Legal Disclaimer

The Forth Bridges Forum and its members are committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the following privacy policy to understand how we use and protect the information obtained from those visiting the site. We will treat all information given by you as required by the Data Protection Act 1998.

Information that we collect from you

We collect information about you:

  • when you provide us with your personal details (e.g. name, contact details, email address etc.) by registering with us for updates or submitting an enquiry via the site.
  • from your usage of the site and any other information you post on the site, email or otherwise send to us.  

Use of your information
We use your information:

  • in order that we may keep you updated of news, events, services or information that may be of interest.
  • to ensure content from the site is presented in the most effective manner for you and your computer.
  • to analyse the information we collect so that we can administer, support and improve and develop the site.  

Your consent
As a user of the Forth Bridges Form website, you consent to the collection and use of your personal information in accordance with this policy.  Should you choose to respond to the Forth Bridge World Heritage nomination consultation, additional guidance on the handling of any extra personal information that you choose to provide is provided at the end of the online form.    

Disclosure of your information
Authorised personnel within the Forth Bridges Forum will be able to access the information you provide to us.  

Unless required or permitted to do so by law, we will not share, sell or distribute any of the information you provide to us without your consent.    

IP addresses and cookies
We collect personal information from you through the use of registration forms.  

We may also obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. We use this information to track your movements through the site, to find out how the site is being used and to assess its usefulness. Personal information about you is not collected during the tracking process. You have the option of setting your browser to reject cookies.  

Any information obtained in these ways is only used in aggregate form.    

We have put in place security measures to protect your information from access by unauthorised persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction or damage.  

Please help us keep our records up to date by informing us of any changes to your email address and other contact details.    

Your rights
You have the right to ask for a copy of the information held by us in our records. At anytime you can withdraw permission for the use of your personal information. This can be done by clicking the unsubscribe link contained in communications from us.  

The site may contain links to and from third parties. If you follow a link to any of these, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for those policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.    

Legal Disclaimer
Members of the Forth Bridges Forum are committed to the highest standard and quality of information and every attempt has been made to present up-to-date accurate information. However, the Forum gives no warranty as to the accuracy of the information on the website. The Forum shall not be liable for any losses or damages arising from your use of the website, including reliance on information contained on the website.  

It is the responsibility of users of the Forth Bridges Forum website to satisfy themselves prior to using any information on the website in any way and that it is suitable for their purposes. Users are strongly recommended to refer to alternative independent sources of information to confirm the basis of their decision before making any decisions bases on any information on the Forum's website. The information provided on the website has not been written to meet individual requirements of users.  

Although the Forum takes all reasonable measures to ensure that the information provided to it from third parties is accurate and not defamatory or offensive it cannot control the content or take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers or linked pages. It is the responsibility of the user to report any content that is consider to be inaccurate, defamatory or offensive as they become aware of it, so that we might take appropriate action.    

External links
Links to external sites may open in a new window. We cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.    

You may retrieve and display content from the website on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for your personal, non-commercial use provided that you acknowledge the copyright owner. Except as expressly set out above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any of the Content.  

In the unlikely event that you find any inaccurate information on the Site or have any complaint about what we have published please email  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We will investigate on receipt and take such action which we consider, in our opinion, is deemed necessary. You acknowledge that ‘Forth Bridges Forum’ is our trade mark and that you may not use them without written permission from us    

You assume full responsibility for the protection of your computer system including computer hardware, software and stored data on your computer system including hardware, software and stored data of third parties who may access or be otherwise connected to your computer system.  

In accordance with the requirements of the [Data Protection Act 1998] the Forth Bridges Forum will take reasonable steps to ensure that data transmitted electronically to its Website or otherwise and stored by the Forum is not accessed by unauthorised third parties. You accept the risk that data transmitted electronically to the Forth Bridges Forum via the Website or otherwise may be intercepted before reaching the Forum or accessed from the Forum’s data storage by third parties not authorised by the Forum and may be exploited unlawfully by such unauthorised third parties.  

The Site is not guaranteed to be free from any computer viruses and it is strongly recommended that you check for such viruses before downloading it to your computer equipment. We are not responsible for any loss, corruption, damage or disruption to your computer system (including data, software, operating system and hardware) which may occur whilst using the Site or materials downloaded from it.    

Further information
If you have questions about your personal data or our privacy policy and legal disclaimer, please contact us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.