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The GlobalScot network is a service delivered, and governed, by Scottish Enterprise (SE). Its purpose is to assist across a number of key areas and have a direct impact on your business - from advice on preparing for new market entry and finding customers, to identifying potential partners and suppliers. GlobalScot features the GlobalScots themselves and those who benefit from the service. How we use your personal information will differ depending on whether you are a GlobalScot or a beneficiary of the service.

Personal information processed

GlobalScot

SE will process the following types of data for GlobalScots:

  • Identity data
  • Contact data
  • Profile data
  • Marketing data

User of the GlobalScot service

For users of the GlobalScot Service, SE will process the following types of data:

  • Identity data
  • Contact data
  • Profile data
  • Marketing data

Source of personal information

GlobalScot

As a GlobalScot, sources of your personal information will come from:

  • Direct interactions
  • Third party sources/publicly available sources

User of the GlobalScot service

As a user of the GlobalScot service, sources of your personal information will come from:

  • Direct interactions

The purpose for processing

GlobalScot

As a GlobalScot, SE will need to process your personal information to:

  • Consider your nomination as a GlobalScot
  • Share details with the First Minister’s office (via email) – to provide you with an official welcome letter from the First Minister
  • Create and publish a profile to the secure GlobalScot website
  • Log any activity against your record, relating to you in your capacity as a GlobalScot (e.g. any support you have provided at events or to Scottish companies)
  • Provide you with information or communications relating to GlobalScot activities/events or any changes to the network
  • Inform you of a request (of you) for support with approved Scottish companies of the network
  • Maintain our records and ensure information is up to date
  • Answer your enquiries
  • Participate in calls, with Relationship Managers, on how you might support (engagement plan) Scottish companies
  • Share individual details of your activity as a GlobalScot with Scottish Ministers ahead of key events in which you may have been invited/attending.

User of the GlobalScot service

As a user of the GlobalScot service, SE will need to process your personal information to:

  • To consider your registration with and access to the secure GlobalScot network
  • To log any request activity/engagement that you have with the network
  • To provide you with information or communications relating to GlobalScot activity/events or any changes to the network
  • To share your details with fellow GlobalScots
  • To connect you with GlobalScot(s) to whom you have submitted a request (upon the GlobalScots approval)
  • To answer your enquiries
  • To participate in calls, with Relationship Managers* (internal SE employees), on how you might seek support from the network

Lawful grounds

GlobalScot

  • Consent

User of the GlobalScot service

  • Consent

Consequences of not providing the personal information

GlobalScot

If you do not provide personal information, your nomination and access to the GlobalScot network will not be possible.

User of the GlobalScot service

If you do not provide personal information, your registration and access to the GlobalScot network will not be possible

How long we will keep your personal information

GlobalScot

As a GlobalScot, we will keep your personal information:

  • Where your nomination as a GlobalScot is accepted, your personal information will be retained for so long as you remain a GlobalScot.
  • If your nomination is rejected or if you are no longer a GlobalScot, your personal information will be destroyed after a maximum period of 12 months.

User of the GlobalScot service

As a user of the GlobalScot service, we will keep your personal information:

  • Where your registration with the GlobalScot network is approved, your personal information will be retained for so long as you remember a member of the network.
  • Where your registration is not approved, your personal information will be immediately deleted.
  • Where you leave the network, your personal information will be deleted after a maximum period of 12 months.