GDPR - Privacy Notice

eLearningScotland is an eLearning resource company, producing and distributing a range of resources, events and websites.  Under GDPR, we act as a ‘Data Controller’ for the data we hold.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy policy explains how we collect, store and use personal data.

We process data using legitimate interest. Our ability to retain the personal data will be determined by activity, if the you do not use our services for over 2 years we will delete your data.

We gather and use certain information about individuals, which include customers, suppliers, business contacts, employees and other people the organisation has a relationship with or may need to contact.

The information held by eLearningScotland is related to the management of the company which includes planning, marketing & providing events, providing news & information and providing services to the eLearning industry.

In the course of our business of providing events, news and services we collect personally identifying information consisting of: name, email address, postal address, organisation and job title, as well as social media contact details (which may include username details for twitter, Mastadon, LinkedIn, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, etc.).  We also collect and store personal data as part of our legal obligation for business accounting and tax purposes.

eLA Bulletin Mailing List
Our eLA Bulletin mailing list is run using services provided by Mailchimp, which acts as a data processor under GDPR. You can review the MailChimp privacy policy here.

The personal data we collect for the management of this mailing list is name and email address.  Information you submit to this mailing list will be stored outside the European Economic Area on MailChimp’s servers in the United States of America.

You can obtain a copy of the safeguards and any other of Mailchimp’s data protection documentation by visiting, or applying via post to Mailchimp, The Rocket Science Group, LLC, 675 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Suite 5000, Atlanta, GA 30308 USA.

Sharing & Using Data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") which is compliant with the GDPR. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

In addition, your personal information may be linked to event activity you take part in with the eLearningScotland including attended workshops, use of newsletter, webinars and networking events and completing surveys.

We will not share your data with a 3rd party without first obtaining your consent to do so.

Access to your information, correction and erasure
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you and to ask us to correct it or delete it completely.

If you would like to make this request, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write to us at the following address:

10 Barbeth Way, Cumbernauld, G67 4NL

We will respond to your request to share, correct or erase your data within 28 days.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please unsubscribe from the Mailchimp mailing list here, email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write to us at the address above.

Our websites use cookies to deliver its services and to analyse traffic. Your IP address and user agent are shared with our service providers, together with performance and security metrics, to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics and to detect and address abuse. Our serive providers include Google and TSOHost.

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit or

You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites
We may sometimes include or offer third party products or services on our website. The websites of these third parties will have separate and independent privacy policies, with which you should familiarise yourself. We bear no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these third party sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our website and welcome any feedback regarding these third party websites.
Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.
Our website runs adverstisements provided by Google and Amazon, you can read their privacy policies here and here.

Data Retention
If you do not use our services for 2 years, your personal information will be removed from our marketing and contact database files.  For tax purposes, we must retain data for six years from the end of the relevant tax year.

Updated May 2018