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Privacy & Cookie Policy

We take your online privacy very seriously, and want you to be confident about the way we handle your information on our website. We have created this privacy policy to outline some of the areas where we are committed to protecting your information.

What information we collect about you

My Traffic Scotland

The My Traffic Scotland service only stores account details required to provide you with access to My Traffic Scotland service, associated personalised content and provide you with support if you experience issues registering or logging in to the service. We do not store any third party social media account details. All data stored is encrypted. Upon account deletion all account data is permanently deleted from our system.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file, stored on your computer when you visit a website. Cookies often store your settings for a website, and help us make your experience more efficient by providing information to us about your visit. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

To make full use of the features on this site, your computer, tablet or mobile phone will need to accept cookies. Some features of this website may be restricted by disabling them.

First party cookies:

Here's a list of the cookies we use, and what we use them for:

Cookie Name Purpose
Session ASP.NET_Session We use one ASP.NET session cookie, which is used to remember who the user is throughout the website. This cookie is deleted when the session expires.
Cookies AspNet.ApplicationCookie Used to remember a user who is logged in to the My Traffic Scotland service. The cookie contains the username and display name of a logged in user.
Layout switchCookie Records your selected preference on which page layout to use when accessed via a mobile device.
Acknowledge Redirect TSLiteWarning Records if you have acknowledged a redirect from the desktop to mobile site due to high traffic. This is used to prevent the redirect notice being presented multiple times and will be deleted after 15 minutes.
Mobile location TSManualllocation Our mobile service uses a cookie to remember your location when you manually enter it. This cookie is deleted when the session expires.
Session tsmob_usersetting_showFreightData Our mobile service uses this session cookie to remember your ‘show freight data’ user setting. This cookie is deleted when the session expires.
Bookmark CameraBookmark Our mobile service uses this cookie to remember your bookmarked cameras so they will continue to be bookmarked when you return to the site.
Bookmark JourneyTimeBookmark Our mobile service uses this cookie to remember your bookmarked Journey Time routes so they will continue to be bookmarked when you return to the site.
Bookmark ParkandRideBookmark Our mobile service uses this cookie to remember your bookmarked Park and Rides so they will continue to be bookmarked when you return to the site.
Bookmark WeatherRegionBookmark Our mobile service uses this cookie to remember your bookmarked Weather Regions so they will continue to be bookmarked when you return to the site.
Bookmark WeatherStationBookmark Our mobile service uses this cookie to remember your bookmarked Weather Stations so they will continue to be bookmarked when you return to the site.

Third party cookies:

When you visit our site you may notice some cookies that aren't related to Traffic Scotland. If you go on to a web page that contains embedded content you may be sent cookies from these websites. We don't control the setting of these cookies. You should check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies.

Cookie Name Purpose
Google location service NID, pref, HISID, APISID, SID We offer location based services. If you use these services we may receive information about your location, or information that can be used to approximate a location. We only use this to tailor the service to provide information relevant to your current position. We never use this information to identify you, or share this information with anyone else. These services use Google Location Services to determine your latitude and longitude against our mapped data. For more information about the information used by Google see the Google Privacy Policy

Managing cookies:

To manage cookies (e.g. block, delete or restrict cookies) from this site, or any other website, you can use your browser. Each browser is different, so check the 'Help' of your particular browser or mobile phone's handset to learn how to change your cookie preferences.

If you'd like to learn more about cookies in general and how to manage them, visit www.aboutcookies.org.

Internet log files

We collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns, to find out things such as the number of visitors to various parts of the site. This helps us know which elements of the website are most used and therefore where we should focus on.

What we do with the information we collect

We collect this information in a way which does not identify you. We do not make any attempt to identify you using this information, nor do we link it with information from any other source. We don’t collect any personal information about you without your prior consent.

If you contact us through the website or give us feedback, we’ll keep your details safe and won’t share them with anybody.

How we protect the information we collect

We have security measures in place to protect the information under our control from loss, damage or alteration. Our systems are protected behind a firewall to prevent unauthorised access.

Changes to the privacy policy

From time to time we may have to make updates to this privacy policy. If we make any changes we will post the changes here.

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