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All data subjects whose personal data is collected, in line with the requirements of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under the GDPR, personal data is defined as:
any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
2. Privacy notice
2.1 Who are we?
This website is managed by Alyn Smith. Alyn Smith is an elected SNP politician, with a keen interest in European affairs and Scotland’s future within the European Union.
Alyn Smith (referred to in this Privacy Notice as “she”, “her”, “we”, “our” or “us”) is the Data Controller under the GDPR. This privacy notice sets out how we process personal data about constituents (referred to in this Privacy Notice as “you” or “your”).
Contact details are as follows:
Office address: Office 35, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen Place, Stirling, FK8 2DZ
2.2 Why do we need your personal information?
In order to answer any questions or contact queries submitted via the website, Alyn will require your full name and an email address.
2.3 What types of personal data do we collect and process?
|Personal data type:||Source:|
|Name||From the website contact form|
|Email Address||rom the website contact form|
2.4 How will we use your personal data?
The personal data we collect will be used for the following purposes:
- Making enquiries on your behalf when you have raised a concern/issue/question that you would like addressed
- Where website users have opted-in to receive such information, to send newsletters and other forms of electronic marketing communication via email.
2.5 Lawful basis
The GDPR sets out a number of lawful bases under which personal data can be processed. We will always ensure that we have a lawful basis for processing your personal data. This will be one of the following basis:
Consent – With your explicit consent; you can withdraw your consent at any time by contacting Alyn Smith using the contact details provided.
We may pass your personal data on to third party service providers in the course of dealing with your enquiry, such as local authorities, government agencies, public bodies, health boards, regulators, and so on. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to provide us with information relating to the specific enquiry you have raised with scotlandineurope.eu
2.7 Retention period
Scotlandineurope.eu will store the personal data for as long as it is required to progress enquiries made on your behalf. At the end of each calendar year, all data held will be reviewed and data relating to enquiries which are not currently ongoing will be securely destroyed.
2.8 Your rights as a data subject
At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the
data subject, have the following rights:
Right of access – you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
Right of rectification – you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
Right to be forgotten – in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
Right to restriction of processing – where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
Right of portability – you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
Right to object – you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
Right to judicial review: in the event that Alyn Smith refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why. You have the right to complain as outlined in section 2.9 below.
All of the above requests will be forwarded on, should there be a third party involved
(as stated in section 2.6 above) in the processing of your personal data.
In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Scotlandineurope.eu, or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and with Alyn Smith.
The details for each of these contacts are:
|Supervisory authority contact details||Data controller contact details|
|Contact Name||The Information Commissioner’s Office – Scotland||Alyn Smith|
|Address||Queen Elizabeth House, Sibbald Walk, Edinburgh||ax|
|Telephone||0303 123 1115||xx|