The Scottish Tourism Alliance (STA) (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
The rules on processing of personal data are set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).
Data controller – A controller determines the purposes and means of processing personal data.
Data processor – A processor is responsible for processing personal data on behalf of a controller.
Data subject – Natural person
Categories of data: Personal data and special categories of personal data
Personal data – The GDPR applies to ‘personal data’ meaning any information relating to an identifiable person who can be directly or indirectly identified in particular by reference to an identifier (as explained in Article 6 of GDPR). For example, name, passport number, home address or private email address. Online identifiers include IP addresses and cookies.
Special categories personal data – The GDPR refers to sensitive personal data as ‘special categories of personal data’ (as explained in Article 9 of GDPR). The special categories specifically include genetic data, and biometric data where processed to uniquely identify an individual. Other examples include racial and ethnic origin, sexual orientation, health data, trade union membership, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs.
Processing – means any operation or set of operations which is performed on personal data or on sets of personal data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording, organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction.
Third party – means a natural or legal person, public authority, agency or body other than the data subject, controller, processor and persons who, under the direct authority of the controller or processor, are authorised to process personal data.
The STA is the data controller. This means we decide how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. For all data matters contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use your personal data for the following purposes:
With reference to the categories of personal data described in the definitions section, we process the following categories of your data:
Personal data – name, address, email address and phone number
We have obtained your personal data from Detail that you have provided form Opting in to receiving communications from us.
Personal data (article 6 of GDPR)
Our lawful basis for processing your general personal data is for the consent of the data subject to continue to receive communication on industry news and updates from the STA.
More information on lawful processing can be found on the ICO website.
Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential.
We keep your personal data for no longer than reasonably necessary and we only retain your data for the following purposes and use the following criteria to determine how long to retain your personal data: Term of Membership, Term of Subscription.
We require your personal data as it is a requirement of Membership or subscription.
Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data:
We do not transfer personal data outside the EEA.
We do not use any form of automated decision making in our business.
If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Privacy Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions.
To exercise all relevant rights, queries or complaints please in the first instance contact email@example.com or call 01786 459235.
If this does not resolve your complaint to your satisfaction, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office on 03031231113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF, England.