Privacy Policy

Privacy policy – LCDT

Linlithgow Community Development Trust will respect any personal data you share with us and will keep it safe. It is our aim to be clear when and how we collect your personal data and not do anything you wouldn’t reasonably expect. Our privacy policy tells you what we will do with your information.

This policy includes:

• What personal data we collect and how we use it.
• Where we collect information about you from.
• How we keep your data safe and who has access to your data.
• Subject Access Requests
• Keeping your information up to date.
• Changes to this Policy.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please let us know by contacting LCDT, 21 West Port Linlithgow, EH49 7AY, or email

What personal data do we collect?

• We receive your personal information from our website via our online registration form when you become a member of LCDT or via our website contact form. This information will consist of some or all of the following:

• Your name
• Company Name
• Contact Details
• E-mail Address
• Marketing Preferences
• Membership level

We will mainly use your data to:
• Keep a record of your relationship with us
• Share relevant news & updates with you
• Respond to your query
• Process payment for services rendered
• Understand how we can improve our services to you.

Direct marketing

With your consent, we will contact you to share news & updates from LCDT – We make it easy for you to tell us how you want us to communicate, in a way that suits you. If you wish to opt-out at any time in the future – that’s absolutely fine, please just let us know by selecting the ‘unsubscribe button at the foot of our emails or contact us at

We do not sell or share personal details with third parties for the purposes of marketing.
Where we collect information about you from.

We collect information in the following ways:

When you give it to us directly.

You may give us your information via our website when you request information or make contact with LCDT

When you give permission to other organisations to share it.

Depending on your settings or the privacy policies for social media and messaging services like Facebook, WhatsApp or Twitter, you might give us permission to access information from those accounts or services.

When we collect it as you use our website.

Like most websites, we use ‘cookies’ to help us make our site – and the way you use it – better. Cookies mean that a website will remember you. They’re small text files that sites transfer to your computer, phone or tablet). They make interacting with a website faster and easier – for example by automatically filling your name and address in text fields.

In addition, the type of device you’re using to visit our website and the settings on that device may provide us with information including what type of device it is, what specific device you have, what operating system you are using and what your device settings are.

Your device manufacturer or operating system provider will have more details about what information your device makes available to us.

If you do not wish to accept cookies on to your machine you can disable them by adjusting the settings on your browser.

How we keep your data safe and who has access to your data

We will ensure that there are appropriate controls in place to protect your personal details both paper and electronic form.

We undertake regular reviews of who has access to information that we hold to ensure that your information is only accessible by authorised LCDT staff members, volunteers and contractors.

We may need to disclose your details if deemed necessary to law enforcement and we will only ever share your data in other circumstances if we have your explicit and informed consent.

Your Rights

You have a right to ask us to stop processing your personal data. If it’s not necessary for the purpose you provided it to us, then we will do so at your request.

Contact us via email if you have any concerns.

You have a right to ask for a copy of the information we hold about you known as a Subject Access Request.  A small processing fee may be required. If you spot any mistakes, please let us know and we will correct them.

If you wish to access your information, please send a description of the information you want to see, and proof of your identity by email to

Finally – if you have any questions please send these to
Keeping your information up to date.

We would really appreciate it if you let us know if your contact details change. You can do this by emailing

Changes to this privacy policy

We may change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any significant changes in the way we treat your personal information, we will make this clear on the LCDT website or by contacting you directly.