When you use our website, we collect certain information about you.

In this statement we will describe how, why and when we collect this data and how we ensure that any information that can identify you specially is used and securely stored by Rural Projects Gardening Scotland or associated services operated on its behalf.

Definitions

Gardening Scotland refers to Gardening Scotland – Scotland’s National Gardening and Outdoor Living Show. Registered in Scotland. Company Number: SC285816. Registered office: The Stables, 2 Ingliston Gardens, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8NB. Gardening Scotland is organised by Rural Projects on behalf of the Directors of Gardening Scotland.

Gardening Scotland Website refers to http://www.gardeningscotland.com

Rural Projects refers to Rural Projects Limited. Head Office: The Stables, 2 Ingliston Gardens, Ingliston, Newbridge, Midlothian EH28 8NB Tel: 0131 333 0969 Fax: 0131 333 0960. Registered in Scotland. Company Number: SC208574. http://www.ruralprojects.co.uk/

GDPR refers to The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

MailChimp is a registered trademark of The Rocket Science Group. MailChimp is owned and operated by The Rocket Science Group, LLC d/b/a MailChimp, a Georgia (US) limited liability corporation. http://www.mailchimp.com

Eventbrite refers to Eventbrite, Inc. a ticketing and event solution service provider. Eventbrite complies with PCI-DSS 3.1 Level 1 as both a Merchant and a Service Provider. Registered with both Visa and MasterCard as a PCI-compliant Service Provider. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk

Worldpay refers to Worldpay (UK) Limited a payment processing company. Registered in England No. 07316500. Worldpay (UK) Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Service Regulations 2009 (No. 530923) for the provision of payment services. https://business.worldpay.com

Personal Data Collection

Gardening Scotland collects the following data through the Gardening Scotland website and other associated avenues.

Electronic Newsletter

The Gardening Scotland website provides a portal to allow users to sign-up / subscribe to an electronic newsletter mailing list. The only information collected through this process is your email address.

Upon subscribing to the mailing list through the subscription form displayed on the Gardening Scotland website, your email address will be added to a database through the services of a third party company named MailChimp.

The content of this database is managed and used by Gardening Scotland to provide subscribers to the Gardening Scotland mailing list with a regular electronic newsletter via email. This information is not used for any other purposes.

The email addresses collected by this process are not shared with any external companies without express permission of the subscriber and we do not provide data to any external companies. Please consult the terms and conditions of the MailChimp service for more information on how your data is processed, used and stored by them.

If you wish to be deleted from this database please either a) click the unsubscribe link show at the base of the electronic newsletter or b) request your email address to be removed from the database by sending an email with your request to info@gardeningscotland.com or by calling the organisers direct on Tel: 0131 333 0965.

Printed Promotional Material

On behalf of the Gardening Scotland, the event organisers – Rural Projects – provides a printed newsletter via the UK postal service to subscribers of a promotional mailing list. Subscription to this mailing list is voluntary and the data collected is stored by Gardening Scotland for this one purpose only.

The data collected includes Name and Postal Address and may also include an Email Address. This data is securely stored by Rural Projects in compliance with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

If you wish to be deleted from the mailing list please request your details be removed from the database by sending an email with your request to info@gardeningscotland.com by calling the organisers direct on Tel: 0131 333 0965.

Photography

The Gardening Scotland website contains photography from previous events. The photographic images included on this website do not contain any information that can identify any individual unless otherwise stated.

As part of the ticket terms and conditions of sale, by attending the Gardening Scotland event you give your express consent to your actual/ simulated likeness to be included for no fee within any audio or visual recording to be used in any media for any purpose at any time. This includes filming by the police or security staff which may be carried out for the security of customers and/or the prevention of crime.

You have the right to request that any image in which you, or a minor you are related to or for which you are responsible for, are featured is removed from the Gardening Scotland website. You also have the right to request that your image is not used in any printed or digital material.

To request the removal of a image from the website or to request Gardening Scotland cease using your image in their promotional material, please send an email with your request to info@gardeningscotland.com or call the organisers direct on Tel: 0131 333 0965.

Email Communication

We collect some information about you from email messages that you send to us. The information collected will be used to send you any information you have requested and to provide information about Gardening Scotland that may be of interest or of use.

To enable an efficient level of communication between Gardening Scotland and visitors to the event, email communications and associated contact names / email addresses are retained by Gardening Scotland. This data is stored securely onsite in compliance with the guidelines set out by the GDPR.

Gardening Scotland does not provide any data collected through email communication to any third-party companies, agencies or organisations without express permission from the client.

This policy also applies to any data collected by use of the contact forms displayed on the Gardening Scotland website.

Social Networks

We do not collect any personal data through the various Gardening Scotland social network accounts.

Ticket Sales – Via Gardening Scotland Website

Some personal information is collected through the tickets sales process. Tickets sales for the Gardening Scotland event are handled by Eventbrite on behalf of Gardening Scotland. Please consult the terms and conditions of the Eventbrite service for more information on how your data is processed, used and stored by them.

Ticket Sales – By Telephone

Telephone sales of Gardening Scotland tickets are actioned by Rural Projects. Some personal information is collected through the tickets sales process and will be used to send you the tickets that you have purchased and to provide you with any information you have requested.

The data collected may include Name and Postal Address or may also include an Email Address. This data is securely stored by Gardening Scotland in compliance with The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

Processing of Credit / Debit Card Payments

All Credit and Debit card payments are processed securely through WorldPay. Gardening Scotland does not retain a record of your Credit / Debit card details. Please consult the terms and conditions of the WorldPay service for more information on how data connected to your purchase is processed, used and stored by them.

 

Cookies

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; this part of our statement also sets out how we will treat the use of Cookies.

Cookies are in use on this website
To function as intended, this website makes use of a small number of Cookies to store various settings during and between visits as well as allowing users to share pages via social networks.
We do not use cookies to collect any personal information without express permission of the user and we do not provide any data collected to any third-party companies.

Permission
Should you wish to not use cookies on this website, then please select the option from the cookie tool bar when you first visit the website.

Third party/external cookies
Our site includes functions provided by third parties such as the social networks listed in the share function shown at the bottom of each post. Disabling these cookies will affect the functions offered by the third parties. We do not use cookies to collect any personal information through the use of these additional functions, however, the associated social networks may collect such data. To find out what is collected by these companies please visit their receptive websites for more information.

Visitor Statistics

We use a cookie  to compile visitor statistics for our own internal use. We cannot identify individual visitors through its use.

Your Rights

In addition to the safeguards put in place by Rural Projects, your personal data is protected in the UK by the provisions of the Data Protection Act and The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679.

This provides among other things that the data we hold about you should be processed lawfully and fairly. It should be accurate, relevant and not excessive.

The information should be kept up to date, where necessary, and not retained for longer than is necessary. It should be kept securely to prevent unauthorised access by other people. You have the right to see what is held about you, correct any inaccuracies or request deletion of data directly related to you and your activities in regards to Gardening Scotland.

If Gardening Scotland enters into a joint venture with, or is sold to, or merges with, another entity, we will not disclose your information to the new partners or owners without your express permission.

Policy Changes

Any changes to this policy will be posted here.

Other web sites

Our web site may contain links to other web sites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Statement.

If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Contact

All comments, queries and requests relating to our use of your data are welcomed and should be addressed to Gardening Scotland ℅ Rural Projects Limited, The Stables, 2 Ingliston Gardens, Ingliston, Newbridge, Midlothian EH28 8NB. Tel: 0131 333 0969 Fax: 0131 333 0960 Email: info@gardeningscotland.com

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