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Privacy & Cookies


The Care Inspectorate makes every effort to ensure that the information provided on all of our websites is accurate and up-to-date.


We are not responsible for the content or accuracy of information on sites which we do not own or manage and the inclusion of a hyperlink is not an endorsement of the site, the site owner or any of the content of a linked site.

Third party content

This site may contain third party content such as videos, including video case studies, RSS feeds or twitter feeds. We have no responsibility in respect of the content of any such third party material.

Data protection

We are the Care Inspectorate, the independent regulator of social care and social work services across Scotland, formed under the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010.

We are a registered ‘data controller’ with the UK Information Commissioner and our registration number is Z2582022.

This is our Core Privacy Notice. Please see the section on People who use our websites and engage with us on social media.

In addition, you can contact us about our Information and Data if you require further information.


As stated in our Privacy and Cookies information.

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work more efficiently as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

To find out more about cookies you can visit

We use Google Analytics to track visitors to our site. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to various parts of the site. We collect this information in a way that does not identify anyone.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all website visit

YouTube Cookies

We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube's privacy-enhanced mode. This may set cookies on your computer once you click on the video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded video's using the privacy-enhanced mode.


Please view our updated accessibility statement.