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Tuesday 28 February 2017

Privacy statement

The National Archives of Scotland (NAS) is displaying this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our formal commitment to privacy. This statement applies to the NAS’s website:

This statement does not cover links within this site to other websites. You may be asked for personal information if you want to take advantage of specific services the NAS offers through the website, such as subscription to our website updates or other mailing services. We will only use the personal information you provide to deliver the services that you have requested, or for other related uses for which you have given your consent. We will not pass your information to third parties without your consent. It is entirely optional for you to participate in these services. The information you provide will only be used to support and improve your customer relationship.

If you wish to withdraw from any of the services which are operated through our website you can instruct us at any time to cease our processing and delete your personal information from our records. You also have the right to gain access to your personal data by submitting a written request to NAS’s Data Protection Officer.

Changes to this statement

Due to changes in legislation and best practice or enhancements to functionality and content on we reserve the right to change our privacy policy and will reflect those changes in this statement.
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