Privacy policy

This page explains how uses any information you give to us, and the ways in which we protect your privacy.

The Data Protection Act

Under the Data Protection Act 1998, we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you. We use leading technologies to safeguard your data, and keep strict security standards to prevent any unauthorised access to it. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so.

What information do we collect?

We collect information for the Media section, which includes name, email address and any comments submitted.

A copy of this information is kept securely by Dream Escape, our technology suppliers, Whitespace and will be held until such time you inform the Dream Escape otherwise. This information is also stored on back-up tapes to avoid loss of data.

Log files

Log files allow us to record visitors' use of the website. Whitespace puts together log file information from all our visitors, which we use to make changes to the layout of the site and to the information in it, based on the way that visitors move around and interact with it. Log files do not contain any personal information.

Changes to this privacy policy

If this privacy policy changes in any way, we will place an updated version on this page. Regularly reviewing this page ensures you are always aware of what information we collect, and how we use it.



Your use of the website is governed by these terms and conditions.
Please read our terms and conditions of use carefully as by using the website you agree to be bound by them. We reserve the right to vary the terms and conditions of use at any time and will post any variations here. You are advised to review the terms and conditions of use on a regular basis as you accept variations to the terms and conditions if you continue to use the website after the variations have been posted.


By using the Dream Escape website ("the Site") you agree to the terms of this disclaimer. If you do not agree with the whole or any part of this disclaimer you must not use the Site.

Information published by us on the Site is supplied by us and, where indicated, by certain third parties. We take every care and precaution to ensure that information published on the Site is accurate when posted and regularly updated, but we do not guarantee its accuracy and we may change the information at any time without notice. We also reserve the right to close the Site at any time.

To the extent permitted by applicable law, we publish the Site without any warranty of any kind, expressed or implied as to the operation of the site or the accuracy of the information or services published or referred to on the Site. We are not liable for any loss or damage that may result from the use of the Site as a consequence of any inaccuracies or any omissions from the information published on the Site.


Self Directed Support Scotland does not warrant or represent that the Site or its content is free of viruses, worms or other code that might be contaminating or destructive.

It is our policy to virus check documents and files before they are posted on the Site. However, we cannot guarantee that documents or files downloaded from the Site will be free from viruses and we do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss caused by any virus. Accordingly, for your own protection, you must use virus-checking software when using the Site. You must not post or provide to us via the Site, any document or file which you believe may contain a virus. You must virus check any document or file which you intend to post or provide to us via the Site. You must ensure that any document or file you intend to post to the Site or provide to us via the Site does not contravene any applicable laws or contravene any person's legal rights. We do not accept any responsibility for any damage or loss you may suffer.

External links

The Site may contain links to other websites, resources and/or advertisements ("Linked Sites"). Dream Escape cannot be held responsible for the content of any pages referenced by an external link that are not operated by Dream Escape.
Linked Sites may open in a new window. Dream Escape does not control the Linked Sites and is not responsible for their contents, including any Linked Site through which you may have gained access to the Site or to which you may gain access from the Site. Your access and use of the Linked Sites is carried out solely at your own risk. We do not accept any liability in connection with any such Linked Sites.

Personal Data

Any personal data collected through the Site will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998.
This disclaimer does not affect your statutory rights.