As of 25th May 2018, new regulations affecting how organisations collect and use personal data come into effect.
Dalkeith History Society, who are responsible for The Museum and The Museum Advisory Group, who look after the day to day running of The Museum, are committed to ensuring that your data is secure and will not be misused.
Who we are
Our website addresses are:
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.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
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 visit our login page, 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.
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.
Who we share your data with
Your data provided to Dalkeith History Society or Dalkeith Museum will not be passed or sold to external organisations or third parties.
What rights you have over your data
You may request that we erase any personal data we hold about you by providing us with your written consent.
Where we send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.