Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Pinpoint Scotland Ltd uses and protects any information that you give Pinpoint Scotland Ltd when you use this website. Pinpoint Scotland Ltd is registered under and complies with the Data Protection Act 1998 (ICO Z10067-3). Pinpoint Scotland Ltd is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Pinpoint Scotland Ltd may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 15 November 2010.

Your subscription Order

If placing an order on-line for magazine subscriptions or back issues, you are accepting our terms and conditions as laid out throughout this document. Postage and packaging is included within the subscription fee and all subscription fees will be debited in Pounds Sterling.

Debit or credit cards we accept: Visa debit, Visa, Mastercard, JCB, Solo, & Maestro

An email will be sent to confirm your order, and orders received in the second month of the magazine issue will receive the next issue unless notified by email.

Cancellation and Refunds

If you wish to cancel your subscription at anytime, please do so in writing to Subscriptions Department, Pinpoint Scotland Ltd, 9 Gayfield Square, Edinburgh, EH1 3NT, UK or email

The remainder of the subscription value will be refunded, less £4 administration charge.

What we collect

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • We may periodically send promotional email about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided
  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail
  • We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

We may collect the following information:

  • name and address
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.


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