Data Protection Register

Registration Number: Z2559495

Date Registered: 23 February 2011    Registration Expires: 22 February of next year.



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This register entry describes, in very general terms, the personal data being processed by:


Nature of work – Scottish Community Council

Description of processing

The following is a broad description of the way this organisation/data controller processes personal information. To understand how your own personal information is processed you may need to refer to any personal communications you have received, check any privacy notices the organisation has provided or contact the organisation to ask about your personal circumstances.

Reasons/purposes for processing information

We process personal information to enable us to serve and represent the interests of the community within the local area.

Type/classes of information processed

We process information relevant to the above reasons/purposes. This may include:

  • personal details
  • family, lifestyle and social circumstances
  • education and training details
  • goods and services

Who the information is processed about

We process personal information about:

  • residents of the community council area
  • elected representatives
  • suppliers
  • correspondents and complainants
  • business contacts
  • employees

Who the information may be shared with

We sometimes need to share the personal information we process with the individual themself and also with other organisations. Where this is necessary we are required to comply with all aspects of the Data Protection Act (DPA). What follows is a description of the types of organisations we may need to share some of the personal information we process with for one or more reasons.

Where necessary or required we share information with:

  • suppliers and service providers
  • family, associates and representatives of the person whose personal data we are processing
  • educators and examining bodies
  • financial advisers
  • people making an enquiry or complaint
  • local government
  • the media


It may sometimes be necessary to transfer personal information overseas. When this is needed information is only shared within the European Economic Area (EEA). Any transfers made will be in full compliance with all aspects of the data protection act.


Statement of exempt processing:

This data controller also processes personal data which is exempt from notification

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