We gather this information in order to:
The personal data you send us can be viewed by authorised people in the Scottish government, supplier organisations, agencies and public bodies.
1. Visitors to our websites
We use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect information on how you use the site, using cookies and page tagging techniques.
The information we - and Google - collect doesn't identify anyone, and is kept for a maximum of 38 months. If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through the site, we will be up front about it.
2. ‘Contact Us’ Enquiries
We collect your email address, name and nature of your enquiry when you submit an enquiry through the ‘Contact Us’ webpage.
You have a right of access to any personal data we hold about you, by making a Subject Access Request (SAR). In addition, if you believe that the data we hold is inaccurate or incomplete you can ask us to update our records. If you are unhappy with the way in which we process your personal data you can request that we stop or restrict the processing we complete using your personal data or ask us to delete the personal data we hold about you.
Find out more about your rights on the Information Commissioner's site.
In some circumstances we may not be able to comply with your request. This is because some of these rights are conditional and can only be applied in certain circumstances and/or where there is no compelling reason to continue to process your personal data.