Privacy & Cookie Policy



Orkney SNP (Scottish National Party) (“us”, “we”, or “our”) operates the website known as (the “Service”).


Orkney SNP is a Branch of the Scottish National Party. The Scottish National Party is an unincorporated membership organisation. It is also a registered political party regulated by the Electoral Commission. It exists to promote Scottish Independence and all other Scottish interests.


Orkney SNP is committed to the protection of your data. This policy has been created so that we are transparent about how your data is dealt with. The Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) recognise the importance of democratic engagement in the course of electoral activities.


This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of personal data when you use our Service and the choices you have associated with that data.


We use your data to provide and improve the Service. By using the Service, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.


Information Collection And Use


We directly collect two types of information for various purposes to provide and improve our Service to you.


Types of Data Collected


1) Personal Data


While using our Service, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you (“Personal Data”). Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to:


Email address

First name and last name

Phone number

Cookies and Usage Data


2) Usage Data


Via a third-party know as ‘Google Analytics’ we may also collect information how the Service is accessed and used (“Usage Data”). This Usage Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol address (e.g. IP address), browser type, browser version, the pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, unique device identifiers and other diagnostic data.


Our use of cookies


We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track the activity on our Service.


We use also necessary cookies to make our site work. We’d also like to set optional analytics cookies to help us improve it. We won’t set optional cookies unless you enable them.


Using the toolbar at the bottom of our website will by ‘consent’ allow you to set ‘Accept’ a cookie on your device to remember your preferences. Should you return to our website your preference will be remembered. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.


 What are cookies?


Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from Google Analytics and various Search Engines including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, online shopping websites, etc., and are stored on your device (but not necessarily on our server or our devices).


We utilise Google Analytics (by your consent) sends a cookie to your browser. Google’s analytics tool helps us to understand how our visitors engage with our website. It may use a set of cookies to collect information and report site usage statistics without personally identifying individual visitors to Google. The main cookie used by Google Analytics is the ‘_ga’ cookie.


For information about the type of cookie used by Google go to:


Where a website offers the option, you can instruct your browser to refuse to accept cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Service.


For full information about Cookies and their functions go to:


 Use of Data


As indicated above, Orkney SNP uses the collected data from Google Analytics for various purposes:


To provide analysis or valuable information so that we can improve the Service

To monitor the usage of the Service

To detect, prevent and address technical issues


Security Of Data


Any Personal Information or Data we collect from you such as your Name, Email address, Phone number is kept is strict confidence and may be retained in either written form or on our secure server or nominated devices. Your information will never be passed onto a third-party without your strict permission. You are at liberty to request from us to view the data we hold on you and how you information is securely retained.


If you are located outside United Kingdom and choose to provide information to us, please note that we transfer the data, including Personal Data, to United Kingdom and retain it here.


Your consent to this Privacy & Cookie Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that retention.


Disclosure Of Data Legal Requirements


Orkney SNP may disclose your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:


To comply with a legal obligation

To prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service

To protect against legal liability


Security Of Data


The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


Service Providers


We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service (“Service Providers”), to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Service-related services or to assist us in analysing how our Service is used.


Business associates and professional advisers


Kerrie Meyer (webmistress) – Orkney SNP

Secure server and email server is located at – Manchester


Links To Other Sites


Our Service may contain links to other sites that are not operated by us. If you click on a third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s site. We strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of every site you visit.


We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.


Changes To This Privacy Policy


We may update our Privacy & Cookie Policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy & Cookie Policy on this page.


You are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any changes. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page.

Contact Us


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy.

Please contact us by visiting this page on our website and using the mail form: