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 records keeping
• Carry out the statutory duties of a non-departmental public body, including record keeping
• Carry out statutory duties for deer management