Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Destination South Ayrshire, provided by South Ayrshire Council respects the privacy of our users and is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you, as a user of Destination South Ayrshire of how your data is processed and for what purposes.

What data we collect and why we collect it

Contact form – Free Listing of Your Tourism Business

  • Business name
  • Main contact job title
  • Business email 
  • Business website
  • Business phone number 
  • Business social media and trip advisor links

We will not collect any personal information when listing your business on our website.  We will use your business data to:

  • Provide you with a free listing of your business on our website.
  • Provide you with the services, products or information you have asked for.
  • Contact you regarding the listing of your tourism business and to understand how we can improve our services or information for you.

Please note, if you enter your business details onto our online forms, and you don’t ‘submit’ the form, we will not retain the information that you have entered.

Subscribe to newsletter form– Free subscription to newsletter

  • Email address
  • First Name


We will not collect any additional personal information other than your first name and email address.

We will use your data to:

  • Send you the newsletter. 
  • Provide you with the services, products or information you have asked for.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with

We will only use your business data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your business data in the following circumstances:

  • Where you have provided your business details and we have your prior consent to use your data (for example, where you have agreed to have your business information listed on this website).
  • Free listing of your business form. This form only contains business data and no personal data.


Our website, uses cookies and other related technologies. Cookies are also placed by third parties we have engaged. For more information on how we use cookies, please refer to our Cookie Policy. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by our Cookie Policy.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise 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 business information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their 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 data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any 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.

Destination South Ayrshire: Events Takedown Policy

During South Ayrshire Council events, either paid or non-paid, there will be times photographs will be taken of the event activities, and of members of the public attending. Every effort will be made to ensure your photographic image is taken with your agreement. Signage will also be in place at the event to notify attendees that photography is taking place.

For more information visit our Events Takedown Policy Page.

Contact information

Email: [email protected]

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