How to Feature on Undiscovered Scotland
There are a number of ways your business or visitor attraction can feature on Undiscovered Scotland. Follow the links below to find out more.
If you are an accommodation provider, restaurant or other business wanting to know about a free link from Undiscovered Scotland, click here.
If you want to know how to increase your prominence on Undiscovered Scotland with a photo entry, click here.
If you want to place a banner advert on Undiscovered Scotland, click here.
Why Advertise on Undiscovered Scotland?
Undiscovered Scotland is a highly cost-effective way to reach a very large number of potential visitors to Scotland from around the globe. But don't take our word for it: find out for yourself. Simply to talk to our existing advertisers about our effectiveness in forwarding traffic to their web sites.
Viewing Map Links on Smartphones
Most features on Undiscovered Scotland have "View Location on Map" links, which usually go to specific mapping on Bing Maps. If you are using a smartphone to view the site, then the appropriate map will usually not be shown by default by Bing. To force the mapping to display you need to select the "Desktop Site" while viewing Bing after following the link from Undiscovered Scotland. On an iPhone this option appears if you hold and press the reload button in the Safari browser. A similar option is available in web browsers on Android phones.
The nature of the site means that a lot of information is placed on it for all to view. Our policy is not to divulge any other information to any third party for any reason not required by law.
Log files are collected and analysed of requests for files on this website's web servers. These do not capture personal information but do capture users' IP addresses. High level analysis of these log files is used to monitor aspects of website use. We do not attempt to identify or track individual users, except where there is reason to suspect that unauthorised access to systems is being attempted.
Undiscovered Scotland uses just one cookie of its own, which prevents the cookie bar warning on the site's pages reappearing repeatedly for returning visitors. The only other cookies that will be encountered by visitors to this site are those referred to in the following paragraphs. If you continue to use Undiscovered Scotland with a browser set to accept cookies, and to allow tracking, we assume you agree to the acceptance of these cookies. To find out how to manage cookies in your browser please see the About Cookies website. To find out about "Do Not Track" please see the All About Do Not Track website.
You can find more detailed information about the cookies you will encounter while using Undiscovered Scotland on our More About Cookies page. What follows below is a summary of that page.
In order to comply with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) we have amended our Google Adsense settings to ensure that Google only shows visitors to Undiscovered Scotland who are located in California adverts that are non-personalised. Google says that: "Non-personalized ads are not based on a user’s past behavior. They are targeted using contextual information, including coarse (such as city-level, but not ZIP/postal code) geo-targeting based on current location, and content on the current site or app or current query terms. Google disallows all interest-based audience targeting, including demographic targeting and user list targeting when in restricted data processing mode."
Undiscovered Scotland makes use of Google Analytics, a web analytics tool that helps website owners understand how visitors engage with their website. Like many services, Google Analytics uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions. Browsers do not share first-party cookies across domains. There is more information about this subject available here on Google's site.
Many pages on Undiscovered Scotland feature a Google Custom Search box, which allows visitors to search the content of the site. This results in the placement of a cookie.
Undiscovered Scotland is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk. We do this by means of product links and by the use on Undiscovered Scotland of search widgets served by Amazon. Our audits suggest that these do not entail any cookies being placed by Amazon on the systems of visitors to Undiscovered Scotland, though Amazon have confirmed that: "The Amazon 24-hour affiliate cookie is generated and place on your reader’s browser as soon as they click on an Amazon link containing your affiliate ID tag."
The Undiscovered Scotland main page has an embedded Twitter feed. Information about Twitter for Websites privacy and the choices available to visitors can be accessed via the "i" logo in the top-right of the Twitter insert.
Information is set out on the Site Design Page.
Undiscovered Scotland's Image Library
To find out how you can make use our extensive library of digital images of Scotland, click here.
Payment of listing or placement fees is by invoice, and an invoice is not issued until the customer is happy with the entry or banner as listed or placed on the site. Refunds are not made on listing or placement fees once the listing or placement has taken place to the satisfaction of the customer.
Links to Undiscovered Scotland
We've been asked whether sites featured on Undiscovered Scotland can link back to us if they wish to do so. The answer is an unqualified "yes".
Old Versions of Undiscovered Scotland
Undiscovered Scotland has changed, and grown, dramatically since it was launched early in 2000. You can view many earlier versions of the complete site (and the rest of the Internet at any particular moment in time) via the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine. Additionally, an archive copy of the original May 2000 version of the site can be viewed here.
Contacting Undiscovered Scotland
Undiscovered Scotland a wholly independent website based in Livingston, West Lothian. For contact information, click here.
undiscoveredscotland.co.uk ("Website") uses a third party technology called Ezoic.
INFORMATION ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION AND WEBSITE
Ezoic is committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect lawfully in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).
Ezoic's principal activities are:
- Website analytics
- Website personalization
- Website hosting
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In order to provide our products and services and related support, it is necessary for Ezoic to transfer your personal data outside of the European Union. In such case, the data controller for this data for EU residents is Ezoic Inc. having it’s registered offices at 6023 Innovation Way, Carlsbad, California, United States. All questions of requests regarding the processing of data may be addresses to [email protected]
PROVIDING VISITORS WITH ANONYMOUS ACCESS
If you do not consent to such collection, you can access this website without disclosing your personal data.
AUTOMATIC COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
Ezoic records data about the individuals and the traffic to this website. Ezoic is this website's limited agent (and data controller in the EU context) for the purpose of providing Internet data and optimization services. Ezoic may use this data to improve its service or enable other services (e.g., using visitor traffic logs or data posted through the service to improve the optimization of other websites).
Ezoic may collect personal information as defined in GDPR (such as IP address and a unique id in a cookie) about visitors to your website for the purposes of statistics, analytics and personalization. In addition, Ezoic works with numerous third parties for the collection and storage of data and the providing of analytics and advertising services.
Use of Personal Information
|Purpose/Activity||Type(s) of Data||Lawful basis for processing|
|To improve user experience||
||Your information helps us to provide you with a more pleasant, efficient experience on this website that may be customized to how you or others respond to content and ads on this or other websites.|
|To improve ad performance||
||Your information helps us to optimize the placement, size, timing and number of ads displayed to you. It enables us to make smart decision that help this website owner earn money but reduce the disruption of ads on your experience.|
|To improve content creation||
||Your information helps us learn what content you care about and enjoy and, the style of content you like and what you engage the most with. This helps us produce more content and features that you might like.|
|To improve website performance||
||Your information helps us measure various performance metrics about our site, such as site speed, so that we can improve the performance of this site.|
PROCESSING OF DATA AND CONSENT
We will process the data we collect about you to improve the operation of this and other websites. This information helps us make decisions about what content to show, how it should be formatted, the number, size and placement of advertisements and how content should be delivered to individuals. THis information is also used for analysis of performance and reporting.
USE OF APPLICATION LOGS
Our servers automatically record information (“Application Log Data”) created by your use of this website. Application Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and cookie information. We use this information to diagnose and improve our services. Except as stated in section (Data Retention), we will either delete the Application Log Data or remove any account identifiers, such as your username, full IP address, or email address, after 48 months.
The personal information we collect is retained for no longer than necessary to fulfil the stated purposes in section “PROCESSING OF DATA AND CONSENT” above or for a period specifically required by law or regulation that Ezoic is obligated to follow. Personal data used to fulfil verification of certain types of services such as SSL certificate, payments, and billing will be retained for a minimum of 5 years depending on the class of product or service and may be retained in either a physical or electronic format. Even if you request deletion or erasure of your data, we may retain your personal data to the extent necessary and for so long as necessary for our legitimate business interests or performance of contractual obligations. After the retention period is over, Ezoic securely disposes or anonymizes your personal information in order to prevent loss, theft, misuse, or unauthorized access.
CONFIDENTIALITY / SECURITY
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from: unauthorized access improper use or disclosure unauthorized modification unlawful destruction or accidental loss. All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitors’ personal data. We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation
DATA ACCESS & DELETION
You have the right to view information that we have collected about you and to request deletion of any personal information we may have. You can use this data lookup tool to complete these actions.
Below is a list of cookies that are commonly set on this website.
Below is a list of usage, technical and identify metrics that are commonly stored and processed when you use this website
|Your location information, including country, state, city, metro and postal code|
|The webpage your were at before this website|
|The type of browser you use and the version|
|The brand and operating system of your device|
|What time zone you're in and what time it is there|
|What pages on this site you visit|
|How you interact with this website, including time spent, how much you scroll and your mouse movements|
|The size of your devices screen and the size of the browser on that screen|
|What content you share on the page|
|If you copy and paste content on this website|
|What ad or link you clicked on to arrive at this website|
|The type of internet connection you use and your ISP or service provider|
|How long it takes for this website's content to get transfered to your browser, load in your browser and render|
|The weather where you are currently located|
|Your age and gender|
|Your ip address|
|A unique id so that we can recognize you|
|What ads you click on|
A list of Vendors that may be used on this website
Data Usage Purposes
Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies.
Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in.
Statistic cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously.
Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers.
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Summary of Requests
If you'd like to see a summary of the requests to know user information, requests to delete user information and requests to opt-out of ccpa compliance that this business has received: