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The Public Appointments Website ("the Website") is a resource on the Internet for people who wish to know about public appointments in Scotland.  The Website is accessible to all, from any PC equipped with an appropriate web browser. By using or accessing the Website you are deemed to accept the following Terms and Conditions of use.

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Content of the Website

Intellectual Property

Cookies and Website Traffic Analysis

Many websites do this to track traffic flows, whenever users visit those websites.

The uses third-party cookies to measure use of the website including number of visitors, how frequently pages are viewed, and the city and country of origin of users. This helps to determine what is popular and can influence future content and development. For this purpose, the website uses Visual Science Real-time Analytics to measure and analyse usage of the website. The information collected by website will include IP Address, pages visited, browser type and operating system.

The data will not be used to identify any user personally

Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these means that certain personalised services cannot then be provided to that user.

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Data Protection

Reasonable and appropriate measures are taken to ensure that your personal data is protected from unauthorised access or modification, unlawful destruction and improper use.  However, the internet is an open system and neither the SG nor TMP Worldwide guarantee that the personal information you have submitted will not be intercepted by others and decrypted.

No information provided by you through the Website will be made available to third parties.

Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on the Website.

Registration

This information is stored in a SG database to allow us to provide you with details about public appointment vacancies and events.  This information is kept securely by SG and will be held until such time as you inform SG otherwise. This information is also stored on back-up tapes to avoid loss of data. Should you wish to opt out from receiving email updates, you can unsubscribe at any time by emailing mailto:public.appointments@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

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Use of Website

Changes to this Website

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