This Web site is operated and controlled by Glasgow Community and Safety Services (GCSS), a charitable body and company limited by guarantee, which was formed in October 2006, and having it's chief office at Eastgate, 727 London Road, Glasgow. G40 4PF.
Any personal data collected through this Web site will be treated as confidential under the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.
GCSS is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and as a data controller (notification number Z4871657); the register entry can be inspected at www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk
The site does not automatically capture or store personal information, other than logging the user's IP address and session info such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used. This is recognised by the Web server and is only used for system administration and to provide statistics which GCSS uses to evaluate use of the site.
This site uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”).
Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States.
Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf.
Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.”
Please see information below for an explanation of what cookies will do.
If yiou are asked to provide some personal information, or if you wish to register with the Web site and take advantage of the additional features that registered users can access. This information will be restricted to details which may help us provide better services to you through the Web site. Our registration process will ask for your name, address, telephone contact number and e-mail address. By providing this information you consent to GCSS using these details to help provide you with services or answers to queries, as appropriate.
You will be required to agree to GCSS using your details in this way when you complete the registration process. Similarly, if you wish to contact GCSS through the Web site you may be asked to provide some limited personal information to enable us to respond to your question or comment. Comments may be submitted without providing personal details - we will not, however, be able to respond to you unless you provide a means of contact. You do not need to provide us with personal information simply to browse the site.
GCSS does not sell or rent your personal information to third parties. We may make information available to tax and law enforcement authorities in particular cases, as required or permitted by law. We may also make information available to Glasgow City Council and other Council owned companies, e.g. City Building, Culture & Sport Glasgow.
If you are aged 12 or under, please get your parent or guardian’s permission before you provide personal information to this Web site.
The information provided on this website is believed to be accurate at the time of writing but GCSS accepts no liability for the contents and anyone relying on these contents does so at their own risk. Nothing on this website is to be construed as binding the GCSS or constituting an offer on behalf of GCSS.
Used to locate and display Web pages via a software application. The most popular ones are Microsoft Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator or Mozilla Firefox.
Message given to a web browser by a Web server. The message is then stored by the browser in a text file called cookie.txt. Each time the browser requests a page from the server, this message is sent back. A cookie's main objective is to identify users and personalise their visit by customising web pages for them for example by welcoming them by name next time they visit the same site. A site using cookies will usually invite you to provide personal information such as your name, e-mail address and interests.
IP (Internet Protocol)
All networks connected to the internet speak IP, the technical standard which allows data to be transmitted between two devices. TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol) is responsible for making sure messages get from one host to another and that the messages are understood.
If you are connected to the Internet you have one, for example it may look something like this 188.8.131.52
Delivers (serves up) web pages to your computer.