Undiscovered Scotland: Cookies and GDPR
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.
The cookie "cookieconsent_dismissed" leads to the non-appearance of the cookie bar on the site's pages.
Google Adsense and Undiscovered Scotland: Cookies and GDPR
There is more information about this subject available on Google's website under "How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services."
We will include specific information about the cookies associated with our used of Google's non-personalised ads once we are able to audit them following the implementation of these adverts on 25 May 2018.
Google Analytics and Undiscovered Scotland: Cookies and GDPR
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.
The cookies "_ga", "_gid" and "_gat" are cookies associated with our use of Google Analytics.
Google Custom Search and Undiscovered Scotland: Cookies and GDPR
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.
The cookie "CONSENT" is associated with our use of Google Custom Search.
Web-Stat and Undiscovered Scotland: Cookies and GDPR
The cookies "X-Mapping-fjhppofk", "wtsid_", "wtscr_" and wtsso_" are cookies associated with our use of Web-Stat.
Web-Stat also states that: "Web-Stat is 'do not track' compliant. Newer browsers block analytics providers from loading unless they adhere to the 'do not track' policy. In order to comply, we detect weather or not a visitor is requesting not to be tracked. If he is, we do not record or display his IP number. We also do not write any persistent cookies in his browser." Web-Stat's full Do Not Track Compliance Policy can be viewed here.
Amazon and Undiscovered Scotland: Cookies and GDPR
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. We are seeking confirmation from Amazon, but our audits suggest that these do not entail any cookies being placed by Amazon on the systems of visitors to Undiscovered Scotland.