We aim to provide a website that is accurate, useful, easy to use, and that respects your privacy. This area sets out our policies on privacy and copyright, and describes the features of the website.
Please note that once you have completed the online sign up your application is pending until full approval by the GSEN Board. You will be contacted as soon as possible thereafter to discuss your application and, if appropriate, meet with the Network Manager.
GSEN follows the Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise in Scotland.
For more information on The Code
Your membership details collected within the online sign up will be used for the following purposes. Any GSEN activity including research and consultations. Any details which you enter into the online profile section will be agreed and managed by you and will be available publicity on the GSEN website.
You will also have the option to sign up to monthly GSEN newsletters and emails. Should you opt out of this you will receive no information from GSEN.
If you do not meet the criteria for the membership category you have chosen a member of staff will be in touch to discuss this with you.
Social Enterprises and representatives agree to the GSEN Membership Code of Conduct when applying for membership.
You agree that when applying to become members of GSEN, you have read the rules of the company and accept them. You agree to notify GSEN if you make amendments to your Memorandum & Articles or Governing documents as this may affect your ability to meet the criteria of the Voluntary Code of Practice for Social Enterprise in Scotland.
If you sign up to our newsletters you will receive monthly GSEN news. You have an option to opt out of receiving these at any point.
We use the MILO system database as a condition of our Scottish Government – Third Sector Interface (TSI) – grant funding which requires us to share organisation data with our Glasgow TSI partners (GCVS, Volunteer Glasgow and Glasgow’s Third Sector Forum) to ensure you receive the highest quality support services from the TSI.
All content on this website is subject to copyright unless otherwise stated. Site visitors can download material for private research, study or in-house use only. Visitors must not distribute, or publish any material from this website without first obtaining the permission of the respective copyright owners.
Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there.
We do not guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.
If you have any comments on how we can improve the website, please contact us.
Glasgow Social Enterprise Network is committed to the protection of your personal data. This policy explains why and when we collect your personal information, and what use we make of that information.
Glasgow Social Enterprise Network will collect information from you in a number of ways including:
The personal information collected from you is the information we require to keep you informed and include you in our activity. This information may include full contact information for you and your social enterprise. If you are joining as a Full GSEN member we will also collect information regarding your social enterprise which will feature on the GSEN online directory.
GSEN do not use ecommerce.
Cookies are small text files, stored on your computer to help us remember things like your preferences or to help us find out how many people are accessing our site. This information is really important to us.
EU law now requires that we tell you what cookies are and how to avoid storing them.
If you're concerned about cookies, we recommend that you change your browser settings to disable them - either for this site or for everything. But you should be aware that this means many functions of sites, such as online shops or most sites where you log in, won't work any more. You can find out how to turn off cookies at allaboutcookies.org.
We also use Google's Analytics service to collect really important information on how many of you are visiting our site. If you don't want this information to be passed on, you can opt out of Google Analytics.
If this site includes links to external sites, or uses content from these, they will have their own cookie policies. You will have to visit each of these sites if you are concerned about your cookie settings there.
Glasgow Social Enterprise Network will use your information to make you aware or include you in GSEN activity.
If you do not wish to receive email notices or newsletters from Glasgow Social Enterprise Network, you can opt out by using the unsubscribe function in the emails or contacting a GSEN staff member.
We might also gather information in statistical form such as the number of visitors who visit the GSEN website on a daily basis. This is not used to track any individual visitor.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try and prevent unauthorised access.
We will not provide your details to any third party without your consent unless direct involvement with a GSEN or Third Sector Interface Project. Information you provide for your online profile will be available on the online directory.
You may access and update your information including your online profile by logging into your account.
If you have any queries or comments, or would like more information please contact us by using our contact page.