Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how any information that you give when using this website is used and protected.
The Friends of the Argyll Papers are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide information by which you can be identified when using this website, it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
This policy may change in line with government guidance, and we advise you to revisit this statement now and again to check the current text. This statement is effective from November 2022.

Data collection

The following information may be collected:
  • Your Name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Demographic information including country of origin


Any data collected will be kept securely in line with the requirements of the General Data Protection Requirements (GDPR).


Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device and to present the information in a suitable format and language.

Links To Other Websites

This website contains links to other websites of interest. Please note that the Friends of the Argyll Papers do not have any control over other websites and cannot be held responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide to other sites. These other sites are not governed by this privacy statement. Please check the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling Your Personal Information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
  • If you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used for direct marketing purposes. Please note that membership of the Friends presumes your agreement to receiving information from the Friends about our events and activities.
  • If you decide that you no longer wish to receive mailings from the Friends, please email with ‘unsubscribe’ as the subject.
The Friends of the Argyll Papers will not sell, distribute, or lease your personal information to third parties without your permission or unless we are required by law to do so. The Friends may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third party organisations which we think you may find interesting unless you advise that you do not wish to receive this information.
You may request details of the personal information held about you under the General Data Protection Act. You may ask for a copy of any information held about you by emailing If you believe that the information held about you is incorrect, please advise at your earliest opportunity so that we can correct it.

Privacy policy

The Friends of the Argyll Papers will ensure that we have your consent for the preservation of personal information and will only use the information provided to administer your membership.
We will ensure that all sensitive personal information that is collected is managed confidentially at all times. Personal information will only be shared with those authorised and with a need to see it to administer your membership.
We will not retain such information any longer than is necessary. Paper copies of personal information will be destroyed by shredding. No image or photocopy of the personal information will be retained.
You will be asked to provide your full name, your postal address including postcode, your telephone number, and your email address.
Financial details are gathered, collated, and kept securely by Enthuse, the financial service which administers payments on our behalf. These details are not made available to the Friends of the Argyll Papers.
This policy may be amended in line with best practice or new data protection legislation. Please revisit this guidance occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
This policy is effective from November 2022.
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