Press contacts

Last updated 10 April 2024

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

We may process your personal information obtained from your organisation’s website or from our own contact with you:

  • Name
  • Job Title
  • Organisation
  • Email address
  • Phone number

What are our purposes for processing your personal information?

  • To publish your contact information on Creative Scotland’s website
  • To help provide Creative Scotland’s funding applicants easy access to relevant press contacts to discuss and help promote their projects

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

Legitimate Interest(s) – a legitimate interest is when we, or a third party on our behalf, has a business or commercial reason to use your information, so long as this is not overridden by your own rights and interests. These interests cover a number of aspects of our business operations, including:

  • Information, system, network and cyber security purposes, including the monitoring and protection of our IT systems;
  • System development and enhancement;
  • Record management arrangements;
  • Processing personal information received /obtained from a third party source e.g. mailing list information; and
  • Ensuring we are able to keep up to date with our contacts and their requirements including, where relevant, developments in their organisations.

How long will we keep your personal information?


If you no longer wish for us to retain and use your personal information you can contact us and request the removal of this.