Privacy & Cookies

Who are we?

Hood is a magazine based just outside Edinburgh, and distributed across Scotland. Hood is owned by parent company Miller Mitchell Media. Our director is Emma Miller, and you can reach the team by emailing, phoning the office on 0131 273 5220, or sending a letter to Hood, The Drying House, Eskmills, Musselburgh, EH21 7PB.

What kind of data do we collect on our website?

We use tools like Google Analytics and Squarespace Analytics to keep track of visitors to our website. This information helps us see which pages people visited, where they came from and how long they spent on our website. To do this, we use cookies to collect this data. If you do not wish to be tracked, you can turn off cookies in your browser settings.


We will process your data when you enter our competitions. We will use this data to contact you regarding the competition, to identify entrants and winners, and to follow up on prize deliveries.

If you consent to being added to the Hood mailing list as part of a competition, we will then contact you with other relevant competitions, offers and news. If you consent to us sharing your email address with our competition partners, they will then contact you with relevant marketing emails, which you can unsubscribe from at any time.

What kind of data do we hold in our files?

As a magazine, we spend a lot of time getting in touch with PR companies, businesses and brands to fill our pages with amazing content. In order to do this, we keep a secure database of contact details (including name, email address, phone number, and postal address where relevant).

We only use your personal details to contact you about relevant advertising, editorial or events we think you’ll be interested in. If you wish to be removed from our database at any point, please email us at

We also hold financial data in order to invoice businesses for advertising campaigns. This includes data such as name, email address, phone number, bank details and address. This information is never passed on to third parties, is stored securely and is accessed by our accountant in order to make and invoice payments.

How do we store data?

The data we hold is only ever used for internal purposes – your personal data will never be sold or shared with others. Data is held within our secure computer system, which is password protected and is only accessed by Hood staff.

As required by HMRC, client data is kept for 5 years after completion of the business relationship. After this, data will be deleted from our system.

How can you contact us?

If you would like to find out more about the data we hold, or would like to be removed from our database, please get in touch using one of the following options:


Phone: 0131 273 5220

Address: Hood, The Drying House, Eskmills, Musselburgh, EH21 7PB