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Our Privacy Policy

This privacy policy will explain how the Scottish Archaeological Forum uses the personal data we collect from you when you become a member. 


  • What data do we collect? 

  • How do we collect your data? 

  • How will we use your data?

  • How do we store your data?

  • Marketing 

  • What are your data protection rights? 

  • Changes to our privacy policy 

  • How to contact us?

What data do we collect? 

We collect the following data: 

  • Personal information you give to us (your name, email address, affiliation, phone number, etc.) 

How do we collect your data? 

You directly provide the Scottish Archaeological Forum with the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you: 

  • Fill out a membership form on our website 

Our Organisation may also receive your data indirectly from the following public sources: 

  • Universities

  • Heritage organisations

  • Historical and Archaeological societies

  • Museums

How will we use your data? 

Our Company collects your data so that we can: 

  • Update you via email about upcoming events, publications, and other news and resources related to the Scottish Archaeological Forum. 

How do we store your data?

Any data you provide is securely stored on a secured spreadsheet held by the Scottish Archaeological Forum.


The Scottish Archaeological Forum would like to send you information about services of ours that we think you might like. 

As a member you have agreed to receive marketing, but you may always opt out. 

You have the right at any time to stop the Scottish Archaeological Forum from contacting you for marketing purposes. 

If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please click to contact us via email.

What are your data protection rights? 

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following: 

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data.  

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request we complete any information you believe is incomplete. 

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data. 

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data. 

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data. 

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions. 

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Changes to our privacy policy

You will be notified by contact information you provided if changes are made to our privacy policy.

How to contact us?

To contact SAF via email or social media, please use the links provided on the Contacts page of this website, or click here.

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