PRIVACY AND SECURITY POLICY

The Scottish Green Party is committed to protecting your privacy, including online, and in the transparent use of any online information you give us. This page sets out what information we may hold about you if you provide it, and how that data will be used, both by the website and by the party more generally. No information will be shared more widely than is set out below unless it is required by law.

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IF YOU SIGN UP FOR NEWS BY EMAIL:

We will record your name, email address, and post code. This information will be stored on our servers in order to maintain your subscription. It will not be used for any other purpose and will not be shared with any external organisations. It will be held for as long as you wish to maintain your subscription.

IF YOU MAKE AN ONLINE DONATION:

We will hold a record of the source email address your payment comes from. This information will be held internally by our finance officers and will be shared with the Electoral Commission in the case of donations totalling over £500.

IF YOU DONATE BY STANDING ORDER:

The personal and bank details you provide will be kept securely by us and will only be shared with your bank and ours.

IF YOU JOIN THE SCOTTISH GREEN PARTY:

We will hold a record of your name and postal address and any email address(es) you register with us for the purpose of general communication. We will hold a record of the income band you declare at the time of joining or renewal of your membership for our financial records. Optionally, you may register special interests.

This information will be used for party management purposes, and will not be shared with any external organisations without your specific consent; it will be held for as long as you maintain your membership. If your membership lapses, your status as an ex-member will be recorded for a further 2 years in case.