Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER Privacy Policy

Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER takes your privacy seriously. Please read the following to learn more about our privacy policy.

This privacy policy covers the Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER's treatment of personal information that the Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER collects when you visit the Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER website. Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER collects personal information when you register for updates or submit forms on the Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER website.

The information requested on registering with the Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER will be your name and email address. Additional information such as age and address may be requested, if necessary.

Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER uses the information collected to keep you updated on website developments, to advertise new products and services, to fulfil your request for certain products and for customer feedback. Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER will not sell or rent your personal information to anyone.

The Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER will respond to any Court Order or legitimate request by authorities for personal information, with which they must comply or in connection with any legal process.

You may request amendment or deletion of your details at any time by  contacting us, clearly stating your name, address and email identifier.

We limit access to personal information about you to employees who we believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide products or services to you or in order to do their job.

The Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER may amend this policy from time to time. If we make any substantial changes in the way we use your personal information we will notify you by posting a prominent announcement on our pages.

Cookies - What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer by a website, which typically contains two pieces of information: the site's name and a unique ID. There are many uses for cookies, such as website authentication (logging into a website), website analytics (number of site visitors, browser types etc.), storing site preferences, saving items to a shopping cart or anything else that can be accomplished through storing text data.

How do we use them?

Forth Valley & Lomond LEADER website uses cookies for a number of reasons. However, they do not contain any personal information about you and cannot be used to identify an individual.

Third party suppliers and cookies

We reserve the right to utilise third party suppliers/services to supplement our charitable services. We ensure that all third party suppliers meet strict security and privacy standards that are inline with our own policies. For example, we use Google Analytics to find out more about the ways in which people use our site, so that we can provide a better user experience. Learn more about Google's privacy policy.

If you do not want cookies

You can choose not to accept cookies. However, since cookies are maintained by your web browser, the method of enabling or disabling them will greatly depend on which browser you are using. You should be able to find instructions on how to do this in your browser's Help files.

More about cookies

You can learn more about cookies at Wikipedia (

Cookies Used

The following is a list of cookies, that is used on

Google’s cookies





Tracks if you have visited the site before (Google Analytics)

13 months


Tracks if you have visited the site before (Google Analytics)

24 hours


Manages page view request rate (Google Analytics)

1 minute


Stores preferences and other information related to your Google account

6 months / 13 months


Store a user’s state regarding their cookies choices

13 months


Store a user’s state regarding their cookies choices

2 years


Ensure that requests within a browsing session are made by the user, and not by other sites

6 months


Provides its risk analysis

6 months


YouTube sets this cookie to measure bandwidth

6 months


Determine if the user's browser supports cookies.

15 minutes


Stores the user's video preferences



Stores the user's video preferences



Tracks the views of embedded videos


You can find more information regarding Googles use of cookies here:

Vimeo’s cookies





Collects tracking information

1 year 1 month 4 days


Used to support Cloudflare Bot Management

1 hour


Website cookies





Maintaining the user session between pages.