Privacy Policy

This section explains our Privacy Policy so that you can have an understanding about the way information is collected and used by

The Information We Collect

Lanark United provides a range of interactive user services, including content about travel and a double opt-in newsletter which users can sign up for using their email address.

We may collect non-personally identifiable information, for example, the internet browser type, the type of operating system, the domain name of your Internet service provider, time spent on the web site, or referring link.

Use Of Information

The personal information that you provide is used to fulfill your requests, for example, email you the double opt-in newsletter. The information is also used to respond to your inquiries and offer you other services that we feel may be of interest to you.

If you submit your comments or if you submit any other content, we may publish the information you have provided.

We may disclose personally identifiable information to government agencies or officials or other third parties if we believe such disclosure to be required under applicable law.

The non-personally identifiable information that we collect may be used to improve our services and to analyze the site usage and the usage of our content.


Cookies are text files place in your computer’s browser to store your preferences. To enhance your experience, some of our web pages use “cookies.” Cookies do not tell us your e-mail address or other personally identifiable information.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites

This site contains links to other Internet sites that have their own privacy policies. Lanark United has no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by these third parties.

Our newsletter is double opt-in. Here are the Mailchimp Privacy Policy ( and Terms of Use (

You can opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertising Features you use, including through Ads Settings, Ad Settings for mobile apps, or any other available means (for example, the NAI’s consumer opt-out) and

EEA visitors & GDPR

EEA visitors will be shown non-personalized ads to comply with GDPR.


Lanark United may use a reputable third party to present or serve the advertisements that you may see on our web site. The third-party ad servers we use may place cookies and/or collect non-personally identifiable information such as your internet browser type and the number of times you have viewed an ad. If you would like to opt-out, please visit the Digital Advertising Alliance opt-out page at or the Network Advertising Initiative opt-out page at ,

Notice to Parents

The site you are visiting is a general audience site.


Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that personally identifiable information that we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.

In the event that Lanark United sells or transfers ownership, operation or control of its network, Lanark United reserves the right to transfer or disclose all of its data to the buyer.

Lanark United may find it necessary or be legally obligated to update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Any changes will be posted at this site.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns about the Lanark United Privacy Policy you may contact us at [email protected]

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