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Privacy policy

This privacy policy relates only to Scotland Excel's website, careers microsite and Supplier Excellence Awards microsite. Links to external web sites that feature on the website are not covered. 

Scotland Excel does not capture and/or store your personal information when you access Scotland Excel's website unless you voluntarily agree to give us your personal details: 

  • by email 
  • by using an electronic form 
  • by enquiring about our services 

In these cases, the personal data you provide electronically to Scotland Excel will be used exclusively to provide you with the information you have asked for, in compliance with the EU Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications. 

Scotland Excel will not pass any of your personal data to outside organisations and/or individuals without your express consent, unless the law permits this.


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The following session cookie is used by our site to authenticate registered users when they log in to our site:

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