Privacy policy

GLOBALSCOTS

The GlobalScot network is a service delivered, and governed, by Scottish Enterprise.  Its purpose is to serve as an international business network committed to advancing Scotland’s economic success, through sharing connections and learning from shared experiences. It is not a direct business development or selling network. GlobalScot features the GlobalScots themselves, and those who benefit from the Service.  How we use your personal information will differ where you are a GlobalScot or a beneficiary of the service. 

GlobalScot User of the GlobalScot Service
Personal information processed

Identity Data

Contact Data

Profile Data

Marketing Data

Identity Data

Contact Data

Profile Data

Marketing Data

Source of personal information

Direct interactions

Third party sources/publicly available sources

Direct interactions

Third party sources/publicly available sources

The purpose for processing
  • To consider your nomination as a GlobalScot
  • Share details with the First Minister’s office (via email) – to provide you with an official welcome letter from the First Minister
  • To provide Scottish Government with statistical updates regarding the network
  • To create and publish a profile to the secure GlobalScot website
  • Log any activity against your record, relating to you in your capacity as a GlobalScot (e.g. any support you have provided at events or to Scottish companies).
  • Provide you with information or communications relating to GlobalScot activities/events or any changes to the network.
  • To inform you of a request (of you) for support with approved Scottish companies of the network
  • To maintain our records and ensure information is up to date.
  • To answer your enquiries.
  • To participate in calls, with Relationship Managers, on how you might support (engagement plan) Scottish companies and to maintain key relationships.
  • To share your details with fellow GlobalScots
  • To consider your registration with and access to the secure GlobalScot network
  • Log any request activity/engagement that you have with the network 
  • Provide you with information or communications relating to GlobalScot activity/events or any changes to the network.
  • To share your details with GlobalScots. 
  • Connect you with GlobalScot(s) to whom you have submitted a request (upon the GlobalScots approval) 
  • To answer your enquiries 
  • To participate in calls, with Relationship Managers* (internal SE employees), on how you might seek support from the network and to build key relationships.  
  • To provide Scottish Government with statistical updates regarding the network
Lawful ground Consent Consent
Consequences of not providing the personal information Your nomination and access to the GlobalScot network will not be possible Your registration and access to the GlobalScot network will not be possible
How long we will keep your personal information

Where your nomination as a GlobalScot is accepted, your personal information will be retained for so long as you remain a GlobalScot

If your nomination is rejected or if you are no longer a GlobalScot, your personal information will be destroyed after a maximum period of 12 months year.

Where your registration with the GlobalScot network is approved, your personal information will be retained for so long as you remember a member of the network.

Where your registration is not approved, your personal information will be immediately deleted.

Where you leave the network, your personal information will be deleted after a maximum period of 12 months.