Last updated 10 April 2024

What personal information do we receive and process from other sources?

If you apply for Creative Scotland Crowdmatch +Extra Funding we will be able to access your application, including your contact information, through the Crowdfunder Connect partnership platform.  Through this platform we will have access to content used for your crowdfunding campaign, which may include photos, videos and written pitch.

What are our purposes for processing your personal information?

  • To assess your application for funding and to confirm you meet the eligibility criteria in terms of residing in Scotland
  • We may contact you by telephone or email regarding your Creative Scotland Crowdmatch campaign.
  • We may promote information about you and your Creative Scotland Crowdmatch campaign on Creative Scotland's official website and social media accounts e.g. X (formerly Twitter). This may include showcasing your project or campaign, sharing updates or writing a case study to highlight your achievements.
  • We may provide your personal information to an independent research agency(s), with whom Creative Scotland will enter a contract, to conduct research or evaluation activities relating to the funding programme. This includes gathering statistical data, analysing impact, and reporting findings to improve our programmes and services.

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.

How long will we keep your personal information?

7 years