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National Museums Scotland
The data we collect may be personal data and may include your name, email address, postal address, date of birth and interests.
We collect the personal data that you may volunteer via: visitor surveys, sign-up forms and booking tickets.
The personal data collected will be used by us for the following purposes:
We do not disclose personal data to other organisations.
We do not give you the option of using a secure transmission method to send us your personal data. We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:
All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of our visitor's personal data.
You can ask us if we are keeping any personal data about you and you can also request to receive a copy of that personal data – this is called a Subject Access Request.
To make a Subject Access Request you will need to provide adequate proof of identity such as a copy of your passport, birth certificate or driving licence before your request can be processed. There may also be a fee of up to £10 depending on the volume of work required.
Please try to be as clear as possible about the information you are seeking.
Once we have received your Subject Access Request, the agreed fee and proof of identity, you will receive a response from us within 40 days and you will be able to get copies of any information we hold on you. However, exemptions to disclosure may apply in some circumstances.
Subject Access Requests should be sent to:
Data Protection Officer
National Museums Scotland
Fax: 0131 247 4492
At any time you may request that we delete or correct your personal information. To unsubscribe from the e-news service please use the unsubscribe link contained within the e-newsletter or email email@example.com. For all other requests please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The National Museums Scotland is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998.
Pages on the National Museums Scotland website include links to relevant content within nms.ac.uk and also to external sites.
External links are selected and reviewed when the page is published. However, National Museums Scotland is not responsible for the content or accessibility of external websites. The inclusion of a link to an external website from nms.ac.uk is not an endorsement of that website or the site's owners (or their products/services).
This page explains the features that have been incorporated into this site to provide a level of accessibility for all users.
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www.nms.ac.uk has an ‘AA’ WAI rating with passes for many ‘AAA’ criteria.
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Where images have been provided by or are copyrighted to other individuals or organisations, this should be clearly stated on the website.
Artists’ copyright lasts throughout their lifetimes and for 70 years from the date of death. When displaying artwork images, we have made every effort not to infringe copyright, and only to display works in copyright if we have permission from artists or their estates. If we have made a mistake, please tell us and we will remove the image(s) from the site immediately.