We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing the highest possible quality of service. Under the terms of Data Protection legislation, we are required to explain to you how we will treat any personal and/or private data which we collect from you.

Who we are

In this Privacy policy, “we”, “our”, or “us” refers to Moray Council and “the website” refers to www.speysideway.co.uk.

What information we collect and how

The information we collect via the website may include:

  • any personal details you knowingly provide us with through our contact form or by email, such as name, email address, telephone number etc
  • your preferences and use of email updates, recorded by emails we send you (if you select to receive email updates)
  • your IP Address [a string of numbers unique to your computer that is recorded by our web server when you request any page or component on the website]; this information is used to monitor your usage of the website.

Cookie policy

We may make use of internet browser cookies, which we use to identify you for login purposes and Google analytics to analyse how visitors use our website. Cookies are small amounts of information which we store on your computer. These cookies are not used in any way for marketing or advertising purposes, and exist solely to improve the ease of use of this site. You may choose not to use cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our site. For more information on cookies, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

We may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Ireland Limited (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help analyse how users use our websites. The information generated by the cookies about your use of our websites and your current IP-address will be transmitted by your browser to and will be stored by Google on servers in the United States and other countries. Google will use this information on our behalf for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to us. The IP address collected through Google Analytics will not be associated with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You may also stop the transmission of information generated by the cookies about your use of the website and of your IP address to Google, by downloading and installing the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on available here.

What we do with your information

If we collect any personal information from this website, it will be used strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and other applicable laws.

Your rights

You have the right to request a copy of any information that we currently hold about you. In order to receive such information please send your contact details including address and payment of £10 to cover administration expenses to the following email address: speyside.way@moray.gov.uk.

Other websites

This privacy policy covers only this website. Any other websites which may be linked to from our website are subject to their own policy, which may differ from ours.