Our legal basis for using your personal data

NatureScot are only allowed to use your personal data for the reasons described in the data protection laws. The main reasons we use personal data are:

• To fulfil our public tasks.

For example, when we are monitoring and managing protected sites we have to contact the people who manage the land where the site is. We also need the names and contact details of anyone applying for a licence.

 To fulfil a contract.

For example, when we are employing our staff or purchasing services from individuals

• Because we have your consent to use your personal data.

For example, you might have asked to be added to a newsletter or to find out about events. You can withdraw your consent any time, which means you will no longer receive that service from us.

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