How we use your personal data

We use your personal data to:

  • Manage and monitor terrestrial and marine protected sites and species and give advice on the wider countryside
  • Grant or restrict licences
  • Give out funding
  • Educate, inform and raise awareness of nature
  • Provide advice about the natural heritage
  • Help the Scottish Government distribute agri-environment subsidies
  • Encourage participation
  • Buy goods and services
  • Run our administrative functions, such as Human Resources and Record Keeping
  • Carry out the statutory duties of a non-departmental public body
  • Carry out statutory duties for deer management
  • Employ staff and engage contractors.
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