Privacy Policy

This page explains how Abused Men in Scotland (AMIS) uses any information you give to us and the ways in which we protect your privacy.  Please also view our confidentiality policy in the document centre.

The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so.

 

What information do we collect?

We collect three kinds of information from visitors to our website: registered information, feedback/ communication (through emails to the company) and site usage information, from cookies and log files.

 

1 Registered information

You do not have to register to use our site but should we place a forum onto the site our privacy policy would be updated as you would require to register to access it.

 

2 Feedback

We welcome your feedback. You can contact us by emailing via contact page.

 

i) Comments and questions

If you send an email or letter asking for information, we may need to contact other companies or organisations. We do not pass on any of your personal information when dealing with your enquiry, unless you have given us permission to do so. Once we have replied to you, we keep a record of your messages for reference purposes, after which it may be deleted.

 

3 Site usage information

i) Cookies

Like most websites the AMIS website uses cookies.  In order to constantly improve our site and services we use STATCOUNTER to gather statistics on how our site is used.  This is done by inserting an html code on each page of the site, (which uses text files called cookies which sit on your computer) supplied by Statcounter. These cookies are completely safe and secure and will never contain any sensitive information.   We do not pass on any information about how visitors use our site to 3rd parties nor do we use this information for advertising purposes.  To find out what information we have access to please click here. You can find out more about cookies and how to disable them here. If you have any further queries please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We use cookies on this web site. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers that we transfer to your computer's hard drive through your web browser. They enable us to recognize your web browser. In effect, cookies tell us when you have visited our site and where you have been. We use cookies to see how often people visit our site and what they look at. If you don't want us to be able to do this, your browser's help section should be able to tell you how you can disable or filter cookies and how to arrange for your browser to tell you when you've been sent a new cookie.  If you have any queries regarding this please contact us

Privacy Policy

This page explains how Abused Men in Scotland (AMIS) uses any information you give to us and the ways in which we protect your privacy.  Please also view our confidentiality policy in the document centre

ii) Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the site. We will regularly analyse log file information from our visitors, which we use to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around it.  Log files do not contain any personal information and they are not used to identify any individual patterns of use of the site.

 

What happens when I link to another site?

This site contains links to other websites. This privacy policy applies only to our site, so you should always be aware when you are moving to another site and read the privacy statement of any site which collects personal information.  We do not pass on any personal information you have given us to any other site.

 

Access to your info & contacting Abused Men in Scotland (AMIS)

If you wish to see our records of any correspondence you have sent to us, or if you have a query or complaint about this privacy policy or about the site, you can contact us.

 

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any, we will share it with other parties.

 

 

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