Cookie Policy


Like the majority of websites, the Youth Scotland website uses modern technology and data provided by you and your browser to try and provide the best service and experience we can.

Cookies may be used on our website. A cookie is a very small text file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive when accessing a website and it collects standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity.

You can set your browser to refuse cookies and you can find out more information on how to refuse and delete cookies at However, please note that some of this website may not function as a result.

Information that technology gives us

Cookies are also referenced in our Privacy Policy which contains our GDPR information. The relevant section is copied here for your ease:

Information is sometimes automatically passed between your chosen technology and Youth Scotland’s technology by accessing our digital services. The most common usage is website analytics and browser cookies.

Your web browser automatically passes information about itself and your device (computer/mobile etc.) to any internet location you visit. Your browser has specific settings you can adjust to limit or increase these options.

This information is often referred to as metadata and is information including: log data, information passed by your web browser like IP address or other web browser information; device information, like what type of computer or mobile device accessed our website; location information, such as an approximate location while accessing our website.