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.
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.