Website Use - Terms and Privacy

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


Your name and email are required as a prevention against spam comments.


Customer uploads are not permitted on this website

Contact forms

Your name and email address will be stored for our business records in.


Your name and email are required to subscribe to our occasional newsletter.


Cookies used on Scot-image include:

af : when a visitor reaches a member website through a member's affiliate, an affiliate cookie to identify the member's affiliate ;

Cookies used to facilitate key features of the website, e.g. cart and lightbox facilities ;

_ficelle_session : Session cookie for authentication and security purposes for registered and and logged-in users ;

For registered and logged-in users, other cookies used for performance: some information is stored in cookies instead of the database to provide for better performance when using the website ;

Any other cookie that might be placed directly or indirectly by the member, for example through the integration of external services (Google Analytics, Statcounter or other statistics service, or other widget, etc...)

Scot-image can be used without cookies, but with a limited feature set.

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.


We use Statcounter to analyse user numbers and activity.

Statcounter is an online service which helps us to understand our visitors; for example, how visitors find our website, how long they spend on our site, which web pages they are most interested in etc. We use Statcounter because better understanding how visitors are interacting with our website helps us to improve the content, design and functionality of our site. This allows us to offer a better online experience to our visitors.

Statcounter uses cookies and other technologies to collect data on visitors and visitor activity on our website. This data includes:

* Time and date of visit (this can help us to identify and plan for busy periods on our website)

* IP address (this is a numerical label assigned to a device by an Internet Service Provider to enable the device to access the internet)

* Browser and Operating System (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the browsers/operating systems used to access our site)

* Device Information e.g. device type and screen size (this can help us to make sure that our website functions correctly in the devices used to access our site)

* Referring Data e.g. a search engine link (this can help us to understand which search engines are helping visitors to find our website)

Furthermore, when you visit our website a Statcounter cookie (called “is_unique”) may be placed in your browser. This cookie is used only to determine whether you are a first-time or returning visitor and to estimate unique visits to the site.

You can learn more about cookies from Statcounter and set your browser to refuse same here:

For further details, please see the Statcounter privacy policy the:

Who we share your data with

We do not sell or share your data. That is a promise.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website 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 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

Print Purchasing. Your name, address and telephone number (if supplied) will be passed to our printing lab, Loxley Colour. No payment information is sent to Loxley. You can view Loxley Colour’s Privacy Policy here.

Your contact information

Digital Download & Print Customers. Your name, email address and other contact information will be stored for our business and image licensing records. Your payment is processed by PayPal and your data is stored by them.

Additional information

How we protect your data

Our website is protected by a SSL Certificate. Our website has excellent security, is kept up to date and has its own firewall. All business computers are password protected, kept up to date and are protected by Antivirus/Firewall software..

What data breach procedures we have in place

In case of a data breach, we will immediately go through affected users and will attempt to reset passwords if needed after informing the user.

What third parties we receive data from


What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

We make no use of your data except to answer queries and process orders.

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements