We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors; in this policy we explain how we will handle your personal data, in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation. We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website.

This privacy and cookies policy was last updated on 18 May 2018


Sniffer is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity. The company is copyright owner and content manager for www.sniffer.org.uk.

Sniffer is committed to safeguarding your privacy online and treats your personal information with care.

Sniffer reserves the right to gather information relating to site usage. This information is only for our internal use to refine and improve our service and relates to e.g.  IP addresses to help us administer the website and collect broad demographic information for aggregate use, and type of browser or device you are using. You cannot be identified from this information.

Any information provided to Sniffer by users through this site will be treated in confidence and under no circumstances will we sell, trade or otherwise disclose user details to third parties unless required to do so by law.

Where users provide personal data to enable us to provide a specific service to them, e.g. send e-mail bulletins or invitations to events, the details collected will only be used for the stated purpose. We aim to keep our information about you as accurate as possible. If you would like to review or change the details you have supplied us with, you may do so at any time by contacting us, please see contact details below.

This website contains links to other sites not owned or operated by Sniffer. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the contents of these sites. We do not intend links on this website to be referrals or endorsements of the linked sites; they are provided for convenience only.

By continuing to use this site you are considered as understanding and agreeing to the content of this statement, which takes effect immediately on your first use of the site. Sniffer reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online.


This website uses cookies to provide functionality which enhances your experience. These include cookies used for analytics, social networking and cookies necessary for the operation of the website's software.

If you would like to disable cookies, this can be done in your browser's settings. For instructions on how to do this in the most common browsers, click here.

Please note that by continuing to use the website you are presumed to consent to its use of cookies.

Your rights

You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data.

Our details

This website is owned and operated by Sniffer. We are registered in Scotland under registration number SC149513. Our registered Office is: Caledonian Exchange, 19a Canning Street, Edinburgh,  EH3 8H. UK

Our principal place of business is at The Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation, High School Yards, Infirmary Street, Edinburgh EH1 1LZ.

If you have any enquiries concerning this privacy and cookies statement, you can contact us:

We are registered as a data controller with the UK Information Commissioner's Office. Our data protection registration number is ICO:00010005615