Privacy Policy and Acceptable Use


This page explains our privacy policy and how we will use and protect any
information you provide through this website.
This privacy statement only covers this website It does not cover the sites that you can link to
from this site so you should always be aware when you are moving to another
site and read the privacy statement on that site.
This website is owned, maintained and hosted by the Royal Deeside and The
Cairngorms Destination Management Organisation – a non profit making
organisation which exists to promote and improve tourism in the Royal Deeside
and The Cairngorms area. Should you wish to contact us please use the
following contact details:

Tourism Development Manager
Royal Deeside & The Cairngorms DMO
The Bank House
7 Bridge Street
AB35 5QP
What information do we collect?
We collect feedback on visitors’ interests and email subscription details from
visitors to this website.
Email subscriptions
Some areas of this website offer email updates. To receive these email
updates, you need to register by giving: your email address, a user name and a
We do not share the information you provide with any third parties, which we
protect in accordance with The Data Protection Act 1998.
The Data Protection Act
Under The Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any
information we collect from you. We use leading technologies and encryption
software to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. The software, hardware and security policies are
review and updated regularly.
Information we collect about you will not be disclosed to any third party
without your prior consent or the requestor’s demonstrated legal authority to
receive it.
You have the right to have any personal data we may hold on you to be
corrected, if inaccurate, or erased if we no longer have a legitimate reason for
retaining the data.
Access to your information and contacting us
You have the right to access your information at anytime to check whether it is
accurate and up to date. If you wish to identify the information we hold about
you, contact us, in writing at the address above.
Under the law, your right of access to the information we hold about you
should be in writing. As such no email or telephone requests will be processed
for full Subject Access Requests.
If you wish to update or amend your details, please email
Any complaints about the manner in which we collect, process or maintain your
personal data should be emailed to
Changes to this privacy policy
If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on
this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what
information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances, if any,
we will share it with other parties.


This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website (“our Site”). This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our
Your use of our Site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use
policy, which supplement our Site’s Terms of Use. is a site operated by Royal Deeside and the Cairngorms Ltd. Our registered office addressNo. 7 The Business Centre, Huntly Road, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire, AB34 5HE.
Prohibited uses
You may use our Site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our Site:
In any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation.
In any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect.
For the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way.
To transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or
any other form of similar solicitation (spam).
To knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms,
time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code
designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
You also agree:
Not to reproduce, duplicate, copy or re-sell any part of our Site in contravention of the provisions of our Site’s
Terms of Use.
Not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt:
any part of our Site;
any equipment or network on which our Site is stored;
any software used in the provision of our Site; or
any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party.
Suspension and termination
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through
your use of our Site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem
Failure to comply with this acceptable use policy constitutes a material breach of our Site’s Terms of Use upon
which you are permitted to use our Site, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
Immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use our Site.
Immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any posting or material uploaded by you to our Site.
Issue of a warning to you.
Legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited
to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach.
Further legal action against you.
Disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The responses
described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
Changes to the acceptable use policy
We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this
page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of
the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our Site.