Privacy Notice

Who are we?
This is the privacy notice of the Aboyne Highland Games, in this document the term “we” or “us” refers to the Aboyne Highland Games. The Aboyne Highland Games is a registered Scottish Charity number SCO405590. The Aboyne Highland Games are registered with the Information Commissioners Office number ZA345501. If you have any queries regarding this policy please contact – Morag McBeath on
We are committed to protecting your privacy and confidentiality. We understand that users of our web site and of our services are rightly concerned to know that their data is protected and will not be used for any purpose unintended by them.

How we obtain information?
We obtain information from you either through our web site registration page or when you contact us regarding becoming part of the games committee/volunteers. We will not sell this information.
How this information is used by us?
We may use this information in the following ways:
* to keep you informed about the games
* for verifying your identity for security purposes;
* to publish winner’s names only on our website, social media sites and local press

How will we share your information?
If you have consented we will share your information in the following ways:
* WITHIN the Aboyne Highland games for the operation of the games
* With funders/local authority/governing bodies where appropriate

What type of information we collect?
We may collect the following information regarding your personal data from you:
* Name
* Address
* Phone Number
* Email address
* Date of Birth

How long we keep data for?
We will only keep data for as long as is lawfully necessary and the charity has a data retention policy and disposal policy in place for information it holds.

How can I access, alter, delete or transfer my data?
You can access, alter, delete or transfer your data by contacting our Data Protection Officer at who will follow our Subject Access Request to ensure your rights of access are actioned.


What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive through your web browser when you visit a web site. They are used to provide memory for the website so that it can provide information to the owners such as when you return to the site or what pages you clicked on while visiting. They can also be used to allow a webpage to work more efficiently or to enhance the services and content the website can provide.

What do we use cookies for?
Cookies enable our web server to track non- personable information gained through the pages you visit while using our website and allow the use of our contact us form. The cookies we use will last for a single visit to our site as they are set to be deleted from your computer when you close your browser.

How can I disable the use of cookies?
You can disable the use of cookies via your browser software, however we would recommend that you allow them to run to be able to use the full content of our website as some of our functions will not operate without them.