Privacy Policy


Act on Dementia is a European Union  Joint Action whose aim is to promote the implementation of collaborative actions on the part of Member States to improve the situation of people living with dementia and their carers.  You can contact us by e-mailing

Visitors to our website

When you visit we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. The way this information is processed does not identify any individual.

This privacy notice does not cover other websites whose links may appear on  They will be covered by their own privacy policies.

Use of cookies uses ‘cookies’ to collect information about how you browse the site. Cookies are used to measure how you use the website so it can be updated and improved based on your needs, and to remember the notifications you’ve seen so that we don’t show them to you again. cookies are not used to identify you personally. Find out more about how to manage cookies.

People who email us is part of the Government Secure Intranet (GSI) network. Any e-mail sent to us, including any attachments, may be monitored and used by us for reasons of security and for monitoring compliance with office policy. E-mail monitoring or blocking software may also be used. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any e-mail you send to us is within the bounds of the law.

Information about how to request access to your personal data held by the Scottish Government can be found at

The Data Protection Officer (DPO) for this website can be contacted as follows|:

The Data Protection Officer, Data Protection and Information Assets Team
V Spur, Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD,



If you have a concern about this website’s information rights practices, you can report it to the Information Commissioner’s Office by phoning 0303 123 1113 or via its website –