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Privacy & Cookie Policy


In this Cookies Statement and Privacy Policy Statement, "We", "Us" and "Our" mean Global Islands Network. Our address is Struan House, Knockintorran, North Uist, Western Isles HS6 5ED. When we refer to Our website we are referring to any website in the domain globalislands.net and the website www.globalislands.net.

Website cookies

This website uses cookies to enable the proper operation of the website. We do not track or record your movements. These cookies do not store any information capable of identifying you as an individual. It is possible to block the setting of cookies in most browsers in the settings section. However, doing this may impact on the proper operating of the website. By accepting this warning or continuing to use this website, you are accepting the use of these cookies.

Links to other websites

Our website does contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

What personal information do we hold about you and why

If you have contacted us for any reason, the personal information we hold about you may include your name, job title, postal address, telephone number, email address and general information such as geographical and thematic interests. This personal information is needed for the purposes of responding to your specific queries and giving further details about our services.

Who do we share your information with

Your details will never be shared without good reason and will remain under our control and management always. The data passed will be limited to that necessary for answering your request for information or services and we will never sell your data to a third party.

How long do we keep your information

We only hold on to your information for as long as we actually need it for the purposes we acquired it for in the first place. In most cases, this means we will keep your information for as long as you continue to use our services and are deemed a client. After that we will delete it other than where we lawfully can keep any data for audit or legal reasons.

Access to your information and other rights

You have a right to access the information that we hold about you and to receive a copy. You should submit your request to us in writing, by post. You can also request us to correct any information that you believe is incorrect or incomplete. You can write to us at any time to request removal of the personal information we may hold about you.