Providing Scottish Enterprise with goods and services

As a supplier to Scottish Enterprise (SE), there will be a need to process personal information, either because you are the principal point of contact for your company, or your information has been included as part of a tender response.

Where you are a supplier to Scottish Enterprise, your personal information will be processed as follows:

Personal information processed

SE will process the following types of personal data:

  • Identity data
  • Contact data
  • Financial data
  • Transactional data

Source of personal information

SE collects personal data from the following sources:

  • Direct interactions
  • Employer or company
  • Public sector partners
  • The purpose for processing
  • To submit a bid in response to a tender
  • To assess a bid in response to a tender
  • To make payment in exchange of delivery of goods and/or services
  • To issue feedback surveys to you

Lawful grounds

SE collects personal data for the following lawful reasons:

  • Contractual
  • Legal obligation

Consequences of not providing the personal information

We will be unable to consider your bid or to enter into a contract with you or your company.

How long we will keep your personal information

We will keep your personal information for the period of your contractual relationship with us plus 10 years (or for 20 years for construction project contracts). Where your tender has been unsuccessful we will keep your information for one year from the contract award date.

Supplier details will be retained for 12 years from last activity date.

Find out more about how we use your information.