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Privacy Policy

The Liam Colgan Music Fund understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits our site and will only collect and use information in ways that are useful to you and in a manner consistent with your rights and Our obligations under the law.

This Policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us in relation to your use of our site. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully and ensure that you understand it. Your acceptance of Our Privacy Policy is deemed to occur upon your first use of our site. If you do not accept and agree with this Privacy Policy, you must stop using our site immediately.

1. Definitions and Interpretation

​In this Policy the following terms shall have the following meanings: 

“Account” means an account required to access and/or use certain areas and features of our site;
“Our Site” means this website;

 And “We/Us/Our” means Liam Colgan Music Fund, a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) with a membership open to people supporting the Fund's purposes. It is managed by a Board of Trustees, all of whom are volunteers. 

2. Information About Us

2.1   Our Site,, is owned and operated by the Liam Colgan Music Fund.

2.2   We are regulated by all laws applicable to a charity incorporated in Scotland.

2.3   We are a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (Charity.No.SC050393) with a membership open to people supporting the Fund's purposes. We are managed by a Board of Trustees, all of whom are volunteers. 

2.4   Our registered address is 34 Bellfield Park Inverness, IV2 4TA.

3. Scope – What Does This Policy Cover?

​This Privacy Policy applies only to your use of Our Site. It does not extend to any websites that are linked to or from Our Site (whether we provide those links or whether they are shared by other users). We have no control over how your data is collected, stored or used by other websites and We advise you to check the privacy policies of any such websites before providing any data to them.

4. What Data Do We Collect?

​Data will only be collected if you voluntarily submit it, for example, when signing up as a Friend of the Fund. Depending upon your use of Our Site, we may collect some or all of the following data:

4.1  name;
4.2  date of birth;
4.3  gender;
4.4  business/company name;
4.5  job title;
4.6  profession;
4.7  contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;
4.8  demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;
4.9  financial information such as credit / debit card numbers;

5. How Do We Use Your Data?

5.1   All personal data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of the General Data Protection Regulation (EU Regulation 2016/679) (the "GDPR") and the Data Protection Act 2018 (collectively, "the Data Protection Legislation"). For more details on security see section 6, below.

5.2 We use your data to provide the best possible services to you. This includes:

5.2.1   Providing and managing your Account;
5.2.2   Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
5.2.4   Supplying Our products and services to you;
5.2.5   Responding to communications from you;
5.2.6   Supplying you with email e.g. newsletters, alerts etc. that you have subscribed to (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by following the instructions contained within all emails);
5.2.7   Market research;

5.3   With your permission and/or where permitted by law, we may also use your data for marketing purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message and/or post with information, news and offers on Our products and/services. We will not, however, send you any unsolicited marketing or spam and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that we fully protect your rights and comply with our obligations under the Data Protection Legislation and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003, as amended in 2004, 2011 and 2015, 2016 and 2018.

6. How and Where Do We Store Your Data?

6.1   We will not keep your personal data for any longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.

6.2   Your data will only be stored within the United Kingdom. This means that your personal data will be fully protected under the Data Protection Legislation.

6.3   Data security is of great importance to us, and to protect your data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure data collected through Our Site.

6.4   Steps We take to secure and protect your data include: 

6.4.1 Use of secure databases that are only accessed by our approved individuals and bodies.

6.5 Notwithstanding the security measures that we take, it is important to remember that the transmission of data via the internet may not be completely secure and that you are advised to take suitable precautions when transmitting to us data via the internet.

7. Do We Share Your Data?

​7.1   We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any personally identifying information. We may from time to time share such data with third parties such as prospective investors, affiliates, partners and advertisers. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.

7.2   In certain circumstances We may be legally required to share certain data held by us, which may include your personal information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where we are complying with the requirements of legislation, a court order, or a governmental authority. We do not require any further consent from you in order to share your data in such circumstances and will comply as required with any legally binding request that is made of us.

8. How Can You Control Your Data?

​8.1   When you submit information via Our Site, you may be given options to restrict our use of your data. In particular, we aim to give you strong controls on our use of your data for direct marketing purposes including the ability to opt-out of receiving emails from us which you may do by unsubscribing using the links provided in our emails and at the point of providing your details or by managing your Account.

8.2   You may also wish to sign up to one or more of the preference services operating in the UK: The Telephone Preference Service (“the TPS”), the Corporate Telephone Preference Service (“the CTPS”), and the Mailing Preference Service (“the MPS”). These may help to prevent you receiving unsolicited marketing. Please note, however, that these services will not prevent you from receiving marketing communications that you have consented to receiving.

9. Your Right to Withhold Information

You may access certain areas of Our Site without providing any personal data at all. However, to use all features and functions available on Our Site you may be required to submit or allow for the collection of certain data.

10. How Can You Access Your Data?

​You have the legal right to ask for a copy of any of your personal data held by us (where such data is held) on payment of a small fee which will not exceed £25. Please contact Us for more details at

11. What Cookies Do We Use and What For?

​We do not use cookies.

​12. Contacting Us

​12.1 If you have any questions about Our Site or this Privacy Policy, please contact Us by email at Please ensure that your query is clear and specific , particularly if it is a request for information about the data We hold about you.

13. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

​We may change this Privacy Policy as we may deem necessary from time to time, or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on our Site and you will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy on your first use of Our Site following the alterations. We recommend that you check this page regularly to keep up-to-date.

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