Scotland in Europe is run by the office of Alyn Smith MEP as part of his mandate as an elected European Parliament representative for Scotland.
Alyn takes privacy seriously. He aims to ensure his website meets or exceeds all relevant legal and regulatory requirements, including (from May 2018 onward) the EU General Data Protection Regulation/UK Data Protection Bill, EU Regulation 45/2001 and (prior to May 2018) the UK Data Protection Act. Alyn has been registered with the Information Commissioner's Office since January 2005 under registration reference: Z8836711.
Any personal information submitted through this site will be held securely and used only by Alyn Smith MEP and his staff, within the scope of his role as a Member of the European Parliament.
Information provided via this website will not be sold nor passed on to any third party, other than contractors or firms working on Alyn's behalf.
If you join an email list through this website, emails will be sent with an unsubscribe option you can use to withdraw from the list at any time.
Postal addresses, telephone numbers and other contact information supplied to Alyn may be used to contact you about his work in the Parliament. You can request at any time not to receive such communication. All communications are sent with full details of how you can stop them in future should you wish. Alternatively you can email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0131 290 2149 leaving a voicemail detailing which contact information you wish to unsubscribe, requests submitted in this way will be processed within 28 days of receipt.
Under EU law you have the right of access to any of your personal data held by Alyn’s office. You also have the right to rectify the data concerning them by contacting Alyn’s office using the details provided above. Alyn’s legal basis for processing constituents’ data from May 2018 onward is explicit informed consent, and the time limit for constituents’ data held is the duration of Alyn’s mandate as an MEP.
Alyn's office uses Nationbuilder which adheres to the principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework and is listed by the US Department of Commerce as complying with the European Commission's Directive on Data Protection.