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We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website. We assume that you are happy to receive all the cookies that your browser settings allow. You can change your cookie settings at any time.

1. How to control and delete cookies

Scottish Enterprise (SE) will not use cookies to collect personally identifiable information about you. However, if you wish to restrict or block the cookies which are set by SE websites, or indeed any other website, you can do this through your browser settings. The Help function within your browser should tell you how.

Alternatively, you may wish to visit the About cookies website, which contains comprehensive information on how to do this on a wide variety of browsers. You will also find details on how to delete cookies from your computer as well as more general information about cookies. For information on how to do this on the browser of your mobile phone you will need to refer to your handset manual.

Please be aware that restricting cookies may impact on the functionality of the SE website.

SE and our other websites use a number of suppliers who also set cookies on our behalf in order to deliver the services that they are providing.

We will be providing information about the cookies used by these suppliers, as well as information on how to opt-out, on completion of our cookie audit across all of our websites.

2. Local Shared Objects (Flash Cookies)

SE uses the Adobe Flash Player to deliver its video content services throughout the site. To improve user experience, Local Shared Objects - or Flash Cookies as they are commonly known - are employed to provide features such as auto-resume and for saving your preferences. Flash Cookies are stored on a user's terminal much the same as cookies are, however it is not possible to manage them at browser level in the same way.

How to disable Flash Cookies:

The Adobe website provides comprehensive information on how to delete or disable Flash cookies either for a specific domain like Scottish-enterprise.com or for all websites.

Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash Cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash based applications.

3. Cookies set by third party sites

We sometimes embed photos and video content from websites such as YouTube and Flickr. As a result, when you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. SE does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.  

Most browsers will give you the option to accept cookies from websites while blocking those from third parties. Check your browser's Help for details, or visit the About cookies website for more information.

4. Sharing tools

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that the SE website now carries embedded ‘share’ buttons to enable users of the site to easily share articles with their friends through a number of popular social networks. These sites may set a cookie when you are also logged in to their service. SE does not control the dissemination of these cookies and you should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.

Again, most browsers will give you the option to block these cookies if you wish, although it may prevent you from being able to use these services if you do.