Privacy Policy

The SSA takes your privacy very seriously and this website offers you the ability to browse at your leisure with complete privacy and only asks you for your personal information if you choose to fill in the online form to become a member of the society. An email will be sent to us detailing the information submitted on the form. We will store this information within our own email system and our membership database so that we are able to contact you. This information is kept private and will not be shared with third parties.

The website will never have access to your financial details as all payments are made on the PayPal website. Click here to find out more about PayPal security.

The Society of Scottish Artists adheres to the principals of the Data Protection Act 1998.

Cookie Policy

Cookies are a small text file stored on a users computer for record keeping purposes. These files can either be session or persistent cookies. As session cookie expires when you close your browser, a persistent remains on your computer for a period of time.

This website uses cookies for a variety of reason such as:

To collect information of online activity through Google Analytics, such as webpages viewed, time spent on specific pages, links clicked, searches conducted and navigation through the site. These are used to ensure proper running of this website, and also to help us improve your experience when browsing. None of this information identifies you as an individual. It is entirely anonymous.

If you are an artist with a page on the site, to indicate your account status (i.e. are you signed in or not?). WordPress is the Content Management System (CMS) that runs this website. It uses a cookie when logging in and out and is essential for proper website operation. It is only set if you are an SSA member.

You can turn off cookies within your browser by going to ‘Tools | Internet Options | Privacy’ and selecting to block cookies. However, if you do turn off cookies, you will not be able to benefit from the features that use cookies.