Website user

Last updated 10 April 2024

What personal information do we collect about you?

information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, including:

  • IP address
  • browser type and version
  • operating system
  • referral source
  • length of visit
  • page views
  • how you navigate our website.

For more information, see our Cookies webpage.

Information you provide to us when using the above services on our website, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services including the timing, frequency and pattern of service use; and

Information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our website including the communication content and metadata associated with the communication.

What are our purposes for processing your personal information?

  • To administer our website and carry out our functions as a Scottish public authority
  • To personalise your experience of using our website
  • To allow you to use the services available on our website
  • To keep our website secure and prevent fraud

What is our legal basis for handling and using your personal information?

Public Function - in the performance of tasks carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of Creative Scotland’s official authority as Controller including under the Public Services Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Consent - under article 6(1)(a) of the UK GDPR by providing any personal information to us when communicating through the website services e.g. registering to receive our newsletter and/or accepting cookies, you give your consent for us to handle and use your personal information for the specified purposes. Your consent will be our legal reason for the purposes of complying with the Data Protection Laws

How long will we keep your personal information?

2 years