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Privacy policy

This website is operated by

Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. (SLD)
Lower Ground Floor
9 Coates Crescent
Edinburgh EH3 7AL

Email: mail@scotsdictionaries.org.uk


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We use cookies solely to gather statistics on the use of our website. This information does not identify any individual, but does help to inform us about possible improvements to the site.

If you would prefer to decline cookies, you can delete them from your browser. There is a full guide to how to do it in the website www.AboutCookies.org.

By continuing to visit our website you are agreeing to accept cookies, unless you delete them from your browser. You can decline or accept cookies at any time.

Data Protection

We are the Data controller under the Data Protection Act 1998 ('the Act') and any personal data that we hold about you will be handled in accordance with the Act and other applicable laws.

If you provide us with personal data such as your name and contact details, we will hold the data securely and will only use it for membership purposes or to contact you about our activities or for marketing purposes. We will not pass the data to anyone else unless required to by law. If you have sponsored a word or received gift sponsorship we will, with your permission, display your name on our website www.scotsdictionaries.org.uk. Please note that as the website is available in countries outside the European Union, where the level of data protection may not be the same as in EU countries, by giving us permission to publish your name, you are consenting to the transfer of your name to such countries.


If you wish to amend or update the information we hold about you, for example if you change your address, please let us know.

You have the right to request a copy of any personal information that we hold about you. To do so, please write to us at the address given above, enclosing a cheque for 10 payable to Scottish Language Dictionaries to cover our administrative costs.