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Personal information we collect

We may collect, use, store and share different kinds of personal information about you. To help you identify these, they have been grouped together as follows:

Information we collect

Group data

Personal information includes

Identity data Name, signature, date of birth, job role/title, job description, photographs, passport details, driving licence, identity card, utility bill, contracts of employment, CVs, service agreements/consultancy/secondee contracts, social media profile, voice recordings, filmed recordings.
Contact data Email address, phone number, address, billing address, Skype, WhatsApp, social media contacts.
Claims data Personal information used to evidence a claim of expenditure. For example: timesheets, salary information, payroll number, details of training received, payslips. This may come from your employer where your employer is in receipt of funding from Scottish Enterprise.
Due diligence data Information about past and present business interests, memberships, affiliations, appointments, associations and other relationships which are relevant to, or associated with, you.
Financial data Bank account, payment card details, credit reference, credit history, PAYE, national insurance number
Transaction data Details of payments to and from you; details of services and products you may have received from us
Technical data Internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website
Profile data Username and password, your preferences, feedback and survey responses
Usage data Information about how you use our website, products and services
Marketing data Your preferences in receiving marketing from us, our CRM Partners and selected third parties. You can learn more about this on our Who we will share your information with page.
Special category data Race or ethnicity, religious or philosophical beliefs, sex life, sexual orientation, political opinions, trade union membership, information about your health and genetic and biometric data, information about criminal convictions and offences.

To learn more about our legal obligation to process special category data, download our Appropriate Policy Document (Word, 39 kB) 

There is also other information that we collect, use, store and share that is not personal information, including the following areas.

Aggregated data

Aggregated data, such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Aggregated data may be derived from your personal information but is not considered personal information in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal information so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal information, which will be used in accordance with this privacy notice.

Anonymised data

Anonymised data is the process of turning personal information into a form which does not identify individuals and where identification is not likely to take place.

Company data

Company data is any information relating to a company, such as the company’s address, financial information, business plans (although these may contain elements of personal information), methodologies, project briefs etc.