Privacy & Cookie Policy

This privacy policy sets out how the Aberdeenshire Council Local Action Groups use and protect any information that you give the Aberdeenshire Council Local Action Groups when you use this website.

The Aberdeenshire Council Local Action Groups is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Aberdeenshire Council Local Action Groups may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st October 2015.


What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • Name, address and contact information including email address


What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to communicate with you in relation to the activities of the Aberdeenshire Council Local Action Groups.



We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


How we use cookies

Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on your computer, smart phone or other device for accessing the internet, whenever you visit a website. The majority of websites use cookies for a variety of purposes such as:

  • To personalise pages and remember visitor preferences
  • To manage shopping carts in online stores
  • To track people across websites and deliver targeted advertising
  • To analyse visitor behaviour

We only use one cookie to analyse data about how people use the website.


Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.


You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer but this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.


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Google Analytics collect information on your browsing session that helps us build up a better picture of our traffic and how people are using our website. In turn this facilitates improvements and better quality content.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.


You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A fee may be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact us at Aberdeenshire Council Local Action Groups, Economic Development, Gordon House, Blackhall Road, Inverurie AB51 3WA.


If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.



All copyright and other rights in the content of this website are owned or controlled for these purposes by the Aberdeenshire Council Local Action Groups. In accessing these web pages, you agree that you may only download the content for your own personal non-commercial use.


You are not permitted in any way to modify, change, copy, download, store, broadcast, transmit, show or play in public the content of these web pages for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written consent of the Aberdeenshire Council Local Action Groups.