Privacy Policy


This privacy statement explains how any individual identifying information provided by you is used. The policy statement reflects Fisheries Innovation Scotlands respect for your privacy and assures you that your right to privacy is not abused.


Fisheries Innovation Scotland is obliged to protect your personal information as directed by the Data Protection Act 1998.


Fisheries Innovation Scotland processes and stores personal data in accordance with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. Any personal information supplied will be used primarily in answering inquiries, providing services or fulfilling any contractual obligations. Where necessary, consequent upon the way we organise our business, personal data may also be used for operational and administrative purposes. Personal data will not be released to non associated third parties unless there is a legal or regulatory reason to do so or unless the third party fulfils a service on our behalf. We will not store personal data longer than is reasonably necessary. If you do not wish us to store personal information regarding you please contact the FIS Secretariat.


"Cookies" are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on the hard drive of your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Like many web sites, cookies may be sent to your brower and placed on your device during the course of visiting this site, if your browser's settings allow it.

A website can only access the cookies it sends to you, not cookies placed on your device but other websites.

We use cookies to:
To help us understand how our website visitor's use our websites. This enables us to improve the website experience for our users.

We do not use cookies to record your personal preferences for such purposes as targeting specific content or advertising at you on our websites.


This website may provide links to other non-FIS websites (e.g. our members websites). FIS does not pass any of your personal information on to those websites.

This privacy policy only applies to the website. When you go to another website from the website, please refer to that website's privacy policy to understand what the website does with your information.


If this privacy policy changes, the FIS Secretariat will update this page and specify the date on which page was updated.

Last updated: 8th December 2014