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Please find answers to some of your questions, if your question has not been answered please feel free to email using the contact form. Thank You.
This website or Highland Scene Adventures  has no connection legal or otherwise to Highland Scene Kilt Hire, Montrose.




Q. Why did you build this website?
A. We love Scotland and we want to share it with the rest of the world, share our country, the scenery, traditions and everything else.

Q. Do you take bookings for hotels?
A. No we may advertise hotels and Bed & Breakfasts but its your responsibility to book and pay for any accommodation. We are not responsible for any wording,images or prices.

Q. How do we contact the Emercency Services?
A. All of the emergencies services can be contacted by dialling 999 which is free from all phones- you will be asked which emergency service you require, your name, where you are and what number you are calling from. Stay calm and speak clearly. If you have a mobile (cell ) phone with GPS it will be ideal to take a note of where you are or the incident.

Q. Does Scotland take Euros?
A. No Scotland uses GB Pounds. Currency can be exchanged at many places around the UK including larger Post Offices, Banks & Travel Agencies, the amount you will be charged varies between places.



Q. What about driving in the UK
A. In the whole of the UK drive on the left, there are 3 main road types A roads which are found in and around towns and villages and the maximum speed of 30mph unless other wise stated by traffic signs. Duel carriageways which is two lanes and the maximum speed is 70mph unless other wise stated by traffic signs. Motorways which can have up to four lanes and has the maximum speed of 70mph unless other wise stated. On Motorways you cannot stop except in and emergency, you cannot walk on a motorway or ride bicycles. learner driver are not allowed to drive on a motorway The UK also has 'Roundabouts' which is used to filter traffic different directions and as it says its round and of all sizes. Checking the road signs as you approach will show you the direction you need to travel.Some roundabouts have traffic lights the rules still apply for on the direction of the traffic lights. If you wish to check the rules and regulations before driving in the UK please Google UK Highway Code or you can buy an Highway Code book at most book sellers.


Q. What about food and drink in Scotland?
A. Scotland is so diverse that possible al foods from all nations are found more so in the bigger cities, but foods such as Chinese and Indian
restaurants are found in most towns along with UK national dish of Fish and Chips. But if you wish to try traditional Scottish fare you will find most restaurants will serve you Haggis or Veal, Scotland is also famous for is its High Teas which many hotels that serve food will do High Teas which consist of a main meal, including toast tea or coffee and then a wide range of cakes which many hotels will home bake. If you want a traditional good Scottish meal you must try Haggis, Neeps (turnip) and Tatties (potatoes normally mashed) its superb.
Drinks of course you have Scotland’s national drink, Whisky a wide range of blended and single malts and there are many distilleries which have visitors centres, with a tour around the distillery and tasting, wine is made in Scotland plenty of fruit wines made at the winery in Perthshire which has a visitors centre. Irn Bru which is a soft drink and known as Scotland’s other national drink, a fizzy non alcoholic drink and of course you also get the range of other soft drinks such as Coke and Pepsi.
Scotland is a producer of bottled water from springs all around Scotland, then you have the good ol' ale and bottled beers from around the world, Scotland has a growing industry of micro breweries, small local and producing good Scottish beers and ales. So you will never go hungry or thirsty in Scotland.

 

Also remember Scotland has a very low limit if you are driving so advice is, if you are drinking them don't drive.
Micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath must be under 22 in Scotland but in England, Wales & Northern Ireland is 35.



 

Please read this Privacy Policy any questions please use our contact form

 

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online which, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

 

Q. What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

A.When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your name, email address or other details to help you with your experience.

 

Q. When do we collect information?

A. We collect information from you when you fill out a form or enter information on our site.

 

Q. How do we use your information?

A. We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:

To improve our website in order to better serve you.
To ask for ratings and reviews of services or products
To follow up with them after correspondence (live chat, email or phone inquiries)

 

Q. How do we protect your information?

 

A. Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our site as safe as possible.

We use regular Malware Scanning.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive/credit information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information.

All transactions are processed through a gateway provider and are not stored or processed on our servers.

 

Q. Do we use 'cookies'?

 

A. Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

 

Q.We use cookies to:

A. Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, Some of the features that make your site experience more efficient may not function properly.It won't affect the user's experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly.

 

Third-party disclosure

 

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.

However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

 

Google

Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

 

We do not use Google AdSense Advertising on our website, but we may in the future.

Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

 

We have implemented the following:
      Demographics and Interests Reporting

We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
Opting out:
Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

 

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. - See more at: http://consumercal.org/california-online-privacy-protection-act-caloppa/#sthash.0FdRbT51.dpuf

 

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
Users can visit our site anonymously.
Once this privacy policy is created, we will add a link to it on our home page or as a minimum, on the first significant page after entering our website.
Our Privacy Policy link includes the word 'Privacy' and can easily be found on the page specified above.

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:
      Others
via a note showing last update of the privacy policy on the policy page.
Can change your personal information:
      By emailing us

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?
We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?
It's also important to note that we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.
Do we let third-parties, including ad networks or plug-ins collect PII from children under 13?

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:
We will notify you via email
      Other
Only if information has been stored about the user - which normally this is not done unless the user contacted Highland-Scene.com by form or email


 


 

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