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.
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.
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.
The 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.
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 makes use of Web-Stat, www.web-stat.com, to analyse aspects of traffic to the site. Web-Stat states that: "Our cookies do not have any other purpose than to generate our stats. They do not track users across web sites and are not shared with anyone else."
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 can be accessed here.
This website has an exclusive advertising contract with Ezoic Inc. (“Ezoic”), a renowned leader in website optimization, enhancing user experiences, optimizing ad performance, and generating revenue through advanced AI-powered technology. Ezoic may employ a variety of technologies on this website, including to display advertisements and enable advertising to visitors of this website. For additional information about Ezoic’s advertising partners, please see Ezoic’s Advertising Partner Page here.