Website Guidance

Data protection, disclaimer, Privacy and cookies, and copyright information

CultureNL’s commitment to privacy

CultureNL Limited is a charitable company set up by North Lanarkshire Council to run the cultural activities within North Lanarkshire including arts and venues, community arts, community centres, libraries, museums and heritage and play services.

We are committed to protecting the privacy and the confidentiality of any personal data about you. Your personal data may be used for the following purpose(s):

  • Providing you with services
  • Communicating with you about our services
  • Marketing our services to you

CultureNL may share your personal data with and obtain personal data from North Lanarkshire Council in order to provide our services. We will not share your personal data with third parties without your consent, unless required to do so by law.

You have the right to request a copy of the personal data that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal data please write to us at:

CultureNL Limited
SummerleeMuseum of Industrial Scottish Life
Heritage Way
ML5 1 QD.

We may make a small charge for this service, up to a maximum of £10.

If you wish to amend your details or have them removed from our mailing list or database(s) at any time please contact us at or write to us at:

CultureNL Ltd
Summerlee Museum of Industrial Scottish Life
Heritage Way
ML5 1 QD.


Due to the number of sources from which we obtain content and the nature of electronic distribution via the world wide web, Culture NL does not give any warranties in respect of the web site.

Some of the information contained in or accessible through this website is from a variety of other sources. No warranty is provided by the Culture NL that information contained therein is accurate or up-to-date and the Council cannot be held liable for any loss or damage resulting from such materials.

There are links to other websites available to users throughout this site and we make best efforts to link only to information on appropriate websites (ie government, voluntary organisations). However, as they are outwith the control of the Culture NL, we accept no liability and cannot guarantee that

  • such links or information that users may then be able to access, will not contain content of an inappropriate or offensive nature; or
  • links will work or be always available.

Whilst we make best efforts to ensure that content and resources available on our website is virus free, we recommend that you always use anti-virus software when accessing or downloading information from the internet. Culture NL is not responsible for any loss, corruption, damage or disruption to your computer system (including data, software, operating system and hardware) which may occur whilst using this website or materials you have downloaded from it.


© 2009-2015 Culture NL all rights reserved.

The material on this site is protected by copyright throughout the world and is owned by Culture NL.

You may read, print and download it for private use. You must properly acknowledge the copyright owner if material is re-published in any format. This permission does not extend to any material on this site that is the copyright of a third party.

You may not :-

  • commercialise or otherwise copy it without the express permission of North Lanarkshire Council;
  • alter or add to the material on this site; or
  • otherwise misappropriate it.

Culture NL  website – – is managed by Business Development and  Marketing Department as is subject to the Terms and Conditions detailed below. Accessing and using this website, signifies your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions.


This website is maintained for your personal use and viewing and as such you agree that:-

  • your use of the website
  • is only for lawful purposes, and
  • will not restrict or inhibit enjoyment of the website by other users; and
  • you will not
  • post material to this site which is obscene, defamatory, offensive or which is likely to cause distress or harass any other individual,
  • post private addresses or phone numbers without the knowledge and consent of the individual concerned, or
  • use the site for purposes or advertising, direct marketing or promotion.

Privacy and cookies – our commitment to privacy

We are committed to protecting the privacy of those using our website and the confidentiality of any personal information with which subscribers provide us. North Lanarkshire Council will never sell personal information to or share it with third parties without your explicit consent. This privacy policy does not cover links within this site to other websites or third party suppliers.

There are currently 3 ways in which we collect personal information:-

Information and service requests

If you request information or a service via email, letter or telephone, we may need your personal details to process that request.

Online forms

There is a range of online forms to allow you to make comment or request particular services.

Each form requests your contact details, however you are only obliged to provide particular details if it is marked as mandatory; indicated by an asterisk *.

If you do provide personal information we will use it only to process your request and, thereafter in accordance with the individual Data Protection registrations for the services provided.

Visitor statistics

To help us monitor website trends and statistics, our webserver collects visitor information such as IP address, city or country of origin, type of browser and operating system used, pages visited and duration of visit. These statistics are anonymised and we do not use this information to identify individuals.

Cookies Used on North Lanarkshire’s Websites

A list of cookies used on North Lanarkshire’s publicly accessible websites and web applications.

Persistent cookies

These cookies remember your preferences from visit to visit and remember, for example, if you have changed the font size and whether you have JavaScript enabled on your computer.  Persistent cookies will remain on your computer unless you delete

Session cookies

The following applications use session cookies which are used to remember information you have entered as you move from screen to screen.  They are deleted when you leave the website or application.

You can set your web browser to refuse cookies from all or just a selection from these sites.  You may also delete any that have already been set. This will do no harm but may impair some functionality.

Google Analytics

This web analytics tool helps us understand how visitors engage with  and the ADL Smartcare Assessment.  We can review reports about how visitors interact with our website and this helps us improve it.  Google Analytics collects information anonymously.  It reports website trends without identifying individual visitors.  You can opt out of this should you wish.

Local Shared Objects (Flash cookies)

Culture NL uses the Adobe Flash Player to deliver its video content. 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 or for all websites – see for details. Please be aware that restricting the use of Flash cookies may affect the features available to you for Flash based content on our sites.

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.  Culture NL  does not control the dissemination of these cookies.  You should check the relevant third party website for more information about these.