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Privacy Policy

This website is opperated by the National Youth Choir of Scotland (NYCoS). This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.


What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you register with us, book, donate or place an order for products or services. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete customer surveys, provide feedback and participate in competitions. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How will we use the information about you?

We collect information about you to process your order, manage your account and, if you agree, to email you about other products and services we think may be of interest to you.

We use your information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to our website.

NYCoS will not share your information for marketing purposes with other companies.


We would like to send you information about products and services which may be of interest to you. If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date.

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 contact us.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to us. We may make a small charge for this service.

We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.


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.

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How this site makes use of browser cookies:

  • When you have logged in successfully to a logged-in-only area of this site (if one exists), a cookie will be applied to your browser to convey your authentication as you move through the pages of the site. This cookie is removed when you log out of the logged-in area and does not itself contain any of your personal information.
  • Where a shopping area of the site exists, a cookie will be used to store which items you have placed in to your shopping basket.
  • The framework we use to build this area of the site creates a cookie that follows you as you move through the pages of the site. This cookies allows the site to respond to any settings you may set so that they persist as you move through the pages of the site. This cookie does not itself contain any of your personal information.
  • All cookies set by this site (other than tqCombinedLogin where used) will be deleted when you close your browser down.

This site does not use browser cookies to:

  • Collect personally identifiable information about you.
  • Track your movements for the purposes of advertising.

Blocking cookies

If you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by this, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how. Note that your use of some of the sections of this site mentioned above will be impaired if you do choose to disable cookies.

The Cookies used by this site

Cookie namePurpose
.ASPXAUTHThe cookie used to convey your authentication when you are logged in.
ASP.NET_SessionIdThe cookie used by the framework we use to build this site.
tqCombinedLoginThe cookie used to convey your authentication to other sites when you are logged in.
esitShop2The cookie used by the shopping area of this site to hold items you place in your basket. If you block this cookie you will not be able to purchase products from the shop.
ai_user, ai_authUser & ai_sessionThese cookies are placed by Application Insights which we use to monitor the health of the website e.g. recording errors and site speed. You can safely block these cookies.
_ga & _gatThe cookies placed by Google Analytics which we use to track and report on the usuage of this site. You can safely block these cookies.
__cfduidThis cookie is placed by CloudFlare. Blocking this cookie may result in you being repeated challenged to prove you are a human user and make the site unusable.

Other 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.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 13 March 2017.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

Contact us by email

Or write to us at: National Youth Choir of Scotland
The Mitchell, North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN

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