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Privacy Policy & Content Disclaimer


Community Justice 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 Community Justice Scotland cannot accept any liability for actions arising from its use. Community Justice Scotland cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link.

Any personal data collected through this website will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 2018.

Collection and use of personal information

Community Justice Scotland is the sole owner of the information collected on its websites. Community Justice Scotland processes personal data for the purposes of aiding the organisations work with their justice partners, to benefit the people of Scotland.

Accessibility Information

Community Justice Scotland is assessing new and current accessibility standards and reviewing this site accordingly. All necessary changes, where possible, will be implemented by March 2024

This website was been designed to comply with the international web accessibility standards issued by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) as part of their Web Accessibility Initiative.

All reasonable efforts have been made to ensure that top level and main content pages are compliant to a minimum of AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 standards.

Cookies and website traffic

When users enter the Community Justice Scotland website their computers will automatically be issued with ‘cookies’. Cookies are text files which identify users’ computers to the Community Justice Scotland’s server. The website then creates ‘session’ cookies to store some of the preferences of users moving around the website, e.g. retaining a text-only preference.

Cookies in themselves do not identify individual users but identify only the computer used. Community Justice Scotland session cookies are deleted on departure from the website. However, those from third parties may persist.

Many websites use cookies to track traffic flows, whenever users visit those websites.

The Community Justice Scotland website uses cookies 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. For this purpose, Community Justice Scotland uses web analytics to measure and analyse usage of the website. The information collected by Community Justice Scotland will include IP Address, pages visited, browser type and operating system. The data will not be used to identify any user personally.

Most modern web browsers allow users to control cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

Direct messages and replies

We will read all direct messages and ensure that any emerging themes or helpful suggestions are passed to the relevant people in Community Justice Scotland. We will also keep an eye on replies and respond if appropriate.

Latest Thinking

Individuals are personally liable for the comments they submit. Email addresses will not be displayed.

This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we, Community Justice Scotland, are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this website.

Notification of changes

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement, and other places we deem appropriate so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

If, however, we are going to use users’ personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection we will notify users via email or by posting a notice on our website for 30 days.