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Privacy Notice

The information you have provided will be processed by Scottish Borders Council, Newtown St Boswells, TD6 0SA. You can contact the Council on 0300 100 1800 or

You can contact the Council’s Data Protection Officer, using the contact details for the Council as set out above or by email at

How we will use your information

We wish to use the information you give us to help shape our services, see how well we are doing compared with other local authorities and/or report on the equalities outcomes in our Equalities Mainstreaming report. By completing this survey you are giving us your consent to collect and use the information provided by you. Where you give us your personal special category data, e.g. ethnic origin or sexual orientation, you are giving us your explicit consent to collect and use the information that you have provided. This will be for analysis purposes only, it will not be used to identify an individual and will be anonymised after 6 months.

The information you provide will be kept securely and retained for five years after it has ceased to be used.

Should you wish to withdraw your consent at any time we ask that you contact the Data Protection Officer using the contact details above.

Who we may share your information with

The information you provide will be accessed by Council staff that need to use it for internal analysis to provide management information, inform service delivery reform and similar purposes to meet our duty to achieve best value and continuous service improvement.

We will not share your personal data with any other organisation.  

In general the Council does not transfer personal data outside either the UK or the European Economic Area (EEA) and on the rare occasions when it does so the Council will inform you.  The Council will only transfer data outside the UK and the EEA when it is satisfied that the party which will handle the data and the country it is processing it in will provide adequate safeguards for personal privacy.

Your Rights

For information on the rights you have over your personal data, please visit our website or if you would like a hard copy of this information, please contact us using the contact details provided above.

Please visit our website for information on how to raise a complaint if you are unhappy with the way the Council has processed your data.

Delib Privacy Information

Delib's software (this website) enables organisations to set up and operate activities, through which they can engage with you.

This site is managed by the controlling organisation, Scottish Borders Council. When you access and use this site, the personal information you have submitted to these activities will go to the organisation. Delib will not access your personal information unless requested to do so by the organisation, and only for the purposes of assisting them with the administration of this site.

Accessing your Personal Information

If you have any questions or requests about your personal information, for example to request a copy of it, or to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong, please contact the organisation (as stated in their Privacy Notice / Privacy Statement / Privacy Policy). It is the controlling organisation's responsibility to answer any questions or requests about your personal information.

Collection of Browser Information

The information provided by your computer when you use this website is collected by Delib. For example, your browser type, IP address, language preference, referring site and the date and time. The purpose for collecting this information is to maintain the security of the website and for operating and improving the software.