Last modified: 9th December 2010
Information that we collect and how We use it:
- Log information – When you access our web pages, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, the date and time of your request and one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser.
- User communications – When you send e-mails or other communications to us, We may retain those communications in order to process your enquires and respond to your requests.
- Links – We may present links in a format that enables us to keep track of whether these links have been followed. We use this information to improve the quality of us website.
- Auditing, research and analysis in order to maintain, protect and improve our website;
- Ensuring the technical functioning of our network;
- Protecting the rights or property of ourselves; and
- Developing new services.
We do not share personal information with other companies or individuals, which we have collected unless required to do so by due legal process or enforceable governmental request. Where members of the Society hold a subscription to the Society’s scientific journal, we will only pass such personal information of these members, to the publishers of the journal, as is needed to supply the journal to these members.
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. We restrict access to personal information to the administrators of the botanical-society-scotland.org.uk domain.
You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. As a member of the Botanical Society of Scotland you can see the personal information we hold about you by loggin and viewing "My account". If you would like us to provide you with a written copy of this information, you can request it by writing to the address below.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please update it by using "Edit" and "Personal Information" tabs in your account. If you have any problems with this please write to or e-mail us as soon as possible at the address below. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
The General Secretary of the Botanical Society of Scotland:
c/o Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh,
20A Inverleith Row,