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Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. Our cookies aren't used to identify you personally. 

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Cookies are used to measure how you use the website so we can monitor its effectiveness and improve its performance. These cookies aren't used to identify you personally, and you can delete these files if you want to. For more information on how to manage, control or delete files, please visit www.aboutcookies.org

We use Google Analytics on an ongoing basis to collect information about how people use the website, and occasionally use other third-party services. Google Analytics stores information about what pages you visit, how you got here and what you click on. We do not collect or store any personal information (such as your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify you. 

We use Google Analytics Demographics and Interest Reporting to more accurately determine visitors by age, gender and interests. This helps us better establish the types of content we make available and what we produce online is relevant to our audiences.

You can opt out of Google Analytics by implementing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

We have provided details below on the cookies we use and why we use them.

Google Analytics

We use cookies to track usage of the website, and to compile statistical reports on website activity using Google Analytics. The reports are sent to Craft Scotland staff & board and funders, and are used to enhance, update and amend the website to improve the browsing experience. The cookies used by Google Analytics do not record your personal data, such as your name or address.

Embedded Content

To help promote craft and makers, we sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube, Vimeo and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. We do not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these. 

Sharing Buttons

The Craft Scotland website carries embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks, such as Facebook and Twitter.

These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. Craft Scotland does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Removing cookies

You can withdraw your consent and remove or block cookies at any time using the settings in your browser, but in some cases, this may impact your ability to use our website.

Why do we use cookies?

Like most websites, Craft Scotland uses cookies to make your visit to our website easier and to improve the quality of your user experience: by enabling cookies, user’s preferences, information and general statistics can be stored. These statistics are things such as how many people have visited our website, what type of browser/technology they are using, as well as how long they spent on our site. These cookies help us to continuously measure and improve the performance of our website, and ultimately the user experience.

External websites

External websites promoted through our site may also collect browsing information from you using cookies. Please read each website’s cookies policy for information about how they will use your data.

Governing law
The laws of Scotland govern these conditions of use and you agree that the Scottish courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction in any dispute. Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.