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Website privacy notice

Who we are

Connecting Scotland is operated by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO). SCVO is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. This policy explains how we do this. Please also read the terms and conditions.

What information do we collect?

Simply by browsing this website, SCVO will not record any personal data about you except your IP address. 

Your IP address is the individual identification number that is assigned to your computer when it is connected to the Internet. It is required to be used by our EU-based servers to enable you to browse the website. It is also stored for up to a month in logs to enable us to investigate errors.

We use Google Analytics cookies to track how the website is used, but personal data is not recorded and your internet (IP) address is anonymised. Find out more about how we use cookies.

If you complete the declaration sign up form on the website, you are entering into a contract on behalf of your organisation. Your organisation will be included in the list of signatories and the contact details you provide will be recorded and stored. The contact details may also be shared responsibly with third parties in relation to your organisation’s status as a signatory.

How to contact us

You can contact us at any time by writing to us at the address above, or by email at, or phone 0800 169 0022.

Your rights over your information

By law, you can ask us what information we hold about you, and you can ask us to correct it if it is inaccurate.  

You can also ask us to give you a copy of the information and to stop using your information.

To submit a request for your data, please contact us by email, post or telephone, please use the contact information provided above. 

Your right to complain

If you have a complaint about our use of your information, you can contact the Information Commissioner's Office online at or by phone on 0303 123 1113.