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Privacy & cookies

Our aims

The Council takes your privacy seriously. We always aim to follow the guidance provided by the Information Commissioner, and to comply with the Data Protection Act.

When you submit a comment to this site any personal data only appears in relation to your comment and is not re-used for any purpose by the Council.


The web site does store cookies on your computer, but these do not contain personal data or anything that could identify you to others. 

In line with our Records policy, we aim to archive or delete data from our systems when it's no longer actively useful for providing the relevant service to you.


Fair Processing Statement

Edinburgh Outdoors is a City of Edinburgh Council project which aims to improve visitors’ experiences of Edinburgh’s parks. The website allows users to post images or comments about parks.

There is no need to register for an account when using Edinburgh Outdoors. We will request your name when you wish to submit a comment or picture; this will identify you as the contributor and will be published on the website. You do not have to submit your name if you do not wish it to be appear on the website. You can request that your post be deleted at any time by contacting us at edinburghoutdoors@edinburgh.gov.uk

The Edinburgh Outdoors website is hosted by the University of Edinburgh; as such data submitted to the site will be shared with them as their role as our data processor. More information about privacy, your data protection rights and the use of cookies can be found on the Council website. Please note that that this website does store cookies on your computer, but these do not contain personal data or anything that could identify you to others.