Privacy Policy

Who we are…

We are an independent music, streetwear and literature distro based in Glasgow, Scotland. We also get involved in; reviewing and interviewing bands, gigs and events, promotting music, gigs and festivals and supporting not for protit campaigns.

Our website address is:

The website is set up using WordPress and hosted on a shared server service provided by Kualo.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it:


All payments are processed through a secure third party site. We currently use Paypal to take payments for all orders. We do not retain your card details, this is all handled by Paypal. Moral Decay recieves your name and address which is retained for processing orders and when necesary the sending of additions to orders or for processing any refund/replacement requests.

Unless you sign up for an account with us we will delete all address and contact information within 30days of order processing, unless a request for replacement of goods is made in which case we will delete it within 30days of replacement dispatch. If you choose to create an account with us please see The Rights You Have Over Your Data section for more information.

This does not apply to data we are obliged to keep for legal, adminisrative or security reasons.


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

When you use the contact us form we collect your name (or alternatively the name you give us if you choose to use a psydonom) and your email address. This is so that you can be sent a confirmation that your enquiry has been submitted and we can respond to you. It may also be used to determine if the submitted form is spam and prevent senders of spam in the future.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

We have no control over external websites, so you will need to contact them in relation to the use of your data on their sites. However if you have an issue with a website we have embedded content from feel free to get in touch with us and we’ll be more than happy to help if we can.


Who we share your data with:

We share your data with nobody!

We won’t pass anything on to parties outside the distro. If we ever decided it might be necesary to pass on you data it would only be at your request and with your explicit permision on a case by case basis.

Otherwise, there’s no need. We respect privacy.

How long we retain your data:

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

The rights you have over your data:

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where do we send your data:

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Other than that your data stays with the website, we won’t send it anywhere.

Contact information

Got any questions?

You can contact us through our Contact Us page and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Alternatively drop an email to