on the device you are using to access our website, we may collect information from Google such as your age group, gender and interests. We can't and don't link this information to you or use it to identify you.
If you request information or wish to opt in to email updates you may need to provide us with personal details such as your email address, name, address or telephone number.
A cookie is a small text file stored on your computer. We use a number of different cookies on our website. We use them to give you a better experience or to help us learn what we are doing well and where we can improve.
We hope you will be happy for us to use these cookies but, if not, please take one of the following actions:
Delete our cookies after visiting the website (you can set your browser to delete all cookies when you close it).
Make sure your web browser is set up to reject cookies and/or to let you browse anonymously.
Don’t visit our website at all.
Content from external websites
Controlling and deleting cookies
If you prefer not to have cookies stored on your computer you can use your browser to reject them. You can also delete any cookies already stored on your computer. More information about cookies and how to control and delete them can be found at www.aboutcookies.org.
What we do with the information we collect
Any anonymous information is used to help us improve our website.
Any personal details you provide will not be stored on the TCT website but will be stored remotely and not accessible via the Internet. It may be used by us:
to process and reply to your request for information
to keep in touch with you by email or post where requested. You may opt-out or alter your preferences at any time.
The information we collect from our website is for the use of TCT only, unless stated otherwise. We will never pass your personal information to a third party without your consent, except when obliged to do so by law.
Online Donations to TCT may be handled through the following secure websites:
Accessing your personal information
You are entitled to find out if we hold any personal information about you and to access this information. You can ask us to amend and/or delete this information. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to The Colinton Tunnel, 10 Allermuir Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0HE for more information.
Requesting a link to or from our website
You do not need permission to create a link from your website to most pages of our website. However, please do not link to our PDFs, Word documents or image files without written permission. You can request permission by emailing email@example.com. We reserve the right to request the removal of any link to any part of our website.
If you would like us to link to your website please email firstname.lastname@example.org. We reserve the right to choose which sites we link to and will not enter into any correspondence about our decision process.
Links to external websites from this site
The Colinton Tunnel is not responsible for the content or policies of external websites we link to.
The inclusion of a link to an external website from the FPA website is not an endorsement of that website, the site's owners or their products/services.