Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice sets out how and why we use the personal data you provide to us, which will differ depending on how you interact with us.


Who are we?

Maths Week Scotland is a Scottish Government initiative delivered by National Museums Scotland. National Museums Scotland is located at Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF and is registered as a Scottish Charity (registration number SC 011130).

How we handle your personal data

1. Schools map

The personal information we collect from you is used solely for the purpose(s) of monitoring and improving Maths Week Scotland events.

The data will not be shared with any third party, and will be held securely in accordance with current data protection legislation.

2. Submitting events

The personal information we collect from you is used solely for the purpose(s) of contacting you for queries relating to your event relevant for publication on the website.

The data will not be shared with any third party, and will be held securely in accordance with current data protection legislation.

Data retention periods

We will only ever collect the information we need. When we ask you to provide your personal information we will let you know why we are asking and how we will use your data, by directing you towards this notice.

We hold your information only as long as necessary for the purpose it was collected. If you request that we have no further contact with you, we will keep some basic information in order to avoid sending you unwanted communications in the future.

Cookies

In order to improve our service and make the Maths Week Scotland website easier to use, we sometimes place small amounts of information on your computer. These are known as cookies and they are used by most major websites.

Cookies are used to measure how you use the website so we can measure its effectiveness and improve its performance. Our 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

Use of Cookies on mathsweek.scot

The information below shows cookies that are set by this website; if you have any queries about these cookies, please contact us via info@mathsweek.scot

Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)

We use Google Analytics on an ongoing basis to collect information about how people use the website, and from time to time user other third-party services. We do this to make sure we are meeting our users' needs and to understand how we can improve the site.

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 (e.g. your name or address) so this information cannot be used to identify you.

The table below lists the cookies set by Google Analytics. You can opt out of Google Analytics by implementing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.

Cookie Name
Typical Content
Expires
_utma
Randomly generated number
2 years
_utmb
Randomly generated number
30 minutes
_utmcRandomly generated numberWhen you close your browser
_utmzRandomly generated number6 months
_utmv
Randomly generated number2 years



For more information on the cookies set by Google Analytics, please refer to the Google Code website. You can find out more about cookies at www.aboutcookies.org.

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