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Optometry Scotland seeks to ensure that the information published on its website is up to date and accurate. However, the information on the website does not constitute legal or professional advice and Optometry Scotland cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use. Optometry Scotland cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.


When you decide to provide us with information, for example, when you complete and submit a form or contact us by email, we retain your contact information for reference only. We will only contact you with information when you have requested it or agree to it. We will never give out your details to third parties.


When users enter Optometry Scotland website their computers will automatically be issued with a 'cookie'. Cookies are text files which identify users' computers to Optometry Scotland's web server.

The Optometry Scotland website uses a third party cookie only for the purpose of website analytics, this is to measure use of the website including number of visitors, how frequently pages are viewed, and the city and country of origin of users. This helps to determine what is popular and can influence future content and development. The information collected by Optometry Scotland will include number of pages visited, browser type and operating system. The data will not be used to identify any user personally. Optometry Scotland will never use cookies for advertising purposes.

Users have the opportunity to set their computers to accept all cookies, to notify them when a cookie is issued, or not to receive cookies at any time. The last of these means that certain personalised services cannot then be provided to that user.