On this page, you will find information about various aspects of the Edinburgh Geological Society website.

If there is anything further you wish to know, please get in touch with us via our Contact List here, or alternatively by using our Contact Form which you’ll find by clicking here.

Cookies and Privacy

We value your privacy. Any information you provide us with, such as by using our online contact forms, will be used solely for enabling us to attend to your enquiry as effectively as possible – we will not be sharing this information with anyone else, unless we’re legally obliged to do so.

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Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you require more detailed information. You’ll find our Contact Form here.

Online Payment

Any payments you make to Edinburgh Geological Society through this website will be via PayPal’s secure transaction system. This means there is no point at which EGS, or any other third-party, will have access to your card details. Therefore, you can be assured of the highest security level between yourself and PayPal. You can read more about PayPal’s Payment Protection here.


We have endeavoured to make this website accessible to all, and we will continue to have that aim. Therefore, if you find difficulty with the content please let us know, and also make us aware of your viewing or reading circumstances. For example, the equipment you are using, program versions – any visual impairment etc. You’ll find our Contact Form here.