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How we respect privacy when we deal with personal information collected by our organisation.

This Privacy Policy applies to information we (ScotCad Textiles Ltd - ScotWeave Dobby weaving software) collect about individuals who interact with our organisation. It explains what personal information we collect and how we use it.

If you have any comments or questions about this notice, feel free to contact us at

A. Personal data that we process

The following explains the types of data we collect and the legal basis, under current data protection legislation, on which this data is processed.

Data: Name, email, message

Purpose: Enquiring about our organisation and its activities

Basis: Legitimate interests – it is necessary for us to read and store your message so that we can respond in the way that you would expect.

Data: Website activity collected through cookies

Purpose: Website functionality

Basis: Legitimate interests – it is necessary for us to store a small amount of information, usually through cookies, to deliver functionality that you would expect.

B. How we use your data

We will only use your data in a manner that is appropriate considering the basis on which that data was collected, as set out in ‘Personal data that we process’

For example, we may use your personal information to:

– reply to enquiries you send to us;

– handle any transactions that you initiate;

– where you have specifically requested this, send you marketing communications by email relating to our merchandise which we think may be of interest to you.

C. When we share your data

We will only pass your data to third parties in the following circumstances:

– you have provided your explicit consent for us to pass data to a named third party;

– we are using a third party purely for the purposes of processing data on our behalf and we have in place a data processing agreement with that third party that fulfils our legal obligations in relation to the use of third party data processors; or

– we are required by law to share your data.

- With delivery companies to fulfil your order.

D. How long we keep your data

Where data is collected on the basis of consent or contact forms To comply with government regulations, your details will be retained for a minimum of 7 years, which will be securely stored, after which they will be securely destroyed.


E. Rights you have over your data

You have a range of rights over your data, which include the following:

Where data processing is based on consent, you may revoke this consent at any time and we will make it as easy as possible for you to do this (for example by putting ‘unsubscribe’ links at the bottom of all our marketing emails).

You have the right to ask for rectification and/or deletion of your information. You have the right of access to your information.

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner if you feel your rights have been infringed.

A full summary of your legal rights over your data can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website here:

If you would like to access the rights listed above, or any other legal rights you have over your data under current legislation, please get in touch with us.

Please note that relying on some of these rights, such as the right to deleting your data, will make it impossible for us to continue to deliver some services to you. However, where possible we will always try to allow the maximum access to your rights while continuing to deliver as many services to you as possible.

F. Cookies & usage tracking

A cookie is a small file of letters and numbers that is downloaded on to your computer when you visit a website. Cookies are used by many websites and can do a number of things, eg remembering your preferences and counting the number of people looking at a website.

Where cookies are used to collect personal data, we list these purposes in section A. above, along with other personal data that we collect. However, we also use some cookies that do not collect personal information but that do help us collect anonymous information about how people use our website. We use Google Analytics for this purpose. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website usage by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information collected by Google Analytics about usage of our website is not personally identifiable. The data is collected anonymously, stored by Google and used by us to create reports about website usage. Google’s privacy policy is available at

G. Linked websites

Our privacy policy only covers this website. Any linked websites are subject to their own policy, which may differ to ours.

H. Modifications

We may modify this Privacy Policy from time to time and will publish the most current version on our website.

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