Privacy and Cookies


Your privacy is important to us, and we are keen to ensure that you get the most out of this Site and our services, without prejudicing that privacy.

A new data privacy law, named General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in the UK on 25 May 2018. As a result we have updated our Privacy Notice to comply with all the protection that this affords you.

Midlothian Science Zone is a regional project, joint funded and governed by a Steering Group of Partners, hereafter referred to as Midlothian Science Zone.

Data Protection Statement

Your data will be treated in confidence and will not be disclosed to third parties outwith the Midlothian Science Zone. You will not be contacted by telephone, email, postal mail and or other direct communication methods unless you have specifically subscribed or requested to receive information about regional science and technology activities. If at any time after subscribing you prefer not to receive this information, please write to Midlothian Science Zone, c/o Roslin Innovation Centre, The University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG, Scotland or contact us by email Alternatively use the Contact Form on this website.

Use of personal information

In some areas of this site we may ask you to provide information about yourself that will enable us to enhance your site visit, or to provide you with further information about Midlothian Science Zone and facilitate regionial promotion of science and research. This would include where you fill in the registration form which appears on this Site, to request inclusion on our mailing list or where you provide feedback to us, or where you complete any online questionnaire / poll we may post on this site from time to time. The information which you provide will be retained securely for a period of up to 24 months and may be used by Midlothian Science Zone, only for the purposes for which you have provided it to us, whether to provide services or information to you, or otherwise, and will not be passed to any third party, other than to any contractor duly appointed by us, who requires to have access to that information for those purposes. By using this Site you are giving us permission to retain and use your personal information in this way.

We will not retain or use your personal information for any reason, other than as described in the previous paragraph. In particular, none of your details will be passed to third parties for marketing purposes other than our Steering Group Partners as named.

Correction of personal information

If you become aware that the information we hold about you is inaccurate, please contact us by email at and we will ensure that the details we hold are corrected or updated as soon as possible.


Should you wish to unsubscribe please contact us in any of the following ways, and detail which information you would like to be removed from our database.

  • by email:
  • by post: Midlothian Science Zone, c/o Roslin Innovation Centre, The University of Edinburgh, Easter Bush Campus, Midlothian, EH25 9RG, Scotland
  • by telephone: +44 (0)131 651 9000


We follow strict security procedures in the storage and disclosure of personal information in order to ensure compliance with all applicable legal requirements, including by taking all reasonable steps to prevent unauthorised access to your personal information. For your protection this website is SSL encrypted. However, please be aware that communications over the internet are not secure unless they are encrypted, and we do not accept responsibility for any unauthorised access to or loss of personal information due to circumstances beyond our control.

Third Party Websites

The Privacy Policy set out in these Terms and Conditions only covers this Site. It does not cover any other web site, including any web site to which you may find a link on this Site

The Site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy and/or cookie policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Viewing third-party content may result in cookies being set on your device and may result in some information about your visit being saved.

Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these third party websites.


The website will utilise cookies to collect information about visitors to the website. A cookie is a small piece of text and it doesn't do anything on your computer.

We use cookies to:

Improve your visit to our websites. This might mean helping you share content on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter or storing any preferences so that you don't have to enter them again.

Measure how many people use our websites and what pages and services they use. This helps us improve our digital output and provide the best experience possible.

We'd recommend that you accept our use of cookies as they are designed to help you get the best out of our digital services.

However, if you choose to opt out of receiving our cookies, you'll still be able to view and use our website but won't have the best possible experience.



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