Privacy Policy

At Polished Scot we are keen to operate current best practice and keep within the full limits of the GDPR regulations. Please feel free to check out our updated Privacy Policy below, and you can also check out our Terms & Conditions.

Many thanks for your time and please feel free to contact us if you have any concerns or questions.

Privacy Policy
We collect certain information or data about you when you use the Polished Scot website at
questions, queries or feedback you leave, including your email address if you contact Klozers
your email address and subscription preferences when you sign up to our email alerts, and how you use our emails – for example whether you open them and which links you click on
your IP address, and details of which version of  web browser you used
information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques.

We do not collect or store:
information regarding your medical or health condition, race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or any other sensitive information.
This data can be viewed by authorised people in Polished Scot and our suppliers, to:
improve the site by monitoring how you use it
gather feedback to improve our services, for example our email alerts
respond to any feedback you send us, if you’ve asked us to
send email alerts to users who request them
allow you to access Polished Scot services and make transactions
provide you with information about services if you want it.

Where your data is stored
We store your data on secure servers in the European Economic Area (EEA) (except for data that we gather when you sign up to our email alerts).
Some of our suppliers are based outside the EEA. We have strict controls over how and why your data can be accessed.
By submitting your personal data, you agree to this.
When you sign up to our email alerts/marketing lists
We use the Mailerite platform for our email alerts/marketing lists.
Mailerlite has staff based outside the EEA, and may store your data in the US. SendGrid is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield framework. When you sign up to our email alerts/marketing alerts, you agree to your data being stored in this way.
As a subscriber to our email alerts, we may contact you from time to time to ask for your feedback on how to improve our email/marketing service.

As a data processor on behalf of Polished Scot, Mailerlite will use your information to send you email alerts from Polished Scot if you request them.  We reserve the right to change our email platform (Mailerlite) to another provider without prior warning.

Keeping your data secure
Sending information over the internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data while it’s in transit.
Any data you send is at your own risk.
We have procedures and security features in place to keep your data secure once we receive it.

Disclosing your information
We may pass on your personal information if we have a legal obligation to do so, or if we have to enforce or apply our terms of service and other agreements.
We won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

Your rights
You can find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information we collect by emailing us here.
If you’ve signed up for email alerts, you can unsubscribe or change your settings at any time.

Links to other websites
The Polished Scot website contains links to other websites.
This privacy policy only applies to Polished Scot, and doesn’t cover other website and services that we link to. These services, have their own terms and conditions and privacy policies.

Following a link to another website
If you go to another website from this one, read the privacy policy on that website to find out what it does with your information.
Following a link to Polished Scot from another website
If you come to Polished Scot from another website, we may receive information from the other website. We don’t use this data. You should read the privacy policy of the website you came from to find out more about this.
Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of Scotland. The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.  The term ‘Polished Scot’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website. Polished Scot’s registered office is 82B East Main Street, Broxburn, EH52 5EG, United Kingdom.  Our company registration number is 522837 and our company VAT number is 260333045.

Please visit our Terms & Conditions page for further details.