Our Creative Voice

Last updated 10 April 2024

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

We may receive personal information about proposed candidates for a case study from a third-party source. This may include your contact information, which will include your:

  • name
  • telephone number
  • email address

Following Creative Scotland making contact with you, we may process the following:

  • personal information within case studies which may include your photo(s), video(s), interviews, audio file(s) e.g. song/podcast
  • website visitor - if you choose to accept cookies, we will collect information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website including your IP address, and analytics data, such as browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and how you navigate our website. For more information, see our Cookies webpage.

What are our purposes for processing your personal information?

  • To contact you by telephone or email regarding a case study;
  • To publish and promote information about you and your case study on www.ourcreativevoice.scot and other social media platforms e.g. X (formerly Twitter);
  • To handle and respond to any enquiries, freedom of information requests, data protection rights requests, feedback and/or complaints made by you;
  • 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; and
  • 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

How long will we keep your personal information?

Case Studies - We will retain and publish case studies for up to 5 years

Enquiries – 5 years

Website user – 2 years