Lanarkshire Business Events Website Terms and Conditions

www.lanarkshirebusinessevents.co.uk is a joint initiative between North Lanarkshire Council and South Lanarkshire Council.

The website is managed by North Lanarkshire Council and South Lanarkshire Council (“the councils”) and is subject to the Terms and Conditions detailed below.  Accessing and using this website signifies your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.

Using www.lanarkshirebusinessevents.co.uk

This website is maintained for your personal use and viewing and as such you agree that:-

  • your use of the website
    • is only for lawful purposes, and
    • will not restrict or inhibit enjoyment of the website by other users; and
  • you will not
    • post material to this site which is obscene, defamatory, offensive or which is likely to cause distress or harass any other individual,
    • post private addresses or phone numbers without the knowledge and consent of the individual concerned, or
    • use the site for purposes or advertising, direct marketing or promotion.

Privacy

Our commitment to privacy

We (North Lanarkshire Council and South Lanarkshire Council) are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of any personal information that we hold.  This privacy notice will tell you how we look after your personal information tell you about your rights.

We will ensure that your personal information is kept secure, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act 2018, and we will only collect the minimum information necessary to fulfil a particular purpose; when we don’t have a need to keep information about you, it will be disposed of in a secure manner.

It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other privacy notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal information about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This privacy notice supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.

There are currently 3 ways in which we collect personal information:-

  • Information and service requests

If you request information or a service via email, letter or telephone, we may need your personal details to process that request.

 

  • Online forms

There is a range of online forms to allow you to make comment or request particular services.

Each form requests your contact details and if you do provide personal information we will use it only to process your request and, thereafter in accordance with the individual Data Protection registrations for the services provided.

 

  • Visitor statistics

To help us monitor website trends and statistics, our web server collects visitor information such as IP address, city or country of origin, type of browser and operating system used, pages visited and duration of visit. These statistics are anonymised and we do not use this information to identify individuals.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of our website and help us create a more useful and easy to use site.  Google Analytics uses several small text files called ‘cookies’ which are saved on your computer, to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour.  The data collected is completely anonymous and does not store any personal details.

The information, collected by Google through the use of the cookie (including your IP address), is used to analyse how visitors make use of the website and allows the councils to gather statistical information such as website activity, visitor numbers, popular pages etc.

If you would like to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics you can use the Opt out tool.

Disclaimer

Due to the number of sources from which we obtain content and the nature of electronic distribution via the world wide web, the councils do not give any warranties in respect of the web site.

Some of the information contained in or accessible through this website is from a variety of other sources. No warranty is provided by the councils that information contained therein is accurate or up-to-date and the councils cannot be held liable for any loss or damage resulting from such materials.

There are links to other websites available to users throughout this site and we make best efforts to link only to information on appropriate websites (i.e. government, voluntary organisations). However, as they are outwith the control of the councils, we accept no liability and cannot guarantee that

  • such links or information that users may then be able to access, will not contain content of an inappropriate or offensive nature; or
  • links will work or be always available.

Whilst we make best efforts to ensure that content and resources available on our website is virus free, we recommend that you always use anti-virus software when accessing or downloading information from the internet. The councils are not responsible for any loss, corruption, damage or disruption to your computer system (including data, software, operating system and hardware) which may occur whilst using this website or materials you have downloaded from it.